Archive of ‘Hotels’ category

Luxury in Borneo: Hibiscus Villa

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This is a post by Marbree, a member of the Luxury Travel in Asia team. Despite being pictured here in Namibia, she spends most of her time in Asia. Marbree just finished a research trip in Borneo looking for all the best places to stay and things to do. Expect more from her in the months […] Read more…

The Eastern & Oriental Express from Singapore to Bangkok

This is a guest post by the lovely Eva (pictures here on board of the Eastern & Oriental Express) who works with me at Fleewinter (a boutique London tour operator that offers Asia holidays). She has written this fabulous review about her train ride from Singapore to Bangkok on the luxurious Eastern & Oriental Express… enjoy! […] Read more…

The best boutique hotels in Bangkok

This is a guest post by the lovely Eva (feeling very Chinese while staying at Shanghai Mansion – see below) who works with me at Fleewinter (a boutique London tour operator that offers Asia holidays). She has written this excellent guide about the best boutique hotels in Bangkok… well worth a read!   As almost all travelers […] Read more…

South Laos Luxury Hotel: The River Resort, Champasak

Southern Laos and the incredible 4,000 Islands are often renowned for being something of a backpacker’s paradise so it was with some trepidation that I set off to investigate the area in search of a touch of luxury. But as we pulled into the River Resort, near Champasak (just half an hour drive from Pakse […] Read more…

Top 10 Luxury Beach Hotels in Vietnam

My favourite moment of any holiday is the instant that my toes first touch the sand. They may have been cooped up in boots for a whole winter, but as soon as those so-white-they-almost-look-green-feet touch the sand, I have arrived. Pass the suntan cream and the floppy hat, it’s time to get greasy, sweaty sun-kissed finger prints […] Read more…

The Most Romantic Hotels in Myanmar (Burma)

Life is fast, life is hectic, life is furious. So when you finally get that weekend away or a much needed two-week holiday with your loved one (that you’ve no doubt been planning for months) why shouldn’t you make it romantic? You deserve a little hideaway on a forgotten beach, or a river veranda with the perfect sunset […] Read more…

The Best Hotels in Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Home to the iconic U-Bein Bridge, incredible temples, and the gateway to the north-eastern Shan state, there are plenty of reasons to visit Mandalay. And as Myanmar has opened up to tourism in recent years, there are now plenty of options to choose from when it comes to picking the perfect hotel. During my time […] Read more…

Private Island Getaway: Song Saa, Cambodia

Who doesn’t love the idea of a private island? It is always seems to be at the top of the list when one is rhetorically asked, ‘What would you do if you won the lottery’ – answers vary from visiting a private island to buying an island of your own – or even snogging Ryan […] Read more…

5 Best Boutique Hotels in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Earlier this year I was cycling down a dusty side-street in Siem Reap, trying desperately to find a boutique hotel, which was tucked a little further out of town. I has already been caught in a small downpour once; my legs were speckled with dust and dirt, my hair was stuck to my face and children […] Read more…

The story behind Villa Romonea: Kep, Cambodia

Villa Romonea stands tall and proud on a beautiful spot besides the ocean on the southwest coast of Cambodia. The private beach villa is gleaming white – its modernist curves and angles reflect the strong rays of the early afternoon sun, making me reach for my sunglasses as I marvel at its smooth lines. “It’s designed […] Read more…