Archive of ‘Travel Guides’ category

Asia’s best pool villas

Kata Rocks pool villa

We’ll tell you another secret: Travelling around and checking out places for a living is a lot of fun, but the best part of our job are those nights when we try out hotels. AND we are in absolute heaven if those hotel rooms happen to be private pool villas. Sipping on a cocktail in […] Read more…

Ethically sound wildlife encounters in Asia

Are you also one of these people for whom a holiday is not complete without a native wildlife encounter? We are too! Are you also worried that you might step into a tourist trap and pay money for an experience where animals are being exploited and taken out of their natural habitat only to please […] Read more…

A long weekend in Hua Hin, Thailand

Hi, it’s Eva again, Fleewinter’s Thailand Travel Specialist. Whenever I see a long weekend coming up, I am trying to go somewhere new in Thailand so I can combine work with pleasure, relax at the beach and at the same time check out new hotels and experiences for my lovely clients. Last weekend I have […] Read more…

How to Spend 24 Hours in Ubud, Bali

This is a guest post by the lovely Barbara (pictured here looking particularly zen) who works with me at Fleewinter (a boutique London tour operator that offers Asia holidays). She’s our resident Bali expert and has written this excellent guide on how to spend 24 hours in Ubud… warning: reading might result in purchasing flights to Bali! Luscious green rice […] Read more…

How to Spend 24 Hours in Phuket, Thailand

This is a guest post by the lovely Kate Glover (pictured here with a fried elephant?!) who works with me at Fleewinter (a boutique London tour operator that offers Asia holidays). She’s currently in Thailand on a one-month research trip and has written this excellent guide on how to spend 24 hours in Phuket… well worth a […] Read more…

The Perfect Cambodia Luxury Holiday Itinerary

If you are in search of some inspiration for the perfect Cambodia luxury holiday itinerary then look no further… because I have tried, tested and got the t-shirt champagne in my face. That’s a long story actually, and maybe best saved for another day. Anyway, for me to travel in luxury also means to travel slowly. […] Read more…

10 Top Things to do in Hanoi, Vietnam

The first thing that hits you when you arrive in Hanoi is the motorbikes. Well not literally, (hopefully) anyway. It is a city that has the sound-track of a thousand whizzing motorbikes and you will be amazed at just how many bikes can be squeezed into a single lane. The sound is deafening and road-crossing is […] Read more…

The Best Time of Year to Visit Ninh Binh, Vietnam

The thing I love most about rice (or at least rice fields) is that they are constantly changing colours. Over the course of a year rice paddies seem to go through all the colours of the rainbow. Well maybe not blue, that would just be weird. And Vietnam is spoilt for choice when it comes to […] Read more…