Harmony Hotel, Saigon

A Review – Harmony Hotel, Saigon

The challenge of beating the infamous Duc Vuong Hotel in Saigon, my previous lodgings back in 2009 at which I attended a family party from which I still haven’t fully recovered, was always going to b...
Night Sky over HK!

Hello Cordis – A HK Hotel Review

Picking a hotel somewhere like Hong Kong, that’s literally jam-packed with upscale hotels is no easy feat let me tell you. To be honest, compared to Malaysia, all the prices were eye-watering so it c...
The Smokehouse Hotel

Review: The Smokehouse, Cameron Highlands

For the long Malaysian independence weekend, we decided it best to take a break from all the heat and goings-on of the city centre and, quite literally, head for the hills. The Cameron Highlands is o...
Khao Lak Laguna Resort

Once More: Khaolak Laguna Resort

Following on from one of my previous posts, where I just arrived to Khao Lak, Thailand once again, we were staying at the Khaolak Laguna Resort. It’s extremely odd for me to visit a place a second ti...
Shangri-La KL

A Review: Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Staying in the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, a hotel not more than 10 minutes drive from my apartment was unusual purely because of how close to home it was. However, needs must and I was more than happy ...
Hotel Happy 92

A Review: Happy 92 Hotel

First, let me apologise for frightening one and all with that bedhead. I too was in shock at first…   Following on from my detailed experience at the Hotel Malaysia in Penang back in July...
Best Hotel Stays

Surprise Accomodation

In my last proper post, I gave a list (and details) of 5 of the most memorably dreadful hostel stays. I know it was a bit negative, so this time around, here’s a list – admittedly only 4 ...
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Reuniting with Singapore

We took a trip down south to Singapore last weekend, born largely out of necessity on both our parts, but reasoning that a weekend change from Kuala Lumpur would do us the world of good. Singapore is...
Unusual Places to Visit

(Unusual) Places to Go in 2014

Once in a blue moon, I get sent an e-mail newsletter from my hotel affiliate partner, HotelsCombined (who, in the interests of full disclosure do pay me a small commission for sending them a sale &nd...