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Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel – a nourishing oasis in Siem Reap: Review

Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia - photo by Chris Wotton

Our tuk tuk turns into a dry, narrow, dusty lane – dusty from the kind of thick red dirt that seems so uniquely Cambodian. Children squeal as they run between houses, dodging the ducklings and chickens that are also waddling … Continue reading

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The Alcove Library Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City: Review

The Alcove Library Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam

The Alcove Library Hotel is a boutique property that provides an oasis from Saigon’s frenzy, and is a hotel worthy of any trip to Vietnam’s southern capital. Continue reading

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Bangkok Tree House: Review

Bangkok Tree House in Phra Phradaeng

On an artificial island just outside the Thai capital of Bangkok, an eco-friendly luxury resort of tree houses is the ultimate escape from the big city. Continue reading

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Krabi: where to stay

Ao Nang, Krabi

Five great accommodation options in Krabi town – hotels, guest houses and resorts for every budget. Continue reading

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Baan Dinso @ Ratchadamnoen Boutique Hostel, Bangkok: Review

Democracy Monument as seen from Baan Dinso @ Ratchadamnoen

In Bangkok’s old town, two associated guest houses within spitting distance of each other have distinct atmospheres – and one has killer views of Democracy Monument. Continue reading

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Kam Leng Hotel, Singapore: Review

Kam Leng Hotel, Singapore

Conveniently located for the MRT and with a design accentuating its original design with modern retro touches, Singapore’s keenly priced Kam Leng Hotel should be high on your list. Continue reading

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Sam Sen Sam Place: a gem in the heart of Banglamphu

Sam Sen Sam Place, Bangkok

For every run-down hovel of a Khaosan Road backpacker guest house, there’s an oasis of well-run, budget cleanliness nearby – Sam Sen Sam Place is one such example. Continue reading

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