Tag: Asia

A Review of the JW Marriott Emerald Bay (Phu Quoc, Vietnam)

The JW Marriott Emerald Bay Hai Vu Never before has there been so many choices for luxury destinations on Phu Quoc island. Once a sleepy land layered in red dirt roads, Vietnam’s largest island has fast become the go to vacation spot for motorbike adventurers, beachcombers, seafood enthusiasts and high-end hospitality seekers from around the world… You’ll find one of the island’s most lavish vacation spots in the JW Marriott Emerald Bay. Open since mid-2017, the resort is a sprawling 244-guestroom resort, which sits on an inlet of Phu Quoc’s Emerald Bay, along the coast of Bai Khem Beach...

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Review – The Aira Boutique Hotel In Sapa

Review – The Aira Boutique Hotel & Spa Within the last decade, Sapa has gone through quite a significant change. Now struggling to keep the region’s authenticity, Sapa’s minority and enthnic cultures are quickly being overrun by outside influences and sources of entertainment… Nightclubs, restaurants and chain cafés have begun to sprout along the main road. Yet, for many of the local villagers, they still rely heavily on water buffalos and manual labour to plow fields and fires to cook their dinners in the far-off mountainside. For those that are seeking a truer experience of Sapa’s ethnic minority’s way...

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Review – The Hotel Resol Kyoto Kawaramachi Sanjo

The Hotel Resol Kyoto Located in the heart of Kyoto’s commercial district, the Hotel Resol Kawaramachi Sanjo is a sleek and stylishly modern hotel. Yet, despite its minimalistic approach, it still manages to hold on to its traditional Japanese aesthetic and sensibilities. A 6-minute walk from Sanjo Station and 8-minutes to the Nishiki Market, The Resol is located near Gion Corner, as well as the bars along the Kamo River. A night’s stay in a double twin bed room will run you approximately JP¥12000 ($110USD) on www.agoda.com. Breakfast is not included. An excellent self-serve coffee/cappuccino is located in the hotel lounge....

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A Pictorial Guide To Malaysia

A Pictorial Guide To Malaysia Malaysia is one of the most diverse countries in all of Southeast Asia… From its melting pot of Hindu, Muslim and Buddhist cultures in the modern city of Kuala Lumpur to the expansive jungles in the untouched regions of the northern Borneo rainforest. Here is a pictorial of the week we spent exploring and trekking the country that definitely earns itself the distinction of being called “Truly Asia”. 01 Everyday, a crowd of people come to the Tanjung Aru Beach in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo to see the epic sunset. 02 At the foot of...

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