Smart Travel Asia
Online travel magazine for Asian hotel reviews . airline seat surverys . shopping . spas
An exclusive collection of the best Asian hotels, resorts and spas

Best in Travel Poll 2018 - Asia's top airlines, luxury hotels, destinations

 

The top Asian travel brands that keep us coming back

Best Asian travel brands, top luxury hotels, boutique stays, airports, airlines and cities

Several cities were back in fashion as travellers upped interest in shopping, dining and nightlife, favouring several small breaks over longer holidays. Nature and adventuire winners too. See our Winners' Album

FUN SITES

Best sites for insane
travellers

From boutique beds to travel with dogs, our picks

SHOPPING

Bangkok shopping unplugged

Flex your muscles and bring along your biggest bags

EDITOR'S RANT

Plane truth on punctuality...

Author - Vijay VergheseIf time is money why are so many flights late? How airlines toy with flight timings to keep you perpetually mystified. It is worth noting that as all reporting is based on airline and airport records, some leeway is to be assumed with margins for flights upped surreptitiously from 15 to 30 minutes or more

SPA ESCAPES

Taiwan spa hideaways

Taiwan spa resorts, and a Taipei fun guide with 22 must-do things. Plus our Taipei business hotels review.

ISLANDS

Best Palawan resorts, dives

Plus our Cebu resorts review for lovers, divers and an exotic Maldives resorts review for all tastes. Boracay dives.

Grand Hyatt Bali Santiburi Koh Samui The Chedi Muscat