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 2017 - Asia's top airlines, hotels, destinations


Bali resorts review with a pinch of Trump, weddings

Detailed and independent Bali resorts review and fun guide

Colourful catamaran fishing boats adorn a corner of Sanur Beach - that catches the morning rays - just outside the boutique Tandjung Sari hotel/ photo: Vijay Verghese


Bangkok is for lovers, meets too

Bangkok business hotels review and corporate meetings


2017 Best in Travel winners

Asia's best airlines, hotels, spas and family escapes


How blue seas turn green

Author - Vijay VergheseLess oil please – the ocean does not need a massage or any more plastic bottles. Human miscalculations and greed are destroying marine life and reefs. How accidents and politics are hurting the region’s rich biodiversity where it is estimated 75 percent of the world’s coral species exist


Widest economy seats and WiFi

Frequent flyer perks get squeezed, widest seats in economy, the widest business class seats to Asia, and how Small Asian airlines have opened up the region. Plus the A380 vs B787.


Angkor fun guide to beds and temples

Phnom Penh, a detailed Asian cruises review, wickedly good Tioman dives, an insightful Sabah fun guide to jungle adventure plus breathless Himalayan treks in Ladakh and Nepal treks around Annapurna. Plus Bhutan fun guide.


Sri Lanka hill retreats and beaches

Bangalore business hotels, hot Gulmarg ski resorts, more on Mumbai business hotels, top tips for fun in Colombo, Goa resorts review. More Kathmandu and Yangon.


Taiwan spa hideaways

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


Best Boracay resorts, dives

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