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

 

Best sites for intrepid, lazy, or simply insane travellers

Best travel sites with quality information for serious travellers

Travel sites that may help you find beaches like this cove in Phi Phi, Thailand, and others that still send us to sleep. Why it's so hard to find good trusted information online.

ISLANDS

Bali beds for serious trippers

Luxury beds and rustic stays, beach to Ubud hills

SHOPPING

Hong Kong shopping gone wild

Flex your muscles and bring along your biggest bags

EDITOR'S RANT

A very sweaty romance...

Author - Vijay VergheseAsia's best beaches are a long, hot, hair-pulling haul, far from prying eyes and plastic pollution. The secret of a great beach is inaccessibility and perhaps a hint of mystery that percolates best through word of mouth. Here are a few. And a few that didn't quite make it into the litter-free books.

Raffles Jakarta

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.

Santiburi Koh Samui Twinpalms Phuket Grand Hyatt Bali