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Hong Kong shopping and Hong Kong fun guide for families Great Outdoors
Hongkong guide

Up hill, down dale, marshes, beaches, bars and bites. more...
A-to-Z Phuket
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A review of Sanya resorts, best beaches, spas, and nightlife. more...
Istanbul hotels
without the bull

Straddling Europe and Asia, fine finds and some real dogs. more...

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Top Vietnam beach resorts from Danang, Hue and Hoi An to Phan Thiet and a Saigon business hotels survey with Hanoi guide. Also Cebu resorts for divers, and a Sanya resorts review. Plus Top Asian Hotels Directory.

The widest seats in Business Class, our new Business Class Seats Review, an Economy Class Survey, and First Class Seats. Asia's Small Airlines and low cost airlines, Airbus vs Boeing, and Frequent Flyer Programs.

A detailed Hong Kong shopping guide with brands, factory outlets. Fun stuff in our Hong Kong guide. Review of Hong Kong business hotels. A Macau Hotels and Casinos Guide and Top Asian Hotels Collection.

Plus the best Thai spas, a look at Bangkok business hotels, some wild Bangkok shopping, our Chiang Mai guide, a Koh Samui resorts review, our Phuket resorts review, the best Hua Hin resorts, and Top Asian Hotels.


How to look
radiant aloft

All those airport scans will bring a glow to your cheeks but you may have to drop that Wonderbra. more...


hotel sites

Hotel websites are often too clever by half and only succeed in driving away serious visitors. more...


Canon EOS 500DOur DSLR camera review looks at models that shoot HD video and click in high megapixels. A Canon EOS 500D review and looks at the Olympus Pen E-P1, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1, Canon PowerShot G11, Nikon D3000, SONY Alpha 230, and compact cameras SONY CyberShot DSC-TX1 and Samsung ST500. more...

Top New Delhi business hotels, our pick of Rajasthan palace hotels, best Bangalore business hotels, top India spas, a Ladakh guide, best Mumbai business hotels, our Goa guide and Andaman Islands. Also Colombo.

A host of Kuala Lumpur shopping tips, All about Kuala Lumpur business hotels. Detailed Penang resorts review and Penang guide, our Langkawi resorts review. Sabah guide to adventure, top Malaysia Spas.

Best Maldives
resorts guide

Leave your footprints in the sand at these top Maldives resorts. more...

Top Singapore
business hotels

Our pick of boutiques, Singapore business hotels. more...

Central Asia
travel guide

Almaty hotels, Bishkek guide and tips for Tashkent fun. more...