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An exclusive collection of the best Asian hotels, resorts and spas
Trawling Vietnam's sunrise coast
Vietnam resorts review and beaches north to south Vietnam resorts
and top beaches

Hot stays north to south from Hue and Danang to Mui Ne and Ke Ga Bay. more...
How to carry on
cruising in Asia

Asian cruises, sailing itineraries, and some freighter ideas. more...
Bali resorts for
all pockets
Bali resorts review, spas, and exotic hideaway villas. more...

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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.

Bali resorts review and all about Bali spas. Top Vietnam beach resorts from Danang to Hoi An with a Saigon business hotels survey and Hanoi guide. Also Cebu resorts, the best of Palawan resorts, and a Sanya resorts review.

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.

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.


Some very
minor details

Now JFK air traffic controllers say 1,000 flight movements a day is child's play. Are they kidding? more...


hotel sites

North Laos is worth the bone-shaking mini-van drive. Some hot tips for Luang Prabang stays and coffee. 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...

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.

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.

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...