The Kowloon Side of Town

Miles away from Hong Kong Island’s spellbinding hillside views and posh hotspots is where budget travelers seek their temporary homes, and where the rest of the Hong Kong population can relatively afford to live. The place in question is Kowloon, which—if you’re looking for authenticity and have the stomach for slightly gritty places—is one side…

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Holiday Inn Express Kuala Lumpur City Centre Review

This pared-down version of the Holiday Inn Hotel franchise will surely be a hit to those who are looking at hotel accommodations in Kuala Lumpur that are value-for-money, but don’t sacrifice quality. Located in Downtown Kuala Lumpur’s “Golden Triangle area,” the hotel’s target market are business travelers, as well as couples and families looking for…

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Art from Above: Hanoi Art and Propaganda Posters

Hanoi can easily be a shopping mecca for souvenir-seekers, but the country’s capital offers so much more for both art lovers and accidental tourists. A typical walk around Hanoi would lead travelers to Hoan Kiem Lake to take in the sights and catch a glimpse of its centenary “great grandfather” turtle. If you’re lucky, locals…

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