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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Eat Exotic Food in Angeles, Pampanga

Homecooked Filipino food tends to be on the safe side, save for the occasional dinuguan (pig blood stew) and kare-kare (a peanut-based stew which makes use of oxtail and tripe as its meat component). Those, however, pale in comparison with some interesting dishes from Pampanga, the province that’s also better  known as the food capital…

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City Comfort Hotel Bukit Bintang Review

City Comfort Hotel combines luxury and modernity at an unbeatable nightly rate. City Comfort Hotel is part of a Chinese hotel chain with over 300 outlets in its parent country. Having expanded its reach to the Malaysian market, the hotel’s mission is to provide cheap accommodation in Kuala Lumpur for families and business travelers without…

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3 Famous Cafes in Hanoi for Your Coffee Fix

It goes without saying that Vietnam is the coffee—and should we dare say, tea—capital of Southeast Asia. Nobody does coffee like Vietnam, and you know it’s true, if you’ve been to other countries in the region, or have at least, sampled several variants from your home country. Coffee was part of Vietnam’s French heritage. The…

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Healy Mac’s (Irish Bar & Restaurant) Review

Ribs and beer—proof that life couldn’t get any better at Healy Mac’s.   The choices along Changkat Bukit Bintang could be too much for a first-time visitor, and without Google’s precious advice, we found ourselves a little lost in its cosmopolitan jungle. We went through the stretch of bars and restaurants opposite the shopping block,…

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Splendora Hotel Hanoi Review

There’s a reason why Splendora Hotel Hanoi is always included in top 10 lists of where to stay in Hanoi, Vietnam. Right smack in the Old French Quarters, Splendora Hotel Hanoi offers quaint accommodations for travelers who want to live within a walking distance of Hanoi’s attractions. Boutique Splendora is just a few minutes minutes…

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