Tag: Asia

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72 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, the city where traffic never comes to a full stop is an assault on the senses. A little jet-lagged and excited, you get your first glimpse at street life  as you hop into a taxi and make your way to where you’re staying. The first time you’re out in the street,…
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September 1, 2018 4
EVA Royal Laural Menu

Airline Review: Why you should fly EVA Air

The best flights are those that you don’t want to end, the ones where you need a few extra hours to fully experience all the great amenities onboard. For us, flying on EVA in their Royal Laurel Class  777-300ER service between North America and Asia tops our list of those “best flights”. In this post,…
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March 4, 2018 0
Fresh flowers in the lobby at the Park Hyatt Saigon

Review: Park Hyatt Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

On our 2nd trip to Ho Chi Minh City, we decided to stay at the Park Hyatt due to its central location in District 1 and the benefits offered for Hyatt Globalists. While the hotel captures and exudes that french colonial vibe some associate with Saigon, it’s actually quite new; the hotel opened in 2005…
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December 27, 2017 1
The Edison Hotel Georgetown Penang

Review: The Edison George Town, Penang Malaysia

Back when we were in George Town in 2010, there wasn’t anywhere to stay like this, a historical building/hotel also conveniently located to the sites in George Town. From a tycoon’s mansion, to administrative offices for Japanese occupying forces during the 2nd world war, to an opium den, to a backpacker’s hotel, The Edison in…
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December 25, 2017 0
Park Hyatt Siem Reap: view of the courtyard and bar/restaurant area at night

Review: The Park Hyatt Siem Reap Cambodia

We decided to stay at the Park Hyatt in Siem Reap due to its location, the availability of pool villas and to maximize our benefits as Hyatt Diamond (now Globalist). Upon arrival at check-in, we were offered a refreshing drink from a menu; we chose the iced tea and it was exactly what we needed…
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November 11, 2016 0
Chong Phov Khmer Restaurant Siem Reap

Review: Chong Phov Khmer Restaurant in Siem Reap Cambodia

During our 3 day trip to Siem Reap, we ate at Chong Phov twice; once for lunch and once for dinner. We really enjoyed everything about our meals here; the atmosphere, the staff, the food, and the experience.  While we enjoyed our lunch, eating dinner here was very special and nice as in the evening…
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October 20, 2016 0
Cuisine Wat Damnak Siem Reap Maam

Review: Cuisine Wat Damnak in Siem Reap Cambodia

Cuisine Wat Damnak has received the award of being one of Asia’s Top 50 restaurants in 2016/2017 and Cambodia’s best restaurant and we lucked out and got a reservation to eat there when we visited Siem Reap.  The menu changes weekly between two tasting menus where we each sampled Cambodian ingredients prepared in French style/technique. What a…
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October 19, 2016 0

Review: Fairmont Sanur

It is with great delight that I write this review about our recent stay at the Fairmont Sanur Beach Resort. This was the 3rd accommodation we stayed at on a 2 week trip to Bali and had an outstanding stay; the hotel exceeded our expectations and for some aspects ended up being our favorite of…
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November 22, 2015 0