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Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

If you are looking for luxury in Kuala Lumpur, the Shangri-La should be your first port of call.


Majestic Malacca, Malaysia.

A truly unique experience of old Colonial elegance and Baba Nyonya charm.

Rediscovering My Home Country of South Africa

After quitting our jobs, my husband and I we ventured out to experience life in Thailand. After teaching and exploring Asia, we returned home for a short hiatus. Thereafter we made the best decision ever, to explore our own cou...

Things to Consider When Relocating

When our attempted move from Thailand to Taiwan turned into an epic fail, we tried to figure out why.  Our initial relocation to Thailand had gone off smoothly as well as my move to Seoul years ago before I was married.  Now ...


Hello Backpackers, Hualien

if you're looking for a clean and affordable place to stay in Hualien, this is a great option.


Silks Place Taroko, Hualien

Deep within Taroko Gorge along Taiwan’s East Coast lies the luxurious Silks Place. This is truly hideaway within the mountains for those who wish to splurge.


Taitung Sea Art Hostel, Taitung

For the lovers of the outdoors and rustic living including all hippies at heart, this will be heaven for you.


Swissotel Nai Lert Park, Bangkok

The perfect synergy of Swiss luxury with Thai hospitality in the centre of Bangkok with its very own tropical garden.

How to Land a Job Teaching English in Paradise

While English teaching jobs are a dime a dozen, finding a job in a beautiful place is not quite as easy.  When it comes to Asia, the big, polluted cities have plenty of positions to go around.  But as soon you seek to live ou...


Kupu Kupu Beach Villas and Spa, Koh Phangan

Waking up in the morning with the ocean just a stone’s throw from our villa with nothing else but coconut palms in view, we had found paradise. Here on Koh Phangan we had found the ideal island getaway: Kupa Kupa Beach Villa...