Exploring Krabi, In Search of the Princess’s Lagoon

Halfway along the jungle path skirting our hotel an enigmatic wooden sign pointed upwards and into the thicket of trees. It read ‘The Princess´s Lagoon’ [Read more…]

The Beijing Night Market, Anyone For Seahorse Kebab?

It was a scene straight out of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. The man removed the lid of the tin bin to reveal what would have been most people´s worst nightmare [Read more…]


The 17th century Dutch fort within which the old quarter of Galle is a Unesco World Heritage Site lying on the south west coast of Sri Lanka around 170 kilometres away from Colombo, and is the best preserved sea fort in South Asia. Standing since the early 16th century when the Portuguese seized the city from the Sinhalese Kings and… [More>>]


Bangkok Shangri-La Hotel

Not just a hotel, the Bangkok Shangri-La is a landmark and an icon of the city. It's prime location alongside the Chao Phraya River, its luxurious rooms decorated in traditional Thai beauty and its legendary and deserved reputation for consummate customer service make it one of those hotels that you never forget. [Read More]

Bentota Beach Hotel, Bentota

A popular package holiday destination hotel set right in the heart of Bentota in a fabulous position straddling the Bentota River and the Indian Ocean and right on a vast, golden beach. If you're looking for a beach holiday then this is the ideal choice [Read More]

Jetwing Beach Hotel, Negombo

A beautiful, boutique hotel on the outskirts of Negombo town where consummate good taste meets Sri Lankan simplicity in an oasis of calm. This is no budget hotel for someone looking for cheap accommodation near the airport [Read More...]