Asia

Surviving Sigiriya

“What are those tiny ledges cut into the face of the rock for?” I asked my guide.
“That is where the guards stood, Madam, and if the guard fell asleep, the rock would exact punishment.”
“What do you mean?”
“The guard simply fell to his death, Madam.”
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Asia

Amangalla

A chic, trendy, boutique hotel which exudes exclusivity and style, right in the heart of the Galle Fort. If you want to stay in an integral part of the city’s history and don’t mind paying for the privilege, the Amangalla won’t disappoint […] […]

Hotels

Hotel Fiona

Hotel Fiona is exactly what I expect from a family run small Greek hotel; charming old town house with clean rooms that are typically Greek minimalist (regular visitors to Greece will know that’s code for quite basic), courtyards filled with potted flowers… […]

Asturias

Bal Hotel Spa

From the outside Bal Hotel Spa looks like a typical top of the range out of town hotel with a slight Alpine appearance. Inside the brand spanking new décor is sleekly chic […]

Asturias

NH Palacio de Ferrera

Beautifully decorated, lots of interesting nooks and crannies, super location in a fascinating city and with a semi-secret garden in which to stretch the legs the Palacio de Ferrera has a lot going for it… […]

Hotels

Bentota Beach Hotel

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. […]

Hotels

Hotel Chaaya Citadel, Kandy

I don’t expect hotels in Sri Lanka to offer the same as a four or five star beach front hotel in a purpose built populist tourist resort but I do hope for a ‘Buzz’ factor. Stepping out onto my balcony at the Hotel Citadel I got exactly what I wanted… […]

Hotels

Bangkok Shangri-La Hotel

For us, pressing the button on the bedside panel of our Krungthep Wing deluxe room to open the curtains onto that amazing river view on our first morning in Bangkok, is one of our most treasured hotel WOW moments. […]

Hotels

The Seahorse Hotel

The Seahorse Hotel is not just a place to stay, it’s an integral part of harbour life. Perfectly located, friendly, comfortable, economical and packed to its Greek rafters with character, this is one of Buzztrips all time favourite Greek hotels. […]