Asia Archive

Is it expensive to live in Penang?

When you decide to live in a city many factors need to be considered like the cost of living, distance from medical facilities and the commute for jobs and schools etc. Penang is not a place full of commotion like the capital cities of the world and yet it’s one of the top destinations for people from all over the world. Continue reading “Is it expensive to live in Penang?” »

Bangkok Travel Tips

Customs and etiquette
As with any Asian clime, there are many dos and don’ts to keep in mind in Bangkok. Always dress appropriately when visiting temples, which means no serious amounts of flesh showing (keeping the knees and shoulders covered), and removing shoes.

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Beach Villas for Rent in Thailand

If you are planning a vacation in Thailand; you will quickly discover some luxury villa rentals that will be just the beginning to some exciting Thailand holidays. No matter the type of Thailand property you are searching for to complete your vacation to Thailand, prepare yourself for the trip of a lifetime. Continue reading “Beach Villas for Rent in Thailand” »

3 Reasons Why Everyone Must Visit Koh Rong Island

Koh Rong Island is part of Cambodia, and while it has long been known for its phenomenal beaches, it has also received a bad rap from many visitors.  Unfortunately, those unsavory reviews have managed to keep many people from visiting this beautiful island, which is a shame because there are so many positive things that far outweigh the negative. Here are 3 reasons why everyone must visit Koh Rong Island Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Everyone Must Visit Koh Rong Island” »

Best six things to do in Dubai with Children

Dubai Zoo

The zoo in Jumeirah houses a variety of imported animals alongside indigenous Arabian species, including the Arabian Wolf, which is no longer found in the wild. Regional birds of prey can be found in the large aviary. Continue reading “Best six things to do in Dubai with Children” »

Niseko Indulgence All Round

When it comes to Niseko luxury accommodation, there has never been so much choice. Exquisite properties have been a feature of Niseko Hirafu Village for some time, with The Vale having won the World’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel at The World Ski Awards for the past 4 consecutive years. But now you can find truly indulgent offerings all around the mountain. Continue reading “Niseko Indulgence All Round” »

Chiang Mai Thailand

Chiang Mai is yet to become the hot property that Phuket, Samui or Pattaya is, but it does claim to be one of the most liveable cities in Asia in fact it was voted 9th in a recent Asia-wide poll. On the whole property in Chiang Mai is considerably cheaper than other major centres in Thailand, but the market is far less dynamic.

The Chiang Mai real estate industry has, however, grown very confident in recent years as this Northern Capital has prospered and produced an ever increasing Thai middle class. Continue reading “Chiang Mai Thailand” »