The Strand Hotel Shines in New Splendour

February 10, 2017 by | Filed Under: Luxury Tourism, Myanmar

The Strand has been an institution in Yangon since 1901, when the Sarkies Brothers turned the one time horse stable into one of Asia’s most luxurious colonial era hotels. The hotel is located in historic downtown Yangon facing the river on Strand Road.

Mike’s Meanders: Sri Lanka Chapter 5

Different environments inspire different accommodations. Sri Lanka has many distinctive choices all with legendary hospitality.

Cambodia’s Capital Secrets

September 8, 2016 by | Filed Under: Cambodia, Culture

Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s historic capital and a booming urban landscape, is rooted in the past but blooming into an enviable dining and nightlife center.

Phuket’s History is the Thai Connection to Europe

June 15, 2016 by | Filed Under: Special Interest, Thailand, Travel

Thailand has a lot to offer visitors interested in European heritage in SE Asia. Kanchanaburi, Phuket and Chanthaburi all have hidden gems of history.

Modern Riverside Hotel Offers Peaceful Seclusion

May 17, 2016 by | Filed Under: Luxury Tourism, Myanmar, News, Travel

This charming new boutique hotel has a great location accessible to Mandalay and Bagan with an emphasis on peaceful seclusion in a rural village.