Just for Hue: Hotelier Azerai Adrian Zecha restores historic mansion as hotel in Vietnam’s former capital

Vietnam’s tourist appeal just seems to go from strength to strength. The country, fast becoming one of the region’s top spots for new, high-end resorts, will have another in the form of the second offering in the country from hotelier Adrian Zecha early next year. Surprisingly, the resort isn’t in Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, or ...

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Hyatt adds Phu Quoc’s Nam Nghi Resort to its ‘Unbound Collection’ of high-end historic and period properties

Hyatt adds Phu Quoc’s Nam Nghi Resort to its ‘Unbound Collection’ of high-end historic and period properties

It seems that travelers — and the travel industry — can’t get enough of Phu Quoc. Vietnam’s largest island, half of which is a national park and UNESCO World...

Vietnam’s Halong Bay now has a 5-deck cruise ship with spa, piano bar, and 46 designer cabins

Vietnam’s Halong Bay now has a 5-deck cruise ship with spa, piano bar, and 46 designer cabins

Halong Bay, one of Vietnam’s most visited tourist attractions and a UNESCO World-Heritage site, has a large, Western-style cruise boat traversing its waters now. The five-deck...

Aww, Yes: New all-villa resort Awei Pila to open on secluded Mergui Archipelago island

Aww, Yes: New all-villa resort Awei Pila to open on secluded Mergui Archipelago island

For fans of remote splendor and barefoot luxury, a new resort scheduled to open its doors next weekend may appeal. Awei Pila might not be the easiest spot to get to — the...

Phuket to ban foam food containers next year in effort to remain high-profile tourist destination

Phuket to ban foam food containers next year in effort to remain high-profile tourist destination

Thailand’s street food culture and its cheap, tasty meals designed to take away are beloved by locals, expats, and tourists alike, but the wasteful, single-use trash that is a...

Sumatra’s Jungle Inn has private waterfall and makes ideal base for trekking, rafting, and seeing wild orangutans

Sumatra’s Jungle Inn has private waterfall and makes ideal base for trekking, rafting, and seeing wild orangutans

People heading to Sumatra instead of Bali are probably in search of a more outdoorsy experience than a party vacay. The town of Bukit Lawang, a four-hour car trip from the airport...

7 things to do in Ayutthaya that have nothing to do with temples

7 things to do in Ayutthaya that have nothing to do with temples

Ayutthaya is beautiful, ancient, full of temples, and hot as hell. Most people are enticed to visit thanks to its high density of temples (temple-hopping is a thing, apparently)...

Hotel Cebu’s Henry Hotel in the Philippines feels like staying in a quirky, cartoon world

Hotel Cebu’s Henry Hotel in the Philippines feels like staying in a quirky, cartoon world

Modern travelers who hate feeling like they’re staying in a cookie cutter room beside and atop other identical ones might like The Henry Hotel in Cebu City. Each of the 38 rooms...

Sokha Beach Resort’s overwater bungalows are an upscale option in backpacker haven Sihanoukville

Sokha Beach Resort’s overwater bungalows are an upscale option in backpacker haven Sihanoukville

The Southern Cambodia beach and port town of Sihanoukville has long been the necessary starting point for day jaunts or longer journeys to Cambodian islands like Koh Rong. The...

Candles in Moonlight: Here’s a look at Loy Krathong traditions around Thailand

Candles in Moonlight: Here’s a look at Loy Krathong traditions around Thailand

Those visiting Thailand in November might get the chance to take part in Loy Krathong, a festival where folks float a small candlelit raft as an offering to the water goddess on...


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