Asia Archive

The Five Best Areas to Live in Hanoi: A Guide for Retirees & Expats

Vietnam is notorious for many things, from her history-making war to the alluring facade of its now degrading walls. Recently, this grey and decaying yet vastly thriving and emerging East Asian country is becoming a haven for all and sundry with retirees and expats topping the list. For the record, it must be stated that not every part of Vietnam is becoming a ‘mecca’ for retirees and expats from all over the world. Hanoi is a city in this famous country with a peculiar history. Continue reading “The Five Best Areas to Live in Hanoi: A Guide for Retirees & Expats” »

Johor Condo Rentals – A Quick Overview

Johor is the most attractive location in Malaysia, due to its geographical advantage to financial centers like Singapore and Sydney and a solid economy. Many organizations have released their plans to expand in Malaysia, especially in Johor. Having such a splendid outlook, many expats are looking to invest in Johor. Here are a few pointers you have to understand while looking to buy condos for rent in Johor. Continue reading “Johor Condo Rentals – A Quick Overview” »

Beach getaways in Singapore: Sentosa Island

If you are ever in Singapore, you should visit Sentosa, a resort island off the southern shores of Singapore and popular destination with both locals and tourists looking for Singapore beach getaways. With its beautiful white sandy beaches, lush tropical fauna and flora, and many attractions; there is almost everything to suit the young and the restless, as well as individuals and families: for nature lovers, sports enthusiasts, movie goers, and people just wanting to have a good time. Continue reading “Beach getaways in Singapore: Sentosa Island” »

Eating Out in Hakuba

Over the past 5 years or so, Hakuba ski resort has seen a huge increase in foreign visitors in search of the incredible powder and consistent snow conditions.  The influx of international visitors has helped to develop what was once a relatively traditional Japanese ski resort town with relatively traditional Japanese restaurants, into a world-class destination with restaurants to suit every palate and pocketbook. Continue reading “Eating Out in Hakuba” »