Asia Archive

Dream holiday in Koh Samui villas

It was only the early 1970s that the first backpackers traveling on a coconut boat arrived on Koh Samui. For years after the island just had a few bungalows and a trickle of travelers. In the early 1990s, boats full of tourists started arriving, and since then the island has soared in popularity. Koh Samui is now the most popular island destination in Thailand and it is an oasis of natural beauty, with its white sandy beaches, dazzling corals, luscious lagoons, picturesque waterfalls, swaying coconut trees and crystal clear water. Tourism is now ahead of coconuts as the islands main industry. (more…)

Luna2 Beachfront Villa in Seminyak, Bali

With a sea of nearly identical villas and hotels packed into south Bali, when a hotel comes along that offers something really unique, people tend to take notice. Named after the first spacecraft to land on the moon, Luna2 has a modern retro vibe to it. While it’s exterior is certainly eye catching, the interior design scheme will leave you wondering if you’ve been transported back to 1965. With pops of color and vintage inspired artworks hanging on the walls, Luna2 is more of an experience rather than just your typical hotel. (more…)

Chaweng Beach

Chaweng Beach remains the most beautiful on the island. Wandering down from your coconut palm-shaded hut to the white-dust sand to the crystal clear water is an unforgettable experience. It’s just a shame that today you have such a short window of opportunity to enjoy it – between sunrise and 7am, at the most (more…)