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A Short-Term Apartment Rental with Roomorama in Chiangmai

A location independent professional finds a short-term rental on Roomorama and realises how affordable Chiangmai’s studio apartments can be.

Clockwise from top-left: LubD's Railway Sleeper, Double and Dormitory

Lub d Hostel Silom, Bangkok

An award-winning boutique hostel in Silom, Bangkok. Lub D is in the city’s most diverse neighbourhood and best suits people travelling alone.

Thanh Noi Hotel, Hue

Local flavour within Hue’s walls Thanh Noi Hotel’s location in the heart of the citadel, close enough to the palace walls to evoke a sense [...]

Holiday Beach Resort, Koh Mak

A hammock in paradise Around 80 percent of Holiday Beach Resort’s guests are return visitors – and we are two of them. Every beach house [...]

New Siam II Guesthouse, Bangkok

Temptingly good value with a pool We checked into New Siam II on our way out of Bangkok. It stretched our budget a little too [...]


Sakul House, Bangkok

For many travellers, Khaosan Road is the heart of Bangkok. For others it is a tourist ghetto, best avoided. But there’s something multidimensional about the [...]

A superior room at Hotel Samrat

Hotel Samrat, Mumbai

Four years ago, Hotel Samrat gave Claire and I our earliest impressions of India. The cows just outside its doors and the oversized ledger used [...]

Shastri Resort, Gokarna

Far away enough from the hippies to be wholesome. One of the lovely Shastri family’s cottages on the hill became our home for almost a [...]