I have been exploring South-East Asia for over twenty years and have visited some of the best destinations in the region. Through my blog, I want to share some interesting travel tips, my experience of driving across Asian destinations and some of the best places to explore in this region. I have taken hundreds of road trips, across Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia and during my trips, I review the hotels, cafes & places of interest. I have, in the past followed in Anthony Bourdain's footsteps and visited most of the restaurants his team explored in their shows. Join in on my adventures and follow my trails on Instagram & Facebook Page. 

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Planning a day trip from Manila? Tagaytay is a great spot for a day trip or a weekend stay from Manila. Easily accessible from Manila by bus or car, Lake Taal area offers an interesting holiday location with a number of tourist attractions sure to appeal to people from all age groups.

Manila is a booming metropolis with over 1.78 million population. Manila is a great destination for solo travellers as well as people travelling with families. I have visited Manila for the first time in late 2019 and was fascinated with a lot of interesting places I visited during my one week of stay in Makati, Manila. 

Most travellers to the Philippines use Manila as a stopover to visit the Island destinations like Coron, Boracay and El-Nido amongst others, however, Manila is a great place to stay, explore the rich culture and history of the Philippines and enjoy unique culinary flavours of the various region of Philippines. 

Batu Ferringhi is a nice coastal area in Penang located approximately 10km from Gurney Drive. The area has some of the best 5-star resorts including Hard Rock Hotel & Shangrila's Golden Sands Resort.  The drive is quite enjoyable and takes you on along the coast. The area is undergoing change and you will find plenty of nice development, apartment complexes and holiday homes. Batu Ferringhi is quite populated and you will find plenty of hotels, restaurants and shopping areas. This place is popular for night market over the weekend attracting large crowds from Georgetown. 

Bangkok city offers lots of choices in accommodation catering to your budget and needs. Even the five-star hotels are not very expensive as compared to other major cities in Asia. Make sure you read up about the location of the hotel to

Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur City

Kuala Lumpur offers a wide range of accommodation for all categories of tourist. Whether you are backpacking with a group of friends or travelling with family you can find accommodation that best suit your needs. Kuala Lumpur offers over 50,000 rooms in all price ranges. The most popular locations for tourist are KLCC, Bukit Bintang and Chinatown areas of Kuala Lumpur. I have stayed over 60 hotels in Kuala Lumpur over the last 15 years and in this article, I will highlight some of the best neighbourhoods to stay and best hotels to pick in various price ranges.  

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