Category: Hotels

  • Balancing East And West, Part 2: An Insight Into Cambodia and Vietnam

    Balancing East And West, Part 2: An Insight Into Cambodia and Vietnam

    To read Part 1 of our travelogue please visit: http://thetastemaker.org/balancing-east-and-west-part-1-an-insight-into-cambodia-and-vietnam/ Stop 4: Ho Chi Minh City Up in the sky is very different from life on the ground in Ho Chi Minh City. If you’ve read our Part 1 of the travelogue you will have read how overwhelmed we were […]

     
  • Balancing East And West, Part 1: An Insight Into Cambodia and Vietnam

    Balancing East And West, Part 1: An Insight Into Cambodia and Vietnam

    There are two kinds of Cambodia and Vietnam that exist. One type – a symptom of a developing country – unashamedly feasts off the tourist honeypots that saturate the respective countries. The other is a proud, respectful and beautiful culture that thrives independently from the masses of tourists. Remarkably, both […]

     
  • IndoChina Junk, HaLong Bay, Vietnam

    IndoChina Junk, HaLong Bay, Vietnam

    Touted as one of the wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ha Long Bay is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Vietnam that draws in thousands of visitors every year. The Tastemaker experienced the magical tour of both Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu […]

     
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  • Oakwood Residences Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Oakwood Residences Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    When travelling outside of one’s comfort zones, having a clean, polished and luxurious pad to return to is hard to beat. The Oakwood Residences Saigon have capitalised upon the comfort aspect, married with a healthy dose of luxury, to create an inimitable and relaxed environment for guests visiting Ho Chi […]

     
  • Azerai Hotel, Can Tho, Vietnam

    Azerai Hotel, Can Tho, Vietnam

    There are some hotels that you visit for the pleasure of being there, rather than for visiting the destination. Azerai Hotel in Can Tho is one of those hotels. The Azerai Hotel occupies an enviable position in Can Tho: it is situated on a private islet with lakes, waterways and […]

     
  • Knai Bang Chatt, Kep, Cambodia

    Knai Bang Chatt, Kep, Cambodia

    Kep is Cambodia’s answer to the Cote d’Azur. In fact, Kep originally came to prominence in 1908 as a seaside retreat for the French elite, followed by a resurgence in popularity in the 1960s for well-to-do Cambodians. Now, with myriad assets to its name (such as the Kep National Park, […]

     
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  • La Rose Suites, Phnom Penh

    La Rose Suites, Phnom Penh

    It’s true what they say: first impressions are the most important. At La Rose Suites, the sweet-smelling rose scent you are greeted with upon arrival is reinforced by staff offering you a rose-scented wet towel to cleanse your hands. Bliss incarnate! La Rose Suites is situated moments away from the […]

     
  • The Bale, Phnom Penh

    The Bale, Phnom Penh

    The Bale is an all-encompassing retreat and haven from the bustle of Phnom Penh. The hotel occupies a prime position overlooking the Mekong River and one of its major attractions is the long and wide pool with unrivalled and unmarred views over the river. Sitting by the pool and sipping […]

     
  • Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort, Portugal

    If Portugal has you at a loose-end or overwhelmed, you might be inclined to visit the Praia D’El Rey Beach Resort. Catering to a spate of British and international clientele, the Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort has positioned itself as an oasis of calm only one hour […]

     
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  • Memmo Principe Real, Lisbon, Portugal

    Memmo Principe Real, Lisbon, Portugal

    Is minimalism meets high-tech your sweet tooth in design? If the answer is yes, then you’re in for a treat in Lisbon. Meet Memmo Principe Real, the flagship property in the Memmo Group of Hotels in Lisbon. The hotel, in its own private entry and enclave, is as cool as […]

     
 
 
 
 

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