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Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi Review Best Budget Hotel in French Quarter

Searching for an inexpensive Hanoi hotel in the French Quarter? This review of the Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi will make the decision for you. Plus it’s the only Hanoi hotel that offers a secret free perk that will save you money! Thanks to the Cathay Pacific New Year’s Eve mistake fare I spent a few …

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Everything You Need to Know About the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Planning a visit to Hanoi and want to see the local attractions? Here’s everything you need to know about Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. As one of the most visited attractions in Hanoi, a visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is a must. But before you go there are a few things you should know to …

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Is the Park Hyatt Maldives Meal Plan Worth it?

Is the Park Hyatt Maldives meal plan worth it? When does booking a dining plan makes sense and save money? Keep reading to find out. Steve, a reader and one of my travel buddies, emailed asking: I just booked 4 nights at the Park Hyatt Maldives for next February….Did you do the half board plan? Is …

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Drinking Butterfly Pee in Thailand

Tonight I drank butterfly pee in Bangkok, Thailand. And I have to say, as far as pee goes, it was quite tasty. Unexpectedly sweet and not salty at all. But then again, was it really butterfly pee? Traveling is always a fun adventure. Both in terms of experiences and the subtle nuances of language, especially where …

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Going Postal At The Shanghai Postal Museum

Shanghai Postal Museum When traveling I like seeking out the little treasures, spots that most people don’t know, seldom visit, things off the beaten path if you will.  When I find a spot that the locals rarely frequent, I know I’ve found a gem. The Shanghai Postal Museum is one of those rare gems visited …

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