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The 103 Bed and Brews – The Daily Telegraph

I’ve been reviewing hotels for the Daily Telegraph for the past four years, mostly in Thailand, but also in Cambodia, Laos and India. To date I’ve visited more than a 100 hotels for the paper. More often than not I manage to combine this job with other assignments in the same locations  (it’s not uncommon […]

Vang Vieng Boutique Riverside in The Daily Telegraph

Set on the banks of the Song River and facing spectacular limestone mountain ridges, Vang Vieng’s swankiest hotel resort offers a winning combination of Laotian culture and French colonial era ambience, with fantastic service, excellent facilities, great tours and a good restaurant… I am just back from Laos, where I was researching articles for the […]

The Daily Telegraph Bangkok Hotel Guide

I have completed a long term project for The Daily Telegraph, reviewing 20 or so luxury hotels in Bangkok. It’s been an intriguing assignment, stretching over several months with great insights into the hotel and restaurant business in the Thai capital. Working with a host of PR staff has been a joy. Many of the […]

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