Category: Southeast Asia

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Malaysia Airlines’ South East Asian Airpass

If you are planning on travelling around south east Asia, Malaysia Airlines’ ASEAN airpass is worth considering.   The pass is available if you will be flying into Malaysia on a Malaysian or Emirates flight, from outside southeast Asia. So, for example, if you fly from HK into...

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Travelling between Hong Kong and Singapore

There is no shortage of ways to travel between Hong Kong and Singapore. Here we outline some direct ones. Air For direct air services it is basically a duopoly between Cathay and Singapore Airlines, both of whom offer multiple daily services. We previously reviewed the Cathay flight here...

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Cheapest Way to Get Vietnam Visa in HK – Visa on Arrival

Vietnam is a wonderful country with rich culture, amazing food and diverse views. But often tourists who wish to pay a visit are scared away by how expensive and troublesome it is to get a visa into the country. It costs almost HK$400 for a one-month single-entry visa...

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Cambodia Visa in Hong Kong

Visa Requirement People travelling on a Hong Kong passport need a visa to visit Cambodia. The good news is that compared to other visa processes, this one is relatively simple and not too costly. Visa in Hong Kong You can apply in person at the Cambodian consulate. It...

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Visa Fees Waived for Travels to Nepal!

Nepal may not be your destination of choice if you are looking for luxury, but it’s certainly a place to be if you are looking for adventures, culture and religious tourism. From the world’s tallest Mount Everest, to the sacred Dang Valley, Nepal is a place to be...

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Finding the best exchange rate in Thailand

Not all currency exchanges are made equal – or even anywhere near equal! But how do you know where to maximise your currency exchange? There are a number of variables, for example whether to do it before you leave, or once you arrive, in a bank or in...

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Myanmar (Burma) Visa in Hong Kong

Applying in person You can apply for a visa in person at the Myanmar consulate, at Sun Hung Kai Centre, Room 2401, 30 Harbour Road, Wanchai (telephone 2845 0810).Visa applications are accepted between 9 a.m. and 12 noon, Monday to Friday. Processing takes around two working days though...

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Flight Review: BKK – HKG on CX750

Ticketing This was the return leg of an earlier ticket which I covered in a separate post. The HKG-BKK return ticket cost HKD3,058 in S class (outbound) and N class (return), accruing only 524 miles. Starting Out This flight was during the mainland Golden Week holiday and followed...

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Booking cheap Cathay Pacific flights from Thailand

Booking cheap Cathay Pacific flights from Thailand Cathay Pacific flights originating in Thailand represent good value. For example, looking at a Bangkok-London via Hong return in the coming week, the cheapest price in economy class from Hong Kong is HKD10,008. From Bangkok the cheapest is THB 38,035, around...