Previously named ‘Rangoon’, The former capital of Myanmar, (previously called ‘Burma’) Yangon, is still somewhat off the beaten path for many travellers in Southeast Asia. The reason for said name changes along with the changing of the capital amongst other things, are due to the former military government wanting to change the ‘colonial’ names given by the British empire. As you may have guessed, Myanmar and Yangon have a complex history and are still in a way ‘finding themselves’; pardon the cliche.read more
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AsiaRoom Points Out SavannaKhet Laos, Bordering Northern Thailand and Divided by the Mighty Mekong River
Once you have your visa in your passport you can go through immigration which is right opposite the visa on arrival office. Upon entering you will see many tuk-tuk touts waiting to take you to your destination. While the official currency of Laos is the Kip, Thai baht is used throughout the country and is easier to use than trying to change into Laos Kip.read more
AsiaRoom Points out the Top Sites to Visit While in Rome. This is an Extensive List of Ancient Sites
We have listed the top sites in Rome. We have chosen an alphabetical order, as these sites all have significant historical importance. Seeing Rome does take some time as there are so many fascinating places in this ancient city.read more
Choosing the right area to stay can make or break your holiday. Here’s the lowdown of the main areas to stay in Bangkok and how to get around this huge city.read more
Confused where to stay in the huge, huge area of Metro Manila? We’re suggesting some strategically located boutique hotels worth staying over.read more
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