Eco-friendly Hainan Bar Opens in Southern China

An eco-friendly Hainan bar opens in Southern China with cocktails and bites crafted from as many local ingredients as possible. An alfresco cocktail lounge, Sky Bar is situated atop a luxurious hotel committed to sustainability and responsible travel.  Restaurant News Sky Bar is one of 7 food and beverage outlets at the 1 Hotel Haitang …

Harbour Bay Batam Marriott Hotel Opens in Indonesia

Indonesia Hotel News Batam Marriott Harbour Bay is the first international luxury hotel to open on Batam Island and the second Marriott-branded property to open in Indonesia. It has 216 rooms, five eateries, an infinity swimming pool, and other facilities. Destination Batam Batam Island is the largest island in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago. Because of its …

Top 12 Posts of 2020

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IT and Social Media The year 2020 saw an unprecedented disruption in global travel. But as we look forward to a happier 2021, let's take a nostalgic look back at the 12 most popular Accidental Travel Writer posts in 2020, It includes both goldies but goodies and newly published posts! Most Popular Posts of 2020 …

Phuket Michelin Restaurant Gets Thailand’s First Green Star!

Where to Eat in Phuket An exclusive fork-to-table restaurant in Phuket, Thailand, gets Thailand's first Michelin green star for its commitment to gastronomy and sustainability. Check out this exclusive Accidental Travel Writer interview with the locavore eatery's chef de cuisine! The Michelin Green Star Explained Michelin introduced a new symbol in its eating out guides …

Kyoto Takaragaike Prince Hotel Opens in Japan

Hotel News Kyoto Takaragaike  Prince Hotel joins more than 190 of Marriott International's Autograph Collection of hotels. As with all the others, it has its own distinct personality. Not only is it next to a beautiful park. In addition. it has 310 rooms. Destination Kyoto Kyoto is one of Japan's loveliest cities. In fact, many …

Barrios Mexican Restaurant in San Antonio

Los Barrios Mexican Restaurant San Antonio is a popular Mexican eatery in the South Texas city. Serving authentic "casero style" cooking,  it has an extensive menu running from appetizers and soups to nachos, a la carte dishes, and numerous  Mexican dinners. 70 Days Across America I spent a week in the city of San Antonio. …

Taichung Moxy Hotel Opens in Taiwan

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A trendy hotel targeted at tech-savvy, fun-loving, budget-minded travelers, Taichung Moxy Hotel is located near the city's most popular attractions. It has 262 cozy rooms, two bars, a fitness centre, and a self-service ironing room. Hotel News Moxy Taichung is Taiwan's first Moxy hotel. .And it is the sixth Moxy hotel to open in the …

Bangkok Michelin Star Restaurants

Where to Eat in Bangkok Bangkok is considered a gourmet's paradise, and six restaurants received two stars in the fourth edition of the Michelin Guide in Thailand. And 22 eateries received one star. But none of the city's restaurants received three stars - unlike several other Asian cities. Michelin Star Restaurants in Asia A total …

Shenzhen Bay Renaissance Hotel Opens in Southern China

Hotel News Shenzhen Bay Renaissance Hotel has 293 rooms and suites, four food and beverage outlets, an indoor swimming pool, and excellent meeting facilities. It is located in Nanshan, which is home to Shenzhen High-Tech Industrial Park. And the Hong Kong border is just a short drive from the hotel. Destination  Shenzhen Shenzhen is a …

Top 10 Hong Kong Quarantine Hotels

As thousands of people return to Hong Kong for the holidays, the government has implemented new regulations to combat COVID-19. Among them is a requirement that arrivals will have to quarantine at one of 36 approved hotels. COVID-19 Except for travelers returning from China, all travelers arriving in Hong Kong must quarantine in a hotel …