DoubleGem Beach Resort & Hotel El Nido: The stunning hotel that sits on the beach in this most stunning Filipino paradise

Heading on over to The Philippines we were in search of paradise; white sand beaches, turquoise seas and magnificent hidden lagoons filled with crystal clear warm waters. In El Nido we found this and much more, a literal island paradise with so much beauty and adventure to explore. We also discovered the most perfect location […]

Baan Khun Nine: Bangkok. The boutique hostel that is redefining the term and blurring the lines between that and a hotel!

We are constantly trying to fly the flag for hostels here at The Roaming Renegades, attempting to dispel the myth that they are all filthy pits filled with drunken backpackers! We often go in search of the best, most modern and innovative boutique hostels that prove they can be the perfect places to stay, offering […]

5footway.inn: A trendy new hostel making waves on the Singapore Boat quay and completely blowing your perceptions of hostels out of the water!

We love hostels, and we are passionate about spreading the word that rather than some dingy party hostel or a squalid backpacker joint the concept is a changing and developing one. The rise of boutique hostels with both designer dorms and creative private rooms blur the line between the hotel and the hostel. These spaces […]

Kandawgyi Palace: The grand old hotel on the Royal lake of Yangon. 5* paradise in this crazy city!

Sitting on the amazing Royal Lake of Yangon, with the shimmering gold of the sacred Shwedagon pagoda in the distance the Kandawgyi Palace hotel offers an unbeatable location, history and class. The most luxurious residence in the city and indeed the country this 5* retreat has 5 restaurants, a lake side pool and the most […]

Myanmar Treasure Resort – Inle: A perfect lakeside paradise from which to explore the culture of the region.

After 3 days trekking through mountains, villages and rice fields for over 60km, sleeping on the floors of bamboo houses and showering in a bucket in what turned out to be one of the most rewarding and intense experiences of our lives we welcomed the stunning comfort of Myanmar Treasure Resort – Inle! After having […]

La Residence Blanc D’Angkor, Siem Reap. A slice of paradise that proves Cambodia isn’t just for backpackers!

Even whilst backpacking we all need a slice of luxury every now and then. Luckily Cambodia despite being very much part of the backpacking trail through South East Asia also has another side to it: affordable luxury travel. Cambodia might be the land of Angkor and the amazing ancient temples, but it is also the […]

Oasis Capsule Hostel Siem Reap: A new concept bringing serenity to this party town and hope for local people.

Having stayed in many hostels up to this point, and most of them being dorms, if there is one thing we all value it is privacy. But sometimes that comes with a cost, curtains create barriers to socialising and privates can block out all but essential interaction. But here at Oasis Capsules they seem to […]