Rooftop terrace at URBN Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, China. Image courtesy of URBN Hotels & Resorts.
Sophie McGovern wrote this guest post on Sydney hostels. A writer, freelance journalist and traveler, she lives on a house boat near Bath. Her articles are featured on various websites including Heading There, Lonely Planet, The Lost Girls and Southbank Centre Literature.
Shanghai is a cool and contemporary city which keeps its history and culture very much alive.
No wonder then that many China and Asia bound travelers begin their adventures here. Cheap flights to Shanghai have increased the city’s appeal, as have ever improving transportation links to the rest of China.
In Mumbai, Hotel Sahara Star Mumbai is getting rave reviews. Photo credit: Worldhotels.
India’s history, cultural diversity and the energy and vibrancy of its people are surely best appreciated first hand.
Travelers can easily make such a connection by taking one of the many ocean cruises which call in regularly at a number of ports dotted along the India’s coastline.
Hong Kong cityscape.
Traveling to Hong Kong? If you’re in the UK, then check out Hong Kong September promotions by Premier Holidays and the Hong Kong Tourism Board, to celebrate the Year of the Dragon in 2012.
This promotion will run during the week-long street festival on South Molton Street, London from September 12-18, 2011.