30 Aug '11, 1am

Are you a backpacker or a flashpacker? $40 is all you'll need for a bed at this absolutely gorgeous flashpackers'...

Are you a backpacker or a flashpacker? $40 is all you'll need for a bed at this absolutely gorgeous flashpackers'...

The peeps behind this sunny, blue- and orange-coloured hostel knew exactly the concept they wanted: a pod-style dormitory for travellers seeking an above-basic experience. Flashpackers – as their guest demographic is known – are a breed wedged in between budget-hostellers and hotel vacationers who cherish their modern conveniences, and want the affordability with the amenities. Matchbox The Concept Hostel ticks all the right boxes. Installed in a three-storey conservation shophouse on a street that was – and, to a lesser degree, still is – populated by old Chinese clubs and clan associations, Matchbox has its heritage credentials down pat: this building is part of the Ning Yeung Wui Kuan , the oldest Chinese clan association in Singapore. Established in 1822, it was originally a temple and meeting hall for Cantonese immigrants. Now renovated to contain three rooms, three l...

Full article: http://www.timeoutsingapore.com/travel/venues/hotels/matc...

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Hotels of all kinds in the Inner Mongolian city of Ordos

Hotels of all kinds in the Inner Mongolian city...

channelnewsasia.com 30 Aug '11, 9am

ORDOS, Inner Mongolia: Every corner you turn, you are almost sure to find a hotel. They are designed to meet every need in...