Posts From Charles Dashwood

Bar Review: The Groove Cafe

A Groovy Kinda Place: The Groove Cafe They come and they go; they come and they go. Making your mark on the Dongguan bar scene is tough, staying their even

Harvest Season

Undoubtedly one of the nation’s few drug novels, Harvest Season is unequivocally China’s answer to Alex Garland’s The Beach. Chris Taylor covers a lot of same ground as Garland: we

A Bar Called Wanda: Wanda Lobby Bar

When it is comes to going out for drinks with friends on a Friday night, nobody jumps up and down squealing, “We gotta check out the new hotel bar.” Instead

The Spa Not Quite Fit For A King

There’s something to be said for casually tossing off all your cares and clothes, and going for a hot steam and a long sleep I’m smoking a cigarette with three

Kingdom of Wonder: Cambodia

Sandwiched between its cooler cousins Thailand and Vietnam, Cambodia is often overlooked as a travel destination. Undeveloped, raw, and with a turbulent history, cosseted travelers are likely to give it