Wednesday, May 28, 2008

20 best bars and clubs in Kunming china

Kunming, as the capital city of Yunnan, serves as the center of the province in terms of politics, economics and culture. Although a huge city (population 3.75 million), Kunming is exceptionally clean and tidy. What's more, the city has the best climate of all Chinese cities, popularly known as the "Spring City". Kunming does not have severe winters or hot summers and the natural features of the four seasons are clearly defined.

Visiting Kunming will more remarkable while we explore the nightlife, such as the bars. kTVS, and club. Here are 20 Best bar and KTVs in Kunming China

1. Babi 芭比慢摇吧
Kundu Night Market, Xinwen Lu, Kunming
昆都新闻路
Phone: (0871) 4157888
High-volume, high-end disco located in Kundu Night Market

2. Book Bar 布克吧
101 Xiba Lu (Inside the Loft), Kunming
西坝路101号 (创库内)
Phone: (0871) 4193763
Cozy little bar located in Loft/Chuangku art compound

3.Cafe You & I 你和我
18 Cuihu Bei Lu, Kunming
翠湖北路18号
Phone: (0871) 5157979

4.Camel Bar 骆驼酒吧
4 Tuodong Lu, Kunming
拓东路4号
Phone: (0871) 3195841
Western-style bar open late into the night

5.Cha Ma Bar 茶马吧
96 Dongfeng Dong Lu, Kunming
东风东路96号
Phone: (0871) 3163000x7/8
Small bar located within the Camellia Hotel compound

6. Chapter One 146 Wenlin Jie, Kunming
文林街146号
Phone: (0871) 5365635
English pub featuring Western menu, draft beer, wine by the glass, free Wi-fi and a large English-language library

7. Club Nice 戴维营
Kundu Night Market, Kunming
昆都夜市内
Phone: (0871) 4133333
Club featuring dancing girls, juggling bartenders and frequent DJ performances

8. Fisherman's Bar 渔夫酒吧
2/F, Kunming Zoulang, Renmin Zhong Lu, Kunming
昆明走廊二楼
Phone: (0871) 3176109
Bar with courtyard and 'romantic' private booths, large selection of imported beers from around the world

9. French Café 兰白红
70 Wenlin Jie, Kunming
文林街70号
Phone: (0871) 5382391

10. Halfway House 半山咖啡
Intersection of Dongfeng Xi Lu and Kunshi Lu, Kunming
Phone: (0871) 5352702
Neighborhood bar near Wenlin Jie featuring live music and weekly open mic nights

11. Hiker's Bar 走吧
76 Cuihu Nan Lu, Kunming
翠湖南路76号
Phone: (0871) 13908717222
Small, outdoors-themed bar at the south end of Cuihu Park

12. I Am Living 我在生活
47-6 Wenlin Jie, Kunming
文林街47号附6号
Phone: (0871) 5358985
Cheap drinks and frequent live music

13. Koushan Fang 口山房
35 Xingren Jie, Kunming
兴仁街35号
Phone: (0871) 6597977
Small, no-frills bar on the Panlong River with an underground vibe

14. Laowo Bar
老窝酒吧
Yiyuan Xiang, across from Yunnan Art Institute front gate, Kunming
艺院巷,云南艺术学院正门对面
Phone: (0871) 2924115, 13888679362
Local dive bar with large stage located across from the Yunnan Art Institute front gate - popular with Kunming's art student scene

15. Mask Bar 脸谱酒吧
18 Kundu Night Market, Kunming
昆都夜市
Phone: (0871) 2970857
The only Western-style bar option in Kundu

16. Shelter Bar
Yuantong Dong Lu, north side of Yuantong Shan, Kunming
圆通东路圆通山后面
Categories: Bars, Live Music Venues
Refurbished bomb shelter under the north end of the zoo

17. Speakeasy Bar 说吧
445 Dongfeng Xi Lu, Kunming
东风西路445号
Phone: (0871) 5327047
Subterranean dive bar with cheap drinks, pool and live music/DJs - located around the corner from Wenlin Jie

18. The Box 老夫子
69 Wenhua Xiang, Wenlin Jie, Kunming
文林街文化巷69号
Phone: (0871) 5362137
Cozy bar on Wenhua Xiang, popular for early evening drinks

19. The Hump Bar 驼峰酒吧
1/F, Jinbi Plaza, Kunming
金碧路金马碧鸡广场
Phone: (0871) 3646229
Small bar in Jinma Biji Fang (Jinbi Plaza) with diverse beer selection and frequent live music

20. Unfinished 半成品
57 Wacang Zhuang, Kunming
瓦仓庄57号
Phone: 13529190061
Small bar with unique decor - a bit off the beaten path


Kunming Nightlife Photos :

Kunming Bars

Kunming Bars


Watch Driving from KunMing to DaLi (YunNan, China) Video here



from KunMing, you can drive up to DaLi, about 4 hours time. The road condition is very good. And from DaLi, you can drive to LiJiang, Shangri-La, then up to Lhasa.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Phuket hotels and hotel location maps on Google Earth

Google Earth and Google Maps are great tools to explore locations of interest and plan your holidays; is this bungalow REALLY on the beachfront? How far is the ferry port REALLY away.
Listed below is a complete list of hotels, bungalows, guest houses and resorts on Phuket Island, famous holiday beach destination in the South of Thailand. The hotels can be viewed individually or on a full overview map of Phuket sorted by beach.

Phuket Hotel List A-Z [187 hotels






A Hotels

location maplocation mapAbsolute Patong Ville (prev Patong Grand Ville)


location maplocation mapAbsolute Sea Pearl Beach


location maplocation mapAccess Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapAlila Phuket


location maplocation mapAll Seasons Naiharn Phuket Hotel (Prev: Sabana Resort)


location maplocation mapAllamanda Laguna Phuket


location maplocation mapAloha Villa Phuket


location maplocation mapAlpina Phuket Nalina Resort


location maplocation mapAmanpuri


location maplocation mapAmora Beach Resort Phuket


location maplocation mapAnchan Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapAndaman Beach Suite


location maplocation mapAndaman Cannacia Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapAndaman Seaview Hotel


location maplocation mapAndaman Seaview Resort


location maplocation mapAndaman White Beach Resort


location maplocation mapAochalong Villa Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapAquamarine Resort and Villa


location maplocation mapArahmas Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapAspasia Phuket


location maplocation mapAt Panta Phuket


location maplocation mapAyara Hilltops (Former: Treetops Arasia)


B Hotels

location maplocation mapBaan Boa Resort


location maplocation mapBaan Karon Resort


location maplocation mapBaan Karonburi Resort


location maplocation mapBaan Krating Phuket Resort


location maplocation mapBaan Laimai


location maplocation mapBaan Sukhothai Hotel and Spa


location maplocation mapBaan Yin Dee


location maplocation mapBan Raya Resort And Spa Koh Racha


location maplocation mapBangtao Beach Chalet


location maplocation mapBanthai Beach Resort


location maplocation mapBanyan Tree Phuket


location maplocation mapBaumanburi


location maplocation mapBel Aire Resort Phuket


location maplocation mapBenyada Lodge


location maplocation mapBest Western Phuket Ocean Resort


location maplocation mapBest Western Premier Bangtao Beach


location maplocation mapBest Western Premier Supalai Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapBlue Marine Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapBoat Lagoon Resort


location maplocation mapBoomerang Village


location maplocation mapBundarika Villa Wellness Retreat


By The Sea Residence


C Hotels

location maplocation mapCape Panwa Resort


location maplocation mapCC Blooms Phuket


location maplocation mapCentara Karon (prev Central Karon Beach)


location maplocation mapCentara Kata


location maplocation mapCentara Villas Phuket (prev Central Karon Village)


location maplocation mapChandara Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapClub Andaman Beach Resort


location maplocation mapClub Bamboo Resort


location maplocation mapCoconut Village Resort


location maplocation mapCoral Island Resort


D Hotels

location maplocation mapDeevana Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapDiamond Cliff Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapDiamond Cottage Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapDuangjitt Resort


location maplocation mapDusit Thani Laguna Phuket


E Hotels

Elixir Resort


location maplocation mapEvason Six Senses Phuket


F Hotels

location maplocation mapFront Village Resort


H Hotels

location maplocation mapHilton Arcadia Phuket


location maplocation mapHimmaphan


location maplocation mapHomduang Bel Air Panwa


location maplocation mapHorizon Beach Resort Hotel


location maplocation mapHorizon Karon Beach Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapHyton Leelavadee


I Hotels

location maplocation mapImpiana Cabana Phuket Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapIndigo Pearl


J Hotels

location maplocation mapJintana Patong


location maplocation mapJW Marriott Phuket


K Hotels

location maplocation mapK Hotel and Biergarten


location maplocation mapKalim Resort


location maplocation mapKamala Beach Hotel And Resort


location maplocation mapKamala Beach Inn


location maplocation mapKantary Bay Hotel (Former : The Bay Hotel)


location maplocation mapKaron Beach Resort


location maplocation mapKaron Place


location maplocation mapKaron Princess Hotel


location maplocation mapKaron Sea Sands Resort


location maplocation mapKaron View Resort


location maplocation mapKaron Whale Resort


location maplocation mapKarona Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapKata Beach Resort


location maplocation mapKata Country House


location maplocation mapKata Lucky Villa


location maplocation mapKata Minta


location maplocation mapKata Palm Resort


location maplocation mapKata Poolside Resort


location maplocation mapKatathani Phuket Beach Resort


location maplocation mapKatina Hotel (prev ST Plaza)


Koyao Bay Pavilions


location maplocation mapKoyao Island Resort


L Hotels

location maplocation mapLaguna Beach Resort


location maplocation mapLaguna Holiday Club Phuket Resort


location maplocation mapLayan Beach Resort and Spa Village


location maplocation mapLe Meridien Phuket Beach Resort


location maplocation mapLeelawadee Boutique Hotel


M Hotels

location maplocation mapMaiton Resort


location maplocation mapMalisa Villas Suites


location maplocation mapManathai Phuket


location maplocation mapMangosteen Resort And Spa


location maplocation mapMarina Phuket (prev Marina Cottage)


location maplocation mapMercure Patong Beach


location maplocation mapMerlin Beach Resort


location maplocation mapMetropole Phuket


location maplocation mapMillennium Resort Patong Phuket


location maplocation mapMission Hills Golf Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapMom Tris Boathouse


location maplocation mapMom Tris Villa Royale


location maplocation mapMontana Grand Phuket


location maplocation mapMovenpick Resort and Spa Karon Beach (Prev: Crown Plaza Karon Beach Hotel)


N Hotels

location maplocation mapNai Yang Beach Resort


location maplocation mapNaithonburi Beach Resort


location maplocation mapNipa Resort


location maplocation mapNovotel Beach Resort Panwa Phuket


location maplocation mapNovotel Phuket Resort


O Hotels

location maplocation mapOld Phuket Boutique Hotel


location maplocation mapOrchidacea Resort (prev: Pop Cottage)


P Hotels

location maplocation mapParadise Resort Koh Yao


location maplocation mapPatong Bay Garden Resort


location maplocation mapPatong Bayshore Hotel


location maplocation mapPatong Beach Hotel


location maplocation mapPatong Beach Lodge


location maplocation mapPatong City Hotel


location maplocation mapPatong Cottage Resort


location maplocation mapPatong Green Mountain Resort


location maplocation mapPatong Lodge Hotel


location maplocation mapPatong Merlin Hotel


location maplocation mapPatong Paragon


location maplocation mapPatong Pearl Resortel


location maplocation mapPatong Resort


Patong Villa


location maplocation mapPeach Blossom Resort


location maplocation mapPeach Hill


location maplocation mapPearl Hotel


location maplocation mapPhuket Graceland Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapPhuket Island Pavilion


location maplocation mapPhuket Merlin Hotel


location maplocation mapPhuket Orchid Resort


location maplocation mapPhuket Pavilions Hotel and Villas


location maplocation mapPhuket Town Inn


location maplocation mapPhulin Resort


location maplocation mapPoppa Palace


location maplocation mapPremier Resort Patong


location maplocation mapPrint Kamala Resort


R Hotels

location maplocation mapRamada Resort Karon Beach (prev Felix Karon)


location maplocation mapResidence Kalim Bay


location maplocation mapRising Sun Residence


location maplocation mapRoyal Palm Resortel


location maplocation mapRoyal Paradise


location maplocation mapRoyal Phuket City


S Hotels

location maplocation mapSala Phuket Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapSalathai Resort


location maplocation mapSawasdee Guest House


location maplocation mapSawasdee Village


location maplocation mapSea Sun Sand Resort Phuket


location maplocation mapSeaview Patong Hotel


location maplocation mapSeeka Boutique Resort


location maplocation mapSerene Resort Phuket (prev Sea Wind)


location maplocation mapSheraton Grande Laguna Phuket


location maplocation mapSino House


location maplocation mapSix Senses Erawan Koh Naka Yai


location maplocation mapSouth Sea Karon Resort


location maplocation mapSri Panwa


location maplocation mapSugar Palm Resort


location maplocation mapSunset Beach Resort


location maplocation mapSunset Mansion Phuket


location maplocation mapSunwing Phuket


T Hotels

location maplocation mapThara Patong Beach Resort and Spa (prev Swiss-Belhotel Thara Patong)


location maplocation mapThavorn Beach Village and Spa


location maplocation mapThavorn Grand Plaza Hotel


location maplocation mapThavorn Palm Beach


location maplocation mapThe Chedi Phuket


location maplocation mapThe Hilltop Hotel


location maplocation mapThe Racha


location maplocation mapThe Royal Phuket Yacht Club (prev Le Royal Meridien Phuket Yacht Club)


location maplocation mapThe Taste Phuket Town


location maplocation mapThiwa Ratri Resort and Spa


location maplocation mapTony Resort Phuket


location maplocation mapTrisara


location maplocation mapTropica Bungalow


location maplocation mapTropical Garden Resort Phuket


location maplocation mapTwinpalms Phuket


V Hotels

location maplocation mapVillage Resort and Spa Phuket


W Hotels

location maplocation mapWoraburi Phuket