Category: Holly Monahan

Travel + Leisure names Holly to their A-List! Her tips will change the way you travel in Southeast Asia.

// September 30, 2015

Holly’s creds come from a year living in Bangkok’s trendiest neighborhood and months traveling across Southeast Asia, from Myanmar to Sri Lanka, scoping out the best new hotels and off-the-radar experiences. She is always on the ground discovering what makes […]

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Thailand: 10 Absolute Picks Beyond Your Guidebook

// July 29, 2014

Beyond the breathtaking landscapes of stoic, stepped rice terraces, broad-leafed jungle rooftops, and pillars of rock that defiantly rise from cerulean blue bays; beyond the narrow, bustling city streets pulsing with motorbikes and pungent with the scent of pad thai […]

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Getting More Relaxation for your Rupees in India

// June 20, 2013

It’s an oft-heard refrain that a tour through India is an assault on the senses. While it happens to be an assault I happily subject myself to at any opportunity, on my last trip I was enticed to slow down […]

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From Bling to Buddhism: Why You Should Visit Myanmar Now

// November 5, 2012

Absolute Travel’s Bagan Office Just before President Obama takes off on his first overseas trip since his re-election to the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar, our very own Holly Monahan scopes out the scene. Myanmar is fast becoming Southeast Asia’s […]

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The Siam Suite

Holly Visits Bangkok’s Next Great Luxury Retreat: The Siam

// September 6, 2012

Now that I’m here in Bangkok, I was excited to visit The Siam Hotel, newly-opened and generating a lot of buzz on the hotel scene. Their private longtail boat took me up the Chao Phraya River to the pretty green […]

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Holly Monahan: Based in Bangkok

// August 16, 2012

Absolute Travel’s staff frequently travels the world to stay current on the newest and best experiences for clients. In that spirit, our Luxury Travel Sales Manager, Holly Monahan, is relocating to Asia this month to spend the next year immersed […]

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Notes from the Road: Egypt

// November 10, 2009

Holly is currently traveling in Egypt and sending some notes to us along the way! With 5,000 years of history to cover in Egypt, my days have been full of pyramids, tombs, temples and museums. However, I have also been […]

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