Travel & Staycation Reviews 114 results
  • Hotel Grand Mercure Roxy: Singapore Hotel Review

    Last Updated: December 16, 2015
    Where substance meets comfort. Looking for a place for a Singapore staycay (stay-cation) to snuggle up with your loved ones or to rest your tired bones? Or simply need a uncongested hideaway to ...
  • Hotel Jen Singapore Brings The Party With This Staycation Package

    Last Updated: February 27, 2016
    We are all familiar with the concept of a quiet, relaxing, romantic staycation, but what if you and your friends are looking for something a little more on the wild side? On the opposite end of ...
  • 10 Reasons Not to Visit Resorts World Genting With Your Family

    Last Updated: January 19, 2016
    Resorts World Genting is a hill resort 1740 metres up in the chilly mountains, featuring a world renown casino and immense family fun entertainment. Starting in 2013, the Genting Integrated ...
  • Jonker Boutique Hotel: Malacca hotel review

    Last Updated: November 1, 2016

    Stellar location with comfort.

    jonker-hotel-exterior If you're looking for a hotel situated at the centre of where the action happens, Jonker Boutique Hotel might be the place to stay during your next trip to Malacca. ...
  • 15 Popular Expat Hangouts in Singapore For Food, Friends & Foreigner Fun

    Last Updated: April 8, 2016
    Singapore is becoming increasingly known for being a popular destination for expats from around the globe. In fact, news channel CNBC just recently named Singapore the number one country in the ...
  • Dining Aboard Superstar Gemini Cruise: Blue Lagoon Review

    Last Updated: October 31, 2015
    Gemini_BlueLagoon I'm on a boat, everybody look at me cause I'm sailing on a boat - that's literally the first lyric that came to my mind when I boarded the Superstar Gemini Cruise. Never mind that, I was more interested in what the cruise's  restaurant had to offer me. Blue Lagoon restaurant serves a variety of dishes ranging from all time favourite Hainanese Chicken Rice ($12.50) to American Breakfast ($9). While this isn't the only restaurant onboard, it certainly is the only one that operates 24 hours for anyone feeling peckish at any point of the day, or night. I was informed that every traveller onboard has 6 meals provided so.... go figure. ...
  • Johor Bahru: A Heritage Tour with the Malaysia Tourism Board

    Last Updated: October 15, 2015

    Be immersed in the rich culture of Johor Bahru.

    JB Heritage Tour_4810 I was truly privileged to be part of the group of Singaporean media in this day trip to Johor Bahru organised by the Malaysia Tourism Board. Through this trip, we were indeed more knowledgeable about Johor Bahru and it proved to be an eye-opener for us with a few more activities in-store other than the usual shopping and eating. This article brings you through the places we were brought to and of which we gained understanding about. ...
  • 14 Pet Peeves I Have About Staying in Hotels

    Last Updated: October 15, 2015
    hotel petpeeves-2206 Being a frequent traveler as well as hotel purveyor, I've had my fair share of hotel stays around the world. And for the most part, hotel accomodations have been highly enjoyable; however there just some little pet peeves that makes my left eye twitch while my palm involuntarily reaches for my face to make slow contact. I might be over-generalizing, but these peeves I have about staying in hotels refer to not just the lower end hotels, but I've also noticed them lurking around in luxury hotels as well. ...
  • 10 Awesome Things To Do in Phuket When On Holiday

    Last Updated: October 14, 2015
    things to do in phuket thailand Phuket. The pearl of the Andaman. The land of smiles. Call it what you want, as direct flights from Singapore are now plentiful and incredibly good value, this island just off the coast of Southern Thailand is definitely worth a visit. Did I mention it's only 90 minutes away by air? You could be there in less time than it takes to queue at Tian Tian chicken. With flights so cheap you'll have more cents left over to up the ante on the accommodation front. We really were spoilt for choice as there is a host of luxury hotels, villas and resorts available to splurge on. In the end, we had the pleasure of staying at Trisara Luxury Resort, if you're looking for peace and tranquility the high end villas at this resort are worth pushing the boat out for. ...
  • Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel: Malaysia Staycation Review

    Last Updated: October 5, 2015

    Step into comfort and indulge in luxury accommodation.

    RenaissanceJohorBahru - Interior 30 minutes from the Senai International Airport, Renaissance Johor Bahru is a 5-star hotel in the area standing tall amongst the old shophouses and many coffeeshops. Located in Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, the hotel definitely catches your attention with it's distinctive building that can be spotted afar. Renaissance Johor Bahru is a lifestyle brand within the Marriott International flagship and is the seventh Marriott International hotel to open in Malaysia. ...
  • Capri by Fraser,Changi City: Singapore Hotel Residences Review

    Last Updated: September 24, 2015

    A home away from home.

    In recent years, we’ve seen more and more hotel residences like Capri by Fraser pop up around the world—property developers pride themselves in creating a ‘home away from home’ for tourists and staycationers alike. This means that they are adding a residential facet in their hotels hence the term ‘hotel residences’ coined. For Fraser, that has managed high-end residences like Fraser Suites, their residential aspect is associated with nearly 70 percent of their total hotel portfolio—and that percentage is steadily rising each year with upcoming projects in China and Malaysia. I recently had the good fortune to review Capri by Fraser's hotel residences, and will be sharing my experience below. ...
  • The Scarlet: Singapore Boutique Hotel Review

    Last Updated: September 22, 2015

    Bold, Sexy and Dramatic.

    Scarlet Hotel Singapore-83 The Scarlet boutique hotel is a unique and daring space with a flair for the dramatics. The hotel is located at the top of the hill on Erskine Rd, bookmarking a row of pristine black and white shophouses. The interior houses a total of 75 rooms and 5 unique suites. While on the outside The Scarlet is classically representative of Singapore, the inside has a modern, provocative, almost rebellious feel to it. Honey, we're not in Kansas anymore... ...
  • 12 Best Bangkok Airbnb Apartments Perfect For Foodies

    Last Updated: November 16, 2016
    Attention all self-proclaimed foodies! Bangkok is well known for its shopping and temples, but also its food scene - impressive in both scale and variety. If you are traveling to Thailand's ...
  • AirAsia’s Asean Pass Affordably Flies Us to Penang & Bangkok

    Last Updated: September 5, 2015

    One of the more affordable ways to jet around ASEAN

    Air Asia ASEAN Pass - Plane Love to travel and always on the lookout for an affordable deal that's worth every cent of your money? Here we introduce to you the AirAsia ASEAN Pass and our real experience using it; We recently worked with AirAsia to travel to Penang and Bangkok using this ASEAN pass, which has quite a wide variety of holiday destinations in the ASEAN region. ...
  • klapsons’ The Boutique Hotel: Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: February 7, 2016

    A couples boutique Singapore hotel through and through

    Klapsons'8 Located just 5 minutes by foot away from Tanjong Pagar station, klapsons' boutique hotel had impressed me right from the start due to its accessibility. Foodies should also be excited about the location of the hotel: there are great stretches of food hunts just a stone's throw away from klapsons' hotel - the famous Maxwell Food Centre, China Town Food Market and even 100am mall which is jam-packed with F&B outlets Keisuke Tori King Ramen. ...
  • 12 Reasons Why You’ll Hate a Vacation in Maldives

    Last Updated: March 13, 2016
    hate-maldives Maldives, the mystical honeymoon destination every newly wed dreams of vacationing at. Well, it's not that hard a reality actually with low-cost carrier Tigerair flying to Maldives from Singapore in the range of $300+ SGD for a return ticket. But just in case you have the following very specific dislikes listed, don't visit the Maldives. ...
  • 9 Spots in Singapore’s Chinatown Locals & Tourists Can Visit That You Never Knew About

    Last Updated: July 31, 2015
    Until recently I used to think that going out to Singapore's cultural spots like Chinatown, Little India, Kampong Glam and other tourist attractions were pretty pointless. Well, who can forget their multiple outings to these places when studying in primary and secondary school? As locals we think we've seen everything there is to see in Chinatown already, right? Wrong! There are plenty of things that even locals can discover there, especially if you follow informative tour guides who can give more insight into the history of the places. During my two-hour tour in Chinatown, as Pocahontas would say: "I learned things I never knew I never knew." Here's some places to check out in Singapore's Chinatown, all within walking distance of each other. ...
  • How the AirAsia ASEAN Pass Saves You Money Traveling around ASEAN countries

    Last Updated: September 2, 2015
    The AirAsia ASEAN pass has been launched for quite a while, yet not really popular with Singaporeans. Perhaps it is because of the heady lexicon and intensive jargon but when done right, the AirAsia ASEAN pass can be your gateway to a multitude of destinations at a fraction of a price. Airasia ASEAN pass 2 ...
  • 18 Beautiful Boutique Hotels in Singapore You’ll Fall in Love With

    Last Updated: December 26, 2016
    Luxury hotels are aplenty, so why not check out one of the more exotic boutique hotels in Singapore instead? Boutique hotels are considered smaller sized hotels with uniquely designed interiors as ...
  • 10 Foods You Must Eat When Visiting Bali For The First Time

    Last Updated: December 26, 2016
    If you're visiting Bali, Indonesia for the first time, these are the places you should visit for food. Most people plan their first trip to Bali for the sun and beaches but I would definitely ...
  • The Continent Hotel: Bangkok Boutique Hotel Review

    Last Updated: July 14, 2015

    Boutique Hotel in The Heart of Sukhumvit

    continent hotel bangkok-7569 While I was in Bangkok, I had the luxury of staying at The Continent Hotel in Sukhumvit, a boutique hotel right in the center of the action in Bangkok. Not only is the hotel surrounded by multiple shopping malls like The Emporium Bangkok and the recently-opened EmQuartier, but is also just a 5 minute walk away from Asok BTS and Sukhumvit MRT station - an extremely strategic and convenient location to stay at in Bangkok. ...
  • 11 Death-defying Destinations for Adrenaline Junkies That Will Blow Your Mind

    Last Updated: June 29, 2015
    If you are a jaded adventurer looking for someplace thrilling to go for a holiday, these are many countries you can go to find adrenaline-fueled fun. Go on, bring some like-minded friends or drag reluctant ones along to conquer your fears and experience some of the most amazing attractions, guaranteed to give you wave after wave of adrenaline rush. There are sure to be many other types of extreme sports but the list below are just a few interesting (and legal) ones....
  • 10 Incredible Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Last Updated: June 27, 2015
    Can I confess something? Taking a plane from the Singapore Changi Airport to Kuala Lumpur sometimes takes a shorter time than the time spent for me to travel from my house to National University of Singapore. Precisely because of this sheer convenience, many Singaporeans love travelling over to Kuala Lumpur over the long weekend. Despite locals travelling to Kuala Lumpur pretty frequently, I was surprised when I heard that many did not know the various attractions (other than shopping) that Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia had to offer. ...
  • Grand Hyatt Hotel Singapore: The Suite Life

    Last Updated: June 22, 2015

    "Enjoy a sweet, suite life"

    grand hyatt suite singapore hotel-6983 Just 7 minutes away from Orchard MRT, Grand Hyatt is one of Singapore's iconic luxury hotels located in the heart of Singapore's shopping road. Situated just beside Far East Plaza, all your basic necessities from clothing, money changers, dining, to midnight cup noodles can be attained at an overwhelming convenience as such. ...