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  • Hotel Re! @ Pearl’s Hill : Singapore Boutique Hotel Review

    Last Updated: January 25, 2015

    "Yesterday Once More"

    hotel re! singapore boutique hotel A new crop of unforgettable boutique hotels have mushroomed in recent years, looking to lure staycation goers and jetsetters alike and even drawing the locals in. These hotels go the extra mile to set themselves apart by brandishing their unique personality and aesthetic. From lobby hangouts to in-house restaurants and personalized amenities. ...
  • 14 Hotel Staycation Ideas in Singapore So Good, You Won’t Want To Leave the Country

    Last Updated: October 27, 2016
    Imagine weekends away at some sandy beach resort, shopping in Hong Kong, pigging out in the late night markets of Taipei, or savouring the Bangkok party scene? Sounds good eh, until you see the ...
  • Naumi Liora: Singapore Boutique Hotel Staycation Review

    Last Updated: April 22, 2015

    "Heritage staycation at Keong Saik"

    naumi liora hotel boutique hotel singapore keong saik Opening its 2nd boutique hotel at Keong Saik road near Chinatown, The Hind Group uses the street's heritage and nostalgia as its inspiration behind this bright orange shophouse turned hotel. I had the good pleasure of bunking in this 79-room work of art for a night, soaking up the atmosphere personally. ...
  • Hotel Jen (Tanglin): Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: January 27, 2015

    "For Business and Leisure"

    hotel jen tanglin singapore What many of us have known as Trader's Holel at Cuscaden road has since in September 2014 been rebranded as Hotel Jen, marking a new 'Jeneration' of hotel chains managed by the Shangri-La group. It was about time the old retro image be torn off for a new era of millenia-minded travelers. I was recently able to get a sneak staycation preview of what Hotel Jen is all about. Hotel Jen is based upon an imagined persona, 'Jen', who is a professional hotelier passionate about life, adventure and travel. Conversely, the theme and values of the hotel aim to deliver this same passion. ...
  • KLM Instant Getaway to Bali with Airbnb: 40 Pax Get To Fly Off on 6 Dec 2014

    Last Updated: February 20, 2016

    "Fly to Bali on 6 Dec with 3 friends INSTANTLY"

    airbnb bali promotion You've probably been seeing me post teasers about this upcoming KLM X Airbnb instant getaway on social media, and finally here's the full details of this contest! ...
  • Village Hotel Katong: Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: April 22, 2015

     "A Simple Family Staycation getaway"

    village hotel-11015025 There are not many hotels located in the east of Singapore, with most being found in the central region - Village Hotel Katong is the exception. Village Hotel Katong serves as the flagship Village hotel brand and reflects a Peranakan influence that is also distinct in the Joo Chiat and Katong area where the hotel is located. ...
  • 8 Hotel Room Superstitions To Practise For an Undisturbed Night’s Sleep

    Last Updated: January 28, 2016
    Your year-end holiday plans have been firmed up. You have chosen an inconspicuous hotel in downtown Bangkok. but a couple of clicks on Tripadvisor show how tired and poorly maintained the rooms ...
  • 7 Insider Tips To Booking Cheap Airline Flights In Asia

    Last Updated: November 1, 2014
    insider-tips The year-end holidays are just around the corner; maybe you should get away somewhere. A couple of clicks on Google and all the searches return trips that break the bank. Maybe you are destined to spend your holiday break in Singapore and suffer through the misery of everyone else sharing their vacation snaps on Facebook/Instagram/Snapchat, etc. On hindsight maybe you should have made travel plans much earlier, or is there any hope left? ...
  • Grand Copthorne Waterfront: Singapore Hotel Review

    Last Updated: December 19, 2014

    "Business Hotel for Seminars and Conventions"

    grand copthorne waterfront singapore hotel Situated right beside the Singapore River, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore is a premier conference hotel perfect for business travelers and local event organizers alike. Zouk, one of Singapore's most iconic nightclubs, is also just a stone's throw away which should be enticing for party goers looking to stay the night. ...
  • 21 Must Eat Local Foods When You Visit Jakarta, Indonesia

    Last Updated: December 26, 2016
    Indonesia is a huge country, and even the city of Jakarta itself is larger than Singapore. With an endless growth of new Western influenced restaurants, it can be easy to forget about the street ...
  • The St Regis Singapore: Hotel Staycation Review

    Last Updated: April 22, 2015

    "Luxury Butler Hotel Service"

    st regis singapore luxury hotel The St Regis Singapore Hotel welcomes guests to a sleek property underscored by contemporary private art collections. Set within Tanglin road, St Regis is within a 10 minute walking distance to the famed shopping district of Orchard road. ...
  • Movenpick Resort Phuket: Thailand Resort Review | Entertainer 1-for-1 Deal

    Last Updated: December 19, 2014

     "A Quiet Escape in Phuket"

    movenpick phuket resort thailand

    Movenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket is a boutique resort located in the heart of the Laguna area in Thalang, Phuket. The resort is cosy, and exudes Thai architectural charm. It is just a few steps away from the beach, and is everything that you would expect a resort to offer.


  • 16 Reasons to Love and Visit Bangkok Once Again

    Last Updated: December 26, 2016
    Bangkok, Thailand, also known as the Asian 'City of Angels', is full of cultural heritage, beautiful architecture and some weird stuff going on in the back-alleys as well. Bangkok was formerly ...
  • Hangout Hotel @mt.emily: Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: September 30, 2016

    "No-frills, just fun"

    Hangout @mt emily hotel [email protected] is the flagship of Hangout Hotels, the hospitality arm of Cathay Organisation. They have recently reopened after a $2 million makeover to rejuvenate its design and amenities. This year marks [email protected]'s 10th anniversary. ...
  • Wangz Hotel: Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: May 27, 2015

    "An Urban Oasis in Tiong Bahru"

    wangz hotel outram Opened in 2009, Wangz Hotel offers exquisite style and spacious guestrooms for a personalized stay. This boutique hotel offers comforts of a 5 star hotel, but strictly speaking cannot be labelled as such as they do not have the required facilities. A dramatic sculpture of aluminum cladding with asymetrical wide windows the setting is sophisticated and celebrates striking architecture in the vibrant Tiong Bahru area. ...
  • Rendezvous Hotel: Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: April 22, 2015

    "Feel the city art vibe"

    rendezvous hotel singapore Rendezvous hotel was recently relaunched in 2014 with an art-centric theme amidst the bustling district of Bras Basah. The hotel draws its inspirations from the surrounding arts and cultural scene in the area, housing design schools like SOTA, Laselle and NAFA as well as the Singapore Art Museum. Extremely convenient and central, Rendezvous hotel attempts to combine an 'old meets new', and 'East meets West' concept. ...
  • 14 Must Eat Street Foods When You Visit Seoul, Korea

    Last Updated: December 23, 2016
    Riding on the Korean Hallyu wave across Asia and the rest of the world, more people are getting exposed to Korean cuisine, known today through centuries of social and political evolution. Perhaps ...
  • Pan Pacific Hotel: Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: April 18, 2015

    "5 Stars facilities, 5 Stars hospitality"

    Pan Pacific Singapore hotel Situated in Marina Bay with easy access to great shopping, Suntec Convention Centre and the Central Business District, Pan Pacific Singapore is one of the largest hotel chains in Singapore, offering a whopping 790 contemporary rooms and suites that are ideal for both business or leisure. From time to time, Pan Pacific offers themed staycation packages, like the World Cup rooms or the Fireworks by the Bay package to coincide with Singapore's National day. So what makes Pan Pacific's Fireworks by the Bay stay so unique? Let's explore the hotel facilities in more detail. ...
  • Grand Park City Hall Hotel: Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: April 8, 2016

    "Indulge in City Hall"

    Grand park city hall singapore hotel Grand Park of Park Hotel Group is a luxury hotel brand designed for discerning business and leisure travelers. Conveniently located in City Hall just minutes away from the MRT, Grand Park City Hall is an ideal hotel stay in a central part of Singapore near many attractions. This time, I'm reviewing some of the room and facilities, as well as to showing you what you can enjoy at Grand Park City Hall. ...
  • Wanderlust Hotel: Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: July 19, 2015

    "Designed by creativity itself"

    wanderlust hotel dickson road singapore Brought to you by the people from Unlisted Collection, Wanderlust Hotel is an experimental boutique hotel promising to give voyagers a sweet escape from reality. Formerly a primary school, the hotel is a mix of nostalgia and eccentricity. One of the most unique features of Wanderlust Hotel is its 4 thematic levels of 29 rooms, each level designed by award winning Singapore design agencies with full creative flexibility. ...
  • The Quincy Hotel (Qool Weekend): Singapore Staycation Review

    Last Updated: April 22, 2015

    "Perfect Qool weekend for couples"

    quincy hotel entrance Click here to book your Qool weekend package at Quincy Hotel now The Quincy Hotel is one of Singapore's best boutique hotels, being cited as one of the top 10 hotels in Singapore by CNN. And I can see why they deserve such praise. [adrotate group="4"] Situated near Orchard Road, The Quincy hotel makes a perfect urban getaway for locals, especially with the Qool Weekend package that I'll be experiencing in this review. It's essential a couples' staycation package, so don't bring a friend or it'll get as awkward as a fart in the elevator. ...
  • Flying AirAsia to Yogyakarta: Historial sights | Travel Review

    Last Updated: July 22, 2014

    "Excellent budget air flight to Yogyakarta"

    airasia jet changi airport On a short trip to Indonesia, Yogyakarta (or Jogja as many locals call it), I'm quite excited for my first sponsored travel trip, courtesy of AirAsia. Check in at Changi Airport was pretty much a breeze, and all I did was go to the AirAsia counter and showed them my passport. Everything else will be taken care off, and you get your boarding pass fuss-free. Boarding the signature crimson plane is also pretty straightforward with plenty of staff to guide you, in combination with Changi Airport's clear designs that lead you to the gate easily. ...
  • Jakarta ASOT 650: Eat. Sleep. Rave. Repeat | Travel Review

    Last Updated: December 19, 2014
    ASOT 650 tickets A State Of Trance (ASOT) is a weekly radio show hosted by DJ Armin Van Buuren, playing promotional and commercial trance mixes. And every now and then, special episodes featuring guest DJs will be held in various nations. During January to March 2014, the special episode ASOT 650 was taking place all over the world, with Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur being the closest happening to Singapore. Happening over the March weekend, ASOT is one of Asia's biggest trance events, seeing people of many Asian nationalities coming together to celebrate the love of trance and rave parties. Singaporeans, Malaysians, Thai, Filipinos even Australians can be spotted partying here. This was my first overseas trance party, which is what inspired this trip. Other than that, there'll be mostly food restaurants I've tried in Jakarta. ...
  • Food and Hotel Asia (FHA) 2014 Singapore: An inside look

    Last Updated: April 14, 2014
    FHA intro Amidst the monotony of sounds on a gentle afternoon, vendors exhibit their products and services in a bid to entice the thousands of consumers who thronged the exhibition halls, in hopes of snagging up a good deal. Food and Hotel Asia (FHA) 2014 is the 19th edition of the this F&B industry event, it’s first held since 1978. Known as Asia’s largest international trade show for the food and hospitality industry, FHA is a 4-day exhibition held at the Singapore Expo Halls 1-9 together with Wine Spirits Asia. The exhibition is aimed at professionals in the food and hospitality trade, while members of the general public and minors below the age of 16 will be denied entry. ...