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  • 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. ...
  • Travel Tour to Thracian Wine Region of Bulgaria: Wine Tasting

    Last Updated: February 5, 2014

    "Inspired by the ages"

    Trakia wine chamber bulgaria

    As part of a promotional initiative by the Regional Vine and Wine Chamber "Trakia", who are backed by the European Union, I've been invited to the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria to visit the local wineries and taste the fine, regional wines.

    The objective was to promote European wines from the Thracian Wine region, in hopes of introducing it into Asian markets of Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as to promote wine tourism.

    Wine industry merchants, sommeliers, media publications as well as our group of 4 Singapore food writers (melicacy, celestialdelish, thehungrycow) myself included, were flown half way round the world to the beautiful city of Plovdiv for this to happen.