Thailand

Family Getaway to Phuket at Novotel Phuket Karon Beach

Family Getaway to Phuket at Novotel Phuket Karon Beach

Clean, easy and family friendly are our requirements for a getaway with our 18 month old son Liam. So we decide to head to Phuket, Thailand for family beach getaway as this meets our easy requirement. Only a 90 minute plane ride from Singapore, followed by a still manageable 50 minute car ride from the airport to Karon beach, we try out the […]

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Indonesia

Exploring Yogyakarta from The Phoenix Hotel

Exploring Yogyakarta from The Phoenix Hotel

Yogyakarta, Indonesia is a truly magical city where the past blends seamlessly with the present. Bicycle taxis and horse pulled carts are still a common mode of transport, not just a novelty for tourists. Traditional garments are worn on the streets by grandmas as are the latest fashions by the university students the city is populated by. It’s a hint […]

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Malaysia

4 Reasons to Cross the Border and Visit Nusa Jaya, Malaysia

4 Reasons to Cross the Border and Visit Nusa Jaya, Malaysia

Puteri Harbour This waterfront district is growing in size every time we visit. More restaurants, more projects being complete and more people. Walk along the water looking at yachts parked in the marina while deciding on which restaurant to dine at. Don’t expect a Boat Quay atmosphere yet, the area is still growing, but there’s a good enough selection for […]

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Europe

Amsterdam Insider Tips and The Mövenpick Hotel – European City Challenge Begins

Amsterdam Insider Tips and The Mövenpick Hotel – European City Challenge Begins

European City Challenge 2015 (ECC2015) Begins After deciding I was going to embark on a European city challenge in 2015 – visiting 1 European city a month in the year- the hardest part was cherry picking where I would go to first. I knew it had to be somewhere big and bold, with lots of character, history & charm. I didn’t […]

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Lifestyle

Carryon Essentials For a Long Haul Flight in Economy

Carryon Essentials For a Long Haul Flight in Economy

1. Water Bottle Those tiny cups of water that come with a meal in economy and the occasional offering of water are never enough. To save everyone the hassle, I always bring an empty water bottle and ask for it to be filled up with the first beverage cart. My new favourite kind of water bottles are these Sip and Spray ones. […]

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Singapore

5 Ultra Romantic Valentine’s Day Hotel Packages

5 Ultra Romantic Valentine’s Day Hotel Packages

Sofitel So Singapore Stay in a hotel inspired by the ‘City of Love’ (Paris) with a romantic package that includes a 1-night stay, international buffet breakfast, a specially curated Love Kit and either a three-course dinner with a welcome cocktail and wine pairing on 13th February or a five-course dinner with a welcome cocktail and a bottle of Ruinart Rosé Champagne […]

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