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Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa – Beautiful Resort & Amenities

I am not a big fan of staycations but when my girlfriend told me about this staycation deal on Klook, I was tempted. I have heard so many great reviews about Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa that I really wanted to try it out for myself.  Klook was having a staycation promotion of S$574.39 […]

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Harris Resort Waterfront Batam – An All-inclusive Holiday Resort in Batam

This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own.  At the end of year 2019, I had a few days of leave to clear and decided to bring my parents on a year-end retreat to Batam. I was looking to book a nice relaxing holiday resort there and Harris Resort Waterfront Batam stood […]

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Wut Hmon Thit Guest House – Roadside Motel in Nyaung-U, Bagan

We originally booked a room at Cheri Land River House but it turned out that this hotel does not have the license to house foreigners. The hotel helped us book another a room at a sister hotel called Wut Hmon Thit Guest House.   Wut Hmon Thit Guest House is a small roadside motel in Nyaung-U […]

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Thiri Thitsar Hotel (Win Unity Hotel) – Good Location and Clean Rooms

There wasn’t any unique accommodations on Airbnb in Myanmar, so my colleague Su and I decided to stay in a hotel instead. After much searching on Agoda, we decided on Thiri Thitsar Hotel for its proximity to the railway station. (But I didn’t actually get to take the train from Yangon to Mandalay. 12Go.Asia informed […]

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HOOD Hostel – Social Enterprise with Excellent Location and Clean Rooms

Yes! The Myanmar trip that I have been looking forward to has finally begun! First things first, I need to find a place to stay in Yangon. There was nothing interesting on Airbnb so I decided to stay in a hostel instead. I searched on Agoda, one of my go-to website for accommodation bookings. I […]

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Hotel Seri Malaysia Kuala Terengganu – Old and Run-Down Hotel

On the recent 3 days 2 nights Kuala Terengganu and Kapas Island weekend getaway, we stayed at Hotel Seri Malaysia Kuala Terengganu.  I did a quick search online before the trip and the hotel looked alright. A room here costs S$41-65 per room per night, which comes with complimentary breakfast.  Built on the bank of Terengganu River, […]

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Singapore Day-Use Hotels – Hotels in Singapore with Day-Use Rooms

This post was originally published on my lifestyle blog, Ramble Tumble. Since it is about accommodation, I figured it will be useful to my Travel Kudos reader, so I decided to republish the post here.  Singapore has a whole range of accommodations that suits every budget and need. From swanky 5-star hotels to unique boutique […]

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The Jomtien Twelve – Pattaya Beachside Hotel with Sea View

Pattaya was a quiet fishing village until the 1960s, but it has now become a cosmopolitan city known for its beaches. I have seen pictures and videos of breathtaking sunsets at the beach in Pattaya, so I really wanted to stay next to the beach.  I did pre-book an Airbnb that promised sunset on the […]

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DewyHouse – Clean and Safe Hostel Outside Chiang Mai Old Town

Staying at Fundee Story Guesthouse is a wonderful experience and the host, Pho, is extremely helpful but the lack of air-conditioning is insufferable. I have problem sleeping at night even though I have the electric fan at full blast.  To give myself more flexibility, I did not pre-book the train ticket from Chiang Mai to […]

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Fundee Story Guesthouse – Bamboo Huts in Chiang Mai Old Town

When I book travel accommodations, I am more inclined towards guesthouses and homestays than hotels. I like staying in local traditional houses to get a feel of how the locals lived.  Since I was going to Thailand, I was really looking forward to staying in one of those traditional teak houses but I couldn’t find any […]