Archive for April, 2011

Traveling Australia – 5 Unique Ways

April 20, 2011  

Traveling Australia – 5 Unique Ways

Australian holidays are all about long journeys and adventurous travel. You could just lounge on the beach or have a city break in Sydney during your holiday to Australia, but you would be missing out. Australia is one of the best countries to explore on a longer journey, with vast tracts of unspoilt wilderness and an amazing variation in the scenery that you’ll encounter. Not only are there plenty of sights to see on a journey through Australia, there are numerous... [Read more of this review]

Top Restaurants in Hong Kong

April 20, 2011  

Top Restaurants in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an exciting eating destination that is visited by foodies from across the world, all keen to sample the amazing culinary culture that is in place here. With global gastronomes hopping flights to Hong Kong with their mouths watering in anticipation of the city’s edible offerings, it is no surprise to learn that Hong Kong has something for everyone from the authentic street foods of Stanley Market to establishment boasting multiple Michelin stars and restaurants... [Read more of this review]

Bangkok’s Newest Novotel to Open in September

April 16, 2011  

Bangkok’s Newest Novotel to Open in September

Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Thailand, has expanded further in Bangkok with Novotel Bangkok Fenix Silom to open on September 15, 2010. The upper mid-scale brand hotel will open after a complete building transformation from basement up to the rooftop. The hotel is conveniently located in Silom Road, one of the most vibrant areas in Bangkok, with easy access to highways and BTS Skytrain stations. “We are pleased to welcome our newest Novotel hotel... [Read more of this review]

Anniversary Contest Winner 3

April 12, 2011  

Anniversary Contest Winner 3

The very first winner for the contest was Lexi Dexter Rose Fernando, who has chosen the Boracay prize. The second winner was Andrew Tanuwihardja, who has chosen the Hong Kong prize. Our third winner – 4781 – Adjie Hartono. Congratz Adjie! Adjie is planning to get married towards the end of August later on this year and has been scouring the web for an honeymoon travel package, so this prize comes as a welcome gift for his upcoming nuptial. He has chosen Prize... [Read more of this review]

Hiking the Tiger Leaping Gorge

April 9, 2011  

Hiking the Tiger Leaping Gorge

Somewhere high up in the Himalayas, the mighty Yangtze River embarks on a long and arduous descent. Beginning its journey as a tiny creek at its apex, the Long River (as it is known in Chinese) transforms over its course, forming a series of bounding rapids and hurtling waterfalls before settling into its slow, flat demise into the East China Sea.  About 65 km north of Lijiang in Yunnan Province, the river descends into one of the deepest and most intensely beautiful... [Read more of this review]

Grand Park – Orchard’s New Crown Jewel

April 9, 2011  

Grand Park – Orchard’s New Crown Jewel

Park Hotel Group is set to open a brand new chapter in its development with the opening of Grand Park Orchard in July this year. Grand Park Orchard and its stunning four-storey retail podium, Knightsbridge will be the flagship property of Park Hotel Group, a fast-growing premium hospitality chain in the Asia-Pacific. The Group’s quality developments also include Park Hotel Clarke Quay which has recently been awarded Asia-Pacific Property Award’s Best Hotel Construction... [Read more of this review]

Kaleidoscopic Rajasthan

April 4, 2011  

Kaleidoscopic Rajasthan

Beyond India’s popular Golden Triangle lies a calm desert terrain and a fairy-tale setting. Nellie Huang uncovers a mosaic of colors in the offbeat region of Rajasthan. Text by Nellie Huang (WildJunket). With mystique and elegance, Rajasthan has the air of a dreamy Indian princess. It captivates with the old-world appeal of its ancient cities and the energy and fervor of its chaotic streets. There are few places quite as evocative as Rajasthan, the extensive region... [Read more of this review]