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Unreal Luxury at Shangri-La Hambantota

As you know from my previous post, I found myself unexpected on the way, for my 30th birthday, to Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa, in the far south of Sri Lanka.   First of all, before ...
Delight Hotel, TPE

Hotel Review; Delight Hotel, Taipei

Let’s take a break this time around from my adventures and cover the ambitiously-named Delight Hotel, which was my residence of choice for the few days break in Taipei. There’s no point wasting time ...
Batu Ferringhi

A New Year at Shangri-La

With family in tow and in spite of the absolutely sky-high costs of hotels in Penang for the New Year, I settled on one of my all-time favourite brands (and hotels), the Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort...
Ranis Lodge - Bedroom

Ranis Lodge, Langkawi – My First Airbnb

For years, I’ve steadfastly avoided the plethora of other travel lovers and bloggers flocking to Airbnb. I did this really because in spite of appearances, I don’t take ‘breaks’ that often so when I ...
Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Staying Busy at Rasa Ria!

As I wrote last time, our hotel in KK, the Shangri-La Rasa Ria was so delicious that it really felt almost criminal to leave the property. For me, this represented a radical departure from normality ...
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Serious Luxury: Rasa Ria Resort Review

After arriving in Kota Kinabalu (see previous post), we were through immigration and standing landside within about 5 minutes of landing – and cooling down inside our extremely plush car en-route to ...
Harmony Hotel, Saigon

A Review – Harmony Hotel, Saigon

The challenge of beating the infamous Duc Vuong Hotel in Saigon, my previous lodgings back in 2009 at which I attended a family party from which I still haven’t fully recovered, was always going to b...
Abu Dhabi Airport

When in Abu Dhabi, Go Sleep!

As I’ve mentioned a few times, I’ve never fully ‘appreciated’ Abu Dhabi Airport; it’s cramped at Etihad’s busiest times, aside from the free WiFi there’s not really a massive amount to do in transit ...