Shangri-La Barr al Jissah

Shangri-La Barr al Jissah; Bliss!

For the first-half of this years Mother/Son trip to Oman, we opted to stay downtown – as I covered earlier, at the surprising Park Inn by Radisson – and then go for total luxury for the second half, ...
Park Inn by Radisson, Muscat

Parking Myself at Park Inn Muscat

After the frankly bizarre and most fantastically inconsistent SriLankan Airlines experience I mentioned last time, we were quickly whisked to our first hotel on the ‘Muscat Tour’, Park Inn by Radisso...
Deluxe Pool Suite - Equarius Hotel

My First RWS Hotel; Equarius Hotel

With a one-night stay in Singapore required to make it to the Universal Studios VIP Experience the next morning, I knew from the outset that I had zero intention whatsoever of staying in Singapore it...
Doubletree Kuala Lumpur

Pre-Christmas Relax at Doubletree, KL

With a whole bunch of Hilton Honors points belonging to my Mother to be used up, combined with no plans to head back to Ireland for Christmas, I decided to bail in to the Doubletree by Hilton, Kuala ...
Hotel Jen Tanglin

Shangri-La for Cool Kids; Hotel Jen Tanglin

For my stay in Singapore, my original plan was to hit up one of the usual major chains for one night, and do the other night in some kind of cheap boutique hotel and do a sort of compare and contrast...
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...
Night Sky over HK!

Hello Cordis – A HK Hotel Review

Picking a hotel somewhere like Hong Kong, that’s literally jam-packed with upscale hotels is no easy feat let me tell you. To be honest, compared to Malaysia, all the prices were eye-watering so it c...
The Smokehouse Hotel

Review: The Smokehouse, Cameron Highlands

For the long Malaysian independence weekend, we decided it best to take a break from all the heat and goings-on of the city centre and, quite literally, head for the hills. The Cameron Highlands is o...
Khao Lak Laguna Resort

Once More: Khaolak Laguna Resort

Following on from one of my previous posts, where I just arrived to Khao Lak, Thailand once again, we were staying at the Khaolak Laguna Resort. It’s extremely odd for me to visit a place a second ti...