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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 ...
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...
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 ...
Golden Sands Resort

Penang New Year – Part II

Continuing on from my previous post on our trip to Penang just about in the nick of time for Chinese New Year (I’ll be honest – the last of the Yee Sang was being tossed as we more or les...
Golden Sands Resort

Penang New Year!

With Chinese New Year upon us far faster than I felt it should have and long weekend here in Malaysia to spend, my urge to get moving caught me once again. Needless to say, with Chinese New Year repr...
Shangri-La KL

A Review: Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Staying in the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, a hotel not more than 10 minutes drive from my apartment was unusual purely because of how close to home it was. However, needs must and I was more than happy ...
Shangri-La Pool

Everything Finish & Penang

Since writing last, things haven’t quietened down in the least; we’ve been to visit nearly all of our old contacts, been doing some work for Anna’s ex-employer (I, in particular, ha...