Review: MTR High Speed Rail first class (Hong Kong to Guangzhou)

With a journey time of under an hour from Hong Kong Kowloon to Guangzhou, why take a plane when you can take the train? Introduction Guangzhou and Hong Kong have never been closer together: in just 51 minutes, you can be whisked from Kowloon to the home of the Canton Fair, and easily return the same day. 51 minutes is about as long as it’d … Continue reading Review: MTR High Speed Rail first class (Hong Kong to Guangzhou)

7 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Solo Journey

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of travel? Are you thinking about all the fun things you could do with your family and friends? If your answer is yes, perhaps you should consider venturing through a destination alone instead. Rest assured, embarking on a solo journey could be one of the best decisions you make for yourself. In case you’re … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Solo Journey

My Penang Diary

Penang still conjures the perfect holiday destination for anyone. This is where food and places of interests collide wonderfully well in terms of accessibility, value for money fulfillment, safety and options. Options means that you are spoiled for choice in whatever you want to do even with so little time. So how many days should you actually need to spend on this island once dubbed … Continue reading My Penang Diary

Malaysia visitor count up 4.9%

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 August 2019: Malaysia reported its half-year tourism results Friday declaring tourist arrivals reached 13.35 million up 4.9%, while tourist receipts improved 6.8% over the same period in 2018. Tourism Malaysia’s data summary showed the travel industry had contributed MYR41.69 billion in revenue to the country’s economy January to June this year. Tourism Malaysia said the performance also saw a growth in terms … Continue reading Malaysia visitor count up 4.9%

Inside The Newly-Reopened Raffles Singapore Hotel

Singapore’s iconic luxury hotel opens its doors after an extensive two-year restoration. That most iconic and elegant of Singapore’s luxury hotels, Raffles, is once again welcoming guests after an extensive two-year restoration to bring the historic property back to the grandeur of its golden days. Everything about the Raffles Singapore experience transports guests back to the 19th century, except of course for the modern touches … Continue reading Inside The Newly-Reopened Raffles Singapore Hotel

4 countries with the cleanest air in the world

If you’re tired of the hustle and bustle of city life and the air pollution that comes with it, perhaps it is time for a quick getaway.Online travel booking platform Agoda has compiled a list of holiday ideas based on countries with the best air quality from Yale University’s Air Quality Results report. Australia Australia is the country with “the cleanest air in the world”, … Continue reading 4 countries with the cleanest air in the world

A Day In Fremantle

Discover Fremantle’s old and new-world charms. Against a backdrop of the best preserved 19th century port streetscape in the world, a day out in Fremantle is an eclectic and eccentric blend of fabulous artisanal food, handcrafted beers, great coffee, quirky boutiques and a lively music, arts and festival scene. The details Highlights Fremantle Markets, Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle Prison Morning: Perth to Fremantle Fremantle … Continue reading A Day In Fremantle

Shift to Istanbul’s new airport

ISTANBUL, 4 April 2019: The switch over to Istanbul Airport that officially opened last October will be completed by 6 April, when all airlines will operate from the new airport. The new Istanbul Airport has been billed as one of the biggest gateway airports in the world with an annual 200 million-passenger capacity. Istanbul, often considered the bridge between east and west, Europe and Asia throughout … Continue reading Shift to Istanbul’s new airport

A local’s guide to Seville, Spain: 10 top tips

Some of the best places in Seville are found by taking a wrong turn. Like when you stumble into a time-worn taverna peddling crisp local sherry or come across the rickety home of Seville-born painter Diego Velázquez. Which makes it all the more of a shame that many visitors to Spain’s fourth biggest city don’t venture much beyond the world’s largest Gothic cathedral. Although the cobbled streets … Continue reading A local’s guide to Seville, Spain: 10 top tips

Google Sneakily Launches Hotel Booking Site

TECH GIANT GOOGLE HAS QUIETLY LAUNCHED ITS FULLY-FLEDGED DESTINATION BOOKING SITE FOR HOTELS, WITH TRENDS AND FLIGHT DEALS AMONG THE FEATURES. With Google Hotel Search, the company now offers its own direct service for hotel bookings – a move away from providing its own external links for booking through third-party providers directly. The new service comes with a few advantages over a third-party provider, with similar search … Continue reading Google Sneakily Launches Hotel Booking Site