Hotels Around Asia

  • Berry Amour Resort in Seminyak, Bali - Beautiful Balinese Style Resort that focuses on Romance - Hello Raya Blog

    Love is in the Air at the Berry Amour Resort

    You know that song “Love Is In The Air” by John Paul Young? That’s the song that’s been playing on repeat in my head, because from the moment Hubby and I arrived, romance was well and truly in the air at the Berry Amour Resort. Every hotel has its own concept, and it works to […] Read more…

  • Alindra Villas in Bali | The Main Pool | Hello Raya Blog

    Exploring Indonesian Heritage at the Alindra Villas (Bali)

    If you’re after experiencing a resort that has been inspired by traditional Indonesian architecture, culture, and artefacts, with beautiful tropical gardens, then the Alindra Villas in Bali is the resort for you. Located along the border between South Kuta and Jimbaran is the Alindra Villas. This property is a 4-star boutique resort owned by a […] Read more…

Malaysia

Singapore

  • Singapore Cityscape | Things to do in Singapore | Hello Raya Blog

    Top 22 Things to do in Singapore

    Singapore is a vibrant city that is filled with exciting things to do. I have visited this city a number of times now, and each time I always find even more things to do in Singapore. Singapore offers a perfect balance between its cultural history and modern times. As you explore, you’ll find gorgeous old heritage […] Read more…

  • 28 Hong Kong Street | Hello Raya Blog

    Cocktails in Singapore: 28 Hong Kong Street

    28 Hong Kong Street is a boutique bar in Singapore that topped #1 on the Asia’s 50 Best Bars list, and is currently sitting at #7 in the world. Being the organiser and researcher that I am, I did check out their website to find out more, but there wasn’t much information about the place. […] Read more…

Thailand

  • Southeast Asia Bucket List | Ayara Kamala Resort Karon Beach | Hello Raya Blog

    18 Awesome Things to Tick Off Your Southeast Asia Bucket List

    What a year it has been! As I reflect on 2016, I am so grateful of all the amazing things I have been able to experience during my travels around Southeast Asia. I continue to be in awe by how beautiful and exciting this part of the world is. Looking back on the year that […] Read more…

  • Koh Phi Phi | Places to Visit in Thailand | Travel in Thailand | Hello Raya Blog

    12 Epic Places Not to Be Missed in Thailand (South Thailand)

    So our journey through Thailand continues, with this next instalment of my list of 12 must-visit places in Thailand. In part A, we took you to all the places in northern and central Thailand that you shouldn’t miss. This time, we show more places to visit in Thailand that are located in the southern part of the country. […] Read more…

Stories from the Road

  • Leslie in Lake Mburo | The Real Uganda | Hello Raya Blog

    A Life Well Lived is the Reward – My Life in Uganda

    The Traveler Stories Series. Each month we feature a story (or two) written by another fellow traveler, who shares with us their own travel experiences. This month, meet Leslie, the beautiful founder of The Real Uganda. Originally from Canada, Leslia has lived in Uganda full-time for over 12 years, and here she shares her story. Throughout my 20s, I […] Read more…

  • Life in Finland | I Took a Leap of Faith to Travel, and it Changed Me | Hello Raya Blog

    I Took a Leap of Faith to Travel, and it Changed Me

    The Traveler Stories Series. Each month we feature a story (or two) written by another fellow traveler, who shares with us their own travel experiences. This month, meet Evan Kristine, the beautiful travel blogger at Pretty Wild World. At the young age of 16, Evan made a brave leap of faith that would change her life forever. […] Read more…

Indonesia

  • Berry Amour Resort in Seminyak, Bali - Beautiful Balinese Style Resort that focuses on Romance - Hello Raya Blog

    Love is in the Air at the Berry Amour Resort

    You know that song “Love Is In The Air” by John Paul Young? That’s the song that’s been playing on repeat in my head, because from the moment Hubby and I arrived, romance was well and truly in the air at the Berry Amour Resort. Every hotel has its own concept, and it works to […] Read more…

  • Alindra Villas in Bali | The Main Pool | Hello Raya Blog

    Exploring Indonesian Heritage at the Alindra Villas (Bali)

    If you’re after experiencing a resort that has been inspired by traditional Indonesian architecture, culture, and artefacts, with beautiful tropical gardens, then the Alindra Villas in Bali is the resort for you. Located along the border between South Kuta and Jimbaran is the Alindra Villas. This property is a 4-star boutique resort owned by a […] Read more…

Laos

  • Nam Song River | | 10 Things to do in Vang Vieng | Hello Raya Blog

    10 Things to do in Vang Vieng (Laos)

    Vang Vieng is a lovely town, located about 4 hours north of the capital of Laos. The town is filled with so much to do and you could spend days enjoying the nature, river and the local town…enough to keep you busy day in, day out. So here are 10 of my recommended things to […] Read more…

  • 13 Things to do in Luang Prabang | Hello Raya Blog

    Fun Things to do in Luang Prabang (Laos)

    In the central north of Laos, surrounded by mountainous terrain and the meeting point of the mighty Mekong River and the Nam Khan River, you’ll find the ancient town of Luang Prabang. Whether you plan to be here for a few days or a few weeks, there is plenty of things to do in Luang […] Read more…

Travel Essentials

  • Surviving a Long Haul Flight | Hello Raya Blog

    11 Things You can do to Survive a Long Haul Flight

    I don’t know how many planes I have been on in my life, but I can tell you that it is a lot. And many of them have been long haul flights. As I am writing this, I am on a long haul flight myself – from Sydney to Los Angeles. A good solid 13 […] Read more…

  • Skywalk Kuala Lumpur | Stay Healthy while traveling | Hello Raya Blog

    15 Ways to Stay Healthy & Fit While Traveling

    Taking the time off to travel has so many great benefits to your mental and physical state. Enjoying a holiday will help you rejuvenate and refresh your mind, body and spirit. It will help boost your creativity and energy levels, and most importantly, it will make you feel happier. There are small things you can […] Read more…