Hotels Around Asia

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    Tropical Luxury at the Mövenpick Resort Karon Beach (Phuket)

    Picture this. A long stretch of white sandy beach set against sparkling turquoise water. Happy hour cocktails while watching the sun drop into the Andaman Sea. Traditional Thai hospitality with a splash of tropical luxury. Sound like your perfect holiday? Well pack your bags, we’re heading to the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach in Phuket. It’s […] Read more…

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    23 Love Lane – a Boutique Heritage Hotel in Georgetown (Penang)

    Nestled in the heart of Love Lane in Georgetown, Penang (Malaysia) is the beautiful boutique heritage hotel 23 Love Lane. It’s eclectic, it’s full of character and most importantly, it reflects the careful restoration of heritage that is an important part of the UNESCO Heritage Site. 23 Love Lane comprises of several heritage buildings, which […] Read more…

Malaysia

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    10 Free Things to do in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    Kuala Lumpur (KL) is a fun city to roam around and explore, and there are so many things to do in Kuala Lumpur for every budget. It’s already quite a cheap city to discover, but what’s even better is that there are also many things to do in Kuala Lumpur that are free. The city […] Read more…

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    A Penang Food Adventure with Food Tour Malaysia

    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again… I love Malaysian food. I have heard that Penang food is famous (amongst other things of course!). So of course when I was planning to head to Penang, my stomach was already grumbling with excitement about all the delicious Penang food I was going to have. […] Read more…

Singapore

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    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…

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    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

  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Phuket | Hello Raya Blog

    10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Phuket (Thailand)

    Phuket is a popular place to visit in Thailand. But I have also found that Phuket is often misunderstood. When I tell some of my friends that I am planning a trip to Phuket, I’d receive mixed reactions ranging from “lucky!” to “Why would you go there?” Like anywhere in this world, Phuket is not […] Read more…

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    Tropical Luxury at the Mövenpick Resort Karon Beach (Phuket)

    Picture this. A long stretch of white sandy beach set against sparkling turquoise water. Happy hour cocktails while watching the sun drop into the Andaman Sea. Traditional Thai hospitality with a splash of tropical luxury. Sound like your perfect holiday? Well pack your bags, we’re heading to the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach in Phuket. It’s […] Read more…

Indonesia

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    Your Travel Guide to Lhoknga (Banda Aceh in Indonesia)

    If you’re an avid surfer, then Lhoknga is the place for you. If you love beautiful beaches and natural landscapes, then Lhoknga is the spot for you. If you want to escape mass tourism and experience a much simpler way of life, then Lhoknga is the place for you. Lhoknga is a small coastal village […] Read more…

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    Places to Visit in Indonesia, outside of Bali

    When it comes to traveling in Indonesia, the place that first comes to mind is Bali. But there are so many other places to visit in Indonesia, that are simply breathtaking and worth the effort. I have spent a great deal of time in Indonesia, having lived a total of 5 years there. During my time […] Read more…

Laos

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

    13 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…

  • Sofitel Luang Prabang (Laos) | Hello Raya Blog

    5-Star Luxury at the Sofitel Luang Prabang (Laos)

    The town of Luang Prabang is an ancient town located in the north of Laos that is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a gorgeous town that beautifully interweaves Lao traditions while preserving European style architecture. Now imagine being able to stay in the former Governor’s residence in Luang Prabang. Well the Sofitel […] Read more…