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Hotels in Southeast Asia

Malaysia

Thailand

Vietnam

Singapore

  • Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket list - Experiences in Southeast Asia - Borobudur | Hello Raya Blog

    The Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket List with over 60 Experiences in Southeast Asia

    Our journey through Southeast Asia continues with even more experiences in Southeast Asia. In part TWO of our list, we explore Laos, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Vietnam. If you missed our first cover on incredible experiences in Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Timor Leste, and Myanmar, you should check our part ONE of our ultimate list of […] Read more…

  • Singapore at Night - Marina Bay Laser Show | Hello Raya Blog

    Discovering Singapore by Night

    My favorite time of the day in Singapore is at night. The city lights up so beautifully, and Singapore comes to life. While there are heaps to do in Singapore, here are my top 8 picks to do in Singapore at night. Exploring Singapore at Night 1. Eat Satay at Lau Pa Sat Satay is a […] 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

Laos

  • Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket list - Experiences in Southeast Asia - Borobudur | Hello Raya Blog

    The Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket List with over 60 Experiences in Southeast Asia

    Our journey through Southeast Asia continues with even more experiences in Southeast Asia. In part TWO of our list, we explore Laos, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Vietnam. If you missed our first cover on incredible experiences in Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Timor Leste, and Myanmar, you should check our part ONE of our ultimate list of […] Read more…

  • 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…

Travel Essentials

  • Car Rental in Malaysia - GoCar in Langkawi & Kuala Lumpur | Hello Raya Blog

    5 Reasons Why I Love and will only book GoCar in Malaysia

    GoCar means experiencing car rental differently in Malaysia. With all the travels that Hubby and I have done, we have experienced the process of car hiring many times. What sticks in my mind about car hire with other companies (which I will not name) is that the pickup process is lengthy and the overall experience […] Read more…

  • Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket List - Trifena Belle Swimwear - The Perhentian Islands - Hello Raya Blog

    Trifena Belle Swimwear – The Bikini that Keeps on Giving

    You know what – packing is a real bitch. Well ‘was’ a real bitch for me. Deciding on what to bring was my first problem. I was trying to squeeze in as many items of clothing for those “just in case” moments. That only resulted in a heavy suitcase, that I had to lug around, […] Read more…