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Luxury Bali Accommodation 0

Posted on April 30, 2010 by dorisch

I’ve heard much about a nice beach holiday in Bali and some of friends are recommending that the best accommodation deals can be a nice luxury bali that is near the waterfront!

Imagine waking up to a sumptuous breakfast by a resident chef and savouring all the home cooked dishes. While there may not have a full fledged gym with all the fitness equipment, you can always go for a massage by a good therapist in Bali. I heard that massage is fabulous and affordable there!

But staying in a luxury Bali villa accommodation would be nice if you have a group of friends so that you won’t be that lonely when the night grows near.

Things To I Can’t Do Without 0

Posted on April 24, 2010 by dorisch

When I was packing for my trip, I brought along a few important things that I can’t do without. I believe all of us have a list of to-bring things whenever we travel. And you normally like to pack them properly before your trip and forgetting them can bring frustration!

This Hong Kong trip, I brought along all my immune protectors including my anithistamines, propolis, manuka honey and my women’s multivitamin – it’s so important them I have them everyday! I managed to get some best accommodation deals for a serviced apartment and I loved it for its strategic location. It was near all the good eating and shopping places. It was only a 50m walk from the Jordan MTR station.

My friends are now discussing on our girlie holiday and it looks like I might be in Hong Kong again the next half of the year. It’s time to start searching for cheap accommodation rates again!

Tour Group Gets Best Accommodation Deals 0

Posted on April 24, 2010 by dorisch

My mom in law and her sister will be heading for China in a week’s time. It’s not easy to get old people to travel due to mobility reasons. But more are willing to get adventurous and join tour groups who usually get the best accommodation deals.

China is known for its traditional chinese medicine and many other stuff. Few of the popular cities include Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Suzhou…etc. A friend of mine once sought his hair loss cure from a chinese sensei in China. China is known for its famous Great Wall. The Great Wall of China is one of the greatest wonders of the world and Chinaís greatest travel destination. The Great Wall winds up and through desert and mountains at an expanse of 6,700 kilometers from the East to West of China. This wall was built to ward off Mongol invaders in the north.

The best way to get good accommodation deals and guided holiday is to follow a tour guide. A tour group is good for those who don’t like to plan their own holidays or prefer to follow along without any worries of getting lost!

Serviced Apartments for Daily Stays in Hong Kong 0

Posted on April 23, 2010 by dorisch

After my trip to Hong Kong, I got interested in the many serviced apartments that I took note of in the city. One of them is Shama Serviced Apartments whose neon signboard was so noticeable when I was strolling along Nathan Road in Tsimshatsui.

I checked out the website and noticed that they are accepting daily stays now. This means that they used to only accept monthly stays and this will cater to mostly corporate or long stay clients. The one which is accepting daily stays is the apartment in Causeway Bay which is strategically located near Times Square. Wow, I wouldn’t mind staying there the next time! I must say that I have kinda got used to Kowloon surroundings after our recent trip there.

Now that I’m back, I need to unpack, get back to work and hopefully squeeze some time to get those blackheads out in a facial session. Vacations are always nice but I just don’t like the unpacking bit after the nice memories 🙂

Nice Stay at Chi Residences 0

Posted on April 23, 2010 by dorisch

One of the things I like about traveling is that I get to stay in various hotels especially when I can grab some best accommodation deals for top hotels. It is nice to check out the interiors and decor of the hotels, examine the furnishings and experience the comforts of the room.

We stayed in a nice hotel in Hong Kong called Chi Residences. Though it isn’t that ‘fine’ like the lanson place, it is a very cosy place to relax after a long day of shopping. I like the little kitchenette where I can wash my cups and fix my son a drink. Unlike hotels, it’s uncomfortable to do the washing in the bathroom. I also noticed that a few new serviced apartments are coming up in the city area, which means there’ll be more accommodation options next time I visit Hong Kong. I wonder if any hotel would design rooms with walk in tubs for those who aren’t that mobile.

On the overall, Chi Residences is a good place to stay and if you book early, you can even secure best accommodation deals. Check out the rates at Search Your Hotel.

Travel to Bali for Furniture Shopping 0

Posted on April 14, 2010 by dorisch

A friend of mine was asking if I know of any cheap accommodation rates to Bali as she is planning to travel there to buy some furniture for her new home. After my conversation with her, I found out that many people have gone to Bali to shop for teak furniture and decoratives as the prices are attractive especially if you are paying in rupees!

I have been to Bali once and besides the beaches and good local food, I like the craftmanship of the wooden furniture. Many of them are hand carved by locals and these artisans take great pain to finish off a piece of good furniture. Their outdoor furniture is particularly popular as they are often made of solid wood and withstand the stress of extreme temperatures for any climate. Teak wood is popular in Bali but you should shop around and compare prices for the best deals.

When traveling to Bali, shopping for cheap accommodation rates isn’t hard at all as there are many choices for every traveler. SearchYourHotel allows you to compare hotel rates at one glance so that you don’t pay extra for any choice of accommodation.

Book and Search for Cheap Accomodation Rates 0

Posted on April 13, 2010 by dorisch

The best season to grab cheap accommodation rates has to be early in the year. Avoid school holidays or summer breaks as the accommodation will tend to peak during that season.

My friends are planning for a trip to London and they are making me envious! I have never been to London and I do love to make a trip someday. I read about the good shopping and beautiful architecture in London. Having lived in London for more than five years, my good friend is loving every minute of being there. If only the air ticket is a little more affordable, I would not hesitate to make a trip in the next half of the year. But I have been warned about the costly accommodation in the city. You can search your hotel ( and check prices months before your travel and compare before deciding on the best.

I guess I’m happy to be able to make a trip to Hong Kong for now. My friend almost had to bring her Ripped Freak when she was traveling there last year. The food was just too good that she had put on few pounds within a week! Hong Kong accommodation has become more affordable over the years due to more hotels opening up in the last few years. With keen competition, it is not hard to get cheap accommodation rates if you travel outside the peak season.

Travel for Treatment 0

Posted on April 12, 2010 by dorisch

Most of us travel for either leisure and business but over the years, medical tourism has also become very popular among some countries. This is largely due to the cost of medical treatment in some places as well as the technology involved.

I heard about people traveling to Korea and Indonesian for beauty transformation which involves anti aging and plastic surgery. But I have also heard about people making their way to detox centers to receive treatment for an addiction problem. Centers like rapid opiate detox provides treatment for people who struggle to gain control over their addictions and this sort of treatment provides a comprehensive treatment process.

With good reasons to gain better psychological and physical health, traveling for the above reasons have attracted much attention.

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