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What the night life has in stock in Hong Kong

Hong Kong ranks among the top world-renowned travel destinations. To those who have ever visited the place, we all agree that the stay was fun with lots of places to make each second and penny spent worth. Funny enough, the city is sluggish in the morning hours as...

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Review: Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Awhile back I stayed at the Garden View Hotel in the mid-levels, and across the street was the HK Zoo and Botanical Gardens. After living in Hong Kong for a whopping 7 years, I never came to this place, shame on me! It’s actually a pleasant escape from...

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A Frequent Flyer Scheme for Pets

If you are not an animal lover, you may find the idea of a frequent flyer scheme for pets a little strange. However, that is what Korean Air has introduced with its Skypets scheme. Korean Air is an airline which allows a lot of pets to fly, so...

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Regent Chongqing – Classy and Luxurious

Regent Chongqing is a new hotel that opened in late 2016. It’s practically brand new and a nice five-star hotel addition to a city that’s growing more and more international each day. Regent Chongqing is situated in the financial district Jiangbeizui, so will appeal mostly to business travelers, but...

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Review: POP! Hotel in Jakarta

POP! is a chain with multiple locations across Indonesia. They are similar to a number of other chains there, which offer fairly basic accommodation in popular areas packaged up in a colourful branding. I recently stayed at the POP! in Kemang, Jakarta. I suspect that the different properties...

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Can You Trust Agoda?

I am not a big fan of booking hotels online. I would rather just turn up on the day and pay at the hotel, which is more convenient and quicker. Unfortunately, a lot of hotels now require customers to book through a third party platform or penalise them...

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Review: Xiamen Airport VIP Lounge

This lounge is the one used by Cathay Dragon and a slew of other airlines. It is situated at gate 17, one level up. The lounge is spacious and has good views out onto the tarmac. That also makes it feel quite light. There is a large open...