Sapa is in the northwestern mountain areas of Vietnam. It is located in the Lao Cai province, Sapa, around 320 kilometres away from Hanoi. Sapa has been one of the trekking attractions in Vietnam. Tourists are awe by its breathtaking scenery of rice terraces, mountain peaks, local ethnicity and cultural diversity. As years to come, more and more tourists flooded the place. Here are ways to get you here with different mode of transportation. Continue reading [SAPA TRAVEL GUIDE] How to get to Sapa from Hanoi | Vietnam
Thanks to AirAsia for sending me to Langkawi to experience Holiday Quickies over the weekend. Langkawi, Malaysia is known for the natural landscapes and island paradise by the locals and also tourists from overseas. The best part is that alcohol is not taxed on the island so that explains why drinking can be cheap there. Continue reading [M’SIA TRAVELS] 3D2N Weekend Trip to Langkawi, Malaysia with AirAsia
Swissôtel Merchant Court Singapore was my choice of weekend staycation recently. The hotel is located within a walking distance from Clark Quay MRT Station and also The Central Mall. The hotel is strategically located between Chinatown and Clark Quay area. You can literally enjoy the happening nightlife activities on both places. Continue reading [HOTEL REVIEW] My Weekend Staycation At Swissôtel Merchant Court Singapore
Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena is located within a walking distance from Novena MRT Station. The hotel is also located next to shopping malls including Square 2, Novena Square and Velocity. It is considered one of the newest hotels in Singapore that opened in late 2017. The hotel mainly caters to business travellers and also leisure guests or overseas guests that are here for medical review. The reason being is that it is also a walking distance away from Singapore’s best hospitals. Continue reading [Hotel Review] Weekend Staycation At Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena
Meet Sham Shui Po 深水埗 located in Kowloon Hong Kong, where you can experience a vibrant community with concentrated eateries. The district is an electic and charming neighbourhood that beckons with its intriguing blend of tradition and modernity. Sham Shui Po is a district filled with hidden gems for local cheap eats and deals. You will find more locals than tourists here at least for now.
I had a wonderful night with Hong Kong Tourism Board last week to learn more about the place.I also include this two-minute time-lapse video titled “Immerse Yourself in Sham Shui Po like Locals Do” to give you a general glimpse of this vibrant community. Continue reading [HK EATS] Discover Sham Shui Po 深水埗 with Hong Kong Tourism Board
During my recent family trip to Penang, we decided to stay in Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang. The hotel is known as one of the Far East’s most prestigious and historic building of the British colonial era. The hotel is fondly known as “E&O Hotel’ . Eastern & Oriental Hotel has two wings- Heritage Wing (old wing) and Victory Annexe (new wing). We stayed in Victory Annexe Suite. The hotel is like the Raffles Hotel Singapore and Strand Hotel Yangon, Myanmar. Continue reading [M’SIA HOTEL] Eastern & Oriental Hotel , George Town | Penang Hotel Review
Located approximately 10-15 minutes walk away from Johor Bahru (JB) custom checkpoint (Sultan Iskandar Building) , City Square Mall and KOMTAR JBCC, DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru was established on 1 July 2014. It was previously named Menara Landmark is strategically located at the city centre of Johor Bahru. Continue reading [JB] HOTEL STAYCATION DOUBLETREE BY HILTON JOHOR BAHRU
Hotel Penaga is situated within UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the heart of Georgetown, Penang Malaysia. The hotel was converted from a cluster of 15 pre-war terrace and shophouses, facing Hutton, Transfer Road and Clark Street into a boutique hotel with 45 beautiful spacing rooms, a restaurant, bar and a lounge that maintains the hidden gem of Hotel Penaga.
It was a great pleasure to have the opportunity to explore the place.
There are few room types available in Hotel Penaga. This includes the Hutton Rooms with 40 square meters, Transfer Suites available from 60-70 square meters, 140 square meters of Clark Terraces and Penaga Suites. Each house/rooms are fully refurbished and separated from the other hotel buildings and the lobby.
We checked-in to Clark Terrace, one of the concepts that suits for family or friends. Clark Terrace is a whole terrace house with rooms furnished with antiques, classic modern pieces and stunning works of art.
There is a mini bar with an open concept kitchen as well.
Spot the private Jacuzzi spa right at the back garden with privacy.
As we moved up to second floor, there are two bedrooms and bathrooms with a balcony overlooking the garden. Each room are beautifully decorated with individual pieces of reconstructed antique furniture. And the bed was superb cosy and comfortable.
Moving on is the facilities of the hotel.
The lap pool is located right outside the Cinnamon Restaurant.
Indulge in Penaga Spa by Tanamera located in the gardens of the Penaga Hotel. There are a total of three double rooms that are equipped with bathroom for changing, shower and sauna. Everything in one!
Hotel Penaga also offers breakfast for hotel guests at The Cinnamon. As you walked next to the restaurant, there is a business centre and library, which are available for hotel guests to fully utilise during the stay.
It was a pleasant stay with Hotel Penaga. The staffs are helpful and attentive during our stay. It is a wonderful way to experience the heritage in the heart of bustling city. And of course the hotel location is strategic where we can easily travel around the food places and tourists attraction.
Read about my Penang Food Posts here & Penang Attraction Places here.
Address: Corner of Jalan Hutton and Lebuh Clarke
10050 George Town, Penang Malaysia