A good budget hotel near the Bali Beaches: all seasons Legian

If you want to stay on Bali’s most popular beach, stretching from Kuta to Seminyak, Legian in the center offers a good compromise in terms of price and location. The all seasons Legian is an inexpensive, midscale hotel in the Accor Group with colorful rooms and resort pool in walking distance from the beach. It’s not the newest or nicest, … Continue reading

Convention or “staycation” – the Sofitel Manila is a local favorite for a luxurious treat!

If you are attending a convention at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila, are planning to see the historical sights of Intramuros or just need a luxurious treat on a “staycation”, I recommend the Sofitel Manila! It’s a favorite of the wealthy locals and of repeat visitors to Manila and offers outstanding service and great amenities to separate itself … Continue reading

Great base for first-time visitors to Ubud, Bali – Ubud Wana Resort

The Ubud Wana Resort in Ubud is located close to town, yet in a quiet neighborhood – great for the first-time visitor who want to explore Ubud on foot. It offers tastefully decorated rooms with upscale features, two pools to relax and a restaurant with good food. Service is personable and friendly, resulting in a very enjoyable stay! Check out my review … Continue reading