Sydney might have the stunning harbor views with the bridge and opera house, but Melbourne has some interesting sights on its own. You’ll have to look a little closer, but the street art all around the city is pretty amazing and I found myself wondering aimlessly and taking photos in the little neighborhoods – a great way to spend a leisurely day!
Crowne Plaza is an upscale hotel brand in the InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) with over 400 properties around the world. Crowne Plaza is one of the most globally distributed brands of IHG and focused on business travelers. You’ll find them in big cities and airport locations. They are not flashy, but they get the job done! … Continue reading
Ryan Air is not flying to the US, but that’s not stopping them from participating in the Black Friday Sale. In fact, they are making it “Seven Days of Sale”, with a different sale each day. And if you thought the 9.99 deals they were offering recently were great – their latest offer is even better with 100,000 flights from … Continue reading
St Kilda Beach, Melbourne
If you want to get out of bustling Melbourne for a relaxing day on the beach, it couldn’t be any easier: Just take the tram to St. Kilda and you’ll be walking along the shoreline in no time or stretch out on the white sand beach with a view over the water! This is just one of the aces up the sleeve of Australia’s second city!
The Holiday Inn Potts Point in Sydney offers splendid harbor views with the Sydney skyline, bridge and Opera House. The old-fashioned rooms are big, service is friendly & competent and the location near Kings Cross is convenient and fun. It’s good value and I would recommend it to friends & family! … Continue reading
Goa Gajah is a small temple on the edge of Ubud, the spiritual center of Bali! We visited in the early morning and the sunshine cutting through the mist from the damp forest floor gave it a mysterious atmosphere. The elephant cave entrance is unique among the temples I saw on Bali, so even if you are “templed out”, you might still want to add this temple to your itinerary!
airberlin has announced their final flight after 39 years of operation – AB6210 from Munich to Berlin on October 27th, 2017! While the holding company will soldier on, there will be no flights with an airberlin flight number after this day. In an odd twist of fate, award tickets booked through airberlin’s reward program, topbonus, on partner airlines like British … Continue reading
The Holiday Inn Express Bali Raya Kuta has large modern rooms as you expect from the brand in Asia – and the good news ends there. The service is terrible, the location is far from the beach and between two noisy roads and the tour groups frequenting this hotel are not helping it either and internet is so slow it … Continue reading
Philippine Airlines‘ rewards program Mabuhay Miles might not be the most rewarding, but currently you can snatch some great deals on award flights on select routes for 50% off the regular mileage price! You have to book by October 13th, 2017 for travel between January 15th – March 10th, 2018. There are some black out dates and rules, so read the … Continue reading
Pavilion Mall, Bukit Bintang
If you are coming to Kuala Lumpur to shop, Bukit Bintang should be your destination: From glizzy high-end malls to outdoor food markets and six floors of gadgets for geeks, there is everything you need within walking distance.
Find out more in my shopping guide for KL and the best places to stay in Kuala Lumpur!