Destination Guide Ubud

Planning a trip to Bali? Read why you should add Ubud to your itinerary – the peaceful town surrounded by rice paddies and forests is my favorite place on Bali! My destination guide Bali will help you find the best places to stay and eat without spending a fortune, the top things to see & do while you are in … Continue reading

IHG introduces avid hotels – a modern, midscale brand!

Midscale hotels in the US with an average price around $90 are a pretty miserable experience: You find a lot of old motels with exterior corridors that haven’t seen a renovation in decades, offered by budget chains and independent hotels that can’t meet even the most lenient brand standards. Now, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is introducing their new midscale hotel … Continue reading

The perfect layover hotel in Kuala Lumpur: aloft Sentral

If you are looking for a stylish, yet inexpensive hotel for a stopover in Kuala Lumpur, the springboard to Asia, the aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is a great choice. The aloft KL is right next to the Sentral airport and metro station, has lots of shops and restaurants nearby and offers modern design typical for this brand. I enjoyed my … Continue reading

Great Hilton HHonors Value at Doubletree Kuala Lumpur

The Hilton Honors program advertises that you can get a free night from only 5,000 points – yet category 1 and 2 (10,000 points/night)  hotels are very rare and usually the lower brand hotels. I was excited to find a Doubletree hotel in Kuala Lumpur, a full-service hotel near the iconic Petronas Towers! I booked the Doubletree Hotel Kuala Lumpur for … Continue reading