capsule hotel in kuala lumpur

I have a confession to make. I am not a hostel person. Much more staying in dorm type rooms is out of the question. But last month, during a budget travel to Malaysia and Thailand, I tried an exception. It looks like a hostel, its arranged like a dorm type accommodation but provides you the privacy of a hotel room. Yes, the Sim Capsule Hotel in Kuala Lumpur’s Bukit Bintang. I’m no stranger to hostels. In fact, when I was in Singapore for ten days…Continue Reading “Why I love this capsule hotel in Kuala Lumpur”

hotel in cebu city

Cebu Hotel Plus is the newest and affordable hotel in Cebu City that opened just last September 2017. It has ten floors with 50 cozy rooms. Location wise, its at a quiet street near the Cebu Provincial Capitol but still within walking distance to malls, good cafes and restaurants, a few minutes to Fuente Osmena and quite connected with Cebu City’s public transport system that it is convenient to go around the city be it major malls and tourist/heritage areas. For two nights, we were…Continue Reading “Cebu Hotel Plus, affordable and new hotel in Cebu City”

design boutique hotel in taipei

citizen M opens its first branch in Asia, a design boutique hotel in Taipei that is changing the way hotels are supposed to be. It’s bold and brave but highly imaginative in its interior. It only has one kind of room category and all 267 are modern, minimalist and smart. I got excited when my stay at citizenM Taipei North Gate got confirmed. Who wouldn’t be when you get to stay in a beautiful design boutique hotel in Taipei. It’s actually the 11th branch of…Continue Reading “A bold new design boutique hotel in Taipei”

Novotel Siam Executive room is highly recommended when staying at the Siam Square area of Bangkok. Why? Read on. I’ve been in and out of Thailand’s bustling capital, Bangkok for the past three years after having last visited it around fifteen years ago. And I know how it is to be in this city: can be tiring at times especially if you spend all day exploring the city. But I’ve always gravitated to the Siam Square area. It’s a center for business, leisure and shopping…Continue Reading “Staying at Novotel Siam Executive room in Premier floor”

The Carmen Hotel

Probably, it’s the best boutique hotel in Naga City. I’ve been frequenting Naga City for the past several years either for visits due to travel blogging invites or just for the love of being in this place. But one of the things that got me excited ever since I found out about it last year while as speaker at the Bicol Tourism Summit was the opening of probably the best boutique hotel in Naga City. Of course, I’ve stayed in several accommodations here from budget…Continue Reading “The best boutique hotel in Naga City”