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The Internet: Your Guide Through the Best Destinations in Asia

Posted by Megan on September 08, 2017
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Everything that we do these days revolve around what the Internet can offer. You will no longer have to make the rounds through the various hotel and accommodations in Asia Pacific to tell which ones are great and which ones do not play it fair. By making a couple of clicks, you will be able to discover the best options available. That would not require you to even lift your butt from your seat.

Comfort and Convenience

The active online community is beneficial in many ways. For one, it could lure you out of bad choices by providing sufficient and objective information about the best hotel and accommodations in Asia Pacific. It does matter, however, where you start your search.

It is only through reputable, credible, and unbiased sources that you can take valuable information that will help you in your quest. Otherwise, you may be sweet talked to believing that one is good when its source are the very people who run it, which obviously defies the objective. When looking for advice about the most cost-effective choice of hotel and accommodations in Asia Pacific, therefore, you must be very selective.

Accurate Listing

With the tourism industry growing by the day, the hospitality business is also rapidly moving up ahead. That means, countless choices are now available not just for the best hotels in Asia Pacific but also for the other establishments related to it like shopping centers, food joints, and attractions.

You get ahead of others in booking for the best vacation that you deserve, you must pick a couple of credible sources, check their listing, and decide which among the available options suit your preferred holiday, your timeline, and, of course, your budget.

Accommodations in Japan are dime-a-dozen and just like elsewhere in the world, they have every available option to meet specific set of requirements. You will need to compare prices and check customer reviews to define the best choice for you.

Travelling in Bliss

Travelling is supposed to give you a great time off from everything that’s been going around in your life. Although booking the actual trip can be tedious, you can be held together by the fact that much of the things that you need are readily available online. You just have to be careful in choosing your sources and defining exactly what you are looking for. If you are looking for the most luxurious yet budget-friendly accommodations in Philippines, make sure that your source is also towards that direction you are heading.

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How to Save Money in Your Thai Trip and Accommodation

Posted by Megan on May 29, 2017
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Thailand vacation can be expensive if you are careless with your money however if you know some tricks, a Thai vacation can be truly budget-friendly. Starting with your Thai hotel accommodation, you can get real savings by simply following these tips.

Travel to Thailand during low season

The best time to save in your Thai trip is to go during the low season. The low season is between April and September, and tourists are usually away during this time of the year. There is high possibility to negotiate the price for your Thai hotel accommodation since most are empty during this period. Some hotels have promos, which give great discount on rooms and early booking. The best hotels are located in Thailand’s busiest areas, and restaurants and dining places also offer low prices on menu and cheaper food during low season.

Avoid where tourists go

Bangkok can be crowded but it is surprising not as crowded compared to the most publicized and promoted areas like Phuket. It is affordable and you pay less for a Thai hotel accommodation located around Bangkok. Phuket is where the tourists are and prices are high and there isn’t anything that is cheap. Businesses charge excessively as everything has to be transported from the main island so expect to pay more even for a simple and basic Phuket accommodation. Chiang Mai and Udon are Thai places where everything is affordable and cheaper compared to other Island paradises in Thailand. A Phuket villa is of course expensive than in Udon and Chiang Mai Thai villa as well as a Chiang backpacker hotel has lower room rates than a Phuket B&B. Another best thing is, prices here can be negotiated and if you are good at haggling, you can strike a good hotel deal and enjoy some quiet time and surroundings while enjoying holidays in Thailand.

Go for accommodation with the basics

If you are a backpacker, go for a backpacker hotel and enjoy cheaper rates. If you’re with large group or family, a Bangkok accommodation like villa and bungalow is more ideal and saves you money. Also staying in hotels with basics like hot and cold shower and clean bed and linen stretches your money more. Thailand is a favorite destination because cheap Thai hotels and accommodations offer basic services like hot and cold shower, clean bed and linen and set breakfast. Going for the basics surely saves money.

Thailand vacation can be expensive but can also be a haven for thrift travelers. The key is in knowing when to pay or not for the privileges and being with pocket full of tricks and tips handed by veteran Thai travelers.

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A Guide to Planning the Perfect Vacation

Posted by Megan on April 14, 2017
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Who does not want to have a vacation getaway? Everybody needs it, given that most people now are constantly exposed to stressful situations both at home and at work. Just ask someone if they would love to stay in luxury villas for rent in Phuket and they would most probably tell you that they’d certainly love to. Why should you consider getting one yourself?

Imagine yourself together with that of your family or friends in one of the 2 bedroom villas in Ko Samui. How do you think you would feel after spending some time in here? Isn’t it that just the thought of it makes you feel relaxed and rejuvenated? And that is actually the main reason why many people rent luxury villas in Ko Samui – so that they could get to have some time to unwind, away from the daily stresses of life. How about you? Are you ready to get yourself a nice vacation? Read the tips below when preparing to head to some fancy vacation getaway destination.

Tips When Going On a Vacation

It all starts out with a plan. This will help you cover everything you need to do when going on a vacation. We suggest that you plan ahead of time. Give yourself some time, about several weeks before the actual date. This way, you can ensure that you get every detail organized.

The first thing you would want to do is decide on the date. If you plan to go on a trip together with your family or friends, then make sure that you pick a date where all of you are available for it. Now, if you are a big group, some of you may need to compensate like take a leave so that all of you could go on an ideal date, preferably on a holiday or over the weekend. Expect some real negotiating on your part during this phase of planning.

The next is to choose your location destination. We highly recommend going to Thailand? Why? They have amazing beaches, lots of delicious foods, plus the people in here are really nice. They also have luxury villas for rent in Phuket that are offered at very affordable rates, which could help you, save on costs.

After choosing the destination, you also need to consider how much each of you is willing to spend. This alone could help you determine how many places you can possibly visit including the type of accommodation where you will be staying. If you are on a budget for example, the likes of 3 bedroom villas in Phuket would give you more value for your money.

Last but not the least, you should have a list of the things that you need to bring such as your passport and other important stuff like toiletry, money, and medicine.

And once you have all of these covered, let the anticipation of staying in luxury villas for rent in Phuket build up and prepare yourself for some real fun and excitement.

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Top 3 Places to Visit in Indonesia

Posted by admin on January 19, 2017
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According to Bali’s tourism office, 954,957 Australians visited Bali in 2016. If you’re planning to jump on the bandwagon, there are direct flights to Bali from Darwin, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, and Cairns. You will arrive at Denpasar International Airport. To get the most out of your trip, here are the top 3 places to visit in Indonesia.

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Known as Bali’s cultural heart, Ubud has more to offer than retreats, rice paddies, and fortune telling. To get to Ubud from the airport, you can take the bus, hire a taxi, or have the staff/owner of the hotel where you’re staying to pick you up. The cheapest option is to take the bus. Travel time from the airport to Ubud is about one hour.

For your accommodation, you can choose one of the many Ubud hotels with booking services available online. In choosing a hotel, consider the length of your stay, how much you’re willing to spend, the places you want to visit, and the experiences you want to have while in Ubud.

The most popular tourist attractions in Ubud are: Sacred Monkey Forest, Goa Gajah “Elephant Cave”, Tegallalang Rice Terraces, Puri Saren Royal Palace, Blanco Renaissance Museum, and a lot more. When in Ubud, days can become weeks and weeks can become months so be sure to plan your trip thoroughly.

SEMINYAK
Known as Bali’s shopping headquarters, Seminyak is one of the top places to go in Bali. It is know for fun drinking sessions, parties at the beach, and boutique shopping. Seminyak is only 30 minutes away from the airport making it a great place to start your Bali adventure. To enjoy your stay without worries, you can choose from the many luxury boutique hotels in Seminyak. From 24-hour butler service to private pools, these luxury hotels got you covered.

Aside from shopping, dining, and partying in Seminyak, take time to discover these interesting attractions: Petitenget Temple, Biasa ArtSpace, Echo Beach, Totem Room Escape Challenge, and Seminyak Beach among other places. You can also enrol in cooking classes, indulge yourself in daily massages and facials, and surf. There’s never an end to the things you can do in Seminyak.

GILI ISLANDS

The Gilis is composed of three beautiful islands: Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Gili Meno. The best way to reach Gili Islands is through fastboats. You can ride one at Sanur (about 30 mins. from the airport), Padangbai (about 1 hr. from the airport), or Amed (about 2 hrs. from the airport). Most fastboat will take you to Gili Trawangan first and from there you can ride another fastboat if you want to visit the other islands.

Gili Islands accommodation choices include beach shacks, backpacker huts, budget hotels, mid-range hotels, boutique bungalows, and private villas. Each island is unique so make sure to visit all three islands while you’re there.

When talking about the things to do and places to visit in Bali, all the activities, attractions, and places covered in this article is just the tip of the iceberg. The next time you visit Bali, there are more exciting things for you to do and more unique experiences to look forward to.

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Beach Holiday in Bali for Couples and Families

Posted by Megan on November 18, 2016
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People look forward to spending beach time in Bali because of the wonderful waters and the best accommodations. Seminyak villas offer amenities that are good for the whole family or for just you and your spouse.  Spending some time in the villas allow you to relax and forget your worries for a while.

depositphotos_67809853_s-2015You will never run out of places to choose to stay. There are many villas in Seminyak of every kind. There are those located in secluded areas. While, there are some that are located near the beaches and all the other places where the action happens.  One thing is for sure, villas in Seminyak offer the best in luxury. It also has villas for couples and families.

You can find the best villas for rent in Seminyak along the west coast of the island of Bali. Most of these villas will work well as a honeymoon destination.  The beaches here have a romantic atmosphere. Here, couples can fall in love again by swimming in the waters of taking a scenic bicycle ride through the island. Known for giving honeymooners a reason to fall in love some more, Seminyak offers the best beaches in Indonesia.

Aside from being known as romantic paradise, Bali also offers 2 bedroom villas in Seminyak for rent for larger groups. Families will find this the perfect hideaway. Everyone can enjoy all the space they need and still have fun within and outside of the villa. Most of the family-oriented villas have swimming pools that the whole family can enjoy. These have enough space for the children to frolic around. It serves as the perfect venue for the best bonding moments for the family.

You can have your choice of family Seminyak villas and still enjoy the places of Bali. Most of the villas are strategically located within minutes’ drive to interesting spots that you can enjoy with your spouse or your whole family. In these places, you can spend quality time with either your partner or the whole clan.

The places near your chosen Seminyak villas are designed to have you enjoy your time in the resort area.  Bali is a place where your can have fun just by staying in your villa and enjoy the luxurious amenities it comes with. But, you also have the choice to go to the beach or visit the restaurants, bars and cafes lining up the shores.

The good thing about Bali is that it is for everyone.

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Exploring Exotic and Luxurious Surf Resorts in Indonesia

Posted by Megan on August 06, 2016
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Thanks to technology, searching and travelling to exotic destinations are easier now more than ever. There are a lot of tourists who are now trying out the surf resorts in Bali such as Kima Berawa Surf Camp, Puri Uluwatu Villas, and Kima Canggu Surf Resort. Bali, Indonesia is known as a honeymoon destination or a relaxing tourist spot. But these days, Bali is starting to be known as an exotic surfing destination for avid surfers from around the world. Before trying the waves in Bali, you should be aware about the characteristics of the waves and choose a surfing spot that matches your level. You do not want to end up under the whirlpool of waves.

Depositphotos_95766924_s-2015Surf resorts in Bali near Kuta Beach is ideal for beginners as well as intermediate surfers. It is the best place to try surfing especially for first time surfers. There are various surf resorts that offer surfing lessons. They even give a discounted rate if you are staying in their resort. If you plan to learn and get better at surfing, it is best to check in a surfing resort in Kuta Beach.

You can also try a surfing camp and avail of a group package deal for you and your friends. It is a lot cheaper to travel in groups than by yourself. You can also meet new people and other surfing enthusiasts from around the globe. For people looking for a challenge, you can hire surf charters in Bali to bring you to Keramas or Uluwatu where you are faced with intermediate to expert level of waves. These areas are advised only for professional surfers.

There are other surfing spots outside of Bali. Surf resorts in Java are also a famous spot for surfing enthusiasts. G-Land Joyo’s Surf Camp offers one of the most desired surfing destinations in Java. The waves in this area are a special isolated wave that most surfers want to ride. It is the kind of wave that is not suitable for beginners.

When you stay in a surf camp, you can avail of a surf package that includes the meals, accommodations, and surfing gears you need. You can stay all you want until you are able to ride that special wave. Other surf camps in Java offer surfing packages for all the enthusiastic travelling surfers. Check out the various packages you can avail that will let you experience a surfing holiday like no other.

More and more surfers are exploring the world to find the best waves.

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Making Your Dream Holiday a Reality

Posted by Megan on June 07, 2016
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Everyone has a dream vacation, the place they have always dreamed about their entire lives. It can be that adventure hike to Machu Picchu, or even that relaxed holiday in paradise drinking a cocktail in one of the best Bali villas. After all, with the stress of life and work, taking it easy and lying under the sun while detoxing from city life is nothing less than a dream come true.

Depositphotos_73875649_s-2015You know where you want to go, but the question is: how do you find the time and the money to afford the best Bali villas? Your luxury trip is sure to cost you a bit too. But, you can fulfill your dream and your vacation can be a reality if you know how to plan and save up for it:

  • Research your destination well – The beginning of every plan is to get all the information you need. How much do the best villas in Seminyak actually cost? What activities do I want to do? When is the best time to go and what do others say about this place? Once you have a clear idea of where to go and what to do, you can start with the next step.
  • Plan your budget – The luxury Bali villas might be expensive, but by doing a bit of research, you can find your way around it. Either figure out when the prices are cheapest, or book early enough to get a nice early booking rate, or simply find the one where your dollars can go the farthest and it actually won’t be so expensive for you in the end.
  • Prepare your schedule – This is also an important point to consider because your dream holiday isn’t like that short weekend trip where you go after work on Friday and come back Monday. This might involve booking holiday time at work, and figuring out when it is most feasible to be away from work for a few weeks or even more than a month. This way, you can enjoy your stay at the Bali luxury villas without worrying about work responsibilities and achieve that tan you would love to have.
  • Start saving – There are many different ways to make sure you have your travel fund when you plan to go. From saving loose change or even setting aside a few hundred dollars monthly, there are also other ways like gaining points for the travel through mileage or loyalty programs. In fact, through your daily expenses, you can find ways to either save some money or work towards getting that free flight to Indonesia, where the best Bali villas are waiting for you.

With these simple tips, your dream vacation will surely turn into a reality. Make this happen and just treasure every moment.

A dream vacation is feasible in Bali. Explore the place and stay in a matched dream accommodation.

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