Nestled in Kowloon’s ‘Golden Circle’ and minutes away from the Olympic MTR Station, The Olympian Hong Kong is new in Hong Kong’s hospitality scene but has quickly gone up the ranks in the span of less than a year by offering more sophisticated accommodations by combining refined tranquility and urban vitality.
Everyone thinks of Hong Kong as a city when in fact, it is a sprawling archipelago of 260 islands. By everyone, I mean including me. All along, I thought Hong Kong is one whole city slash country; apparently not. It consists of a few main areas – Hong Kong Island, the Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and over 200 offshore islands. For the purpose of being a tourist who wants to spend time exploring the main tourist attractions of Hong Kong, we considered staying in Hong Kong Island. Although hotel choices are limited to the upper range, finding OZO Wesley Hong Kong is definitely heaven sent.
There are tons of accommodations dotting the skyline of Hong Kong making it easy to choose a hotel but to find the right place is rather arduous and daunting. So, when choosing our first home in Hong Kong, it all came down to a special blend of location, value for money, upscale credentials, reviews and a dash of luck – enter Royal Plaza Hotel. This majestic hotel ticked off all our boxes – location, unique design elements, friendly service, fantastic cuisine and bar, world class amenities – everything we could ever hope for!
Phew, let me just say that commuting around Bali is a pain in the back, literally and figuratively. And, this is coming from a girl who lives in Cebu City, Philippines – dubbed as the worst city to drive in according to Waze Traffic App. Of course, we had an idea of how ugly it can be to drive around Bali when we motorbiked to Uluwatu but who knew it can get worse? Long story short, it was a loooong, exhausting ride from Tulamben (north-east coast) to Seminyak (southern end). Luckily, we had great deal of comfort and luxury waiting for us at Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort.
After months of contemplating, Olivier and I has finally decided to visit Bali as our first holiday destination as a married couple. People have been raving about Bali ever since I can remember so like the saying goes… It’s better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times. So, Bali it is! 🙂
Our stay at Punta del Este (The Point of the East) was a delight on so many levels. From the moment we arrived and then saw just how lovely the villa is, we knew we were in for a great holiday.
After spending a night in Manila, the Mr. and I are keen to leave the city. Both of us have been looking forward to going to Puerto Galera to celebrate my birthday and spend some alone time together.
Siargao in general can be expensive. So, if you are on a tight budget, a resort for under $20 for two people is a gem. You’d be glad to know that at this price, your comfort and convenience is not compromised.