U Inchantree Resort – Most Romantic Resort by River Kwai Bridge

U Inchantree Resort Best Boutique Resort beside River Kwai Bridge

The U Inchantree Resort Kanchanaburi is definitely one of the best option for visitors looking for a cosy resort conveniently located near the River Kwai Bridge should they planned a vacation in this beautiful town. This is my 2nd stay at the resort which I visited five years ago and the resort have since gained a new wing making it a 50 rooms set up. Service is still as commendable, brisk and the resort retains a peaceful ambience. Incidentally, you might be pleased to know it garnered...

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5 Ways to Save Money on a Sydney Vacation

Save money Sydney vacation Jensen Chua Singapore Travel Blogger

According The Telegraph (UK) , Sydney is one of the top 20 most expensive cities in the world to visit, having fallen from 5th position in 2014. While that sounds like good news for travellers on a budget, there is no denying this is still an expensive city to visit, right up there with London, Zurich and Paris. What each traveller spend on and does during the vacation will have will effect on the best experience.

The following are 5 ways to save money for those on free and easy...

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6 ‘Must-Do’ activities when you have 72 hours in Sydney

6 Must Do activities Sydney Travel Tips Singapore Travel Blogger

Sydney’s a gorgeous city to visit with plenty to do and see. But when you have just 72 hours to burn here, I like to suggest 6 must-do activities in early winter for a memorable trip that will have you plan future visits again. So come along and join me on my quick trip Down Under.

 

Must Do #1 - Visit the Sydney Opera House

No trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to the iconic...

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5 reasons why you will love 137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok

Hotel Reviews 137 Pillars Suites New Hotel Bangkok Singapore Travel Blogger Jensen Chua

International tourist arrivals in Thailand reached a record high in 2016 and is projected to continue doing well in 2017 with more than 30 million foreigners arrivals annually. Tourism accounts for about 10 percent of Thailand's GDP and is one of the few bright spots for an economy that under performed peers in Southeast Asia. So it not surprising to see many new hotels being built. But amid the wide offering, the recently opened (February 2017) 137 Pillars Suites and Residences is...

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The All Inclusive Resort in Maldives: Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa

Travel Tips Sharing. Reviews Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa Jensen Chua Photography

Having last visited the Maldives some 15 years back, I was elated when the chance to go on an inspection trip to three resorts with Jetabout Holidays came in March. Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa was one of the resorts on the list. The Centara brand name is familiar to me as it is one of Thailand's leading hotel group, which is highly regarded for its excellent service.  Having inspected another resort, the Lux* South Ari Atoll just a two days prior to arriving at this resort, I...

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Lux* South Ari Atoll, Maldives – Luxury redefined

Travel Tips Sharing. Reviews LUX South Ari Atoll Maldives Jensen Chua Travel Blog

The very mention of Maldives always conjures up image of a tropical paradise - crystal clear turquoise water, coconut palms on white sandy beaches, amazing marine life and luxury resorts. Many of my friends even have the perception that these fabled atolls are basically romantic vacation places for honeymooners with little else to do except sun, sand and sea. They could not be more wrong. Sure, there are no theme park or megamall at any of the 1200 atolls but a trip to the Maldives will...

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Club Med Bintan- the premium all inclusive family resort

Travel Tips Sharing. Reviews Club Med Bintan premium all inclusive family resort Jensen Chua Travel Blog

A recent short media inspection trip to the lovely Club Med Bintan reminded me why this renowned vacation lifestyle chain can still command a premium and a veritable mecca of fun after all these years. Fond memories of my last Club Med holiday in Bali vacation decades ago returned and tell me I just had to include the chain's various other resorts around the world in my bucket list. Who can resist a resort where everything is taken care of ? From meals, activities , transfers to and from...

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Phuket Vacation December 2016

Family Vacation School Holiday Short Break Phuket Travel Blog Reviews Holiday Inn Patong

My short vacation to Phuket (a popular beach side resort island) after a gap of more than 15 years. During those years, much of the island has transformed and it's no longer the 'cheap, cheap' vacation paradise anymore. The beach scene have been cleaned up - you can now bring your own mat, rest on the beach without being harassed to rent one of those beach chair plus parasol and seems the jet-ski or time-share scams are no more. Every morning, waves of cleaners scout the beach and clear...

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