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Afternoon Tea Deal at RED by Sirocco Kuala Lumpur

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What better way to take it slow on your holiday than by enjoying a midday afternoon tea session? At just RM35 for two pax, the Classic Afternoon Tea offered by RED by Sirocco Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is one of the most value-for-money afternoon tea deal in town. Delight your senses as you savour on some delicate bites, including freshly baked pastries such as scones, strudels, sandwiches and more.

Located in the heart of Malaysia’s most happening and vibrant city – Kuala Lumpur, RED by Sirocco is tucked within an old yet charming neighbourhood, along the stretch of Heritage Row. This hotel is sure not to be missed, as its façade features a 25-storey high mural, the tallest mural in Malaysia, perfect for Instagram!

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Besides the aroma of freshly baked pastries, your afternoon tea experience at RED by Sirocco is bound to be an unforgettable and relaxing one. What makes the hotel unique would be its signature scent, an English Pear aroma reminiscent of a calming sanctuary that spells tranquillity and will make you feel at home.

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If this is going to be a R&R trip, why not head for a massage in The RUB Bar at RED by Sirocco too? Treat yourself to a much-needed body massage or foot reflexology to feel instantly recharged and rejuvenated. What’s more, The RUB Bar uses all-natural products such as their handmade and chemical-free soap bars so you can definitely relax with ease.

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Treat yourself to a scrumptious hotel afternoon tea deal at RED by Sirocco. Call +603 – 2603 1133 or email reservation@redhotelkl.com to reserve a table. Meanwhile, click here to subscribe to T141 Telegram Channel for first dibs on the latest travel deals in Southeast Asia!

Location: Menara M101 Dang Wangi, No. 3 Jalan Kamunting, 50300 Kuala Lumpur

Contact No.: +603 – 2603 1133

Email: reservation@redhotelkl.com

Website: http://www.redbysirocco.com

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Mid-Autumn Buffet Deal at The Wembley Penang

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As Mid-Autumn is approaching, have you had any plans yet? This year, Mid-Autumn festival falls on 13 September, Friday. On Mid-Autumn, most families and friends would gather for a reunion. Even if you don’t celebrate the festive, there’s no reason not to take some time off work and catch up with your loved ones. Of course, reunions are never complete without food, and mooncakes are a must on this special day.

If you’re too busy to host a party, how about an easy way out – organise your Mid-Autumn gathering at The Wembley Penang’s Moonset Brasserie buffet! Both lunch and dinner buffet choices are available as you eat to your heart’s content at Wembley Café!

Or, if you happen to be travelling to Penang, Malaysia with your loved ones this Mid-Autumn, here’s one dining place checked!

Other than being able to choose from a wide selection of local and Chinese culinary cuisine, the star of the show would be mooncakes of a variety of flavours at the buffet’s dessert bar, an offering unique to The Wembley Penang!

Having a buffet meal is definitely much more value-for-money and fuss-free for occasions like these. For the buffet lunch, it is priced at RM 72 for adults, RM 36 for children and RM 51 for senior citizens. For dinner, adults pay RM 122, children RM 61 and senior citizens would only have to fork out RM 85. All prices are nett, by the way!

Happening only on 13 and 14 September, this first-of-its-kind buffet is a two-day exclusive brought to you specially by the chefs at The Wembley Penang that you wouldn’t want to miss! Call 04-259 8123 or visit here to secure your reservation slot. Meanwhile, click here to subscribe to T141 Telegram Channel for first dibs on the latest travel deals in Southeast Asia!

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival in advance!

Location: 183, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Contact: +60 4-259 8000
Website: https://www.stgileshotels.com/hotels/malaysia/penang/stgiles-wembley

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Penang: An Ideal Destination for A Perfect Getaway

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Being regarded as the Pearl of Orient, Penang is covered with a blissful of colonial buildings, harmoniously fuse with modernized architecture, forming a perfect fusion for the old and new in a vibrant and lively city. It’s an extraordinary city and we are here to give you some solid reasons to visit Penang for your next trip!

Besides the typical “food” that we knew, there are other things that would spark up your senses as to why you should give this wonderful city a visit. We would break it down to you one by one for you without further ado.

1. Stunning Beaches

A trip to an island won’t be complete without visiting the beach. Surrounded by lots of beaches – Pantai Keracut, Batu Ferringhi, and Teluk Bahang are one of the reasons that sum up Penang as an ideal destination for your getaway!

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For an adventure seeker, you might want to check Monkey Beach where it requires you to jungle trekking across to the other side of the island to a peaceful and unpolluted beach in Penang that promises you a glamourous sunset view.

2.Delightful Delicacies

Perhaps this is a portion where we should leave it blank as it varies to different types of person that prefer different kinds of food. However, with their historical charm, Penang’s sultry delicacies are world-renowned and even the ambassadors or country leaders would pay for a visit. That shows how good it is!

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Popular in nationwide, some of them have successfully opened a franchise in all over Malaysia, such as Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendol and Him Heang Tambun Biscuit. Besides, there are some delicacies where you can only get the authentic taste in Penang, such as the Ayer Itam Asam Laksa and Penang Char Kuey Teow.

3.Remarkable Heritage Sites

Penang should be proud of themselves in terms of preserving the old architectures and refining them to a heritage site. Places such as the Khoo Kongsi, a Chinese descendant family house that dated back into the 20th century is a sight to behold.

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With an outstanding architecture and to show the diversified culture in Penang, Masjid Kapitan Keling, St George Church, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, and Penang Peranakan Mansion are deeply rooted in the city.

Some other famous landmarks, such as City Hall of Penang, Fort Cornwallis, and the Jubilee Clock Towers are all building from the colonized era and preserved up until now. Aged but gems to the island.

4. Amusing Attractions

The iconic KOMTAR tower is perhaps the must-visit attractions in Penang and not to mention, there are also packed with all kinds of museum surrounded the bustling city. Moreover, the street arts that revolved within the artistic city adds in sparks and brought attentions to tourist worldwide.

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Other attractions such as the Kek Lok Si Temple, Chew Jetty, Penang Hill, and Escape Themed Park are worth the visit and rich in arts and cultures. Nonetheless, it is an island that is full of attractions that are well worth your time.

5. Pleasant Stay

Having a long day wandering in the streets of Penang can be tiresome at times. A nice and cosy stay would help to recharge and embark on a whole new journey. And Cititel Penang is the answer for all your worry! A magnificent 17-storey high, 4-Star hotel that stood tall in the heart of George Town, Penang.

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Cititel Penang comes with 451 comfortable and well-appointed rooms, it’s 5 minutes away from the Penang Ferry Terminal and a mere 30 minutes’ drive from Penang International Airport. The famed Batu Feringghi beach is only 30 minutes away by car.

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Be it a business or family occasion, Cititel Penang guarantees you with their excellent hospitality and services – the perfect choice for the perfect stay. Last but not least, a piece of good news to share with you, by applying the promo code “BESTRATECHM” to enjoy up to 20% discount when you book directly through the website www.cititelpenang.com.

 

Location: 66, Jalan Penang, 10000 George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Contact: +604 291 1188

Website: www.cititelpenang.com

 

 

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5 Unique Cafés in Phuket That You Must Visit

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Phuket is a gem island for Thailand, and mostly due to their sandy white beaches, sizzling hot sun and excellent location for a summer vacation. However, there are also no shortage of wonderful and unique cafés that lurks in the towns and streets of Phuket. Let us check out these 5 unique cafés in Phuket that you must pay a visit.

1. Taitong Café

We start off with the authentic and old rustic Taitong Café, one that brought up the real-life antiques of an old Phuket Town. Stepping into the café is like taking a peek of the traditional days of Phuket.

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There was an old blue colour Song Thaew (or commonly known as Tuk Tuk) that has been made into a minibar inside the café. It is one of the main attractions of this café, and also a famous Instagramable location.

Their famous coffee here is their cappuccino, rumour has it this coffee has a kick in it!

 

Address: 54 Thalang Road, Talad Yai, Muang, Phuket, 83000
Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 8 am to 8.30pm

 

2. Bookhemian Coffee Bar

For those bookworms out that, congratulations, we have found you a serene location, Bookhemian Coffee Bar, where you can diverse into your own reading universe without the outer world interruption in Phuket.

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Once you enter the here, there is a unique ambience that clouds on the entire café. Shelves of books, art magazines and local photography can be found here, while hipsters could also stop by at 2nd floor for the mini-cinema.

 

Address: 61 Thalang Road, Old Phuket Town 83000, Thailand
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 9AM-7PM, Sat to Sun: 9AM-8:30PM

 

3.We Café Salad & Coffee

If you are a vegetarian, this café might just be the best place to hang out in Phuket. Introducing We Café Salad & Coffee, a unique café that located along Chaofa West Road. (between Phuket Town and Chalong Temple)

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The café has a hydroponic farm in their backyard, providing them fresh veggies and salads. The atmosphere inside the café is somehow like a tropical rainforest, with wooden tables and chairs, and a wooden tree pillar as decorations.

Perhaps the most interesting part is you can choose your very own toppings for your salad with their fresh veggies and plants

 

Address: 5/30 Chao Fah Tawan Tok Road, Old Town Phuket 83000, Thailand
Opening hours: Mon to Sun: 7:30AM-8PM

 

4. Factory Café

This café has its brilliance and creative touch thanks to local architect Tantanan Srinawakul that successfully blends rustic and industrial concept into one. On the outside of the café, it’s nothing fancy and unnoticeable, but once you stepped in, it morphs into a polish urban space with fashionable décor.

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Besides the artfully designed decorations, their Asian-Fusion delights and food are the main reasons that you should pay a visit. The food that they prepared is filled with creativity and artistry that food bloggers and Instagrammers will flock into this place.

Just order a dessert and you will get why it is listed as one of the must-visit cafés in Phuket. Be prepared to be amazed by it.

 

Address: 81, 83 Satoon Road
Opening hours: 10.30 am to 11 pm daily

 

5. The Tent

Yes, you heard it right, it’s called The Tent, and you are literally having your wonderful time, in a café, in an indoor teepee tent. How many cafés have you seen with a tent inside? The low tables with turquoise white teepee tent and cosy cushions make this spot one of a kind.

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Inspired by the Native-American theme, The Tent is one of a kind café in Phuket with its unique decorations and food. The foods here serve with a “Tent” theme. Such as waffles being cut and assemble into a firewood stack like serving, and a marsh-mellow being “hanged” over the coffee.

Do give it a try here if you are in search of a unique café in Phuket. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

 

Address: 16 Thepkasattri Road, Old Phuket Town 83000, Thailand
Opening hours: Mon, Wed to Sun: 9:30AM-8PM (Closed on Tuesdays)

 

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Le Apple Boutique Hotel Collaborates with China KOL via Influencer Marketing

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Situated on a superb location that is just opposite the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC Shopping Centre, next to Avenue K shopping mall, KLCC LRT Station, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is Le Apple Boutique Hotel.

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In order to build an effective marketing strategy, Le Apple Boutique Hotel has taken the initiative to work closely with Asia Travel Club (ATC) via influencer marketing. The hotel successfully gets connected with China KOL that has 1 million over followers, LingLei Kong (@Destination·沿途旅行) under ATC’s #StayForStories program from ATC Messenger Social App.

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Coincidentally, this is also the season of durians, as LingLei Kong was invited to participate in Le Apple Boutique Hotel’s Stay and Eat-All You Can Durian Feast.

In exchange for a free stay, LingLei Kong has posted two Weibo post videos, explaining in details on his experience with Le Apple Boutique Hotel and the Stay and Eat-All You Can Durian Feast.

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A notable mention that LingLei Kong has never tried durian before this, and decide to challenge himself for a taste of Musang King Durians. In the video itself, he has also done a comparison of durians with an 80 years old cheese that he ate at his last trip to Italy.

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He also gets to have a quick chat with one of the owners of Le Apple Boutique Hotel Mr Wong and understand some useful information about durians, such as the traits of Musang King.

You can check out his post and his videos here and here.

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Top Places to Hunt For Durians in Kuala Lumpur

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It’s the favourite season of the year – Durian Season again! (For most) For all durian lovers, which place comes in mind when you think of durians? Come on, SS2 again? Got somewhere near to the city? Certainly! Let us check out the top places that you could hunt for durians in Kuala Lumpur.

City Durian Specialist

Located strategically in the heart of the city, and “The Golden Triangle” of Bukit Bintang, City Durian Specialist is the ideal place for tourist and locals to stop by and ease your lust for durians in Kuala Lumpur.

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To get here, all you need to do is spot on a gigantic Durian sculpture standing in front of the shop. You could also get here by hopping off two train stations nearby.

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Apart from getting some delicious and fragrant durians here, you could get all sorts of durian related snacks here too! Such as Durian Spring Roll, Durian Tarts, etc.

Address: C1-C5, Backspace@Alor, No.15A (R-1-18) Jalan Tong Shin, Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 12.00PM – 12.00AM

 

Chen Brothers Durian & Fruit

Try Google Search “Durians in Kepong” and I can guarantee you that Chen Brothers Durian & Fruits will be on top of the list.

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They have been consistently providing excellent quality durians the past years and was the most sought after stalls for providing durians in Kuala Lumpur. However, it might be a bit of pricey, but hey price reflects the quality you get!

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The varieties of durians included Musang King, D24, D101, Udang Merah, Pokok Tua and lots more. Also, do note that they sell rojak, ice-kacang and refreshing coconut water.

Address: Jalan Mergastua (Durian Street), 52100, Kepong Baru
Operating Hours: 1.00PM – 11.00PM

 

Soon Huat Durian Market

Since 1993, Soon Huat Durian Market has started on their durian business by setting up a row of spacious white tents on the busy road of Jalan Cempaka.

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Nothing beats the feeling of having some appetizing durians on the roadside tents, but what impressed the most is their amazing services. They do provide free mineral water and a proper toilet, which you probably couldn’t find it anywhere else.

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Make sure you try on their most popular durians over here – Musang King, Kaki Buluh and XO. Even our Malaysian Mix Double representative Chan Peng Soon has been here for their durians as well!

Address: Jalan Cempaka 3, Taman Cempaka, 68000 Ampang
Operation Hours: 11.00AM – 11.30PM

 

Le Apple Boutique Hotel @ KLCC

Seriously? A hotel that welcomes the pungent smell of durians?!

You probably never heard of it before, but Le Apple Boutique Hotel KLCC had made it happened. They officially welcome tourists and local to their Musang King Durian Feast by providing accommodations for Stay and Eat-All You Can Durian Feast promotion.

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Besides, they also have two other promotions going on namely, Walk-In Durian Buffet and Durian Take Away, allows you to enjoy delectable durians all within their hotel compound.

Their movement was supported even by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture as it was in line with the Tourism board for promoting Durio-tourism.

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So, don’t waste your time driving a few hours just to get down to a durian orchard in Bentong for the lust of durians. Le Apple Boutique Hotel KLCC get it all covered up for you!

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Note: All prices above are only applicable to the month of July/August 2019 ONLY. (subject to availability)

 

Location: 160, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: +603 21 793 777
Website: leapple-klcc.com.my

 

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Food Hunting in Penang: 5 Delicacies That You Shouldn’t Miss Out

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Most of the time, when people mentioned about Penang, the first thing comes into their head is none other than FOOD. Yes, Penang is food heaven and everybody knows it. Their succulent delicacies are somewhat irresistible and make you longing for more. Here are some of the food that you shouldn’t miss if you are food hunting in Penang.

1. Penang Road Famous Teochew Cendol

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If you are a first-timer and have no idea where to start for food hunting in Penang, Penang Road Famous Teochew Cendol is the best option ahead. Located at a strategic location near to the famous landmark of KOMTAR tower, the Teochew Cendol stall is situated at a small alley next to Penang Road, where you can see long queues and crowded tourist swarming in daily. With over 80 years of history, Penang Road Teochew Cendol has consistently provided the best cooling dishes for a summer country like Malaysia.

2. Char Kuey Teow at Joo Hooi Cafe

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Just next to Penang Road Famous Teochew Cendol stall is Joo Hooi Cafe, a Kopitiam which sells a variety of food such as Penang Laksa, Rojak, and last but not least, Char Kuey Teow. Food hunting in Penang will consider incomplete without a dish of Char Kuey Teow. Though it may only come in one-size, the Char Kuey Teow here is served with fresh shrimp, crunchy bean sprouts and eggs. You can also order duck egg instead of a normal egg with RM 1 extra for a more flavoury taste!

3. Bayan Baru 888 Hokkien Mee, aka Prawn Noodles

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In Bayan Baru, there is a famous shop called 888 Hokkien Mee. However, this is not the Hokkien Mee that we commonly knew, with black sauce and thick noodles. In Penang, Hokkien Mee is prawn noodles, so don’t get messed up! The taste of the prawn noodle soup is so delicious that you would savour it till the last drop. Served with fresh shrimp and slices of succulent chicken, you wouldn’t want to miss out such a luscious dish~

4. Ice Kacang@ Kek Seng Coffee Shop

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Another nice cold served dessert that melts your heart will be Ice Kacang. Unlike many others, the Ice Kacang in Kek Seng Coffee Shop has its uniqueness. They have two toppings of ice-creams that you can choose on your preferences. Their best-selling topping is Durian and Sarsi flavour ice-cream.

5. Famous Asam Laksa at Pasar Air Itam

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Whenever tourist visits the famous Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, it is not hard to spot a stall right under the temple, with an uncle that sells Asam Laksa. This is the famous Asam Laksa at Pasar Air Itam has to offer. With its mouth-watering fish with spicy broth noodles, the Asam Laksa here is simply claimed to be the best by locals and international tourists. But a fair warning ahead, not everyone can take the pungent and fishy smell of the dish, but the taste of it is guaranteed.

Feeling Tired?

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After a long and tiring day of food hunt, maybe you can try to have a good rest at Cititel Penang. Cititel Penang is located strategically in Georgetown, which was conveniently for you to set out for food hunt. Besides that, in Cititel Penang, you can enjoy using their indoor Jacuzzi, or have a nice relaxing massage in their wellness centre, or even chill at their Citi Lounge and KTV Lounge.

Are you an influencer looking to visit Penang, Malaysia soon? Join us as an influencer and we will help you connect with hotels and resorts across Asia for collaboration. Chat with us on Messenger at m.me/asiatravelclub today!

 

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Fiji For Culture Enthusiasts

Fiji For Culture Enthusiasts | Cultural Things To See & To Do In The IslandFijian Warrior Dance | Image from Mark Snyder

From the food, festivals and the arts, the Fijian way of life is deeply rooted in its culture. What better way to experience Fiji’s vibrant – and happy – culture than to visit the destination and explore its time-honoured and revered landmarks and attractions. Situated in the South Pacific, the destination is sprinkled with many unique cultural sites and attractions across its 333 islands, making it perfect for fun-loving, culture-seeking families and couples.

Top Cultural Things To See & Do In Fiji

Visit Nadi Town

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Nadi Markets | Image from Chris McLennan

With an array of handmade handicrafts on display, Nadi Town’s handicraft markets are truly an arts and culture lover’s treasure trove. The handicraft market presents the perfect opportunity to find that special something at bargain prices! Locally made traditional gifts include handmade, carefully designed tapa cloths and wooden goods like mats, baskets, purses, fans, carvings and pottery.

Stop By The Fiji Museum

Discover Fijian culture, art and life at its museums. With 3,700 years of island culture, art and traditions, the island nation definitely has all the museums and art galleries that showcases the destination’s rich heritage. Located in Suva, the Fiji Museum is a red bricked establishment featuring a variety of ancient weapons and archaeological artefacts, including the 100-year-old double-hulled Camakau canoe.

Catch Vibrant Cultural Performances

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Fire Warrior Drumming At Sunset | Image from Chris McLennan

When in Fiji, join in a time-honoured kava ceremony performed by locals at a Fijian cultural village to understand the whys’ and how’s behind a culturally-rich rite. Don’t miss out on the legendary Fire walkers and Meke Performances – you’ll be awed by the spectacle. Last but not least, savour traditional Lovo that’s cooked in the ground to cap off the experience.

Soak In The Beauty of Fiji’s Port Town Levuka

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the historic Port Town of Levuka on Ovalau Island is the first colonial capital of Fiji to be bestowed to the British in 1874. The tranquil town is backed by a dormant volcano which has several treks heading up towards the peak. Here, guided treks weave their way through time-honoured Fijian villages; Colonial buildings run the length of Beach Street while classic restaurants continue serving up cold drinks in the same way they did eons ago.

Stay in a Bure

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Pacific Harbour Arts Village Bure | Image from Tourism Fiji

Fiji has some wonderful time-honoured modern huts or “bure” – so check into one and stay overnight to experience true Fijian life, hospitality and cuisine with your family and or significant other.

So make Fiji the place to-go for your cultural holiday.

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Fiji For Food Lovers

Fiji For Food LoversSunset Image | Photo from Tourism Fiji

With its crystal-clear waters, pristine natural environment and farm-to-table organic produce, Fiji is a culinary heaven for both families and couples. From time-honoured Fijian fare to au-naturale international cuisine, there’s something to suit everyone’s taste buds and budgets. And with a diverse population that includes natives, Europeans, Indians and Chinese, food lovers can expect to find a satisfying variety of culinary offerings. Indulge in the finest and freshest flavours from the world’s happiest island nation – and eat, drink and be happy!

Top Things To-Do For Food Lovers

Taste Time-honoured Lovo

Lovo is a local delicacy that is cooked in an earth oven. Meats, fish and vegetables wrapped in banana or coconut leaves are then placed on top of the heated stones and simmered for a few hours, pending the quantity of the feast placed within. Lovo is typically prepared for communal celebrations and or ceremonies like weddings and festivals. Most resorts in Fiji host a lovo night once a week to introduce visitors to Fijian culture through food.

Stay Happy, Sample Kava

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Kava with visitors | Photo from Mark Snyder

A trip to Fiji is never complete without savouring Kava, an earthy beverage that’s also the island nation’s national drink. Dried and pounded roots of the kava plant are mixed with water and shared as a symbol of acceptance and friendship. Presented in a bilo or coconut shell cup, drinking kava is an integral part of Fijian culture that’s also fun for travellers to partake!

Indulge In Fresh Seafood

Blessed with pristine waters all year-round, its no wonder Fiji’s seafood is always abundance. Whether its an artfully composed seafood platter or tastefully presented crayfish, crab and prawns dish by a seaside terrace, Fiji is dotted with plenty of unique cafes and restaurants that promises visitors a memorable dining experience.

Food Curry Crab | Photo from Tourism Fiji

Embark On A Tour Of Nadi Market and Cooking Class

Shop for cooking ingredients at Nadi Market, a large, casual bazaar selling all kinds of local fresh produce ranging from bananas to exotic, lesser-known items like the kava powder.

Spice up your visit the Fijian way by taking up a cooking class! Learn all about the South Pacific’s cooking style while enjoying a fun, hands-on activity. An excellent family-bonding activity, be inspired to create fresh, flavourful and healthy dishes – and create memorable memories. Travellers will also have the opportunity to savour the finest dishes and fresh catches.

Savour Kokoda

Fiji Food For Lovers

Fijian Food Kokoda | Photo from Tourism Fiji

A time-honoured fresh, simple and elegant dish, enjoy the fresh and zesty flavours of raw fish served in a bowl of coconut! Fish is cut into a fine dice and placed in a bowl and poured with lime juice and lemon, which naturally cooks the meat. Lovingly seasoned with pepper and coconut milk, the dish is then served.

Check Out Fijian Rum

The rich volcanic soils with virtually no erosion, mostly organically grown sugar cane and Fiji’s artesian water have resulted in an unrivalled flavour of Fiji’s rum. Like its island nation’s people-oriented culture, Fiji’s rum has the touch of people blended into its production, thus making it a neat choice for a drink with family and friends. Gift your loved ones a bottle of Fijian rum to show them your appreciation.

With so much to indulge, Fiji is the perfect destination for food lovers. Visit Fiji and check off the destination on your bucket list.

 

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5 Hotels in Asia with Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141

There are two great things to look forward to when booking luxury hotels. First is the spacious hotel room—which is almost always guaranteed to come with a stunning view. Second is the sumptuous food choices available that you can’t say no to—especially if it’s from Michelin-starred restaurants!

Are you a gastronomic adventurer with a passion for chasing the best dining experiences? Check out these hotels in Asia which are home to Michelin-starred restaurants you need to try.

 

1. SHANGHAI: The Langham Hotel

Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141
Photo Courtesy: The Langham Shanghai Xintiandi
Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141
Photo Courtesy: T’ang Court

The T’ang Court located on the 5th floor of the elegant glass building of The Langham Shanghai Xintiandi was awarded two Michelin stars in 2019.

The restaurant serves mouth-watering dishes like Wagyu beef in spring onion, marinated jellyfish in vinegar, double-boiled fish matsutake mushroom, and more which is supervised by the talented chef Justin Tan. If you want to get a taste of these dishes, book your stay at The Langham Hotel and dine at the Táng Court.

Address: 99 Madang Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200021

 

2. SINGAPORE: Equarius Hotel

Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141
Photo Courtesy: Resorts World Singapore | Equarius Hotel
Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141
Photo Courtesy: Equarius Hotel | Forest

Equarius Hotel, located in Sentosa, is home to one of the finest Michelin-starred restaurants in Asia. Forest is a rain-forest themed Michelin restaurant where celebrity chef Sam Leong crafts magnificent modern-Chinese cuisines. At Equarius Hotel, you don’t only indulge on delicious meals but you can also access nearby attractions like the famous Universal Studios or go for a hike at the Imbiah Nature Trail (only 14 minutes away from the hotel).

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269

 

3. MALAYSIA: St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

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Photo Courtesy: St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141

 

Heading to Malaysia? They also have hotels with Michelin-starred restaurants including St. Regis Kuala Lumpur where Taka by Sushi Saito is located. Taka by Sushi Saito features counter seating, six private dining rooms, and two VIP dining rooms. This three-star Michelin restaurant is headed by Takashi Saito, the owner of a renowned Michelin chef in Japan. Staying at St. Regis in Kuala Lumpur will give you a great chance to taste his sushi-crafts and other cuisines.

Address: No 6, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

4. THAILAND: COMO Metropolitan Hotel

Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141
Photo Courtesy: COMO Metropolitan Bangkok
Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141
Photo Courtesy: COMO Metropolitan Bangkok

If you’re craving for some luxurious Thai flavours, then book your stay at COMO Metropolitan Hotel in Bangkok and dine at Nahm. Nahm has been awarded a Michelin star for the second time this 2019. You will surely love their Thai cuisines prepared by a team of chefs led by chef Pim Techamuanvivit.

Address: 27 S Sathorn Rd, Khwaeng Thung Maha Mek, Khet Sathon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand

 

5. SOUTH KOREA: The Shilla Hotel

Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141
Photo Courtesy: The Shilla Seoul
Only few hotels in Asia have Michelin-starred restaurants so stay at one these luxury hotels. | Travel141
Photo Courtesy: The Shilla Seoul

 

La Yeon is a three-star Michelin restaurant located on the 23rd floor of The Shilla Hotel in Seoul. There are a lot of Korean cuisines that the world needs to discover. Book your stay at The Shilla Hotel and satisfy your hunger for Korean dishes.

Address: 249 Dongho-ro, Jangchung-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea

 

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Indonesia Hotels: Stay in An Isolated Island at Bawah Reserve Hotel

Go on a Bawah island getaway at Bawah Reserve Hotel! | Indonesia Hotels | Travel141

If you’re thinking of where to go in Indonesia, we’re here to remind you that there’s another island that starts with the letter “B” and it’s not Bali! The beautiful island of Bawah, a virgin island full of greens and crystal-clear waters, is where peaceful and tranquil vacation awaits.  And although there are only a few Indonesia hotels found on the island, the Bawah Reserve Hotel is a haven you shouldn’t miss in Bawah, Indonesia! Read further to know what adventure is in store for you on your Bawah island getaway!

Bawah Reserve Hotel, nestled in Anambas, Indonesia, was designed by architect Sim Boo Yang and got investments from Tim Hartnoll. It’s one of the best Bawah island resorts known for its overwater bungalows and relaxing suites, fine dining experience amidst the sunset, and other luxurious experience that will make any traveler ecstatic.

Inside their bungalows, expect inspiring jungle murals, beautiful canopy beds, and open-sundeck with stairs that lets you dive into the clear waters. Not only that, but you can also enjoy and choose from different private suites like the beach suite, deluxe beach suite, or garden suite all equipped with great amenities for your comfort and relaxation.

People loved this place so much that Bawah Island received lots of media exposures such as the Harper’s Bazaar Indonesia, Lifestyle Asia, Luxe List, and was also featured by the Condé Nast Traveller as one of the top 41 world’s most incredible private island

 

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Bawah Reserve Hotel is not just any other Indonesia hotel, it’s a lovely island paradise! With six islands, three lagoons, and 13 beaches, who wouldn’t want to be up for some island hopping?

 

 

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At Bawah Reserve Hotel, forgetting all your worries is easy but choosing which activity to try is difficult. Should you go and curl up in your comfortable bed or sunbathe? There are lots of things to do! You could dive and visit your underwater friends, snorkel around Bawah, go paddle boarding, hike, star gaze at night, watch a movie on the beach and more!

 

Hungry? Not a problem! The treetop restaurant offers sumptuous breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And at night, you can drop by the grouper beachside or poolside bar for some fun social night with a glass of wine or champagne. Other restaurants include the Boat House and the Jules Verne Bar.

 

 

How to get there?

Another cool thing about going to Bawah Island? You get to ride a seaplane going to this island because Bawah Reserve Hotel will provide transportation together with your accommodation when you book your stay. Amazing isn’t it?

 

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Book your stay at one of the best Bawah island resorts, Bawah Reserve Hotel:

Get exclusive deals when you book at Bawah Reserve Hotel! Book 4 nights and get the 5th one for free or book 10 nights and get the 9th and 10th for free (valid until 28th of February 2019)!

For inquiries:

Contact Numbers: +65 63223132 (Asia)

+33 6 52 93 07 85 (International)

Email: reservations@bawahreserve.com

Address: Bawah Reserve Anambas Kiabu, Pulau Bawah, Siantan Sel., Kabupaten Kepulauan Anambas, Indonesia

 

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