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Hotel Review: Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht

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The Andaz is situated in the heart of Amsterdam, in front of one of the many canals that the city is known for. This hotel exudes a sense of fun and quirkiness in the way it has been designed throughout. Upon arriving at the reception for check in for example, there are a couple of large Delft blue bells hanging from the ceiling and in front of the exposed elevators. And en route to your room, the corridors are filled with collections of video art, something I’ve not seen in any hotel before!

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  • Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Amsterdam

    The Lobby Upon entering the Hyatt Regency hotel in Amsterdam, situated within the Oost area of the city, you can’t help but notice how green it is (supposedly the greenest hotel in Europe!). A living plant wall runs gloriously between the back and front entrances, plants hang peacefully from various ceilings and beautifully adorning the

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  • Review of Mandapa – Ritz Carlton Reserve in Bali Indonesia

    A Wonderful Oasis in the Heart of Bali, Indonesia Since Bali’s explosion in popularity as a travel destination – helped by its mention in bestselling book Eat, Pray, Love (which was then turned into a feature film starring Julia Roberts) and TripAdvisor naming it the world’s top destination to visit – luxury resorts have been

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  • The Top 5 Things to Do and See in Kyoto

    Despite being known for a city of classical Buddist temples, Kyoto offered a surprising range of sights and attractions when I visited the region last year. It is one of the most popular destinations besides Osaka in this region of Japan, which is only 1 hour by train away. With the centuries-old history in Japan’s old capital,

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  • Ritz Carlton Kyoto Hotel Review

    Situated alongside the banks of the River Kamogawa, the stunningly beautiful and luxurious Ritz Carlton Kyoto blends in effortlessly with its historical surroundings. Its central location (many sights are within walking distance and the closest subway station is just a 10mins walk away) is actually where the Heian nobility of old located their villas, so

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  • Shoryu Ramen in London

    Shoryu Ramen Bottomless Brunch Review In the street stalls of Hakata in Japan, you’ll likely stumble upon the type of ramen that you’ll find in Shoryu Ramen in London. Thick, creamy broth of pork bones boiled until every bit of fat and marrow have melted into the umami-rich soup. This type of ramen is so

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  • Top Things to Do in Cambridge This Weekend

    The historical town of Cambridge offers some of the best museums, universities, parks, and theatre. It’s also a friendly place with lots of ambitious students and professors. I was excited to find out that my good friend Tevong decided to get married in Cambridge, which also gave Simon and I a great opportunity to go

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  • Things to Do in London in July 2017

    July is a fabulous time to be in London. British Summer is in full swing and you have one of the longest days of the year to make the most of the sunshine. We have rounded up some of the best things to do in London and restaurants to try. Enjoy the strawberry and cream!

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  • 10 Best Instagram Spots in Los Angeles

    I bet that you just checked Instagram 3 seconds ago… And it’s not just you, it’s probably everyone around you at work, at home, at the dinner table, before you tuck into that amazing looking oh-so-Instagram-worthy plate… Well, as much as it is addictive, Instagram is also a fantastic way for fellow travelers to find

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