Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang [Malaysia] – Part II

With its facilities and complimentary services, one can stay at Eastern & Oriental without having to venture out at all! That is, if you can resist the temptation of the local delights such as Penang Laksa, Chendol and Rojak etc. Staying at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel has its perks, for sure.   Planters Lounge … Read more

Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang [Malaysia] – Part I

The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is a colonial-style hotel that is located in Penang, Malaysia. Established in 1885, many people have no idea that the Eastern & Oriental Hotel is actually a sister hotel to the Raffles Hotel in Singapore that was established in 1887. At first glance, the facade and main entrance of the … Read more

Holiday Inn Resort Batam [Indonesia]

Fresh from our trip to Bangkok, we went on a 2D1N  “spa-cation” to Holiday Inn Resort Batam with the main aim of trying out their award winning Tea Tree Spa. Initially disappointed because the dates we wanted were fully booked, an email from The Missus to Holiday Inn Batam revealed that while they are no … Read more

Glow Pratunam Hotel, Bangkok [Thailand]

It may seem odd, but this was my first ever trip to Bangkok. I mean, I’ve been to Phuket and Cha-am before, so it wasn’t my first time in Thailand, but Bangkok is an entirely new experience for me. Our home for the next three nights would be at Glow Pratunam Hotel, which is right … Read more