Tag Archives: Asia

Taichung’s Quirkiest Themed Restaurants

From toilets to airplanes and the ubiquitous Hello Kitty, Taiwan is well-known for its wacky themed restaurants. But it’s not all about Taipei. In recent years, a host of themed restaurants have sprung up in Taichung. Whether you fancy a journey through history, cuddling up with your favourite...

Home-Ground (Holiday) Advantage

School holidays are just around the corner. If you haven’t had time to plan a family getaway, it’s not too late. A staycation with the family can be just as enriching and rewarding as any trip out of the country. Besides, it’s easy to get caught up...

Exploring the Fringes of Hong Kong

The islands of Hong Kong are always abuzz, lit up with scurrying executives constantly on the move, cloud-scraping towers densely packed on the bay, exciting kitchens and bars, and a dizzying array of shops. Whatever your taste, this pulsating, never-resting city works around the clock to cook...

Unique Boutiques to Visit in Singapore

It’s no secret that shopping and eating are the two unofficial sports in Singapore. When away from the dining table, forgo the shopping malls and head instead to the city’s growing number of independent and perhaps lesser-known shops hawking quirky, handmade wares. With Millennium Hotels and Resorts’...

Make More Time out of 24 Hours

Your time is precious. Whenever you’re in a new city, you pack your schedule to make the most out of it. But no one said meetings need to be long-drawn affairs. Here’s how you can optimise your business trip, and get in some time to see the...

7 Festivals Only Penangites Will Know

Many travellers know Penang as a food paradise, with delectable dishes to devour at every turn and every hour. It is also the second smallest state in Malaysia, even though it is the third largest economic centre of the country (after Selangor and Johor). Besides Malacca, its...

Save More, Travel Often

“Book early if you want to save!” We’ve all heard that sage advice from “professional” traveller friends. It stands to reason: Since hotels do not like to leave rooms vacant, it is an incentive for them to fill it up earlier. Travel experts thetravelhack.com corroborate the theory....

Springtime is For Romance

It may be a cliché but springtime and romance often go together like peanut butter and jam. Spring is the time for new life and new beginnings, so it’s perfect for blossoming a new romance or recommitting to the love of your life. If you’re thinking about...

Spark My Wanderlust!

The year’s only just begun, and we’re already itching for a holiday. Just because you can’t get on a plane, doesn’t mean you can’t getaway! Here are five things in Singapore that we think will transport us to a destination far away without leaving the comfort of...

Scenic Daytrips out of Manila

There’s nothing vanilla about Manila with its colourful chaos and cosmopolitan charm, but with The Heritage Hotel Manila providing five-star luxury and comfort, you can afford to venture further for some spontaneous fun in the Philippines. If you don’t have the time to go too far, here...

Patong: More than just a Party Town

Patong is unabashedly loud, bold and brassy. This hedonistic playground in the dreamy resort isle of Phuket pulses with energy 24 hours a day, offering visitors a heady dose of smells, sights and sounds. Spa and diving options abound, alongside quirky street-side stalls, upscale cafés and eateries, glitzy shopping malls and exuberant...

New Unesco World Heritage Sites in Asia

There’s no better time to travel around Asia than 2016. With new additions to Unesco’s World Heritage Sites, your list of must-visit places in this part of the world gotten even longer. So put on your planning hat and start plotting your itinerary. Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain,...

Outdoor attractions in Singapore the kids will love

Don’t be fooled by Singapore’s concrete jungle status. The condensed city has over 350 parks, many of them accessible by connecting walkways called park connectors. There are public gardens, playgrounds, animal sanctuaries, beaches and theme parks, which offer the opportunity to experience the great outdoors while having fun...

Do You Know Our Famous Neighbours?

Around the globe, Millennium Hotels and Resorts is fortunate enough to call some world-renowned places our neighbours. On your next trip, make sure you call in on these famous spots to see why they live up to the hype. Millennium and Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea Football Club...

Workouts with a view

Want to keep fit while you’re travelling as well as see the sights? Check out these popular fitness-friendly ideas which all come with spectacular views. Exercising while you’re travelling doesn’t mean you need to be confined to your hotel room or a windowless hotel gym. In fact, combining...

Five treks to put on your bucket list

The world offers some amazing experiences, landscapes and views best experienced on a rewarding trek. Using well-located luxury hotels as your base can provide the perfect end to any day’s hiking. Here are five awe-inspiring treks worldwide for you to consider. Petra, Jordan When the desert temperatures...