Tag Archives: History

Discover Historical Boston

Home to the Red Sox, Boston cream pie and that accent (you know, “pahk the ka in Ha-vud Yahd…”) Boston is also one of the nation’s oldest cities, filled with more historical landmarks than any one person can handle. Pick a good hotel because with this much exploring...

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...

Your Mag Mile checklist

The Magnificent Mile (or Mag Mile as it’s known to locals) is a tempting stretch of shops, hotels, restaurants and other landmarks along Michigan Avenue starting at the Chicago River and ending at Oak Street. You can shop ’til you drop at designer and chain stores from...

Exploring Exhibition Road’s magnificent museums

No visit to London is ever complete without an amble down this thoroughfare lined with three famous museums and other Victorian institutions. If you’re staying at the swish Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington, this puts you just 10 minutes from the hallowed halls of Exhibition Road. First developed following the...

World’s most underwhelming UNESCO sites

If you’re planning to visit some of the earthly wonders on the UNESCO World Heritage List, we’ve sieved out a couple that might be worth skipping. The UNESCO’s World Heritage List is a carefully curated, highly regarded list of the world’s most respected cultural and natural treasures....

Take a trip back in time in Xiamen

Xiamen has been called a “garden on the sea” and is consistently named one of China’s most liveable cities. Beneath its modern-day charm, however, lies the city’s vibrant heritage. The next time you’re in town for business, ask your concierge at Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen to arrange...

A royal weekend in Windsor

Grab the family and bring along our itinerary to discover the cobbled streets and shops surrounding Windsor Castle, which British kings and queens have called home for almost 1000 years. Situated just 30 kilometres west of London, the historic village of Windsor is where you’ll find the world's...

Five Most Impressive Landmarks in Dubai

Few skylines can compete with the awe-inspiring scale and splendour of Dubai, particularly when lit up at night. With an interesting mix of high-rise architecture, minarets, wind towers and domed mosques, Dubai is a fascinating blend of ancient and modern. Here are some of the city’s most...