Tag Archives: Travel tips

5 Up-and-Coming Parisian Neighbourhoods

Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world, but if you’ve seen the Eiffel Tower and want to escape the tourist hoards, there are plenty of little-known neighbourhoods offering an authentic local experience. The best part: They’re easily accessible from the city’s main sites...

Get Wild in Nashville’s Rowdiest Honky-tonks

Nashville is synonymous with country music—and country fans sure know how to let loose and have fun. There’s nothing like a night out on Nashville’s Broadway: bar-hopping from rowdy honky-tonk to dingy dive bar, singing karaoke, and riding mechanical bulls. Whether your stay in Nashville is business-related...

Whisky Distilleries: Checking Out the Aberdeen Scene

Scotland is a whisky lover’s mecca, with distilleries dotting the country and tempting travellers with tastings and tours. Aberdeen’s surrounding Aberdeenshire is no exception. Here, we highlight a fivesome of favourites worth stopping by between Scottish castle-hopping for a wee dram. Each of these distilleries is within...

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....

48 Hours in Al Jahra, Kuwait

You might be in town for business and staying at the Al Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort, but there’s more to explore in this corner of Kuwait than your beautiful swimming pool. This 48-hour itinerary will help you take in the must-see spots. Day 1: Morning Take...

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...

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,...

Great places to grab a bite in Beijing’s CBD

Contrary to common perception, it is possible to find an inexpensive spot in Beijing’s bustling central business district for a quick bite when you have an hour or two to spare in between meetings. Beijing’s city centre spans almost four square kilometres and includes some of China’s...

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...

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...

Ask the concierge: New York City

With so many sights, shops and Broadway shows to pack into your itinerary, it’s no wonder the locals refer to NYC as the city that never sleeps. To help you get the most out of your visit, we caught up with Millennium Broadway Hotel New York concierge...

Uncover marvellous Manila

Manila, the capital city of Philippines is popularly known as the Pearl of the Orient. Spend a few days in the city and you'll see why. The economic, political and cultural capital of Philippines, Manila is also one of the original Global Cities of the world. The...

Six Things Not To Do in Rome

There are guidebooks aplenty on what you should do in Italy’s capital city. But what should you not do when visiting Rome? Here are Millennium Hotels and Resorts’ top picks of faux pas to avoid when in the Eternal City. 1. Don’t eat at a fast-food chain...