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Valentine’s/New Year’s Treat from Maya Ubud Resort & Spa.

Image © Maya Ubud Resort & Spa, used with permission. Chinese New Year this year falls on Valentine’s Day, February 14. To celebrate this rare conjunction of prosperity and romance, Maya Ubud Resort and Spa in Bali, Indonesia offers a unique package for guests for the whole month of February – whether they’re in town for Chinese New Year or for a Valentine’s getaway. Ask for the Ubud February Celebration package, which gets you and your lucky companion the following: Accommodations, transportation: 3 days – 2 nights accommodation Private airport transfer service Free shuttle service to Central Ubud from 9am to 5pm Welcome drink and fragrant chilled towel upon arrival Dining and drinking: Daily buffet breakfast Fresh fruit selection and Balinese flower arrangement in room Complimentary afternoon tea in Bedulu Bar One-time special set menu … [...]

Hotels Near West Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Image © Nguyen Thanh Long / Creative Commons. The West Lake is the biggest lake in Hanoi, site of several scenic pagodas, and it’s no surprise that some of Hanoi’s fanciest hotels are there to capitalize on the scenery and the cool breezes blowing in from the lake during autumn. (The latter is a double-edged sword, as the cooling effect of the West Lake quickly turns into nasty humidity come summer.) For more details on the hotels around the West Lake (and booking information on these West Lake hotels), please visit this page: Hanoi Hotel Picks – West Lake, Hanoi Hotels . Hotels Near West Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam. originally appeared on About.com Southeast Asia Travel on Thursday, January 21st, 2010 at 00:23:45. Permalink | Comment | Email this [...]

Hotels Near West Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Image © Nguyen Thanh Long / Creative Commons. The West Lake is the biggest lake in Hanoi, site of several scenic pagodas, and it’s no surprise that some of Hanoi’s fanciest hotels are there to capitalize on the scenery and the cool breezes blowing in from the lake during autumn. (The latter is a double-edged sword, as the cooling effect of the West Lake quickly turns into nasty humidity come summer.) For more details on the hotels around the West Lake (and booking information on these West Lake hotels), please visit this page: Hanoi Hotel Picks – West Lake, Hanoi Hotels . Hotels Near West Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam. [...]

Thaipusam Celebrations this January 30.

Image © Mohd Nor Azmil Abdul Rahman /Creative Commons Thaipusam is a religious holiday that is especially important for the sizeable Tamil Indian community in Southeast Asia. More images and information after the jump. Read more… Thaipusam Celebrations this January 30. originally appeared on About.com Southeast Asia Travel on Sunday, January 24th, 2010 at 23:17:40. Permalink | Comment | Email this [...]

Thaipusam Celebrations this January 30.

Image © Mohd Nor Azmil Abdul Rahman /Creative Commons Thaipusam is a religious holiday that is especially important for the sizeable Tamil Indian community in Southeast Asia. More images and information after the jump. Read more… Thaipusam Celebrations this January 30. originally appeared on About.com Southeast Asia Travel on Sunday, January 24th, 2010 at 23:17:40. Permalink | Comment | Email this [...]

Thaipusam Celebrations this January 30.

Image © Mohd Nor Azmil Abdul Rahman /Creative Commons Thaipusam is a religious holiday that is especially important for the sizeable Tamil Indian community in Southeast Asia. More images and information after the jump. Read more… Thaipusam Celebrations this January 30. originally appeared on About.com Southeast Asia Travel on Sunday, January 24th, 2010 at 23:17:40. Permalink | Comment | Email this [...]