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Winford Manila Resort & Casino – a review


Here I am in my hotel room, waiting to check out after four days here. Outside my window of my 20th storey room, I hear the beeps of motorcycles and roar of traffic from Quezon City. Every 18 minutes or … Continue reading

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Kingfisher Townhouse @ Dublin


See the red door? We didn’t expect the hotel/B&B to have such an inconspicuous entrance that when our GPS announced we had arrived, we couldn’t locate it and drove round and round. To make the situation worse, the hotel is … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Farmhouse B&B, Killarney


We managed to book this a few days before arriving through Booking.com as we didn’t want to stay in the city centre and be caught with traffic and parking problem. Situated about 30 minutes from Killarney City, the farm house … Continue reading

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The Wild Atlantic Way – Connemara Loop


To get to Renvyle near the west coast of Ireland, we drove inland westward from Dublin, exited the toll way to a two-lane road with a dangerous speed limit of 100km/hour. The drive was scenic as we passed green pasture … Continue reading

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The Wild Atlantic Way – Castle House B&B


I had left it to my husband, Mike, to book our accommodation and he selected this B&B for the ‘ocean view’. I was disappointed when I first saw it. There was no garden for my yoga. I had expected a … Continue reading

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The Belvedere Hotel @Dublin


The best thing about this hotel is the location, right in the heart of Dublin, where the airport bus Airlink drops you less than a kilometre away. We arrived early at 7.30am without our luggages, thanks to Qatar Airways who … Continue reading

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Hail Haile! (Resort @Arba Minch)


After a few days staying in exotic African lodges with thatched roofs, limited power supply, low water pressure, no WiFi and air conditioning, we were ecstatic to return to modern convenience. The Paradise Lodge next door, which we stayed for … Continue reading

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