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Padma Resort Acknowledged

Padma Resort Bali at Legian is proud to announce the receipt this year of 4 awards from TripAdvisor including  #1 Family Hotel in Indonesia, #2 Family Hotel in Asia, #25 Family Hotel in the World and #23 Most Popular Hotel in Indonesia. Padma Resort Bali is an amazing 5 Star establishment that may just as easily be termed as an art  sanctuary in its own right. Set on 6.8 hectares tropical landscape garden the resort features 409 comfortable guest rooms and suites along with world class facilities and the celebrated hospitality of Bali. On the ocean and close to the fashion strip shops of Legion Street, Padma Resort Bali offers a most sensual form of seclusion from the busy excitement of its neighbourhood.   The spirit of Bali is evident throughout the entire resort, fro...


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A City Full of Tasty Food and Numerous Shopping Outlets Vibrant Bandung is West Java’s capitol and Indonesia’s third largest city attracting great numbers of tourists and business travellers alike. In the 18th century, Dutch colonialists established tea plantations throughout Bandung’s surrounding hills and as a result the city established itself as a resort centre for the plantation owners. Luxury hotels, restaurants and cafes along with administrative buildings were built fusing Dutch and local architectural design. This legacy remains today and has maintained Bandung’s reputation as a popular tourist destination.   Bandung, previously known as Paris Van Java and now referred to as the City of Flowers, offers a range of attractions for both local and international visitors. Thes...

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Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia, home to the Malaysian King – The Istana Negara, and boasts famous modern landmarks along with the historic charm of colonial buildings. KL ranks high on World’s Best Cities list and has become a Mecca for shoppers. Iam always pleased to return to Kuala Lumpur. For many reasons this is a city that has become one of my favorite travel destinations, is easily accessible from Bali with a quick 3 hour flight and offers so many of the things I look for while away from my daily plod at the office.   There are two shopping centers I am drawn to on my visits here. The Suria KLCC situated at the base of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. This is one of Malaysia’s premier centers and where stores offer major brands as well as more afford...


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Experience a True Paradise In This Tranquil Sliver of Thailand I always enjoy Phuket but on this occasion I continued my travel from there to Krabi Province on the west coast of southern Thailand. Enticed by the promise of beaches and the natural beauty of unspoiled scenery I was certainly not disappointed on arrival and looked forward with relish to my stay, a stay that could be either relaxing or full of adventure activities.   On recommendation I had chosen to stay  with Amari Vogue Krabi. This is a plush boutiqueI resort on  Tub Kaek Beach just 30 kilometres from the town of Krabi. Here the elegant structures are styled along the distinctive lines of Thai Lanna architecture. The resort offers all the modern facilities today’s holiday makers would expect. &n...


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Bali’s earliest inhabitants have been traced back as far as 2000 BC but it was Indian and Chinese influences along with Hinduism in the 1st century AD that created the lasting cultural milieu that is so iconic of Bali today. Despite the overwhelming adaption to tourism the Balinese have maintained their age-old culture for the last 1,000 years and their colourful religious displays and processions have become a major tourist attraction. One of the most popular cultural sites on Bali is the Tanah Lot Temple that sits on a large rock just offshore in the Tabanan regency. Founded in the 16th century by Dang Hyang Nirartha to appease the Sea Gods, this temple is one of Bali’s largest tourist draws. Tide erosion has meant that access is restricted to local deities but both the site and the a...
Jiwa Spa at Conrad

Jiwa Spa at Conrad

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_blockquote type="type1" border_color="#00e3ff"] Jiwa Spa translates from Indonesian to English as “Soul Spa”. It is here at Conrad Bali that Jiwa Spa has managed to seamlessly integrate modern therapeutic and treatment techniques with Indonesia’s ancient art of massage and healing practices. [/vc_blockquote][vc_column_text] Jiwa Spa is a luxurious sanctuary where dedicated staff attend to the mind, body and spirit of their guests with a wide selection of treatments and 5-star service accruements that include a welcoming foot massage, a personal Jiwa Spa robe with slippers and complementary use of the steam, sauna, pool and Jacuzzi facilities. One of the more traditional Balinese treatments is the traditional Balinese lulur where you would be treated like Ba...