Category Archives: Stays

11 beguiling boutique heritage stays in historical Melaka

A stay in a heritage building is a  rare opportunity to experience historical architecture from the inside, admire ingenious adaptive reuse, and imagine what life may have been like for its former dwellers. Melaka has ample opportunity to do just that, with homes and former business premises in its UNESCO Heritage Zone that date as far back as the Dutch colonial era.

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4 Malaysia glamping escapes worth checking out

For an outdoors person, you’d assume I love camping. You’d assume wrong. I love a good night’s sleep as much as the next person. So the idea of glamping appeals to me a lot. Yet despite the proliferation of glamping retreats here in Malaysia, surprisingly only 4 are worth recommending. Here’s why and who they are….

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4 sublime stays by the Bridge on the River Kwai

Kanchanaburi province’s exotic mix of natural beauty and historical sites are worth more than the day trip allotted to it by Bangkok day-trippers. Those who stay often opt for the livelier Kanchanaburi, but the tranquil Khwae Yai, where WW2’s most notorious bridge crosses the river holds undeniable charm. These four stylish stays are a convenient 10 minutes walk away of bridge and station.

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