Hotels and Lodging

When Hotels Meet Hi-Tech

A recent experience with a rude receptionist at a hotel in Jakarta got me thinking if it’s possible to actually do away with front desk staff.  Especially if all you want to do with said staff is commit a certain crime. A quick search on the net yielded a surprising result:  there is indeed a […]

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Hotels: The Hotel Unizo, Tokyo

I’ll start my Japan series with a quick review of my hotel. Please note that this is not a paid review. Being away from home sometimes takes its toll even on the most enthusiastic travellers (such as myself). Travel  anxieties like homesickness,  loneliness, and even insecurity can occur at any point of one’s trip.  But […]

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Hotels and Lodging

HOTELS: Mama Shelter by Philippe Starck

There’s something that you need to know… I love Philippe Starck. I also love travelling. So when you put these two together, it just… well… you know what I mean. So imagine my joy when I found out that I can now actually afford to check into a Philippe Starck-designed hotel, albeit just for a […]

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