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Experience: Juba Grand Hotel, South Sudan

When headed to the youngest country in the world, I was a bit concerned on where to stay. South Sudan unfortunately has had a period of instability which brings up safety issues. Through my search for a suitable place to stay, I found Juba Grand Hotel. With a central location and good reviews, I looked … Continue reading Experience: Juba Grand Hotel, South Sudan

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Experience: Corinthia Hotel Khartoum

With my limited knowledge on Sudan, I wasn’t sure what to expect in terms of accommodation in the capital city of Khartoum. I found there was a Corinthia Hotel which surprised me. The luxurious Corinthia brand is based out of Malta and I did a feature for them during my visit then. Could the Corinthia … Continue reading Experience: Corinthia Hotel Khartoum

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Experience: Novo Turismo Resort and Spa, Timor Leste

Dili in Timor L’este isn’t known as a major tourist destination so I was curious to see what kind of hotel offerings the city had. I found Novo Turismo centrally located and had great reviews, so I contacted them and arranged my stay. Coming from Darwin, I had a quick flight to the capital city … Continue reading Experience: Novo Turismo Resort and Spa, Timor Leste

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Experience: Palau Royal Resort

A review of Palau Royal Resort on the island of Palau from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Stunning location with private beaches and dock. Modern design rooms. Spa and onsite departures for activities. Friendly and accommodating service. Background The Japanese managed Palau Royal Resort is set on a peninsula surrounded by white sandy beaches. … Continue reading Experience: Palau Royal Resort

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Experience: Laico Ledger Plaza Bangui

A review of Laico Ledger Plaza Bangui from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Impressive 5 star hotel in challenging location. Safe and secure compound. Outdoor pool and lounging area. Several facilities coveniently onsite. Background When thinking of Bangui, Central African Republic, a luxury hotel may be the last thing to come to mind, but … Continue reading Experience: Laico Ledger Plaza Bangui

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Experience: RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas, Liberia

A review of RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas in Monrovia, Liberia on the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Unique luxury option right on the beach near Monrovia. Excellent reception and concierge services. Caring for and working with the local community. Great restaurant, bar, and activities. Background RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas is a luxury hotel … Continue reading Experience: RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas, Liberia

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Experience: Riviera Royal Hotel, Conakry

A review of the Riviera Royal Hotel in Conakry, Guinea from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Modern rooms with excellent amenities. Relaxing outdoor pool and restaurant area. Safe location with security. Many onsite activities like a casino, night club, and tennis courts. Background Originally built in the 60s, this hotel property was recently acquired … Continue reading Experience: Riviera Royal Hotel, Conakry

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Experience: Pestana Tropico, Cape Verde

A review of Pestana Tropico in Cape Verde from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Great location with sea views. Large outdoor pool and lounging area. Comfortable spacious rooms with free wifi. Friendly outgoing service. Background Pestana Tropico is located in Cidada da Praia, the capital of Cape Verde. The hotel is considered one of … Continue reading Experience: Pestana Tropico, Cape Verde

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Experience: Coimbra Hotel and Spa, Guinea-Bissau

A review of the Coimbra Hotel and Spa in Guinea-Bissau from the Wandering West Africa trip. Highlights Popular restaurant for visitors and locals alike. Large garden space terrace with parrots. Central safe location. Great service by Portuguese management. Background Situated at the central point of Bissau-Guinea’s largest city, Bissau, Coimbra Hotel and Spa displays its … Continue reading Experience: Coimbra Hotel and Spa, Guinea-Bissau

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Experience: CenterHotel Thingholt, Reykjavik, Iceland

A review of the CenterHotel Thingholt in Reykjavik, Iceland the trip Circling Iceland. Highlights Located in the heart of Reykjavik. Modern and smart rooms and suites. Locally inspired fine dining. Relaxing and serene spa. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Background CenterHotel Thingholt is part of a group of six hotels run by the local Oliversson family. … Continue reading Experience: CenterHotel Thingholt, Reykjavik, Iceland