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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: Hyatt City of Dreams Manila

Hyatt properties are a safe bet when searching for luxury, convenience, and professionalism. That’s why I chose to stay at their fairly new property in Manila in the “City of Dreams” development. Opened at the end of 2014, this casino resort is made up of three hotels, clubs, restaurants, and a shopping mall. Outside of … Continue reading Experience: Hyatt City of Dreams Manila

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Experience: Grand Pacific Hotel, Fiji

Suva, the capital of Fiji is a city with a long history and one of the icons of the colonial past is The Grand Pacific Hotel. In 2014, the hotel was fully renovated to exemplify its grandeur and celebrate its one hundredth anniversary. The initial planning for the hotel started in 1908 by a New … Continue reading Experience: Grand Pacific Hotel, Fiji

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Experience: Lomani Island Resort, Fiji

The picture perfect white beaches you see on Fijian postcards are often not of the main larger islands, but rather the tiny islands scattered out to sea. Lomani Island Resort is located on one of these islands, Malolo Lailai in the Mamanuca chain of Islands. It is about 50 minutes by boat from Denarau Island … Continue reading Experience: Lomani Island Resort, Fiji

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Experience: Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa

Fiji. The word alone evokes images of white beaches and turquoise waters. Near the capital Nadi is Denarau Island, a development of luxury hotels focused on providing an all inclusive getaway for the resort traveler. Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa occupies a large 1.5 km stretch of beach on the island. The brand showcases … Continue reading Experience: Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa

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Experience: Breakas Beach Resort, Vanuatu

Imagine a beach where you can get married then go surfing. This is what Breakas Beach Resort offers guests in Vanuatu. Located on one of the beaches of the capital city of Port Vila, this resort combines a natural setting with the convenience of easy access. Arriving in the international airport I was greeted by … Continue reading Experience: Breakas Beach Resort, Vanuatu

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Experience: Heritage Park Hotel, Solomon Islands

Working your way through Honiara, you may think that this chaotic capital city has little to offer in terms of accommodation, but off of a small side street of a central roundabout is an international standard hotel. Heritage Park Hotel is named for its rich roots dating back to the 1950s when British governors resided … Continue reading Experience: Heritage Park Hotel, Solomon Islands

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Experience: Grand Papua Hotel, Port Moresby

On my recent trip to Papua New Guinea during the Pacifying the Pacific tour, I had the pleasure of being hosted by Coral Sea Hotels. This company operates the largest hotel chain in the country across four cities. Coral Sea took great care of me with hosting and tours. Not only did I stay at … Continue reading Experience: Grand Papua Hotel, Port Moresby

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Experience: The Regent of Rotorua, New Zealand

A review of the Regent of Rotorua in New Zealand from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Chic and luxurious design. Pool and mineral bath. Fine-dining restaurants. Personalized service. Central downtown location. Background The Regent of Rotorua is located in the heart of Rotorua, a popular tourist city that is widely known for its geothermal … Continue reading Experience: The Regent of Rotorua, New Zealand

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Experience: The Langham Auckland

A review of The Langham Auckland in New Zealand from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Excellent lounge. Luxurious rooms and interiors. Great service and valet parking. Spa and Pool. Background The Langham Auckland is a large luxury hotel with 411 rooms located in downtown Auckland, near the business and tourist areas of the city. … Continue reading Experience: The Langham Auckland