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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: 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: 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

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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: Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville

A review of Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel in Brazzaville, Congo from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Modern and new international hotel. Luxurious rooms with high speed internet. Central location with great views over the river. Professional and personalized service. Background Set on the banks of the river separating Congo from the DRC is … Continue reading Experience: Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville

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Experience: Sofitel Malabo Sipopo Le Golf, Equatorial Guinea

A review of Sofitel Malabo Sipopo le Golf in Equatorial Guinea from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Lavish interiors and designs. Private island, beach, and pool. Onsite world-class 18 hole golf course. Fine dining restaurants. Background Sipopo is a newly created city constructed for the African Union summit in 2011 and then used to … Continue reading Experience: Sofitel Malabo Sipopo Le Golf, Equatorial Guinea

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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