If you want to be welcomed in true traditional Hong Kong luxury style, book a room at Mandarin Oriental.
Make your way down to Wong Chuk Hang (a town on the south side of Hong Kong Island) and you’ll find a neighbourhood that has quickly become an arts district and home to Hong Kong’s first warehouse conversion hotel – Ovolo Hotel.
Let’s just say that I had a bit of a struggle with a taxi driver at first, but finally arriving to J Plus Boutique Hotel in Causeway Bay immediately turned it all around.
There’s a lot of research and thought that goes into booking a hotel when planning for travels. Questions like, ‘how do the rooms look?’ ‘Is wifi included?’ ‘Is the location close by to where I want to go?’ are all at the top of the list.
Up until this trip, I had never ever been glamping. I had read about this trend of “glamourous camping” before, but I had no idea what to expect when I decided to take a break from the city and spend a weekend glamping in the Mornington Peninsula with Happy Glamper.
To be completely honest, as soon as the car pulled up and I arrived to The Amala I thought we were lost. Hidden away from the busy surroundings, there’s no sound of traffic or the hustle and bustle from Bali’s shopping district, Seminyak.
There’s a boutique hotel right in the heart of Melbourne that not only caters to the sweet tooth but is just walking distance from public transport, shopping and some of Melbourne’s must-see sights. A win-win I would say.
We decided to get out of town and spend a weekend away in Bendigo – a regional city about 1 1/2-2 hours north west from Melbourne known as an arts hub and for its gold rush history; the discovery of gold in the 1850’s.