With the new year upon us, it’s time to start planning where to travel in 2013! With hundreds of destinations to choose from, we’ve put together our Top 10 recommendations to help inspire your travel wishlist for 2013.
Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel is a beachfront resort centrally located in Station 2, Boracay Island, Philippines. It is only 1-2 minutes walk to D’Mall area.
Highlight : Set in the heart of Boracay Island’s famous White Beach, Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel boasts of 52 rooms and suites, offering a modern Filipino design that captivates the essence of luxurious living in a tropical island setting. Carefully crafted in-house dining experiences and relaxing spa treatments await to complete your island getaway.
The Tides Hotel Boracay is located at the heart of D’Mall Boracay, it is conveniently located in Boracay’s center of activity. It is complimented by nature in its unmatched style and is marked by the whiffs of unfatigued air, pristine white sands and the clear waters, hallmarks of this idyllic tourist destination.
Highlight : A place where sun, sea and style truly meet, The Tides Hotel Boracay is one of the most modern hotels with the most innovative rooms on the island of Boracay. With seven impressively chic wall designs, sleek furnishings, here at the Tides, we assure you, that your next visit with us will always be different. Features and Amenities: Stylish Room Interiors, Efficient and Silent Air-conditioning, Magnetic Keycard Door Security, Luxurious Bathroom fixtures and amenities, Plasma TV with Cable Access, In-room Safety Deposit Boxes, NDD/IDD Telephone Service, and In-room Mini-bar.
Founded in 1985, the location of Mango-Ray Resort is perfect, on the “Magic mile”in the center of White Beach front near D’Mall
Highlight : Inside the resort is a beautifully arranged garden with many flowering plants. Mango Ray has ten spacious rooms with a unique design, each room provides high quality amenities.
Cebu Grand Hotel is located in the heart of Metro Cebu. Situated within close proximity to the finest tourist spots, commercial districts and recreational venues, our establishment makes for a convenient base when exploring the local sights.
Highlight : Cebu Grand Hotel in Cebu City, Philippines assures you of a good mix of quality accommodation, great facilities, and warm services at very reasonable rates. Here, you’re sure to get the best showcase of authentic Filipino hospitality you deserve.
Microtel Inn & Suites Puerto Princesa, Palawan sits by the shores of the white-sand Emerald Beach in Puerto Princesa City, just 7 km from the Puerto Princesa Airport.
Highlight : Have a taste of tropical bliss at Microtel Inn & Suites Puerto Princesa, Palawan, the only beachfront accommodation in Puerto Princesa City. Nestled on the white sands of Emerald Beach just 20 minutes away from the city’s bustling center, this hotel in Puerto Princesa, Palawan offers you an experience that is both comfortable and affordable. With tastefully designed rooms that have all the necessary amenities to make your stay enjoyable, you’ll find it easy to feel right at home.
6. BANGKOK : 3 days 2nights Amazing Bangkok Nov-Mar 2013 ( 682 )
Bangkok City is the capital, largest urban area and primary city of Thailand. Known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, it was a small trading post at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River during the Ayutthaya Kingdom and came to the forefront of Thailand when it was given the status as the capital city in 1768 after the burning of Ayudhya, the former kingdom seat and capital of the Ayuthaya province.
Highlight : Cultural phenomenon, shopping heaven and tourist treasure. Welcome to Bangkok; one of the most cosmopolitan, contrasting and, above all, compelling of Asian cities. A steamy, pulsating, yet smiling metropolis of more than ten million – intense at first, but addictive as anything. Come find your niche among dazzling temples, hotels of every breed and size, eclectic markets, gleaming palaces, ritzy shopping malls, a famous nightlife and the many things in between.
The capital of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, is located at the confluence of three rivers – the Mekong, the Bassac and Tonle Sap. The city is divided into three sections – the north, an attractive residential area; the south or the French part of the city with its ministries, banks and colonial houses; and the centre or the heart with its narrow lanes, markets, foods stalls and shops.
Highlight : Over the past four years, the city has undergone tremendous changes – businesses are springing up constantly and tourism is once again booming. Cambodia has one of the most liberal investment laws to further boost managed to retain its charm and character – cyclos that weave through traffic with ease, broad boulevards, old colonial buildings, parks and green spaces that reminds one of the country’s French heritage, and above all its people who always have a smile for you.
Starting in the World Hertiage Listed city of Split you.ll journey through the Croatia islands visiting the beautiful island of Brac, discover sunny Hvar with its vineyard strip, black pine woods and white stone bays. Then relax on the sunny beaches of Korcula before arriving in Dubrovnik.The city of Hvar is a unique fusion of luxurious Mediterranean nature, rich cultural and historical heritage, and mundane, tourist present. The greenest, most independent and most interesting of Croatia’s 1,000 or so islands, Korcula was a favorite Greek holiday spot over 2,000 years ago. Very much a law unto itself – as you might expect from a community that resisted the sieges of centuries – Korcula town is a mini-fortress enclosed with honey-coloured stone walls that contain hidden treasures, from icons to Tiepolos, as well as architectural delights in every narrow, cobbled street.Vranina is near the Bol on island Brac. It’s situated 2km outside famous holiday destination Bol in direction of small village of Murvica.Split, a Croatian city with a seafront promenade that seduced a Roman emperor.
Highlight : Dubrovnik / Korcula / Hvar / Brac /Split
Silka Far East, Hong Kong is a value hotel located in Tsuen Wan, a bustling bay in Hong Kong. The hotel is within walking distance from the Tsuen Wan MTR, City Landmark and other shopping malls, commercial and recreation areas in the district.
Highlight : With 240 modern rooms, Silka Far East is a comfortable and safe hotel for budget business and leisure travellers.
This pilgrimage follows in the footsteps of Jesus and the events of His Life. The pilgrim is offered the possibility to enter into the spirit of the pilgrimage by walking or bicycling short distances in Galilee and Jerusalem, if you wish. We will learn more about the Jewish traditions connected to our Lord and to our Jewish brothers and sisters. In order to promote peace in the country we get to know the local culture and beliefs, to open ourselves to the humanity that unifies all of us under One Father.
Highlight : Shrine of the Annunciation, panoramic walk through Nazareth, Church of the Transfiguration at Mt. Tabor, Cana wedding feast site, bicycling or walking the Gospel Trail, Mount of Beatitudes, Tiberius Lake boat ride, Druse village visit, Garden of Gethsemane, desert walk to St. George monastery, Church of the Last Supper, the Dormition, Church of the Nativity, Shepherd’s Field, the Davidson Center, River Jordan renewal of baptismal promises, Qumran, the Dead Sea, sunset and dinner at Genesis Land.