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10 places where you must stay in a holiday home and not a hotel

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Ever spent a day staring at stunning #travel pictures on Instagram? Wondered how you could enjoy similar vacations and share pictures that would make everyone want to book flight tickets the next instant? Asia has an abundance of picturesque, serene, natural topographies that’ll take your breath away.  Its beaches, mountains, culture, monuments and exciting culinary …

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He helped you take your first step, when you’d barely entered the world. Now is your opportunity to return the favour by taking several steps with him across the world he helped you enter! Come Father’s Day, take your ‘ol man out for a trip that you both will cherish forever. Here are some HomeAway-approved …

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It’s that time of the year again when a much-needed holiday beckons! You may not have admitted this to anyone yet, but you know your favourite part of any vacation is the shopping. Taking aimless strolls around the streets, perusing the goods unique to that place, observing what locals buy, picking up a smattering of …

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Exciting Songkran festival in Bangkok

Songkran, the most popular festival in Thailand will be celebrated on 13 April. From the boisterous water fights and parties to the more somber ceremonies, we bring you the best places in Bangkok where you can welcome the Thai New Year. Silom Road This 5 km stretch definitely offers the biggest and most boisterous celebration …

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The fall of 2016 saw a general increase in staycation interest among Singapore travellers. As seen in the high placements of Singapore City and Batam, and significant placements for neighbouring Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru. While the majority of the other top locations are major cities in Asia, Bangkok, Taipei, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul. …

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Malaysian search trends throughout the fall of 2016 indicate a strong preference for staycations. With notable exceptions for Bangkok and nearby Singapore. Kuala Lumpur retains its place as the top getaway location, while Malacca, Langkawi and Johor Bahru remain in second, third, and fourth place respectively.

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According to Google’s Top Destination Survey done in the fourth quarter in 2016, residents of Hong Kong preferred domestic staycations over international travel during this period. The second most popular choice was Taipei. Japan alone had three cities on the list – Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto; They ranked on the 3rd, 4th, and 8th place …

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HomeAway Bali

When you’re planning a holiday, and you choose a hotel for your accommodation (which you shouldn’t really but let’s suppose the unimaginable), your options are just that. Hotels, another hotel, yet another hotel. But when you choose a vacation rental, you’re in for some serious choice. From quaint villas to opulent penthouses, and from tree …

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2017 is here. Here are some travel resolutions we believe could make your journeys in 2017 more enjoyable, enriching and gratifying. Decide on experiencing more Rather than just taking a guided tour or visiting a list of so-called ‘tourist spots’, let your travels define a new or different experience for you. Experience the autumn foliage …

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A new global survey by HomeAway, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1.2 million listings in more than 190 countries, reveals that almost 33% of Asian families who celebrate Christmas will be spending more than US$1,000 on travel during the festive season, compared to only 22% globally. And 20% surveyed from Singapore, Hong …

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