Category: hotel

Grand Kuta Hotel & Residence: Home Away From Home for Your Family Holiday in Bali

Hi everyone!

Tonight, I got pissed as Arsenal vs Chelsea game just finished, and the Gunners played so well only to get robbed in the end. I swear I could never forgive both Jorginho and Pawson for this game… Ever.

Anyway, even before the match started I was already prepared to write a review of the last accommodation where I was staying with my family in Bali. This post will also be the last post I have for my Bali series. I mean, I’m not planning to go back to Bali anytime soon, but who knows? Maybe I will post some more about it some time in the future. Never say never.

As I mentioned, in this post I’ll be sharing a review of the last place I stayed in Bali. It’s in Kuta area, and while Kuta might lose its popularity as it has become super touristy… The accommodation that I stayed in was actually the great one that I’d totally recommend for anyone traveling to Bali with their family.

It’s Grand Kuta Hotel & Residence, and here’s my review!

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Penida LaCasa Cottage: A Cozy Place to Stay in Nusa Penida, Bali

I got some kind of writer’s block lately. Not because I had no idea what to write, because I’ve actually got plenty of topics that I want to write on… But rather I was too lazy to sit down and start writing in front of my computer. My back hurts from carrying this dry sense of humor. LOL.

On a serious note though, I also got some other projects that I’ve been working on. I’m transitioning for my VA role, as now I’m more responsible for content creation instead of just managing clients’ social media. But anyway… I’m here now, so forget about work! 😀

I know that the first thing I need to write after this writer’s block passed would be the review of the accommodation where I stayed in Nusa Penida to catch up with my last Bali post. So, if you’re planning to go to the island and considering some options for the accommodation, I’ll share my experience staying at Penida LaCasa Cottage in Nusa Penida on this post.

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The Alea Hotel Seminyak: A Cozy and Cheap Hotel in Bali, Indonesia

When I first planned my Bali trip, I really had no idea how Bali is in terms of location. Like, I’ve heard a lot of well-known areas around Bali like Kuta, Ubud, Seminyak, or Canggu. And if there’s anything that I keep in mind when I started planning out my trip, it was to avoid the Kuta area that is somewhat the least recommended these days.

Long story short, since I’ve spent around 2 weeks in Bali, I decided to stay at a few different hotels in various areas around the island.

I heard a lot of good stuff about Canggu from some travel groups I’m in on Facebook. However, a few months before my departure, one of my friends stayed around Canggu area and she wasn’t impressed. She told me that Seminyak seems like a better choice to stay around Bali.

According to some other friend, Seminyak is mostly suitable for young travelers who are keen on some nightlife as well. There are some pubs in the surrounding area, including the famous Mrs. Sippy Bali. Because of this, I then prioritized some hotel options around Seminyak, until I decided to book a room at The Alea Hotel Seminyak.

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Review: Dieng Cool Homestay, an Accommodation Around Dieng Plateau in Central Java

Hi everyone!

If you wonder why lately I rarely post any post that is significant to my rambles, then here’s the answer… In case you didn’t know, I was planning a family trip that started with a little chaos earlier this month. First, I was supposed to have a road trip from Java to Bali and Gili as I mentioned here.

But life is never perfect, especially when you plan to travel in a group. Just a week before the D-day, the company that was supposed to work in a project with me and my cousin had to cancel the collaboration as they decided to stop collaboration with content creators. That led to the cancellation of free boat ticket to Gili from Bali.

And just 2 days before we departed to Dieng, my cousin had an idea to cancel the rest of the trip since the collaboration with the brand no longer exists. I already booked the accommodation for 2 nights in Dieng Plateau, but I’ll share the rest of the story in a separated post.

Right now, I’m in the mood to share my experience staying in the accommodation we picked around Dieng Plateau, Dieng Cool Homestay. So, how was our stay?

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What to Expect from Beach Hotels in Jaco, Costa Rica

Small but incredibly diverse, Costa Rica has it all – magical sandy beaches, endless jungles, crystal clear rivers and waterfalls, mighty volcanoes, and mystical mountains. If you are lucky enough to visit this unique country, be sure you’ll enjoy with all your senses.

The meaning of Costa Rica’s name is ‘rich coast,’ and this name fits it perfectly. The diversity of the coasts of the land, which is surrounded on two sides by the oceans, is magnificent. From white sandy beaches to hidden rocky coves where you can watch the most beautiful sunsets in the Pacific – there are so many natural variations on so little space.

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