Tag: travel

Self-Service Laundry in Penang

Review: Self-Service Laundry at Summer Tree Hotel in Penang

Whenever I’m on the road, self-service laundry is my best friend. I’m not exactly a light traveler, but that’s why I travel with as little laundry as possible. Laundry makes my baggage heavier than it should be. So, when I’m on a big trip, I usually go to the nearest laundromat to get my laundry done to make sure that I only have to bring a few pieces of my dirty clothes.

A lot of people ask me what I usually do with my laundry whenever I’m on my trip, I usually just roll my eyes and tell them that they act like they don’t live in the 2020s where we can find a laundromat in almost every big city in the world.

But to be fair, there are some cities where a self-service laundromat isn’t too easy to be found. Among many places, I was quite surprised that there weren’t many laundry places around Siam Road in Penang. At least not that I found on Google Map.

So in this post, I’m going to write about my experience using a self-service laundry facility around Georgetown in Penang. It’s the one located in Summer Tree Hotel, which, according to Google Map, is the nearest laundromat from SO Hotel and Ink Hotel.

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Steps to Take Before Heading Off On Your Travels

For the past year and a half, travel has been off the cards for many of us. This has been due to the coronavirus and Covid-19 pandemic, which has caused governments around the world to close their countries’ borders or advise citizens against travel in a bid to slow and minimize the spread of the virus.

However, with the worldwide rollout of the vaccine underway, and with many countries slowly getting back to life as usual, many of us are turning our minds to our first trips away as soon as we are allowed. Of course, there are a few things you should do when booking your trip and before boarding your flight that can help to make your trip as safe and enjoyable as possible.

Here are a few to consider!

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4 Travel-Friendly Hairstyles for Your Next Trip

Styling your hair takes a little more effort when you’re traveling. No matter if you’re all set to go on a trip with your friends or spend time with your loved one in an exotic place, it can be challenging to find a low-maintenance hairstyle.

While it’s always a good idea to carry along essential hair styling tools and products for long vacations, you’ll want to spend more time enjoying your trip than styling your hair. But at the same time, you want to rock a beautiful hairstyle and capture Instagram-worthy photos. Here are some tips to get you through.

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Travel Beauty Hack: ZALA Clip-in Hair Extensions

So you’re planning a week-long getaway to a faraway land! Or maybe you’re looking forward to a business trip to another city or country. No matter the reason for your trip, you want to look at your best while traveling.

Clip-ins are the best hair extensions for traveling because they are easy to apply and style. Also, you can wear them comfortably and look beautiful with the added length and volume all through your adventure.

It’s easy to get carried away with your travel plans and overlook the details of caring for your clip-in human extensions. Remember that you have to ensure your extensions are well-protected while travelling, so you can keep rocking your long, thick, and voluminous hair wherever you go.

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Songkhla Travel Guide: Best Things to Do in Hat Yai, Thailand

Songkhla Travel Guide: Best Things to Do in Hat Yai, Thailand

So, a few weeks ago, I shared my experience in taking the second-class train from Bangkok to Hat Yai in Thailand. And as mentioned in the previous post, Hat Yai is probably more famous for Malaysian visitors since it’s only 4 hours by car from Penang.

Keep calm, and I’m trying to catch up with the rest of my last Indochina trip stories even though it takes more than a year to finish everything at this point! And this time, I’m going to write about some things to do around Hat Yai and Songkhla province in general.

Obviously, the city isn’t as popular as Bangkok for travelers. But is Hat Yai worth visiting? And if it is, what are the best things to do in the city? Well, I’ll share my two cents here, so read on!

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