Hotels

Marriage on Coral Island

Marriage on Coral Island

Perhaps the box office hit Hangover II triggered some people to get married in ThailandHere are some photo’s of a privately held wedding on the secluded Coral Island: Preparations Arrival Ceremony Intimate moments For more information click here.

Petcharat Garden Hotel, a nice place to stay while in Roi Et city, Thailand

Petcharat Garden Hotel, a nice place to stay while in Roi Et city, Thailand

After staying in three other places in Roi Et city, Petcharat garden hotel offering 148 rooms is probably the best place to spend your time. I don’t know who designed the building; but besides the large dinner/breakfast room co-functioning as karaoke hall in the evenings as well, the ‘Feng Shui‘ of everything else is really excellent, it just [...]

Hotel proverbs, sayings & quotes

Hotel proverbs, sayings & quotes

Photo thanks to news.travel.aol.com Below are some proverbs, sayings and quotes about hotels I came up with today: General: – Don’t judge a hotel by (it’s) entrance, judge it by (it’s) egress. – Boss’ away, staff play. – The less one has traveled the more one is tempted to steal things from hotels. – The bigger [...]

Accomodation reviews I never made

Accomodation reviews I never made

Photo thanks to cyber-tec When booking accomodations through agencies like Agoda.com or booking.com etc. they usually have an excellent customer satisfaction response system.If I have the chance I will comment and usually I don’t complain much because I’m easily satisfied and if not it is mostly my fault because I didn’t check it out carefully [...]

One more reason to learn Thai

One more reason to learn Thai

Yesterday evening in Bangkok it was raining cats and dogs, so I decided not to go out, but order some food in the room instead, when calling the reception I had the following conversation: “Hello, I would like to order some club sandwiches..”“Club sanwich?”“Yes, that’s number 13 on your menu right?”“Yes, uhh club sanwich.. How many [...]

Some people are hard to satisfy

Some people are hard to satisfy

My hotel in Bangkok, Rajthevee near Pratunam and Silom, has excellent rooms incl. breakfast for ฿981 (€ 23/$ 32), which makes it belong to one of the cheaper hotels in Bangkok.I booked it quite in a hurry and even forgot it has a rooftop swimming-pool, which is a bonus to me now and I am [...]

Hotel survival: Wine

Hotel survival: Wine

Sometimes you find yourself in a hotel room with a bottle of decent wine, but have no (suitable) glasses and when you have a bottle with a cork, a corkscrew probably also doesn’t belong to the hotel amenities. How to open a corked wine bottle:Method 1Needed: One shoe.1. Put the back of the bottle in [...]

A room with a view

No, this is not a war- or catastrophe-zone, but a hotel and spa located near my apartment in Patong, Phuket. Fortunately I will stay here for the next 9 days only. The photo has been taken last year. How would the hotel refer to rooms at this side? Rubble view or ground zero view? Actually now [...]

Why 7/11′s have locks on their doors?

Why 7/11′s have locks on their doors?

I like my hotel here in Phuket. When it was constructed about 20 year ago or so they didn’t include any doors or fences. It’s open 24/7 and there’s always somebody to take care. See below a picture of the night guard.

Hotel lingo

Hotel lingo

Having stayed in hotels around the world throughout my life I came across a similar list which has been around for a long time and thought it needed some updating.On the left a picture of the second worst room I stayed so far, which was in Holland. Term Translation Old world charm No bath Classic [...]