Hotel Limelight: Boracay Tropics Resort

Boracay Tropics Resort

One of the guidelines that the created Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force set for the island’s rehabilitation is that every tourist should have already booked a DOT Accredited hotel or resort to help regulate tourist arrivals in the island. As of posting, there are now 316 hotels and a total of 11,612 rooms available for booking. […]

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Hotel Limelight: Okako Boutique Hotel

On my last day in San Sebastian, I decided to splurge a little and stay in a boutique hotel. Hostels are fun, but to be honest, nothing beats getting a room all to yourself and not having to sleep with clothes on or have to walk lightly to the bathroom in the middle of the […]

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Hotel Limelight: Pensión San Fermín

This was the last affordable hostel with a four-bed dorm and en suite bathroom that was available on the Booking site. Here are my thoughts about Pensión San Fermín. Location The hostel is located in the middle of Old Town and in one of the most active and noisiest streets of this part of the […]

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Hotel Limelight: Ekho Lake House, Polonnaruwa

Resort name at the entrance of the building

Instead of staying in Sigiraya for the cultural part of our trip in Sri Lanka, I decided to stay in Polonnaruwa because that is where the ancient capital’s ruins are, plus the elephant parks are not too far (le hubby has never seen elephants out of a zoo). For its rooms, location, and facilities, it […]

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Hotel Limelight: Wali Kukula Nest

We stayed at Wali Kukula Nest only for night, as the base for our trip in one side of the Sri Lankan Cultural Triangle. Which was rather unfortunate because the place was amazing. ‘Wali Kukula’ is the local term for the Sri Lankan jungle fowl which is endemic to the island and is the country’s […]

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Hotel Limelight: Centara Ras Fushi Resort and Spa

We spent the last day of our trip at one of the Maldivian island resorts. I chose a resort close to Malé so that we did not need to travel far and maximize our last day in the Maldives. At first we were little disappointed that the resort told us the boat would only take […]

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Hotel Limelight: Ariston Dhangethi Inn

On our first few days in the Maldives, we stayed in a local island called in the South Ari Atoll (now called Alifu Dhaalu Atoll). The atoll has 49 inhabited islands and we stayed in the island of Dhangethi. We chose this island, even if it was quite far, for two reasons: one, scheduled speedboats […]

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