Category: Travel

Grand Tour

Grand Tour

Our second day in Siem Reap started in the wee hours of the morning. To catch sunrise at 6:18am and to get an unobstructed shot of the temple reflected off the Northern pond, we needed to leave the hotel at 4:40am to get to the Angkor Wat gate at opening at 5am. For those lucky … Continue reading Grand Tour

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur – Globalist Experience

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur – Globalist Experience

The 4 nights we spent in Kuala Lumpur were split between Mandarin Oriental and the Grand Hyatt, located right next door. The Amex FHR booking for MO provided amenities such as free breakfast, welcome gift, room upgrade, $100 dining/spa credit, and 4-pm checkout, while the Hyatt globalist status had very similar, but better, benefits. Upon … Continue reading Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur – Globalist Experience

Kuala Lumpur – Mughal Style Architecture

There is something about Islamic architecture that is especially aesthetically appealing to the eye. It has both clean soft lines, as well as ornate geometric patterns. The Mughal style is an Indian Islamic architecture that consists of a large onion-shaped round dome, thin minarets on the sides, and delicate ornamentations. One such famous Mughal architecture … Continue reading Kuala Lumpur – Mughal Style Architecture