Hotel Review in Beijing, China – Pentahotel Beijing

Pentahotel Beijing 北京貝爾特酒店 Having heard about the bad traffic in Beijing, I tried to look for a hotel that most importantly, is not on the expensive side (as always) and secondly, is located near a metro station. Pentahotel seemed to meet those requirements – it is close to the metro, located in an area which is … More Hotel Review in Beijing, China – Pentahotel Beijing

Day 4 in Provence – Gordes market, Village Des Bories, Musee de la Lavande

Day 4 – Gordes Market> Village des Bories> Musee de la Lavande> Lunch at Carcarille> check-in at Avignon hotel> Dinner at L’Essentiel I was so reluctant to check out from our hotel as I knew it would be the best hotel we stayed at during our trip. I totally fell in love with the scenic Gordes and … More Day 4 in Provence – Gordes market, Village Des Bories, Musee de la Lavande

Day 3 in Provence – Gordes, Sault, Rustrel, Les Agnels Lavender Distillery, Roussillon

Day 3 – Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque> Sault> The Colorado Provençal> Les Agnels Lavender Distillery> Orche trail at Roussillon> Dinner at Les Bories Hotel We spent 2 nights staying in Gordes.  Looking back, we made the right choice staying here rather than the other towns. It is in a perfect central location to explore the Luberon region, as … More Day 3 in Provence – Gordes, Sault, Rustrel, Les Agnels Lavender Distillery, Roussillon

Day 2 in Provence – Valensole, Bonnieux, Lourmarin, Gordes

Day 2 – Pick up rental car at Nice airport> Valensole> Bonnieux> Lourmarin > dinner at Gordes I was so glad that Mr Map made it to the hotel late at night as I don’t have a driver licence. People don’t realise that most people from Hong Kong don’t have a drivers licence, because the city … More Day 2 in Provence – Valensole, Bonnieux, Lourmarin, Gordes

Hotel Review in Avignon, France – Hotel de I’Horloge

Hotel de l’Horloge Since we were in Southern France, we decided to spend 2 nights staying at Avignon as there are a few landmarks nearby and the historical center of Avignon is a UNESCO world heritage. It is a beautiful city with some great restaurants. The old city is surrounded by a medieval wall which gives it … More Hotel Review in Avignon, France – Hotel de I’Horloge

Hotel review in Gordes, France – Hôtel Le Petit Palais d’Aglaé

Hôtel Le Petit Palais d’Aglaé After picking up our car from Nice Airport, we drove to the Luberon region looking for the famous lavender fields. We read from various guide books that Gordes is a beautiful hillside village and close to the lavender and sunflower fields and so we decided to stay there for 2 nights … More Hotel review in Gordes, France – Hôtel Le Petit Palais d’Aglaé

Hotel Review in Nice, France – Ibis Styles Nice Centre Gare

Ibis Styles Nice Centre Gare We spent a week in Southern France this summer. As I took a transit flight that landed in Nice, we spent the first night at Ibis Style Nice Centre Gare before picking up our car from the airport the next morning to explore Provence and other areas in Southern France. We … More Hotel Review in Nice, France – Ibis Styles Nice Centre Gare