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A guide to Yangon’s local favourites

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Known to most as the largest city in Myanmar that used to be the capital, Yangon is an enchanting place that’s always moving forward with the new without necessarily burying the old under the rug. It is peppered with pagodas, the most prominent of which stands in the heart of town – the gilded, diamond-encrusted Shwedagon Pagoda. Courtesy of the Yangon guides by PARKROYAL Picks, your personal travel insider, here...

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4 Ways to Adventure in Parramatta

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Who says you have to travel far to have an adventure? Parramatta, a metropolitan suburb of Sydney, may seem like your average, unassuming city on the surface. But you could find yourself pleasantly surprised with an adventure, if you look in the right places. With a little help from PARKROYAL Picks, your personal travel insider, we’ve curated a list to point you towards the direction where the fun begins. 1. ...

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Festive Celebrations with PARKROYAL

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Can you believe it’s already December? 2016 has been an interesting year to say the least, and what better way to brace ourselves for a new year ahead than having a reunion with great food and a glass of champagne to reflect on the year past? If you’re hosting a Christmas or New Year’s countdown party in town, or looking to add some hotel-standard fare at home, fret not, for...

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5 alternative experiences in Penang

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November 8 A day in Penang

There is a tendency for tourists to flock towards the famous landmarks and shopping malls in a new city. But where’s the fun in staring at buildings, and going through the same retail stores you can find back home? We let you in on a few things you probably didn’t know you could do in Penang, selected from a series of guides by PARKROYAL Picks, our new series of over 1000...

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Pokémon Go getaways: 7 hotels to catch them all (including the elusive Pikachu)

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August 28 Pokemon Go PARKROYAL hotels

Whether or not you are a fan of the franchise, Pokémon Go is a worldwide phenomenon you can’t escape, and now, it has won you over hook, line and sinker. During your morning commute, between lunch breaks, and as the sun goes down, you’re always on the lookout for Pokémon to catch, Pokéstops to stock up on supplies, and Gyms to conquer. So why pause the game when you’re on...

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