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4 Ways to Adventure in Parramatta

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December 13 parramatta nsw treetop walk

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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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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Shopping Guide: A Day In Kuala Lumpur

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June 6 petronas_twin_tower_KL

Malaysia has a plethora of destinations known for different attractions: Kota Kinabalu (or referred to by locals as KK) in Sabah is known for its sandy beaches; Penang is unrivalled in its local cuisine and Kuala Lumpur has the all the outlets, brands and deals that any shopaholic could hope for. As Malaysia’s largest urban city, this teeming metropolis no doubt offers ample avenues for retail therapy. You may be wondering...

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The Ultimate To-Do List in Yangon

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May 17 yangon_temple_

Known to some as Rangoon, Yangon is the former capital of Myanmar as well as the country’s largest city with a population of about six million. The humble city boasts almost as many colonial edifices as religious sites, built on streets that are full of character. If you’re seeking to immerse yourself in its local culture and traditions, here are seven things you shouldn’t miss. 1. Watch the alms giving...

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A Guide To PARKROYAL’s Best Local Experiences

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April 28 Burmese market - PARKROYAL Blog

What’s the point of visiting a new country if you don’t immerse yourself in the local culture and do as the locals do? Shed the conventional image of a tourist, and put on the mantle of a bona fide globetrotter with the help of Local Experiences, one of many membership benefits of DISCOVERY, our loyalty programme that lets our members enjoy privileges at over 550 Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) hotels worldwide. From...

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