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A Guide to New Year’s Eve in Singapore

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December 22 New Year Fireworks in Marina Bay, Singapore

Known as a vibrant hub of arts, culture and entertainment, Singapore is one of South East Asia’s most exciting destinations for a New Year’s celebration. From fireworks displays above the sparkling waters of Marina Bay to live music beside the beach, there’s no shortage of ways to welcome 2016 in Singapore. Ready to ring in the New Year in spectacular fashion? Follow PARKROYAL on Beach Road’s guide to Singapore’s best celebrations...

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The 6 Best Phos in Vietnam

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December 17 Bowls of Pho soup in Vietnam

A dish synonymous with Vietnam, nothing sums up the country’s culinary tradition quite like pho. Pronounced ‘fuh’, this fragrant noodle soup is generously topped with fresh sprouts and herbs before being slurped down by the spoonful, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. Whether you’re a seasoned pho pro or you’re new to this dish, there’s no shortage of great places to dig in to this world-famous meal when visiting Vietnam....

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What to eat, see and do in Saigon

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Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a culinary melting pot where street carts rub shoulders with the latest hipster eateries. Charming colonial buildings are found alongside the city’s notorious traffic, but that’s what makes a trip to Saigon so exciting – the old and new and the fast and slow all happening at once. Here are some of the unmissable sights, meals and experiences you’ll find in...

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What to eat, drink and see in Penang’s Georgetown

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Georgetown is the historical heart of Penang, but even here change is afoot. From specialty coffee and elevated Peranakan fine dining to curated retail experiences, there is lots to see, taste and do. Fine Flavours and Hawker Highlights No trip to Georgetown is complete without a feast at the local institution Tek Sen, which has been dishing out quality Chinese food since 1965. They have expanded and renovated in recent...

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The 7 Best Coffee Shops in Kuala Lumpur

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November 12 Cup of coffee in Kuala Lumpur

While Kuala Lumpur may be known for its vibrant nightlife, this bustling city still has plenty of tricks up its sleeve once dawn breaks. The epicentre of an ever-evolving coffee movement, this café-loving capital has no shortage of trendy espresso bars, barista-led bistros and traditional kopitiams to keep coffee drinkers spoiled for choice. Fancy a morning pick-me-up? We asked our PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur concierge team for their favourite coffee spots...

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