Travel

They say travel broadens the mind, and at Food For Thought, we believe that there are few and far between that are truer than this. We try our best at storytelling through our wanderlust adventures,  and this is done through our Hotel Reviews, which feature our stays are some of the most interesting boutique and heritage hotels around the world, our Travel Guides, which feature our local knowledge and unique and uncommon things to do.


“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
― Mark Twain


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A Day At The Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur

A Day At The Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur

Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur is easily one of the most opulent hotels you will find in downtown Kuaal Lumpur. With a stunningly beautiful hotel in gold, metal and glass, the building’s simple but stylish façade conceals some of the most exquisite experiences you can find right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. From its iconic Cantonese fine dining Yun House to its multi award winning Bar Trigona, you will see why this jewel is perfect for any season. Continue reading →
Siem Reap: The underdog of Southeast Asia

Siem Reap: The underdog of Southeast Asia

I don't know what I ever expected before heading to Cambodia for the first time, all I had drilled into my head was not to buy anything from the kids selling souvenirs, and as morbid as it is, it was what I saw loads in travel videos and social media. Continue reading →
Travel Guide: Things To Do at Marina Bay Sands

Travel Guide: Things To Do at Marina Bay Sands

Easily described as one of Singapore’s most iconic landmark, the Marina Bay Sands is not simply a hotel, it’s a world of its own. With a plethora of fine dining restaurants, world class luxury shopping, interactive stores and exhibitions, the casino hotel is so much more than that. Whether you are a single traveler, a loved-up couple of a family of four there’s always something to for everyone. Continue reading →
Travel Guide: Things To Do in Cameron Highlands

Travel Guide: Things To Do in Cameron Highlands

The Cameron Highlands is a popular summer retreat in Malaysia, drawing locals and visitors alike with its substantially cooler climate. It has quite a number of different attractions to visit, which means you’ll definitely find something that aligns with your interests. For instance, there are countless hiking trails for nature lovers to explore, as well as a memorabilia museum that’s perfect for history buffs. If you’re more of a foodie, though, you’re in for a real treat, as there’s no shortage of phenomenal dining options in the Cameron Highlands. Curious? Book a Cameron Highlands tour package today so you can eat your way through our list of tried and tested establishments. Continue reading →
What to do in Florence, Italy

What to do in Florence, Italy

Italy as a whole is known for its beauty and romance – nowhere is this truer than the wonderful city of Florence. Found in the Tuscany region of Italy, it has a population of around 400,000 locals. This number is swelled each year by the tourists who flock there to see all it has to offer. Continue reading →
5 Cities in Europe For An Exciting City Break

5 Cities in Europe For An Exciting City Break

City breaks have officially been named the UK's favourite type of holiday and almost half of all people surveyed took one in 2018. They're so different to a longer holiday, as you never get bored and each day is packed to the brim with activities. If you stagger city breaks throughout the year, you'll always have a holiday to look forward to and you'll get to experience a lot of different cultures while you're at it. If you're looking for some amazing European cities to add to your bucket list, here are five that can't be missed. Continue reading →
Travel Guide: Things To Do In Hong Kong

Travel Guide: Things To Do In Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a world renown travel destination that needs no formal introduction. Located to the south of Mainland China, Hong Kong (hoeng gong, 香港) is a Special Administrative Region of China, and home to a unique blend of Cantonese and British cultures as a result of being under British colonial rule. Hong Kong is known as one of the Four Asian Tigers, in terms of economy, financial and tourism with its metropolitan food, culture and way of life. With the increasing interest of ‘going local’, tourists today want to do what locals do, which we will explore in terms of attractions that are unique and rare ranging from contemporary art to historical attractions. Continue reading →
Muntri Grove Hotel 滿德禮園

Muntri Grove Hotel 滿德禮園

Nestled on the corner of Muntri Street sits the perfect respite for a romantic getaway, the lush and gorgeous Muntri Grove Hotel. This boutique hotel is located near to the UNESCO World Heritage site of George Town Penang, and offers a peaceful, pristine and away from the bustle, yet, everything interesting is within walking distance. The building is constructed with 10 refurbished living quarters into beautiful rooms perfect for that little dreamy time to pamper yourself. Continue reading →
Muntri Mews And Residences 嗎車房

Muntri Mews And Residences 嗎車房

Muntri Street is a historical street that falls under the UNESCO World Heritage buffer zone on the island of Penang, and is home to a unique boutique hotel experience, the unassuming Muntri Mews Hotel and Residence. These old carriage sheds which are converted into hotel rooms offers quite a unique experience, where the old world meets the new. Muntri is the old Malay spelling for menteri, which was named after the Menteri of Larut, Ngah Ibrahim in the late 19th century. Continue reading →
Jawi Peranakan Mansion جاوي منسيون

Jawi Peranakan Mansion جاوي منسيون

Along Hutton Lane, just along the outskirt of the UNESCO heritage zone of George Town, Penang in the historical Malay Millionaire’s row sits the refurbished Mughal inspired Jawi Peranakan Mansion جاوي منسيون. The boutique hotel is decorated with motifs of Anglo-Indian grandeur laced with intricate Mughal geometry. This restored building now houses one of the Penang’s latest offerings for that exquisite heritage hotel experience. Continue reading →
RarinJinda Wellness Spa Resort, Chiang Mai

RarinJinda Wellness Spa Resort, Chiang Mai

Hidden in plain sight in the Wat Ket district of Chiang Mai lies a 140-year-old Thai teak wood home which has been repurposed into one of the most splendorous boutique hotels in the heart of Chiang Mai, the RarinJinda Wellness Spa Resort. The picturesque spa hotel takes its name from the Thai language and means “Jewel on the Water”, and is located on the riverbanks of the Ping River overlooking the Doi Suthep Mountain. It is with these factors that make it one of the most idyllic places to pamper yourself. Continue reading →
Kamala Beach Estate Phuket

Kamala Beach Estate Phuket

Situated in the utmost south end of Kamala Beach in Phuket lies an isolated and rustic home away from home, the aptly named Kamala Beach Estate. This mostly privately owned hotel offers a limited number of villas, but its best asset is actually its privacy as the hotel is built on its own promontory, a raised land mass surrounded by the Andaman Sea, essentially forming a private beach. Continue reading →
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