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10 places where you must stay in a holiday home and not a hotel

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Ever spent a day staring at stunning #travel pictures on Instagram? Wondered how you could enjoy similar vacations and share pictures that would make everyone want to book flight tickets the next instant? Asia has an abundance of picturesque, serene, natural topographies that’ll take your breath away.  Its beaches, mountains, culture, monuments and exciting culinary …

­ Who says Bangkok is just for binge shopping, partying or sightseeing. Timothy from the HomeAway Singapore team visited Bangkok with his extended family and discovered Bangkok had enjoyable experiences for family members of all ages. It was quite a few years since I had taken a vacation when I decided to plan a trip …

There are long-planned vacations, impromptu weekend getaways, short-haul holidays – and then there is a Thailand sojourn. Unlike any other. Shape it any way you like, and it delivers. The best way to enjoy a Thailand visit?  Book a villa! Too expensive you reckon? Well, here’s a list of awesome villa properties where you spend …

Asia’s mystic charm and vibrant atmosphere have been a tourist magnet for years. The continent is loved by backpackers thirsty for new adventures, couples in search of budget romantic places, and families looking for an international experience at the cost of a local one. Affordability is right up there when it comes to holidays here! …

Weekend breaks are perfect. They give you the much-needed breather from the mundane, offer a change of scenery, recharge your batteries and soothe those itchy travel feet, at least for a while. Plus, you don’t have to go through all the heavy-duty planning and bookings as you would have to for a long vacation. The …

Thinking of a last-minute getaway? Here is some help with vacation rental ideas for all your accommodation needs in various countries around Asia. Read on for a quick fix for those spontaneous vacation plans this summer! 1. Beautiful villa ideal for a couple or a small family in Langkawi, Malaysia Time for a quick break …

He helped you take your first step, when you’d barely entered the world. Now is your opportunity to return the favour by taking several steps with him across the world he helped you enter! Come Father’s Day, take your ‘ol man out for a trip that you both will cherish forever. Here are some HomeAway-approved …

It’s that time of the year again when a much-needed holiday beckons! You may not have admitted this to anyone yet, but you know your favourite part of any vacation is the shopping. Taking aimless strolls around the streets, perusing the goods unique to that place, observing what locals buy, picking up a smattering of …

The fall of 2016 saw a general increase in staycation interest among Singapore travellers. As seen in the high placements of Singapore City and Batam, and significant placements for neighbouring Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru. While the majority of the other top locations are major cities in Asia, Bangkok, Taipei, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul. …

When you’re planning a holiday, and you choose a hotel for your accommodation (which you shouldn’t really but let’s suppose the unimaginable), your options are just that. Hotels, another hotel, yet another hotel. But when you choose a vacation rental, you’re in for some serious choice. From quaint villas to opulent penthouses, and from tree …