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Choose your ideal Hotel room at redBus

The sheer number of hotel options can be overwhelming, yet it is difficult to choose a confident stay in your desired travel destination. Nowadays, travellers usually opt to book online accommodations from various hotel-booking sites giving best deals. Amongst all, you shall find a sorted stay option on ; they offer unique benefits like 6am check-in and zero cancellation charges. Apart from these, the website consists of hotel images, pricing filter, guest reviews and allows you to choose your preferred area in the city. Other aggregators offer perks like cheaper rates, complimentary services and loyalty points on direct bookings through their own websites. Whereas, redBus stands alone with a number of offbeat advantages for the travelling crowd!

Amongst all the hotel booking sites that has emerged recently, redBus guarantees a hassle-free hotel booking process with secured online payment options. While planning your holiday or a business trip to a desired location, make sure to choose your appropriate stay in advance. As this saves a great deal of money and helps to make your trip a comfortable one. In order to avoid bamboozle, always book your accommodation online. You can browse across several hotels in the same area and compare their prices, rating and reviews. Some of the advantages of booking your hotel stay with redBus is mentioned here. Henceforth, this will help your to get a clear picture of picking up hotels from the internet and avail their potent benefits too.

1. 6 AM Check-in: There are certain number of hotels listed in a few major cities that offer the facility of early check-in benefit. This is amazing for travellers arriving early to the new city and quickly grab some rest at their hotel. Cities like Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad and many more comes with 6AM early check-in facility.

2. Zero Cancellation Charges: there are circumstances when you will have to cancel your trip or rather cancel your hotel booking. Simply go ahead and cancel your hotel and you would be not charged for it. There is nothing to worry while booking your stay in advance as you can always cancel it and the platform guarantees a 100% money back facility.

3. Amazing offers: You can experience great discounts or cashbacks on booking your online hotel room. These to not only attract users but also ensure that one can relax and have fun all without burning their pockets.

4. Clean bed and bath: Not restricted in offering luxury stays but budget and economy hotels come with good ratings along with a neat bed and bath. Sometimes, they are situated in a good location that you can decide while looking at their images online.

5. Wide Variety of Hotels: This online hotel reservation portal offers a huge range of hotels across a big number of cities in India. Hence, spoiling you for choice. You can see all these hotels listed under one website and read all their detailed descriptions before you opt for your ideal stay.
meera negi 4 hours ago · Tags: hotels, india, travel, trip
A Bus Ride from Little India to Kuala Lumpur

Little India  is known to be Singapore’s most vibrant district. If you plan to take a walk  down the Serangoon road and its neighbouring streets you will realise that it is a mix of Hindu and Chinese Temples , mosques and churches. If you are a foodie I would recommend you to try out the South Indian  vegetarian food as well as the north indian tandoori dishes. You can also try out rotis or teh tarik which are basically round pan cakes. If you are a true shopaholic make sure to visit the 24 hour shopping mall, Mustafa Centre which offers everything right from electronics to groceries. It is Quite close to the city. Many artists call this place their own home.

I would recommend you to visit this place particularly during the Hindu festival of Diwali. The joyous celebrations are quite a treat to watch. After spending about 5 days exploring Little India it was time for me to head to my next destination which is the apital city of Malaysia Kuala Lumpur. Based on the recommendation of a friend I chose to travel by Bus and was completely delighted with the experience. I booked my bus tickets from this website within minutes. As per the website there are more than 7 Operators plying on the route between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

Star Mart Express, KKKL Tours and Travels, WTS Travels, First Coach and Konsortium Express were the Operators having daily buses on this route. Each Operator had more than 25 buses plying in a single day allowing the travellers to have a huge variety of timings to choose from. It usually takes about 8 to 9 hours by road. However, if you book a bus during the non peak hours you can reach early. Konsortium Express and Star Mart Express are the only luxury coach Operators plying on this route. Rest of them ply Executive Coaches. The cost of a single ticket starts from SGD35 and goes up all the way to SGD55 depending upon the class of Bus you book. There are about 24 seats in each Bus allowing you to have plenty of leg room and elbow space. These buses are fitted with some of the most modern amenities like LED screens and charging sockets. I had booked my bus tickets through Konsortium as the boarding point was Golden Mile Tower which was quite close to my hotel. The bus arrived on time and I had reached Kuala Lumpur in about 7 hours.

Kuala Lumpur: 
The capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is largely a diverse area that includes Tamil, Chinese, Malay and Ingenious inhabitants. It is considered to be one of the most populated cities of Malaysia and is spread across 200 sq. Kilometres. Tourism is considered to be a central focus of this city as it has a wide range of tourist attractions. The temples and mosques of the city reflect the diversity here aptly.
lilly drean 7 hours ago · Tags: singapore, travel, trip
2 French restaurants you must visit when in KL

Think French cuisine; clean, sophisticated plates of vibrant flavours and colours fill your mind. French food is all of that and more. It is difficult to not imagine yourself sipping white wine in a café on a cobbled Parisian street, no matter where in the world it is that you tucking into some heavenly French food.  

Travelling to and from Kuala Lumpur is made easy by the number of express buses that take you destination quite conveniently. You can book these bus tickets online from a recommendable portal called

These two restaurants in Kuala Lumpur will suffice your list irrespective of whether you love the cuisine or not.

Lafite: This restaurant tops the list for fine dining restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. Its tranquil and warm lighting lift the delicate French dishes to another level altogether. And you have an extensively wide array of wines to choose from to complement your dinner. Signature dishes that you must definitely try include crayfish spaghetti timbale and fresh oysters and smoked salmon. Lafite offers gastronomic French dining with an evolutionary twist, matched with excellent wines and impeccable service. At this elegant, romantic restaurant, the best seasonal produce of Europe is showcased, with its flavours expressed in exciting new ways.

Bistro a Table: Established in 2011, Bistro à Table has been a forefront contender in Malaysia’s food scene, offering creative and daring dishes to its patrons from its intimate establishment in Petaling Jaya. Their multi award-winning establishment is small and personal, affording us the creative and gastronomic luxury to change our ever-evolving menu. It doesn’t get more classic French than this. It may not be a fine-dine place, but the homeliness of the place will transport you to Paris in an instant. The coddled maple syrup egg is a comfort food you will begin to yearn for at every other place you visit. Initially founded as a bistro, the culinary offering evolved to serve the best of French dining. Unlike the stiff environment of the latter, they have chosen to have a casual but very tasteful dining environment.
4 Ideal Places to Accommodate in Madikeri, Coorg

Madikeri is a famous hill station located in the Kodagu district of Karnataka. If you are planning for a trip to Madikeri, simply book your accommodation while you plan the itinerary.  Choosing a comfortable stay is essential as numerous tourists throng to Madikeri at most of the times. This place has a cool climate along with a number of attractions around the hills. The winding roads and amazing coffee plantations will simply take your heart away. There are a good number of hotels in Madikeri suiting all types of budget. You can look at the range of various types of stays at and book your hotel room in just a few clicks. This enables you to read guest reviews, see hotel images and pick your ideal hotel room. Besides, while choosing a stay online you shall be eligible for discounts. Therefore, you need not spend a bomb while selecting your desired place to stay. Doubtlessly, Madikeri is regarded as one of the top travel destinations in Karnataka for its picturesque locales, alluring mountains and verdant coffee plantations. Madikeri will surely not fail to amaze you!

Locating oneself close to the places of interests or having a lot of restaurants close by are some of the preferences of visitors. At times, leisure travellers opt to stay away from city shores and all hustles, deciding to accommodate somewhere close to nature. Waking up to the chirping of birds, abundance of greenery and fresh air that soothes the mind or wake up with your alarm, being at Madikeri, the choice is yours!

Oh, Yes! Here is a mix bag of hotels listed below, suiting all budgets. You can book any of these online in advance and carve a cosy stay experience at Madikeri.

1. Coorg Mandarin, Mysore road: Located opposite to bus depot this is a boutique hotel offering homely services.

2. Hotel Le Coorg: This is a luxury hotel that offers all basic services. Guests can easily access all major places of attractions and get back to the hotel to rest.

3. Prestige Residency, G.T. Road: Located opposite to KSRTC bus depot, this hotel offers all amenities and an easy access of all places. Guests shall find lush Green estates with Coffee Plantations, Pepper, Cardamom and Citrus trees intertwined with paddy fields, Rivers and Small Streams around the hotel area.

4. Coorg Regency:
This an ideal place to stay for budget travellers. The hotel can be easily accessed from most of the major locations. The rooms have partial view of the Western Ghats and Madikeri town. The hotel is centrally located near General Thimmaiah Circle on Mysore Road and easily accessible from Bus stand. It is conveniently situated within the city, away from all the hustle and bustle of the town.
ekta mishra Feb 12 · Tags: hotels, india, travel, trip
Bus travel from Marina Bay Sands to Botanic Gardens

Marina Bay Sands

It is considered to be one of the most luxurious resorts situated by Marina Bay in the beautiful city of Singapore. It opened for people in 2010 and has since then seen millions of guests and tourists. It is also the most costly Casino properties that has ever been built, billed at 8 billion, which is inclusive of the land cost. The Resort plays host to guests from 2561 rooms and suites. The Resort boasts of having the world’s largest gaming space of 160,000 square feet. Some of the signature attractions of Marina Bay Sands include the futuristic sands sky park, the bay floral, marina bay club, marina bay sands art path, the wonderful art science museum. The Resort is not just about accommodation and signature attraction but is also about recreation and 8 lakh square feet convention and exhibition centre which hosts several business meetings and event throughout the year.

Singapore has a good network of roads that is very well connected. This makes traveling completely hassle free and convenient. If you are looking forward to visit all of the above places then I recommend you to travel by bus as not only will it save you some money but also time. Check out for quick ticket booking and awesome discounts!

If you are a foodie, you will be treated to cuisines from all corners of the world prepared by celebrity chefs. The two signature attractions at Marina Bay Sands are the world’s largest Casino with 600 tables and 1700 slot machines and the other is a legendary sky park, which is about 1120 feet high and can cater to 4000 people. It has an ever-ending pool at a height that you cannot imagine. The credits for designing this wonderful architectural marvel have to be given to MOSHE SAFDIE Architects.  

You can hop into Bus Nos. 97, 106, 518, 133, 502 to reach Marina Bay Sands.

Singapore Botanic Garden

A 158 year old landscape located right in the middle of the main shopping area of Singapore. It is the only tropical garden that has the UNESCO World Heritage site tag to it. The garden has several accolades and has also been declared ‘Garden of the year 2012’.  Founded in 1859 by the then Agri-Horticultural Society. It is the only garden in the world that is open from 5:00 am to 12:00 am 365 days of the year. Spanning across 83 hectares of land and over 11000 species of Flora and Fauna the Botanic Garden boasts about 5.4 million tourists annually. Visiting the Garden is completely free. The garden is surrounded by Holland Road, Cluny Road and Bukit Timah Road. The most signature attraction of the Botanic Garden is the National Orchid Garden. However, it has an entry fee. The Garden also features a tropical rain forest spread across 6 hectares of land. Just beside the National Orchid Garden is the famous Ginger Garden.

You can hop into Bus Nos.  75, 77, 106, 7, 105, 123, 174 and 564 to reach Singapore Botanic Gardens.

Singapore to Kota Bahru – A Bus Journey

There are plenty of activities you can do in Singapore. Nature lovers can visit the night safari where you get a chance to travel on a tram around the beautiful park. You can catch a glimpse of various animals roaming freely in their natural habitats. If you are a bird lover make sure to visit the Jurong Bird Park.

Kota Bahru is the capital city of the state of Kelantan in Malaysia. The city is strategically located on the North eastern side of the peninsular which is quite close to the Thai Border. The city has been known as the islamic city as major residences here are of the Islamic community. The place is home to some of the most beautiful mosques, state of the art museums and magnificient buildings with one of a kind architecture as well as quite a few royal structures. On your trip to Kota Bahru make sure to try out the signature dishes such as Nasi Dagang, Nasi Kerabu, Lompat Tikam, Budu and Etok. The distance between Singapore and Kota Bahru is just 740 kms and can be easily covered during the night when there is absolutely no traffic.

One of the most popular bus rides in town is taking a bus from Singapore to Kota Bahru. Not only is the journey convenient but is also quite cheap to travel by Bus. You dont have to stand in queue and you can get to your destination much faster. Also do not forget that if you are planning to go by air you may have to reach the airport atleast two hours early. A bus journey does not have any such hassles and you can reach your pick up point just 10 minutes before the bus departs. Not only is the price quite reasonable, most of the buses are Express Buses with fewer stops. The taxes levied on a Bus journey are quite less compared to the ones levied on airlines. One of the most major operators plying on this route are Trans Nasional Express Buses which have been in the industry for quite a long time.

A bus journey from Singapore to Kota Bahru will take somewhere around 10 to 11 hours depending on the prevailing traffic conditions. The Operator will drop you off at Jerteh, Stesyen Das Kota Bahru, Jalan Pendek and Kuala Besut jetty terminal. The Trans Nasional Operator took a stop at regular intervals of 2 hours for some refreshment and wash room breaks so that we could grab some snacks for the journey. Make sure to book your bus tickets from this online bus booking website redbus. It saved me the trouble of visiting the operators office for selecting my choice of seats as well as my time. Trans Nasional Express has its pick up point from Lavendar Street Junction which is just opposite Kallang Bahru. There is only one bus throughout the day which departs sharp at 7:30 pm. The ticket costs RM102 per head.
carol beiz Jan 24 · Tags: singapore, travel, trip
Choose any 5 Hotels in Marathahalli, Bangalore

Are you travelling to Bangalore but don’t know where to book your hotel? Drop all your worries and go ahead to book your ideal hotel in Marathahalli, Bangalore. Look at the range of various hotels listed on and decide your convenient stay within your budget. Booking your stay online always gives you a number of benefits, such as you can go through many types of hotels in the same area, read guest reviews and explore other requirements too. There are hotels lined up in Marathahalli suiting all types of budgets, they come with all basic amenities too. The region is believed to have a lot of historical significance, while today it is one of the bustling areas in Bangalore. It has a great connectivity with most of the Tech-parks and corporate sector towards, Bellandur, Mahadevpura and Whitefield. One shall find a wide range of restaurants, good shopping centres, movie theatre and hordes of people on the roads of Marathahalli. It comprises of bus stops and several commuters board their buses from this place. Opting for this place as your stay option shall not disappoint you. You can easily find anything at your doorstep, while the range of accommodation comes with good facilities offering decent hospitality to the guests. The nearest railway station is at Whitefield, however, the AC/Non AC city bus services takes you to most of the major locations from Marathahalli.

Here is a compilation of recommendable hotels in Marathahalli, Bangalore. They can be booked online where you can decide your ideal stay suiting your budget and other demands too. Moreover, this area has a very good connectivity from airport, main city railway station and with all bus stations around the city. The smooth movement of public transportation and communication makes it an eligible location for stay in Bangalore.

1. High Sky By World Choice: The hotel property is located just off the Outer Ring Road in Marathahalli. The hotel offers Standard Rooms and Suites for comfortable stays for all types of travellers.

2. Sherwood Suites: It is located close to the IT hub and welcome guests with utmost warmth. They are corporate service apartments that is a perfect stay option for any business traveller.  

3. Cosmos Guest Homes:  They offers accommodation suiting all types of budgets. They also accommodate all categories of guests ranging from corporate to families. Besides, the location of the hotel serves as a great convenience for the guests.

4. Nandhana Comforts Marathahalli:
An Ideal stay choice for travellers or vacationers as they offer high quality of services in a reasonable price. Moreover, it is situated close to major IT parks and entertainment hubs within the city. Besides, the hotel is in close proximity to the bus stations. The hotel is located on the outer ring road, creating great connectivity with the rest of the city.

5. Bhagini Icon:
It is located close to the IT hub and offers personalized services to the guests. One can access al close by shops, restaurants and other places easily from the hotel.

ridhi mehta Jan 23 · Tags: hotels, india, travel, trip

Traveling by bus to the top places in Penang

Penang is considered an island of rich Chinese heritage consisting of an array of temples, museums and plenty of reserve forests. Apart from this, there are also a number of beautiful beaches that make a trip to this place quite more than a worthwhile. The locals here call Penang as the unofficial food capital and this is precisely why the tourism plays a very huge role in the economy of this city. From the water’s edge at the clan jetties to the brilliant sheen of the mansions, Penang is impressive.

I was visiting Penang from Melaka and I chose to do so by bus. I booked my bus tickets from this web site I usually do and had my tickets on my phone within a couple of minutes. As per the website there are more than 4 Operators flying on the route between Melaka and Penang which are Trans Nasional, Intercity Coach, Sepat Express and Mayangsari Express. The duration of the journey is about 6 hours. However, I would recommend you to book your seats on an afternoon bus or later in the night. The first bus leaves Melaka at 9:00 am and the last bus at 11:00 pm. There are more than 9 buses between 9:00 and 11:00 pm. Mayangsari Express, Trans Nasional and Sepat Express are the Executive coach operators on this route whereas Intercity Coach is the only luxury coach Operator. The cost of tickets on the executive coaches’ start upwards of MYR30 and the one on the luxury Bus starts upwards of MYR50. Me being a luxury seeker I booked my tickets with intercity coach for the 9:00 am bus. However, since 9:00 am due to the peak hour it took me about 7 hours to reach Penang. I had a comfortable journey and was quite happy with the experience. On reaching Penang, I followed the list of places that I had planned to visit.

Batu Ferringhi: This place is considered to be one of Penang’s most popular destinations and also the second most popular destination after George Town. It has a long stretch of soft and white sandy beaches along a winding road named as Jalan Batu. The place has a host of accommodations and eating out options. The night market here is considered to be quite legendary while its waters are known to be the most popular places where you can indulge in a list of water sports activities like wind surfing, para saving and jet skiing.

Bukit Forest Park: It is a small but a well developed recreational park spread across 8 hectares of low land forest located in Nibong Tepal. With flowing rivers and plush vegetation it is known to provide everyone with a welcome respite from the regular hussle and bussle of the city. There are range of activities that you can indulge yourself in like a wet land board walk or visiting the bat caves and experiencing the unique mangrove life forms.

sophiannour Jan 19 · Tags: tour, travel, trips
Berangkat Menuju Jakarta dari Kudus dengan Transportasi Bus

Ada beberapa kegiatan menarik yang dapat Anda lakukan dan nikmati saat Anda berada di kota Kudus yang indah. Dimulai dari situs sejarah yang masih terawat dengan baik hingga saat ini sampai beberapa atraksi wisata terindah yang terdapat dalam daftar lengkap atraksi lokal di sini. Hiburan terbaik di kota ini mencakup kegiatan petualangan dan tempat hiburan untuk menikmati makan dan minum, selain itu ada juga atraksi utama yang layak untuk dikunjungi yaitu monumen bersejarah dan tempat-tempat wisata alam. Terletak sekitar 51 km dari timur Kota Semarang, Kudus adalah sebuah kota kecil yang terletak di Provinsi Jawa Tengah.

Ibu kota kabupaten Kudus adalah kota yang terletak di pesisir timur laut antara kota-kota di Provinsi Jawa Tengah, yaitu Kota Surabaya dan Kota Semarang. Ibu kota kabupaten merupakan produsen rokok terbesar yang ada di Provinsi Jawa Tengah. Kudus dianggap kota yang sangat penting karena merupakan pusat perkembangan agama Islam selama abad pertengahan. Ada banyak hal indah dan tempat menarik untuk dilihat dan dikunjungi di kota kecil ini. Ketika berada di kota ini, pastikan untuk mengunjungi air terjun Monten yang terbentuk secara alami dan sudah ditemukan sejak 90 tahun yang lalu. Gray Canyon adalah salah satu tempat wisata yang paling terkenal di kota ini dan terletak di daerah pegunungan, tempat ini juga telah lama dianggap sebagai rumah bagi orang-orang yang masih mengikuti budaya primitif.

Setelah seharian melakukan eksplorasi di Kota Kudus, akhirnya Saya memutuskan untuk melanjutnya perjalanan Saya ke kota tujuan selanjutnya yaitu Kota Metropolitan Jakarta yang merupakan salah satu kota terkaya yang ada di Negara Indonesia. Saya memesan tiket bus melalui website redbus berdasarkan rekomendasi dari seorang teman yang berasal dari Indonesia. Karena Kota Kudus adalah kota yang kecil jadi hanya ada 2 operator bus yang beroperasi menuju Kota Jakarta. Walaupun hanya terdapat 2 operator, namun kedua Operator ini mencakup semua slot waktu sepanjang hari. Nusantara dan Pahala Kencana adalah 2 operator yang mengoperasikan lebih dari 5 bus setiap hari ke Kota Jakarta. Nusantara mengoperasikan sekitar 7 bus dimulai dari pukul 17.30 sore hari sampai pukul 14.00 keesokan harinya. Biaya tiket dimulai dari Rp 190.000,- per orang, harga ini dirasa cukup masuk akal karena ini merupakan bus eksekutif.

Durasi perjalanan antara kedua kota itu sekitar 10 jam dan bahkan jika Anda pergi pada jam sibuk, Anda tetap akan sampai tepat waktu, namun Anda tidak perlu khawatir karena operator bus mengendarai dengan sangat baik dan handal. Ada sekitar 28 sampai 30 kursi di setiap bus dan setiap kursi memiliki banyak ruang bagi Anda untuk meregangkan kaki dan tangan Anda. Pahala Kencana adalah operator bus mewah yang mengoperasikan sekitar 4 bus dimulai dari pukul 19.40 malam hari sampai pada pukul 10.00 pagi hari. Ada bus yang berangkat hampir setiap 3 jam. Saya suka melakukan perjalanan dengan bus mewah, maka Saya memutuskan untuk memesan tiket bus dengan operator ini. Saya memesan tiket untuk bus yang berangkat pada pukul 03.00 pagi hari dan Saya akan sampai di Kota Jakarta pada pukul 13.00 siang hari. Tiket bus untuk perjalanan ini akan menghabiskan biaya sekitar Rp 500.000,- tapi harganya sepadan mengingat bus ini mewah dan tempat duduknya sangat nyaman. Semua kursi dilengkapi dengan tempat pengisian untuk laptop serta telepon gengam. Ada sekitar 20 kursi di setiap bus dan di bagian depan bus terdapat layar LED yang dilengkapi dengan berbagai hiburan. Jika Saya memiliki kesempatan untuk melakukan perjalanan dari Kota Kudus ke Kota Jakarta, Saya pasti akan bepergian dengan bus.

Melaka and George Town are often listed on the top of any Malaysian holiday itinerary and match Kuala Lumpur in its popularity. And justifiably so. These two have been historic cities of the Straits of Malacca and the trading and cultural exchanges that took place here between the East and West Straits over 500 years is what has led to the development of these iconic places. I tell you why both of them are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Make sure you visit these historic sites on your next trip to Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is connected to both places via bus—the preferred mode of transport here. You can even check for added convenience.

Malacca has numerous historical places and buildings. In order to preserve those sites, numerous museums have been built to preserve those legacies. Most of the museums in the state are managed by Malacca Museum Corporation.

Malacca state is bordered by Negeri Semdilan to the north and west and Johor to the South. It is about 148 kms to the south east of the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur and 235 kms north west of Johor’s largest city Johor Bahru. It is believed that before the arrival of the first Sultan Malacca used to be a fishing village which was inhabitated by locals referred to as Orang Laut. The place is known to be founded by Iskandar Shah who was the last king of the present day Singapore. Several prominent Malaysian artists have used Canvass to depict the epic tale of the founding of Malacca. Thanks to its strategic location. It is also considered to be an important stopping point for Zheng He’s Fleet. The entire state of Malacca covers an approximate area of 642 air miles.

Museums in Malacca are Aborigines Museum, Agricultural Museum, Al-Quran Museum, Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, Beauty Museum, Cheng Ho Cultural Museum, Chitty Museum, Customs Department Museum, Democratic Government Museum, Education Museum, Forestry Museum, Governor's Museum, History and Ethnography Museum, Islamic Museum, Kite Museum, Literature Museum, Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum, Malay and Islamic World Museum, Malaysia Architecture Museum, Maritime Museum, Navy Museum, People's Museum, Prison Museum, Pulau Besar Museum, Stamp Museum, Straits Chinese Jewellery Museum, Submarine Museum, Toy Museum, Tradition and Custom Museum, UMNO Museum, World's Bees Museum and Youth Museum.

  • Brilliant examples of multicultural trading that carried mercantile exchanges between Malay and Chinese, Indian and European cultures.

  • The towns have developed significantly over the last 500 years since the exchanges began and the change has been complementary to the trading successes.

  • They have built a life that bears a testimony to the multi-cultural influences and traditions of the regions they traded with. This is not only seen in the architecture of the place, but in the religious institutions of different faiths, traditions, languages, music, food, art, etc.

  • The townscape demonstrated by both towns is unparalleled anywhere else in East and South Asia, especially taking into account the large number of shop houses and town houses that dot their landscape.

minnielauren Jan 18 · Tags: travel, trip, tour
Menuju Surabaya dari Bogor dengan Bus


Hanya 5 jam perjalanan melalui darat dari kota Bandung yang indah adalah kota hujan Bogor. Bogor hanya berjarak 50 km dari Kota Jakarta, yang menjadikannya salah satu kota utama - berkat lokasinya yang strategis dan sangat mudah dijangkau. Pada zaman dahulu, kota ini dinamai oleh Belanda sebagai kota tanpa kekhawatiran sekaligus memilih tempat yang tepat untuk membangun istana pertama Gubernur Jenderal Belanda. Beberapa tahun kemudian bahkan hingga saat ini, istana tersebut masih berdiri dengan tegak dan kuat. Istana ini memiliki taman yang indah di sekitarnya dimana Anda akan melihat berbagai binatang bermain satu sama lain dengan riangnya. Penduduk setempat yang tinggal di Bogor selalu dikenal bekerja di industri spesifik seperti industri sipil, industri pertanian, dan juga industri kehutanan. Orang-orang dari berbagai etnis tinggal di sini dengan harmonis tanpa adanya rasa saling membenci. Mayoritas populasi yang akan Anda temukan di sini adalah orang-orang beragama Kristen, Buddha dan Hindu. Kota ini juga masih menyimpan beberapa prasasti kuno yang sangat berharga di dinding yang telah dipugar dan dipelihara dengan baik hingga sekarang.

Ketika pergi berwisata di Negara Indonesia, Saya sarankan untuk bepergian dengan bus. Dengan alasan macet, para penduduk lokal enggan untuk mengendarai kendaraan pribadi dan lebih memilih untuk menggunakan bus. Hampir setiap 15 menit ada bus yang tiba, jadi Anda tidak perlu mengkhawatirkan jumlah bus yang tersedia. Agar perjalanan Anda lebih tenang, Saya sarankan Anda untuk terlebih dahulu memesan tiket bus dari  redbus karena setiap hari tiket dengan cepat terjual habis. Website Redbus memberikan Anda berbagai pilihan operator dan kelas bus seperti ekonomi, ekspres dan mewah, selain itu Redbus juga selalu menawarkan tiket bus dengan harga yang murah. Tiket bus untuk satu orang berkisar antara Rp 50.000,- sampai Rp 200.000,- tergantung dari kelas bus yang dipesan. Saya sarankan untuk memilih kelas bus ekspres yang memiliki lebih sedikit tempat pemberhentian jika Anda dikejar waktu. Namun Saya sarankan untuk memesan tiket bus ekonomi jika Anda ingin lebih berhemat. Namun jika uang bukan masalah untuk Anda, Anda bisa memilih kelas bus mewah yang dilengkapi dengan berbagai fasilitas terbaik seperti tempat duduk, film dan juga makanan ringan. Pesan tiket bus Anda dan berliburlah dengan perasaan yang menyenangkan.


Kota terbesar kedua yang ada di Negara Indonesia dan merupakan ibu kota Provinsi Jawa Timur, kota ini dikenal sebagai kota Pahlawan. Kota ini selalu ramai dan penuh sesak sepanjang hari karena sebagian besar penduduk selalu sibuk dengan beberapa jenis pekerjaan. Kota ini merupakan kota yang terkenal di kalangan wisatawan karena sejarah budayanya yang kaya. Surabaya adalah perpaduan dinamis antara kompleks perbelanjaan modern, gerai makanan perkotaan dan bangunan kolonial. Anda akan melihat perpaduan unik antara arsitektur modern dan arsitektur kuno yang berdiri berdampingan satu sama lain. Di dekat masjid tertua di Surabaya yaitu Masjid Ampel, Anda akan menemukan jalan-jalan sempit yang penuh dengan warung pinggir jalan yang menjual berbagai barang seperti pakaian, aksesoris, selendang dan parfum dengan harga murah. Pastikan untuk mengunjungi Tunjungan Plaza, yang merupakan salah satu pusat perbelanjaan terbesar di seluruh Asia Tenggara.

Jarak antara Kota Bogor dan Kota Surabaya dengan jalan darat adalah 1.500 km dan akan membutuhkan sekitar 22 jam untuk menyelesaikan perjalanan antara kedua kota ini dengan menggunakan bus. Anda dapat naik bus menuju ke Kota Bogor dari Terminal Bus Bandara Soetta dan turun di Terminal Bus Surabaya. Ada beberapa operator lokal yang beroperasi pada rute ini dan ada bus yang berangkat setiap 12 jam. Perjalanan dengan menggunakan bus akan memakan biaya sekitar Rp 1.000.000,- per orang.
Select any 4 Places to Stay in Hyderabad: Just Check-in early!

Hyderabad, known for its rich history and culture attracts numerous visitors from all over the globe. After all, the city is home to Charminar, the Golconda Fort and the Chowmahalla Palace. All sorts of travellers commuting from one city via bus, train or flight to Hyderabad usually seek for a comfortable stay option here. Some of the hotels in Hyderabad come with 6:00am early check-in option, enabling any visitor to take an instant and quick rest after a hectic journey. Therefore, booking these hotels online at  is a clever decision as it allows you to choose your ideal hotel room within your budget. Besides, avail the early check-in benefit without spending extra money! After all, a comfortable rest place is a necessary after hectic travelling!

To make your job easier, I have compiled an array of budget hotels here that allows 6:00am early check-in along with convenient accessibility. All these pocket friendly hotels comprise of basic amenities and their cordial staff help to make your stay better. Easy reachability to bus stop, shops, restaurants and other public locations are given priority, as these are some of the elementary requirements of most travellers or guest staying in Hyderabad hotels.

The list of top four hotels in Hyderabad with 6:00am early check-in has been mentioned below. This will be of great help to visitors who will be arriving a bit early in the morning.

1. Hotel New White House, Nampally:
This hotel is located in the bustling part of Hyderabad that creates easy accessibility for all guests/travellers. It is poised near to Medwin hospital and there is a bus stop at proximity. The central location of the hotel helps guests to commute conveniently. The hotel is situated in Umabagh and is close by to all major shops and bus/train stations.

2. Hotel Dolphen Grand, Lakdikapul: This is a budget hotel that provide weary travellers with a haven of comfort. The hotel is located opposite to Mehdi Function Palace. It has an easy access to shop, bus stops and train stations. They come with unique facilities too!

3. Hotel Ambassador, Secunderabad:
This is an old hotel set up for many years. It is quite famous among business travellers as the rooms are elegant at economical rates. The location of the hotel is amidst the Paradise Circle, where it is very close to Secunderabad Railway Station and A.P.S.R.T.C. Picket Bus Station. The central position is close to major shopping areas. Especially for visitors who are on a shoestring budget must check out this hotel. Apart from all these, it also provides easy accessibility to the hubs of business and commercial activity happening in Hyderabad. In addition, a tour desk could also guide you in planning an exciting day out for sightseeing in the city!

4. Krishna Residency, Habsiguda: this hotel carries the legacy of the best budget hotel in this area. Apart from its finest staff and good quality services, the hotel offers a good location creating huge convenience for its guests. With an excellent location where the International Cricket Stadium is in the vicinity. The hotel is situated on the main road with a parking facility; where shops, gym, bars, restaurants and retail outlets that could be easily covered by walking.

Bus from Little India to Kamper

Little India is one of the most famous districts in Singapore which is popular amongst tourists for its low priced good quality products. It shows Singapore’s vibrant shopping culture on the entire street. Little India once was a racecourse full of cattle herders. There are several outlets here selling flower garlands as well as dirt-cheap electronics at the same place. Apart from this, the street is full of modern eateries and boutique hotels.  One thing worth noticing is that the religious establishments of 3 different religions, Hindu, Muslim and Christianity. Do not forget to stop and eat at one of the famous eateries in Little India.

A visit to this place was never on my wish list but I decided to visit this place after I came across it online while booking my bus tickets from, which showed Little India as a bus boarding point. Make sure that you visit the Tekka Centre, which is quite famous in Little India and across the rest of Singapore for its large selection of hawker stalls. In addition, a bright yellow and orange warehouse sells products at excellent prices especially if you want to buy fresh produce in bulk. If you are looking to buy quality products, fabric and materials Tekka Centre is definitely one of the places that you should visit.

On the second floor of this establishment, you will find a sea of Chinese, Indian, Malaysian and Singaporean hawker stalls that serve cheap and tasty dishes in rather rough and ready surroundings. For those who have a sweet tooth it is worth hunting down this eatery called Chi Kak, which serves pale rice with a filling paste of sugared beans. Try this dish once and you will definitely order it one more time. I did!!  There are also plenty of drinks that you can have ranging from squeezed limesoda to fresh juices.  The centre may not have all the frills and decorations like other hawker centres but it offers a great choice of unusual dishes, which is one of the most fantastic ways to experience the whole of Little India on a single plate.

There were about 3 Operators plying on the route between Little India and Kamper. The One Travel and Tours, Starmart Express and Transstar were some of the popular ones. The One Travel and Tours had about 4 buses plying throughout the day with the first one departing at 11:00 am in the morning. There were about 3 more buses between 11:00 am to 10:30 pm from this Operator.  Starmart Express has about 4 buses plying throughout the day with fares starting from SGD40.  I prefer travelling through the One Travel and Tours as my previous experience with this Operator was great and the staff was quite interactive. This Operator operates only the Executive class of buses and if you wish to travel in a luxury bus, you will have to book either the Starmart Express or Transstar. The fares for both these Operators start from SGD60.
liza hedan Jan 11 · Tags: singapore, travel, trip

Bus to the top 3 Picture Perfect Wildlife spots of Singapore

There are fewer experiences more awe inducing than watching an animal go about its daily activities in the natural wild. Words do fall short when it comes to describing this phenomenon. However, capturing a snapshot of the wild in one’s camera is the next best thing to reliving that experience. Singapore will not disappoint wildlife photography lovers either.

The wildlife destinations here are a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city and lets you step into a world of plush green landscapes and nature spots. It will be hard to believe that with the ever increasing skyline of Singapore, the island still hosts plenty of wildlife. From lizards, crocodiles to colorful birds the wildlife destinations of Singapore are definitely worth a visit!!

The easiest way to reach these places is to catch a bus (tickets for which you can takeonline from www.redbus.sgthat will take you to the nearest MRT station from where you can board buses that take you to the park.

Singapore Zoological Gardens: Its picturesque setting against the Mandai Lake and the title of the best rainforest zoo in the world combines to make this place a haven for wildlife and landscape photographers. Animals are kept in spacious, landscaped enclosures separated from the visitors by dry and wet moats. The moats are concealed with vegetation or dropped below the line of sight. Dangerous animals that can climb well are housed in landscaped glass-fronted enclosures. The zoo has not expanded beyond the original 28 hectares.

However, 40 hectares of secondary forest were later developed into the Night Safari. The remaining undeveloped land has been kept as wooded land. This and the waters of Upper Seletar Reservoir contribute to the zoo, giving it a sense of natural, unrestricted space.

Singapore Botanic Gardens: For those who love their photos to be generously bathed in colours, this world heritage site is about 158 years old and houses the Burkhill Hall that is laid out in different colour zones. The National Orchid Garden within also provides many opportunities for photographing flora. It is located at walking distance from Singapore’s most famous road; Orchard Road. It has been awarded Asia’s Top park attraction from the year 2013. It is the only park in the world that opens from 5 AM in the morning and remains open till 12 AM at midnight. It is a star attraction not only for the tourists but the locals as well!! It posesses an array of horticulture attractions and has a huge collection of plants that are known to have significance worldwide.

Macritchie Reservoir: The wooded and waterside vistas are the perfect backdrop against which one can capture shots of macaques and a large host of birds. It is often frequented by bird watchers, and this place is popular for hiking and kayaking.MacRitchie Reservoir is Singapore's oldest reservoir. The reservoir was completed in 1868 by impounding water from an earth embankment, and was then known as the Impounding Reservoir or Thomson Reservoir.

Stay at any 5 Budget Accommodations in Chennai: Book it Online!

The hospitality sector of the city is booming rapidly with endless numbers of hotels in Chennai. Have you arrived early to Chennai? Not to worry! Things get easier as you can book your preferred hotel room online from redbus hotels, this allows you to experience the benefit of 6:00am early check-in at no extra cost. Simple convenience in just a few finger clicks!

Recognized as the Gateway of South India, Chennai houses several hotels that caters all types of travellers. All the budget hotels in the city come with basic amenities offering unique hospitality services to the guests. The hospitality industry in Chennai has gained its worldwide popularity over the centuries. Aside its rich natural and point of interests from bygone times, Chennai also serves as a home to the trade industry for years and its population consist of people from all walks of life. For that reason, in case you are planning to get an accommodation here, you need not panic at all.

All the hotels are perfectly located at convenient locations in the city. Most of them are at a proximity to bus stops, restaurants, shops and railway stations. Whether business or leisure travellers arriving early to Chennai can easily choose from the list of hotels and take rest after experiencing a tiring journey. A travel plan is sorted well, if you choose a satisfying hotel room in the city!

The compilation of five hotels around the city, based on their 6:00am early check-in option, location and quality of service:

1. Ann Residency Porur, Porur Junction:
This is a budget hotel located very close to Chennai airport in Pallavaram. In addition, the hotel is accessible from places like bus stand and railway station. Apart from 6:00am early check-in facility, it comprises of luxury accommodations with essential amenities.

2. Sai Enclave, Pallavaram: It is located at a proximity to Egmore Railway station, central railway station, airport along with access to all commercial and shopping choices. Raj Residency is a budget hotel quite suitable for business travellers as it offers early check in option along with unique amenities like parking and laundry services.

3. The Kings Hotel, Egmore: Hotel is located adjacent to Chennai Corporation Ripon Building. This place is accessible from airport, Park & Egmore railway station. There is a bus stop nearby, guests or travellers usually commute from there. This budget hotel comes with clean interiors along with friendly services.

4. Rising Sun, Koyambedu: This is a great selection for travellers who are budget conscious yet looking for a good location stay. The budget hotel is located close to shops, restaurants, bus stops and many more. Ideal choice of business or leisure travellers looking for quality services at an affordable price.

5.  Victory Mansion, Triplicane: This is a super budget hotel that is very close to Marina Beach and Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. It is usually recommendable, for its convenient location being close to veg/non-veg restaurants, shops and bus/taxi stands.

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