Efren Aurelio Landscape Architect

Efren Aurelio, Landscape Architect is one of the known Filipino architects in his field and has worked on many major real estate projects nationwide. 'It used to be an afterthought, cosmetic. When developers do a project, they consult engineers, architects, planners, and before opening day, say, 'hey, we don't have any landscaping. Let's call a landscape architect. ' Ar. Efren Aurelio of EA Aurelio Landscape ...

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Novotel Siam

Novotel Siam, better known as Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square is one of the established hotels in Bangkok's center for shopping, entertainment, business and leisure. Built almost three decades ago, the hotel is undergoing a renovation at the upper floors and, fortunately, when I stayed at the hotel last month, the lobby was already finished. Gone are the rather dated interior and what you have now is an amazingly chic and ...

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Airbnb

Let's admit it. Many travelers want that personal touch or local experience, thus Airbnb is one of the biggest companies in the so called sharing company. In many countries around the world, it's competing with established hotels as far as accommodations are concerned. Even your friends sometimes prefer staying at an Airbnb listed site than at a swanky hotel. And of course, you have an extra space in your house that you want ...

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There is something to love about Sheraton Bandung. And as I have mentioned in earlier posts, I love it's resort and colonial feel, which echoes Bandung itself. Art deco motifs in the lobby furniture and its overall architecture that goes against the usual luxury hotel high rise, interesting interiors that is rich in detail in the more public spaces, the beautiful morning light at the Towers Lounge, and the cozy and comfort in ...

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Staying at Sheraton Bandung is memorable. And after the end of the day, when you come back to the hotel from a city tour, it's your room that gives you much needed rest. The hotel has different kinds of rooms, from the deluxe garden access, to pool access rooms, to the tower rooms, and the higher junior and presidential suites. Regardless of the type of room you book, in suite amenities are top notch but it's the ...

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One thing that I like about Sheraton Bandung is the colonial era hotel vibe that it exudes, a vibe that is representative of the city itself. It doesn't have the alienating contemporary design feel that most massive and towering luxury hotels have that overwhelms you with their cavernous lobbies. The lobby is quite inviting and especially during the day when the sun is still low and the streams of sunlight enters through ...

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