I’m unusually excited to live in a crappy hotel…

As y’all know I’m doing an exciting (though not necessarily mega) trip in a week, and I’m staying at the Toong Mao Evergreen Kaohsiung and Toong Mao Kao Shang Ching (lit. high hill clear) Kenting. I have expressed opinions especially about the latter, which is rated the worst in the region…gasp!

However, I feel unusually excited. The only other time I’d felt like this was last June, where the same school booked us on the Geosciences International Conference Centre in Beijing.

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Yes, this is the best picture I took of the room

On Lucky’s website, people have commented that they like reading Lucky’s AirTran reviews as much as they like reading Lucky’s first class reviews. Even though only a f^&*ing few number of people read this blog, I’ll be honoured to post a review of the Toong Mao hotel chain, as much as I enjoyed reviewing Treetops Rotorua or the Heritage Boutique Collection hotels like the Waterfront (or the Ritz-Carlton Singapore if the main writer here hadn’t gone too), for example.

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Toong Mao Evergreen Hotel Kaohsiung Standard Twin Room

For reference, these are the Toong Mao Evergreen Hotel Kaohsiung room types. I’m 90% sure that we’re getting the Standard Twin Room.

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Toong Mao Kao Shang Ching Kenting Deluxe Double Twin

(I can’t even find the room with two standard beds…I don’t think I’ll be getting this room! I don’t feel like sharing a bed with my roommate, nor do I feel like sleeping on a bamboo chair!)

I feel strangely excited about going to a completely new non-luxury hotel chain (one may even say a hostel) that I don’t see a single real review (non-mass review site review) on. The only thing I’m not excited about is meeting the school at the airport at 6 o’clock at the morning (jeez, it’s a 8:50am flight, why so early?)…

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