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Keeping Safe in Asia: Things You Need to Know Before Jet Setting Abroad

As always with travelling abroad there’s a whole range of things to keep in mind when staying safe, and Asia is no different. Your safety is vital, but fortunately there are many precautions you can take in order to maintain your own well-being. Petty theft and scammers – keep your belongings hidden! With any developing […]

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Top Tourist Attractions of Argentina

Argentina, the second biggest country in South America,  offers a very wide range of different landscapes and attractions that are worth seeing. From Iguazu in the north to Ushuaia down south going through the Glacier Perito Moreno, here is a little list of the places to go in Argentina. Buenos Aires The bustling capital of […]

Banaue Rice Terraces

Trekking Banaue Rice Terraces

Banaue Rice Terraces is considered as the 8th Wonder of the World.  Located in the Ifugao province, in the Cordillera region in northern Philippines, these man made wonders were hand-carved from the mountains by Ifugao tribesmen 2000 years ago. The terraces are situated at an average of 1500 meters (4800 feet) above sea level, they cover […]

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Essential Travel Tips to New York City for First Timers

Travelling solo to New York City (NYC) can be a scary thought at first, daunting for most. I wouldn’t even recommend NYC for first timers solo travellers, even navigating the subway will scare the wits out of you! Time Square was in my bucketlist for the longest time, so NYC here I come! From my […]

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Top 10 Travel Books to Inspire Your Inner Wanderlust

Travel books are a part of my packing list to somewhere gorgeous. I pack the real thing, the paperback edition and, yes, I even have an old fashioned hallmark card bookmark. There is a lot of waiting times at the airport and while in transit. I make use of this free time by reading. I […]

A Wake-up Call in Abisko

This was how I got my wake up call in life. And I got it during my trip to the cold and frigid Abisko, Sweden to chase the beautiful entrancing aurora borealis.  Since then, I have quit my robotic choreographed life, sold my stuff, went back home and have been preparing to travel the world. […]

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Great Destinations for the First Time Solo Traveller

I bet your biggest question when you do decide to do a solo travel is, “Go where?” When you google the words “great destinations solo travel”, the results can be pretty overwhelming. Sometimes it even makes the entire itinerary planning more complex. But really it should not. To help you nail down which destination you […]

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How would you describe your 2015 in one word?

In a few hours we will be bidding goodbye to 2015 and raise our glasses to cheer in 2016. Everytime this time of the year comes, I give a moment to pause and look back at how the past year was. The good. The bad. The ugly. The no nos. The yes yes. All that bloopers and […]