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  • 14 Pet Peeves I Have About Staying in Hotels

    Last Updated: October 15, 2015
    hotel petpeeves-2206 Being a frequent traveler as well as hotel purveyor, I've had my fair share of hotel stays around the world. And for the most part, hotel accomodations have been highly enjoyable; however there just some little pet peeves that makes my left eye twitch while my palm involuntarily reaches for my face to make slow contact. I might be over-generalizing, but these peeves I have about staying in hotels refer to not just the lower end hotels, but I've also noticed them lurking around in luxury hotels as well. ...
  • 12 Best Bangkok Airbnb Apartments Perfect For Foodies

    Last Updated: November 16, 2016
    Attention all self-proclaimed foodies! Bangkok is well known for its shopping and temples, but also its food scene - impressive in both scale and variety. If you are traveling to Thailand's ...
  • AirAsia’s Asean Pass Affordably Flies Us to Penang & Bangkok

    Last Updated: September 5, 2015

    One of the more affordable ways to jet around ASEAN

    Air Asia ASEAN Pass - Plane Love to travel and always on the lookout for an affordable deal that's worth every cent of your money? Here we introduce to you the AirAsia ASEAN Pass and our real experience using it; We recently worked with AirAsia to travel to Penang and Bangkok using this ASEAN pass, which has quite a wide variety of holiday destinations in the ASEAN region. ...
  • 12 Reasons Why You’ll Hate a Vacation in Maldives

    Last Updated: March 13, 2016
    hate-maldives Maldives, the mystical honeymoon destination every newly wed dreams of vacationing at. Well, it's not that hard a reality actually with low-cost carrier Tigerair flying to Maldives from Singapore in the range of $300+ SGD for a return ticket. But just in case you have the following very specific dislikes listed, don't visit the Maldives. ...
  • 9 Spots in Singapore’s Chinatown Locals & Tourists Can Visit That You Never Knew About

    Last Updated: July 31, 2015
    Until recently I used to think that going out to Singapore's cultural spots like Chinatown, Little India, Kampong Glam and other tourist attractions were pretty pointless. Well, who can forget their multiple outings to these places when studying in primary and secondary school? As locals we think we've seen everything there is to see in Chinatown already, right? Wrong! There are plenty of things that even locals can discover there, especially if you follow informative tour guides who can give more insight into the history of the places. During my two-hour tour in Chinatown, as Pocahontas would say: "I learned things I never knew I never knew." Here's some places to check out in Singapore's Chinatown, all within walking distance of each other. ...
  • 10 Foods You Must Eat When Visiting Bali For The First Time

    Last Updated: December 26, 2016
    If you're visiting Bali, Indonesia for the first time, these are the places you should visit for food. Most people plan their first trip to Bali for the sun and beaches but I would definitely ...
  • 11 Death-defying Destinations for Adrenaline Junkies That Will Blow Your Mind

    Last Updated: June 29, 2015
    If you are a jaded adventurer looking for someplace thrilling to go for a holiday, these are many countries you can go to find adrenaline-fueled fun. Go on, bring some like-minded friends or drag reluctant ones along to conquer your fears and experience some of the most amazing attractions, guaranteed to give you wave after wave of adrenaline rush. There are sure to be many other types of extreme sports but the list below are just a few interesting (and legal) ones....
  • 10 Incredible Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Last Updated: June 27, 2015
    Can I confess something? Taking a plane from the Singapore Changi Airport to Kuala Lumpur sometimes takes a shorter time than the time spent for me to travel from my house to National University of Singapore. Precisely because of this sheer convenience, many Singaporeans love travelling over to Kuala Lumpur over the long weekend. Despite locals travelling to Kuala Lumpur pretty frequently, I was surprised when I heard that many did not know the various attractions (other than shopping) that Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia had to offer. ...
  • 8 Reasons To Visit Pangkor Laut Resort in Malaysia For Your Next Vacation

    Last Updated: June 20, 2015

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    Pangkor Laut island, not to be confused with neighboring Pangkor island, is a privately-owned 300 acre island about 4.8 km off the west coast of Perak, Malaysia. Housing a resort of 140 villas and 8 estates, Pangkor Laut Resort offers guests accommodation by the breezy sea, or immersed in a tropical eden. Its isolated island setting and wooden architecture provided an amazing getaway for myself during my brief stay here, and I'm going to share my 8 compelling reasons why you should visit Pangkor Laut in Malaysia for your next vacation. ...
  • Experiencing the Pahiyas Harvest Festival in Philippines: A Nationwide Celebration

    Last Updated: June 18, 2015
    pahiyas festival philippines -6173 The Pahiyas harvest festival is one of Philippines' largest and most colorful harvest festivals held every 15 May, attracting locals from around the country to partake in the vibrant celebrations. ...
  • One Day Melbourne Food Guide: For The Time-Pressed Tourist

    Last Updated: June 18, 2015
    one-day-melbourne-food-guide In Melbourne, Australia, the problem with food is that the choices are simply too many. Every corner may hold a new gem, every other street a new find. Save the guilt for when you are home, because this 1 day guide will teach you how to squeeze the most out of a good eating day, especially useful for tourists on a tight schedule. We bring 5 food stops you can visit all within one day, and instructions on how to get there so you can plan your route. We recommend following the order as presented but you can refer to the map at the end to decide which you want to visit first too! ...
  • From Sea to City: Best of Gold Coast Vacation Homes on Show

    Last Updated: January 12, 2017
    Gold Coast is a coastal city in Southeastern Queensland of Australia, and once heavily marketed in Singapore more than a decade ago. These days you rarely see images of the happy screaming faces from ...
  • 10 Amazing Bali Villas With Private Pools Starting From SGD $79

    Last Updated: December 26, 2016
    Probably the most famous island in Indonesia, Bali boasts captivating beaches and a diversity of both traditional and modern culture. It is also known to us Singaporeans as one of the more affordable ...
  • 11 Best Nearby Beach Weekend Getaways From Singapore

    Last Updated: December 26, 2016
    Looking for a beach getaway? Overwhelmed and exceedingly stressed by the number of tasks listed on your to-do checklist? Well, this might be your cue for a weekend getaway to some of Asia's most ...
  • Tourists in Maldives: Food, Fun and Sun with Canon PowerShot

    Last Updated: May 4, 2015

    "The Blue that Stretches Forever"

    maldives sheraton beach-0407 The fabled honeymoon spot that every wed couple seems to dream of going, I found myself flown to Maldives courtesy of Canon Singapore, to do a review on one of their cameras recommended for travel snappers like myself. All the pictures you see in this article were taken with the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS, which in a way simplifies convenience rather than shooting with my usual Canon 6D DSLR. The compact size of the PowerShot SX530 HS makes travelling a lot easier with its versatile and convenient point-and-shoot feature. ...
  • 20 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Koh Samui

    Last Updated: March 13, 2016
    Koh Samui, or sometimes spelt Ko Samui, is an island in the gulf of Thailand, and is well-known for its beautiful beaches. Its an island to have a very relaxed holiday that is tranquil and ...
  • 14 Hotel Staycation Ideas in Singapore So Good, You Won’t Want To Leave the Country

    Last Updated: October 27, 2016
    Imagine weekends away at some sandy beach resort, shopping in Hong Kong, pigging out in the late night markets of Taipei, or savouring the Bangkok party scene? Sounds good eh, until you see the ...
  • 8 Hotel Room Superstitions To Practise For an Undisturbed Night’s Sleep

    Last Updated: January 28, 2016
    Your year-end holiday plans have been firmed up. You have chosen an inconspicuous hotel in downtown Bangkok. but a couple of clicks on Tripadvisor show how tired and poorly maintained the rooms ...
  • 7 Insider Tips To Booking Cheap Airline Flights In Asia

    Last Updated: November 1, 2014
    insider-tips The year-end holidays are just around the corner; maybe you should get away somewhere. A couple of clicks on Google and all the searches return trips that break the bank. Maybe you are destined to spend your holiday break in Singapore and suffer through the misery of everyone else sharing their vacation snaps on Facebook/Instagram/Snapchat, etc. On hindsight maybe you should have made travel plans much earlier, or is there any hope left? ...
  • 21 Must Eat Local Foods When You Visit Jakarta, Indonesia

    Last Updated: December 26, 2016
    Indonesia is a huge country, and even the city of Jakarta itself is larger than Singapore. With an endless growth of new Western influenced restaurants, it can be easy to forget about the street ...
  • 16 Reasons to Love and Visit Bangkok Once Again

    Last Updated: December 26, 2016
    Bangkok, Thailand, also known as the Asian 'City of Angels', is full of cultural heritage, beautiful architecture and some weird stuff going on in the back-alleys as well. Bangkok was formerly ...
  • 14 Must Eat Street Foods When You Visit Seoul, Korea

    Last Updated: December 23, 2016
    Riding on the Korean Hallyu wave across Asia and the rest of the world, more people are getting exposed to Korean cuisine, known today through centuries of social and political evolution. Perhaps ...
  • Jakarta ASOT 650: Eat. Sleep. Rave. Repeat | Travel Review

    Last Updated: December 19, 2014
    ASOT 650 tickets A State Of Trance (ASOT) is a weekly radio show hosted by DJ Armin Van Buuren, playing promotional and commercial trance mixes. And every now and then, special episodes featuring guest DJs will be held in various nations. During January to March 2014, the special episode ASOT 650 was taking place all over the world, with Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur being the closest happening to Singapore. Happening over the March weekend, ASOT is one of Asia's biggest trance events, seeing people of many Asian nationalities coming together to celebrate the love of trance and rave parties. Singaporeans, Malaysians, Thai, Filipinos even Australians can be spotted partying here. This was my first overseas trance party, which is what inspired this trip. Other than that, there'll be mostly food restaurants I've tried in Jakarta. ...