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Follow These 5 Twitter Accounts For Travel Warnings

Follow These 5 Twitter Accounts For Travel Warnings

Modern technology means it’s now easier than ever to keep track of the latest news with only minutes of delay. So if you’re looking to travel abroad and would like to stay in the know of local travel warnings and alerts, here are 5 travel warning Twitter accounts for the […]

Should you Hire a Tour Guide?

Should you Hire a Tour Guide?

The short answer is: it depends. With the amount of information available online today, it may seem redundant to hire a tour guide, especially if you could just ask Google to recommend the “Top 10 Must-Haves in Penang”, “Best Museums in New York” or “Scotland’s Best-Kept Secrets.” Yet tour guides […]

Travel Gear to Help Prevent Theft

Travel Gear to Help Prevent Theft

Whether you’re travelling abroad or just commuting to work, safety should always be a top priority. Secure your precious possessions from wandering hands with these travel tips. 1. Lock and Leave When you’re staying in hotels and hostels that don’t have a safe, the Pacsafe®Portable Travel Safes are good options as these are protected by eXomesh®, which are stainless steel […]

Six gems of blue in golden Morroco

Six gems of blue in golden Morroco

When I think of Morocco, I think of the desert, with its rolling dunes of yellow sand. I picture the old cities with their orange buildings close together creating a labyrinth of alleyways to get lost in. And I imagine the ancient sites of ochre mud bricks or stone, built […]

Luxury Travelling on a Budget

Luxury Travelling on a Budget

Travelling on a budget doesn’t mean you have to skimp out on the finer things in life. Perhaps you’d like to travel to Taiwan but prefer staying in hotels instead of hostels. Or perhaps you’d like to enjoy the luxurious beauty rituals in Korea without spending a small fortune on […]

10 Airport Hacks to Make your Journey Easier

10 Airport Hacks to Make your Journey Easier

Ryan finds a few Asian businessmen and hops in behind them. “Bingo, Asians. They pack light, travel efficiently, and they have a thing for slip on shoes. Gotta love ’em.”  This is a scene featuring Ryan Bingham, the fictional main character from the movie Up in the Air, as he lines up to go through […]

Working Holidays: What You Need To Know

Working Holidays: What You Need To Know

  Picture yourself blending into a foreign culture, meeting the locals and making new friends, while still earning money to do the things you enjoy. If you’re looking to see the world or gain some overseas work experience, a working holiday is a great option. However, the prospect of spending at least a year across […]

5 Reasons You’ll Regret Not Visiting India

5 Reasons You’ll Regret Not Visiting India

Imagine waking up to a gorgeous view of the sun rising over the Taj Mahal right outside your hotel window. Or perhaps you’d prefer walking on the frozen surface of the still running Zanskar river, where temperatures can go as low as –30 degrees Celsius. You may even be looking for a place to […]

The Ultimate Travel Safety Checklist

The Ultimate Travel Safety Checklist

  Packed your bags and ready to get on the plane? Going travelling is always exciting, but it doesn’t come without certain risks. Travelling should never be accompanied by a fear the unknown, so before you embark on your next adventure, check out these simple things you can do to […]

How to Pack for the Ultimate Road Trip

How to Pack for the Ultimate Road Trip

Windows rolled down, music playing, an open road and endless possibilities ahead of you—the draws road trip are undeniable. When such an adventure is still just an idea, however, it is easy to forget the less glamorous aspects: the emergency rest stops between Nowhereville and Nothingtown; the pile of empty […]