Singapore Public Holidays 2017 – The Ultimate Guide

Singapore Public Holidays 2017 – The Ultimate Guide Singapore Public Holidays 2017 guide will show you where to visit next year! There’s 11 gazetted public holidays in 2017, with 7 of them falling on a Friday, Sunday or Monday. There’s absolutely no reason not to go on a holiday in 2017 now with 7 long weekends (that’s one more than in 2016). What’s more, by taking a few days of leave off work you get to add 4 more long weekends to the existing 7!    We work hard in Singapore, we ought to play hard too! Singapore public holidays […]

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African Safari – Tips & Things You Must Know Before Going

An African safari trip isn’t your standard travel experience. Sojourning across the plains of Africa could be a once-in-a-lifetime journey. There’s nothing more exhilarating than glimpsing wildlife in their untamed world. Sir David Attenborough says that Africa is “the only place on earth to see the full majesty of nature” and “there’s nowhere in the world where wildlife puts on a greater show.” I can’t help but agree. Great plains of Africa Here’s five tips on how to make the most out of your African safari experience. 1. Decide on your African safari destination and get your timing right There […]

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Cheapest Flights out of Singapore

Cheapest Flights Singapore with Budget Airlines Here’s 5 of the cheapest flights you can get out of Singapore, from $56 to $163 (two-way). Singapore is a major travel hub and the abundance of budget airlines in the region means that you’ve got the option to travel Southeast Asia easily and cheaply. I used Skyscanner, which is a great tool to obtain the best prices for flights. You can do these trips over the weekend or long weekends without breaking the bank or sacrificing precious vacation leave. Disclaimer: flight prices fluctuate and this is accurate as of February 2016. There’s really so many cheap flights […]

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Travel Backpack – How to Choose the Perfect one

 When I’m on the road, my travel backpack is my best friend. I make my way down cobblestone streets and navigate through airports, train stations and crowded buses with my trusty backpack. It is crucial to pick the right backpack—one that fits your body well and holds the ideal capacity. One important point to take note of when you purchase a backpack is to ensure it is of optimal weight and capacity. A good rule of thumb is to carry not more than 20 percent of your body weight. I’m 60kg so I should carry not more than 12kg (that’s 20 […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Travel Southern Africa

1. The most beautiful sunsets you will ever see in your life. Africa is known for its magnificant sunsets, rich golden hues cast over the shadow of the acacia tree and wildlife over the great expanse of the savanna. Every sunset in Africa is beautiful, intense and fiery, you’ll feel like you’re staring at the gates of heaven. The first time I saw the sunset in the African plains I was gobsmacked, and I was amazed everyday when the sun sets. Sunrises are amazing too! Like the one you see in the Lion King movie.   2. You wouldn’t want to go to a zoo again! Africa, there’s […]