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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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African Safari & Top 3 Destinations in Botswana

Botswana, Africa – Lonely Planet’s no. 1 travel destination in 2016 Botswana is the number one destination on Lonely Planet Best in Travel List 2016, the roundup of the best travel destinations to visit the coming year. Singapore was first on the same list last year. Namibia, Botswana’s next door neighbour was second on the 2015 list. Both African countries are little known to Singaporeans. Do you know that Singaporeans can visit Botswana visa-free? In this post I will share more about travelling in Botswana. Where is Botswana? Is it safe to visit? Botswana is situated in the southern part of Africa and […]

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Singaporean Guide to the Northern Lights

 Aurora Borealis – Where to see & best time to see The northern lights is the most spectacular light display on earth. Watch the magical and colourful Aurora Borealis dance about in the night sky on your next holiday now. This is your last chance before they dim for a decade. Here you will find out the best place to see it. As well as the best time to view them, taking into account public holidays in Singapore. Best place to see Northern Lights  Flying to Europe for Singaporeans is definitely a shorter distance than to North America. Also, it is costs less, thus I have left […]

Why Travel Now When You’re a Penniless Student

You’ll never get that much time off when you start working. Why travel later when you can travel now. Once you step into the working world, say goodbye to month long holidays. You would be restricted to 14 to 18 days of vacation leave. Of which have to be approved by your boss. You may not be able to take vacation days on certain busy periods or may be restricted to taking just a week off at a time. A month off or two is a luxury you wouldn’t have anymore when you start working. As a student, you would get up […]

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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 […]

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Blue Mountains Attractions: Travel & Things to do

The highlight of my travels in New South Wales would be the Blue Mountain. There are a few places around the Blue Mountain that you can base yourself at to explore the mountains. My boyfriend, Rhys and I based  ourselves in Katoomba. But there’s various towns or bases to choose from and travel to. We picked quiet and quaint Hotel Blue Katoomba, which featured original 1920s architecture and decor. The hotel should be an attraction in itself! It was a bit musty but was a lovely stay with delicious cooked hot breakfast. The portions for breakfast was hearty – full english (bacon, sausages, tomatoes, eggs […]

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Botswana Holidays & Victoria Falls Tours

Visit the majestic Okavango Delta, the grand Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park, Botswana is a great holiday destination. ~$3500, 10 days BUDGET: The amount stated here is an appoximate estimate for a comfortable trip with midrange accomodation, resturants and a few additional activities. The budget for Botswana holidays can be customised to meet your needs. SCHEDULE: 10 days is a relatively comfortable pace to tour Botswana & Victoria Falls on your holiday. Day 1-2: Victoria Falls ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’, the Smoke that Thunders is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. The Zambezi River plunges down gorges and raises an iridescent mist […]

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Tanzania, Kenya Destinations: Tours & Attractions

Watch the ultimate wildlife show right in front of your eyes in full HD ~$4500, 10 days BUDGET: The amount stated here is an appoximate estimate for a comfortable trip with midrange accomodation, resturants and a few additional activities. This budget can be customised to meet your needs. SCHEDULE: This is a relatively comfortable pace to see East Africa, where distances are huge between destinations and much time is spent on travelling. You can pick the dates and customise the pace of your tour, its your holiday after all. This travel itinerary features Kenya destinations as well as Tanzania attractions. […]

Namibia Destinations: Holiday & Travel Guide

< See majestic sand dunes, salt pans and moonscapes, absolutely out of this world ~$3500, 15 days BUDGET: The amount stated here in our tour is an appoximate estimate for a comfortable trip with midrange accomodation, resturants and a few additional activities. This budget can be customised to meet your needs. SCHEDULE: This travel guide details a relatively comfortable pace to see the best Namibia destinations on your holiday. Namibia is a coutry where distances are huge and much time is spent on travelling. You can pick the dates and customise the pace of your holiday. Day 1-3: Capetown Cape Town […]