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Indonesia : Five Reasons Why I Loved Gili Trawangan Island

What is it about island getaways that is so irresistible? Is it the feeling of a free laid back life while being surrounded with so many elements of nature that ...
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Four Reasons Why Cambodia Deserves More Visits

A trip that changed my life forever and a country that gave me a new perspective to successful living - Cambodia, in many ways defines extreme suffering and ultimate triumphs ...
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Food from Love : A List of Best Foods from My Travels –

Traveling around the world has taught me that no matter where you are, the best food you will ever find is right at home. The love incorporated into homemade food ...
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Top Highlights of Southeast Asia – Part I

The world is a big place, and nowhere is its diversity more evident than Southeast Asia. If you’re not from near there and have never visited, you’re in for a ...
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Travelogue : One Year On The Road

I have taken this walk before. The waves crashing against my feet as I walk on the fine white sandy beach, leaving my footprints behind only to see them wiped ...
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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

We often travel to get a break from our everyday routine, from the city pace of life. While we find perspective and liberation on the open road, staying healthy is ...
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Travelling Safely: A Venture To Remember

Travelling is an experience, and you likely need no convincing of that fact. Wherever you go in the world, the simple act of seeing something new and learning things about ...
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Six Unique Types of Flyers You Will Meet

Airports and Aircrafts are the two things you cannot avoid as a regular or long term traveler. Over the last couple of years, I have been on more flights than the ...
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Thailand: Best of Thai Food in Chiang Mai – A Photo Es

A small city in Northern Thailand surrounded by hills and lush-green forests, Chiang Mai has turned into one of the most visited destinations in Southeast Asia. The beautiful temples dotted ...
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A Food trail in Bangkok : The floating market of Khlong Lat

Getting to see the various places around a destination with a local friend and expert can actually be one of the best things that could happen on our travels as that ...
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When Travels Go Wrong!! Three Travelers Share Their Worst Tr

Oh Travel, how much we love that word. Many of us live our lives around Travel and the many adventures that unfold during our journeys. However, like two sides of ...
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Hiking Up the Lantau Peak in Hong Kong

“Hong Kong and hiking? You must be kidding”. These is the usual response I get when I tell friends about the time I took a hike to the Lantau peak ...
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Five places for best local food in Bali

Indonesian cuisine has been widely admired by food lovers and travelers across the globe. In fact, the food in Indonesia is regarded as one of the best in the world ...
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When running away is not an option anymore

September 2015, Sihanoukville, Cambodia - I saw an innocent 6 year old girl being traded as a sex object. Few days before that, I heard the heartbreaking story of a ...
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Travel Checklist: Are You Fully Prepared For Tibet?

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or a casual explorer, any trip that offers unique experiences is appealing. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that the Tibet region of Asia ...
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Are You Ready To Travel Solo?

Have you been thinking about going abroad with just your good self for company? Travelling solo is a brilliant way to see the world, soak up different cultures, languages and ...
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The Eastern Wind That Refreshes Your Mind: 10 Tips To Discov

If you have decided to make of 2017 a year of new and enriching horizons, visiting Thailand is probably one of the best things that you could do to fulfill ...
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Why You Will Fall In Love With Singapore After One Visit

Now that January is almost out the way, it’s time to start thinking about our travels for the year ahead. After all, the sooner you book your trip, the cheaper ...
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Planning a Cycle Tour? Don’t Forget the Essentials

If you want to truly experience freedom when you travel, you should invest in a good bike and start planning a cycling tour of your chosen destination. Cycling allows you ...
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Paris: The City We All Francy

Paris is the city of love. Noting that is almost unnecessary by this point, as merely seeing a picture of this beautiful place is enough to make anybody fall in ...
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Think Canada’s The Answer To Your Problems? Living Her

While the idea of crossing the border, setting up home on the lake and starting a new life sounds glamorous Canada isn't without its downsides. Yes, you'll be able to ...
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Making Your Backpacking Experience A Dream, Not A Disaster

Shoving a backpack on your shoulders and taking your first steps on a journey through the wilderness is a daunting prospect. It can be fraught with disaster and discomfort if ...
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Koforidua : Soothe Your Need To Lend A Helping Hand

A lot of people have dreams of escaping to a far off land to forget the modern-day stresses of life. Unfortunately, for most, this simply isn’t practical. Long trips usually ...
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Stunning Natural Phenomena You Must See During Your Travels

One of the most satisfying things about traveling around the world is that you get to see some amazing natural phenomena. It is actually crazy what mother nature can conjure ...
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Indonesia : A Fascinating Journey Through Tana Toraja

"Safe and Lucky that I was born in the land of Tana Toraja, island of Sulawesi" - These are the words that signify the spirit of the people and the ...
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Take A Step Back – Finding The Purpose

31st March 2016, 7 PM Singapore Time I walked out of my corporate workplace for the final time after bidding farewell to my friends, colleagues and profession. I was moving ...
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Rediscovering My Mum’s Values Through My Travels

Dear Ma. Yesterday evening, a friend of mine suggested that I write a post about my achievements during this almost a year of traveling. I thanked my friend for her ...
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Hiking in Hong Kong : The Dragon’s Back Trail

Tall skyscrapers, swanky structures, bustling city crowd and a seductive nightlife - these were the first and only bells to ring in my head whenever I heard or visualized Hong Kong ...
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Things to Do And See On Your Trip To Bangkok

Stunning hotels, culture, history and shopping - not to mention mouth watering food. Bangkok really does have a vast range of attractions for every traveler. Bangkok is a city of ...
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Smart Ways to Truly Understand a Culture When You Travel

Whenever you travel, you always experience new aspects of different cultures. Even when you travel within your home country, you will come across various cultural quirks. You might discover a ...
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The importance of Visas

A passport may be the key to the world, but this key of yours is rendered useless if you don’t have the proper visas to enter certain countries. Just a ...
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Singapore : Five Things Not to Miss About This City

Home, Bond, Learning, Growth and Realization - these five words hold a whole lot of importance in a traveler's life. During my journey over the years, I have come across some ...
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Indonesia : Meet the Lovely Little Village of Balebo in Sout

Indonesia - a country I keep going back to. Yes I have only been to Bali and the Gili Islands before but still there is something about this country that ...
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Cambodia : The Scars of Khmer Rouge – A Survivor Share

"I had a small happy family. I was a school teacher in Phnom Penh when it started. My two kids were too young to go to school then. One day ...
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Child Sex Trade in Cambodia : An Ugly Truth

"This post contains excerpts from my upcoming book - OUR BROKEN STEPS" Some call it thrill and some call it necessity while others say it is a social menace. A ...
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Of All The Cities In Australia, It Has To Be Melbourne

Australia is one of those places that people from all over the globe dream of visiting. When you think of Australia, you might imagine the enormity of Uluru or the ...
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Tips For an Epic Family Skiing Adventure

If you’re bored of beaches and want to do something different, why not consider a family skiing holiday? Packed full of adventure and mind-blowing sights of snow topped mountains, it’s ...
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The Underrated States In The U.S That You Should Visit

The United States of America is massive. While it’s only the third biggest country in the world, the sheer amount of densely populated areas makes it feel bigger than anywhere else ...
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Similan Islands – Tranquil Hidden Gems in Thailand

There are many reasons why I love Phuket and keep going back there. Be it the relaxed pace of life there or the cohort amalgamation of people from all over the ...
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Gloss Up with Clear Cast Acrylic from Simply Plastics

Recyclable Plastic - This is the first thing that struck me when I read about the Clear Cast Acrylic Sheet from Simply Plastics. With so much legitimate concerns about the ...
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Four reasons why I love Thailand

Two years, eight destinations, one country - that has been the quantitative story of my journey through Thailand for me till now. If I were to pen down each of ...
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Inspiring Travel Blogger : Liana Cohen – Tomboy Chroni

An inimitable fashionista from the city of Paris, Liana Cohen is my guest on this week’s Inspiring Travel Bloggers. Through her Fashion, Lifestyle, Photography and Travel blog “Tomboy Chronicle”, Liana ...
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Inspiring Travel Blogger : Veronica Pototska – Sinicil

Travel blogger, journalist, photographer, TV show host, entrepreneur - Veronica Pototska is my guest on this week’s Inspiring Travel Bloggers. Hailing from Kiev, Ukraine, Veronica has been making a strong ...
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Inspiring Travel Bloggers: Shayan and Kanika – Dose of

Pakistan and India - breaking barriers and coming together to create something beautiful. This is the story of Shayan and Kanika, founders of travel blog Dose Of Life and my ...
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Interview with Jaimee Nicole – Travel Pray Love

From Canada to Belgium, For Love - these words signify the amazing story of Jaimee Nicole, my guest on Inspiring Travel Bloggers.  Jaimee is the founder of travel blog Travel ...
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Shop online..Save Money.. Go for Groupon

September 2012 - I was looking to take a break from my hectic work schedule and go on a vacation. Searching for cheap flight tickets and reasonable hotel prices was ...
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Travel and my fear of flying

I probably am one of the most frequent flyers around but every-time I step on to a plane, I get reminded of my fear of flying. Yes, I fear flying. I ...
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Want to save money? Groupon it!!

Disclosure:This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine Let us accept something - in today's world, online shopping and bookings rule the roost. With the availability of our favorite retail ...
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Listing out my seven best stays

Ever since I got started on my travels and this blog, there is this one question I've been asked quite frequently by my friends, fellow bloggers and travelers - "What ...
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The Magnificent Angkor Wat

I am not a very religious person neither do I regularly visit any religious monuments. But just like my visit to the Tanah Lot in Bali, I wanted to visit Angkor ...
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Nominated for Liebstar award

In June 2015 when I started this blog, it was just a way of documenting my travel memories in some form so that someday I could reflect back on some ...
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Amid a forgotten piece of history at Gili Trawangan

It is not that often you come across World War ruins while visiting a south-east Asian tropical island with white sandy beaches. Or one would be tempted to think so ...
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My travel playlist

I am not going to write about the usual travel essentials - we have Google for that!! Instead, I'd dwell shortly upon a certain aspect that makes traveling and trips ...
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Why did I start travelling solo

Answering this question was probably a turning point in my life. I was(still am) going through the daily grind of a "good paying, 10-12 hrs a day job in the ...
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The Curious case of Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville is a place that can polarize opinions in extreme directions. The many facets of this small beach town embodies this place with different shades. Touted as one of Asia's popular party ...
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The mystic ruins of Ta Prohm – final insights of Angko

The city of Angkor is so huge that there is no way I could explore each and every corner of it in a single day. I was now in the final ...
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The Ruins of Angkor – Exploring in the wild

When I booked the Angkor Sunrise Discovery Bike Tour through Viator, I had imagined that we would be cycling around the temples on the usual known paved paths taken by ...
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The Southern Ridges

The Southern Ridges is a set of walking trails that connect the hills and nature reserves of Southern Singapore Starting from the Marang Trail at Mount Faber, traversing across the ...
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Catching my first wave in Bali

I was looking to do something new, something I haven't tried before but I did not plan for anything before I left for Bali. So, when I was there strolling ...
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Singapore Through my lens

Singapore is the perfect blend of diverse cultures, colors, people, food and recreation. Every part of Singapore has a lot to offer which is why this place attracts people from ...
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Singapore is NOT a concrete Jungle

"Vacation over, back to the concrete jungle". This is what the Facebook status of a lot of working professionals say when they return back to Singapore after a vacation. This particular ...
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