Petra, the Nabatean city carved in stone, frozen in time for almost two thousand years before being rediscovered. In recent times, it has captured the imagination of people around the world, starred in movies, and now, been ticked off my bucket list. Read on to find out how you can spend 2 amazing days in the lost city of Petra.
“So much has happened since I last saw you.” September came and it was time for the annual pilgrimage to uncover new grounds. Had a good (almost nerve wracking) 2 weeks in Jordan, a relaxed week in Dubai, and a crazy week back in Singapore. It isn’t always that you get stuck in an isolation ward being suspected of carrying a highly contagious disease (MERS), so it was another week of new experiences. What this wasn’t the first time for
Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah. Facing the Andaman sea, lined by white sandy beaches, mountains rising steep within. At just over an hour from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi Island is an great choice for a short beach & nature getaway. Best of all, without the crowds of the similar but more popular spots nearby. Here’s a 3-day itinerary I used for my recent trip to Langkawi Island, which could easily be yours too!
Scratching your head over where in Asia to spend your next long weekend? Look no further than Living La Vida Global’s Best Places in Asia for a short getaway! In this collaboration post, Dean from Living La Vida Global invited travel bloggers around the world to share where they would spend a few days in Asia. I could not resist taking part and sharing my fantastic experience in Batanes, Philippines. To read more about that as well as other amazing
Interested to find out how to experience cities like locals do in your next trip? Dereck from Trek with Derk has compiled a neat list of the best local places to visits, by bloggers living all over the world. I’m glad to have been able to contribute a write up for Singapore. To check out my recommendations, as well as recommendations for cities such as Helsinki, San Francisco, Sydney, Toronto and more, check out his post here:
A couple weeks back, Nathan from Travel Lemming ran a collaboration post among travel bloggers to find out the latest destinations for 2018. I’m fortunate to have been able to contribute a writeup for a city I’m sure would rise into prominence next year, with the FIFA World Cup being partially held here. Find out where it is and check out 16 other destinations that have great potential for being the next big thing in 2018! Time to add these
Ever since I’ve started putting more time into this blog, I’ve made many new friends. One of them is Brian of Hawaiian Brian, proud owner of 26 Hawaiian shirts! Recently, Brian generously created posts for his travel blogging friends to introduce themselves, and I am really happy to have been a part of it. Read my introduction to this blog, as well as write-ups on 6 other amazing travel blogs on his post here!
Heading to Europe any time soon? Free Two Roam recently organised a collaboration among bloggers to come up with a list of 12 amazing European destinations. I was fortunate to have been a part of it, and am glad to be able to share the result with you today. Free Two Roam is a travel blog by a couple based in UK. They juggle working full time with exploring the world, and have been to 45 countries. Head over
Looking for something new beyond the usual stroll around Marina Bay? How about checking out this other side of Singapore, not far from the city center, far less crowded, and full of interesting sights? Here’s a guide to spending a day (or 2) in the south western part of Singapore (without going to Sentosa).
So you’ve found the cheapest flight ticket on Skyscanner or Wego, what’s next? Could there possibly be any regrets with grabbing that ‘best deal’? I’ve learnt it the hard way, that finding the cheapest ticket is only the first step to having an enjoyable/ affordable flight. Here’s a list of 10 things you must check on the flight details, to make sure you won’t be having any regrets with that cheap ticket.