Tag: travel tips


5 Local Experiences To Liven Up Your Perth Vacay The Great Escape

There’s a lot more to Perth than you think! By Rachael De Foe Before heading to Perth, I had no idea just how much there was to do. Now, I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a convert. For those wondering what I’m talking about, here are five recommendations to really max out your trip down under. 1. Experience history in the present You...

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5 Self-Defense Moves That Could Save Your Life Anything Goes

Consider this part of your travel insurance.  Having the freedom to travel the world and meet new people has got to be one of the best things about being alive. However, you only have to take a cursory glance at news headlines to know we live in troubled times. Going abroad and venturing into unfamiliar places can be scary, and even dangerous. But does that mean...

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5 Personal Safety Tips For Solo Travellers Anything Goes

With more and more travellers opting to travel solo, what are some practical tips to keep safe while on the road? According to global home-sharing platform Airbnb, the number of outbound Singaporean female solo travellers has doubled from January 31 last year to January 31 this year. And why not? Travelling solo offers many benefits – from being free to create your own itinerary to...

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5 Lessons I Learned Travelling To 7 World Wonders In 16 Days The Great Escape

It was an adventure of a lifetime.  It all started about 10 years ago when the then 18-year-old Lucaz Lee’s mother was browsing a travel magazine and expressed how much she wanted to visit the Niagara Falls. As a devoted son, Lucaz was spurred to take his mum on the trip of a lifetime. Around that time, he chanced upon WorldVentures, a travel-based company providing unique...

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29 Sneaky But Remarkably Useful Travel Tips,  According To Reddit Anything Goes

From former front desk agents to frequent travellers, these Reddit users dish out some pretty solid travel advice you may not have heard before. Can’t sleep on long-haul flights? Should you book your accommodation via a third-party booking site? Tried-and-tested answers to those questions, and more, below. On hotel bookings 1. I don’t travel much but I book travel for a living. If your plans...

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5 Reasons To Visit South America The Great Escape

Our contributing writer travelled through South America for his grad trip … and loved it!  Planning on an exchange programme? You should definitely do it. It is six months of independence, immersing yourself in new cultures, and making lifelong friends spanning the globe! When it comes to destinations, what springs to mind are the popular cities like London, New York, and Paris. These places are...

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10 Budget-Friendly Tips for Travelling Wander Wonder

Who says seeing the world has to be expensive? With so many travel photos crowding Instagram (#nofilter), it’s hard not to experience wanderlust. If you have been bitten by the travel bug but need to tighten your purse strings, you don’t have to deny yourself your travel dreams. Because regardless of which country you desire to go, there are definitely ways to budget your expenses....

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