Travel

The world is so vast and there are so many places yet to explore.
Here are some destination ideas for your next vacation and tips to make your trips fuss-free.

Sun, Fun and Rum: Bangkok’s Newest Rooftop Bar, Bar.Yard
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Bar.Yard, a modern day-to-night urban rooftop garden and bar in the heart of Lumphini Park in Bangkok, launches on the 40th floor of the Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok. A Tropical Retreat in the Heart of Bangkok Sip on playful cocktails inspired by 27 different types of pineapples in this elevated r...
Pack It In
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Here are ideas on how to pack smartly to create more space in your suitcase so you can travel like a pro, be it for business or pleasure. Whether you are an ardent globe trekker or first-time traveller, whether you are packing for a tropical weekend getaway or an extended sabbatical in a temp...
Going Solo
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The idea of solo travel is both exciting and intimidating. Exploring a city alone gives you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a foreign environment. Although you are on your own, this in itself is quite liberating. Without anyone to influence your thoughts and decisions, you g...
72 Hours In Seoul
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There are so many things to do, eat and see in the South Korean capital. But if you only have three days in the city, cram all our recommendations into your itinerary. Day 1 Stop 1Gwangjang Market Begin your day by sampling local flavours at Gwangjang Market, the oldest and one of ...
A Walk On The Wild Side
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Going on a hiking adventure doesn’t mean you have to give up creature comforts. Here’s how you can spend the day as an intrepid explorer and enjoy the night in luxury. Machu Picchu by rail A visit to the wondrous archaeological site of Machu Picchu is on every avid adventurer’s buck...
Crossed Signals
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Hand gestures that are commonly used where you live could be considered rude elsewhere. When holidaying abroad, don’t upset the locals by showing what you think are acceptable hand signals. Here are some gestures and what they mean in various settings. OK How: Form an ‘O’ by connecti...
Travel Safe
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Whether you are heading overseas for work or leisure, it is best to think of safety first. Here are various issues you should consider. From navigating a new place to appreciating its sights, sounds, people and culture, there is much to grasp and learn. The breathtaking sceneries of the natur...
Myanmar Moods
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Why visiting the mysterious Southeast Asian country should be on your bucket list, plus where to sleep, what to eat and goodies to take home. The largest country in mainland Southeast Asia is also arguably its most mysterious, having been closed to the rest of the world until the better part ...
Health On The Go
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Jetting off somewhere? Are yourself with the right medications and vaccinations before making that trip. With diseases rife in some parts of the world, one thing you must do before travelling is to get vaccinated. Vaccination can prevent certain deadly diseases among travellers of all ages. B...
andBeyond: A Luxury Desert Lodge That Cares About Sustainability
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From conservation-led travel company andBeyond comes the andBeyond Sossusvlei Private Desert Reserve a newly refurbished collection of lodges in the heart of the coastal Namib Desert in Namibia, South Africa. Namib, which means a vast place in the local Khoekhoe language, spans more than 2,000km...
Weird Yuletide Traditions
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If your idea of Christmas involves angelic carollers, silent nights, turkey dinner, and a pine tree decked with baubles, you may need to adjust your expectations if you are planning to spend Christmas in these countries. These five countries have some strange Yuletide practices that is worth to c...
Fancy a Relaxing and Luxurious Getaway? Montigo Resorts Seminyak Beckons!
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The Montigo Resorts Seminyak in Bali is popular and raved for good reason—it is within stone’s throw to the island’s best shops, art galleries, restaurants and bars; and caters to multi-generational travelers as well as family and corporate groups. As a testament to its luxurious accommoda...
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