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She’ll be right mate! Enjoy Sydney in 2 days.

Do you love a challenge? I’ve got one for you. Your challenge is to explore Sydney in just two days. The best part of the challenge is that it’s fun and easy.  I’ve tapped into some local knowledge to find a variety of great activities to create a holiday to remember. Get ready to tour the bays and beaches.  Be entertained by...

Singapore’s Iconic Gardens by the Bay

Supertree Grove
I recently took a short break from Singapore’ heat and strolled over to its iconic landmark - the leafy Gardens by the Bay. Probably among the first things that springs to many visitors’ minds when visiting Singapore are: sipping Singapore Sling at Raffles Hotel, the never-ending skyscrapers, shopping arcades and wandering along its river. After opening in June 2012, Gardens by...

72 Hours in Taupō, New Zealand

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There’s so much to see and do in and around Taupō. Where do you begin? How much time do you need to visit Taupō? To really experience Taupō you should plan for a minimum of three days. Of course, you could spend less time, but you’ll not do it justice if you rush your visit. Taupō is not a place...

7 Rajasthan Street Foods To Tickle Your Taste Buds!

Street Food - Jaipur
If India is a crown, Rajasthan, the land of warriors and royals, is undeniably its jewel. Rightly so, for many reasons.  The iconic desert state has earned countless accolades from travellers from all corners of the globe. Rich history, magnificent monuments, colourful culture and bustling bazaars attract visitors every year to Rajasthan.  And yes, I forgot to mention its food! No...

Singapore Travel Guide: An Insider’s Introduction

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Singapore, the Lion City, can boast many superlatives: safest, cleanest, greenest.  It introduced the world's first night-safari park, is home to Asia’s largest bird park, and has the world's biggest rooftop infinity pool. Many people visit Singapore for either a one or two nights’ stop-over to other destinations.  Some choose to “do” it simply...

24 Hours Exploring Lisbon’s Maritime Past and Tram 28

Praça do Comércio
It’s one of the oldest cities in Europe and predates London, Rome and Paris.     Let me share a brief insight into one of my favourite cities.  It’s much less known than its more glitzy and expensive peers. ...Lisbon. Lisbon, hugging both the Atlantic Ocean and River...

Hamburg: An Insider’s Guide to This Stress-Free City

Hamburg, nestled northern of Germany, is proud to call itself a “Free and Hanseatic City”. According to one recent survey, it’s one of the world’s least stressful cities. It doesn’t receive as many tourists as other German cities, such as Berlin and Munich. It does, however, have much to offer. It...

7 Tips To Consider Before Your Next Flight

Long flights leave many of us feeling irritable and bad-tempered. But you don’t need to enrol in the nearest meditation or yoga class as soon as you land after your next trip! Here are seven of my favourite ways to beat jet-lag blues and make your next flight more comfortable. Travel Tip #1: Choose A Morning Flight As a general rule, air...

A Spiritual Experience In Varanasi and Sarnath

There’s no doubt that Varanasi is as compelling as any trip to Delhi, Agra or Jaipur. In a single visit, you can witness life and death side-by-side while Varanasi’s residents carry on with their daily lives. Sunrise Boat Tour To appreciate Varanasi before the heat and crowds become too overwhelming, I opt for an early morning cruise. Bleary-eyed, and with sun beginning...

Bangkok- An Insider’s Guide

I recently spent two days, as a stop-over, in Bangkok. I won’t say it’s one of my favourite cities I’ve ever visited. But it’s certainly not the worst either. In my opinion, it’s not over-flowing with tourist attractions. But, with a little planning, and by ignoring the tourist ghettos you’ll discover its hidden secrets. Introduction Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is the beating heart...