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10 Tips For Singaporean Students On Exchange - From Uni Kids Who've Been There, Done That

Singapore Uni Exchange HacksUni Exchange Hacks   During my three year stint in university, getting the chance to live abroad was undoubtedly the best part of it all. But a student exchange programme is more than just joining societies and becoming the social butterfly you’re destined to be - because really, what do you...

11 Incredible Flotels In Southeast Asia For Cheaper Alternatives To Maldives

Floatel - Cover ImageFloating hotels in Asia     Image credit: @ichan.ikhsan  A portmanteau of the phrase “floating hotel”, flotels, as you may have guessed, are hotels perched atop bodies of water. Away from the hustle and bustle of cities and even other touristy beachside resorts, flotels are usually quieter and more ulu. After all,...

12 Insider Things To Do In Taipei I Discovered After Living As A Local For 5 Months

Cheap Taipei - Cover ImageCheap things to do in Taipei      My first trip around Taiwan can be summed up like this: a rushed 10D9N tour, in which half my time was spent in a coach with chatty aunties ruining my sleep, and having only 1-2 hours at each pit stop. In essence, touristy...

AA Singapore Is Sending 1 Lucky Winner On A Road Trip To Thailand With His/Her Plus One

The search for the new AUTOVENTURE™Ambassador     Adapted from: @fey.zal.baim If you have woken up to a browser history full of flight bookings - RIP, credit card - or have a laptop filled with video clips from your countless trips, it's time to channel that wanderlust and rev it up...

5 Overnight Sleeper Train Trips In Asia For Gorgeous Sights Every Time You Wake

Sleeper rail trip from Tokyo to OsakaOvernight sleeper trains in Asia     Image adapted from: Wikimedia Commons and Osaka Station For most of us, the default form of transport to countries that aren’t Malaysia is by plane. And while you can take a train to London from Singapore, there are shorter rail trips around Asia you can hop...

8 Newbie-Friendly Climbing Destinations In SEA You Needn't Lie To Your Mother About

climb the 200m tall tonsai towerUp your climbing game at these outdoor climbing spots in Asia   Image credit: Andrea Johnson With human-friendly safety measures implemented, anyone can rock climb. You don’t even have to get bitten by a radioactive spider as a prerequisite to scale walls. Rock climbing is all the rage now, with an emphasis...

Kashikiri Soda Bangkok - Hidden Japanese Onsen Experience In BKK Under SGD50

Hidden Private Onsen in BKK’s Hipster District With Spa Water Imported Straight From Japan   An adventure to Bangkok is exhilarating, as it is exhausting. After days out on your feet, trawling the day markets and exploring the endless streets in the blistering heat, you’ll be needing a serious session of...

5 BEST Student Perks In Europe For Young Singaporeans Who Still Have Their Matric Cards

free entry to louvre parisStudent privileges in Paris, London, Amsterdam and Germany     Image credit: @wonkdaddy For many of us, the treasures of Europe seem like a far-off dream. When planning and budgeting is underway, there’s always that painful tug in your heart when you have to drop an item off your itinerary because...

9 Less Explored Snorkelling Sites In Asia Unlike Anything You've Seen In Bali Or Phuket

lesser known snorkel spots asia pulau kakabanBest places to snorkel at in Asia   Image Credit: Reservasi Blog As city-dwellers constantly staying on the grind, a beach getaway can be a much-needed rest from the monotony of a 9-6 job. Snorkelling is one of the more popular beach activities, but even if you’re a seasoned snorkeler, chances...

10 Family-Friendly Places In Bangkok That Don't Involve Mall-Hopping

Bangkok's family-friendly attractions   Many know the land of smiles as a shopping paradise, but naming it as a family fun pursuit could get you some puzzled looks. Most of us return from Bangkok with a full luggage of goodies, but there’s more to that - hidden amusement parks and recreational...

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