• Living,  Travel

    7 Things Only Spontaneous Travelers Will Understand

    As Paulo Coelho famously said, “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.” Are you itching to jump on a plane while you read this? No worries, we understand. Here are 7 things only last-minute spontaneous travelers like you will understand: 1. You’re always good to go Whatever the time of day, wherever you are, you can pack up a small bag in mere minutes and have your travel gear ready to go. Your schedule always has room for flexibility and carefree ‘last minute’ changes. That’s just the way you roll. Your friends think you have commitment issues but it’s all about experiences folks. 2. You’re a ninja…

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    9 Of The Most Colourful Places On Earth

    Planning your next holiday? Here are some of the most beautiful places that you should consider adding to your bucket list… 1. Hitsujiyama Park, Japan From mid-April to early May , 400,000 pink moss phloxes carpet the hill as colourful harbingers of spring. 2. Tulip Fields, Netherlands Throughout spring, over 7 million bulbs of tulip, daffodil and hyacinth bloom into a stunning and precise array of colors. 3. Lavender Fields, France Visit Provence in the summer months to stroll through the rolling fields of Lavender. 4. Lake Retba, Senegal This bubblegum-colored lake gets it’s otherworld-ly hue from a human-friendly bacteria that thrives in the salty waters. The lake has different shades of pink depending on the season…

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    Day Trip: 101 Sekinchan Guide

    A picturesque beach side village surrounded by paddy fields, Sekinchan (in Chinese pronounced: “shi geng zhuang”) has been gaining popularity since it was chosen as a location for several TV dramas. The village itself is located 1.5 hours drive, out of Kuala Lumpur, and is a great destination for a weekend getaway. So if you decide to head to the beautiful and bountiful village, here’s a rough guide to help you out. Accommodation You would probably want to maximize your experience at the village by staying the night. Waking up to the sound of waves and the beautiful views would only be awe inspiring if not a welcoming change from…

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    Summer Fun In Hong Kong: Prizes To Be Won & Special Promotions

    Hong Kong hopes to rev up their tourism this summer by offering citywide promotions and prizes to be won! This summer, specifically from the 15th of June to 31st of August 2015, visitors to Hong Kong will be rewarded with lots of special offerings. The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is rolling out HK$80 million summer promotional campaign that will greet every visitor travelling through the airport with a gift. If you’re lucky, you’ll be one of the lucky few to get a luxury return trip to the city! There will be two lucky dwarfs at the Hong Kong International Airport, the first type of lucky draw is called the…

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    8 Best Types Of People To Travel With

    Do you love travelling? We know we do and although travelling alone can be fun, travelling with someone can be fun! Travelling is one of the greatest things to do. It gives you new experiences, as it allows you to experience new foods, new cultures, to meet new people and to do new things. All of which that can enrich one’s life. Travelling with someone, as we said can be fun but it can also make or break your trip. The next time you want to go travelling, these are the 8 best types of people to travel with. 1. The Internal Sat-Nav When one has a great sense of…

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    8 Ways To Stretch Your Travel Budget

    Who doesn’t love to travel? We know we certainly do! Although travelling is indeed one of the best things to do in life, it can also be expensive at times. Not always but it can rack up the expenses, especially if one isn’t careful. So, the next time you are in need of a break but feel that it may not be possible because of the cost, don’t despair. All it takes is some careful planning and some savvy travel tips. First of all, save up. It doesn’t take a whole lot to save money but if you start a travel fund of sorts, it will help you get closer…

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    [Travel] Dining Etiquette Around The World

    Every culture seems to have their own way to politely eat and when it comes to travel etiquette, it’s important to know what’s right and what’s not. Traveling can be great but if one isn’t careful with the so-called ‘rules’ of whichever country you’re in, it can be very bad form, especially when it comes to dining etiquette. Dining etiquette rules, if broken, can send negative messages to your fellow diners/host or even reflect badly on the taste of the dish. Thus, learning how to eat right in the country you plan to visit is an important part of the preparation before a trip. Just like looking up little phrases in…

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    [Travel] Day Trip: Adventures In Gopeng

    When it comes to ending a work week, particularly if it’s been a rather harrowing one, some time off is just the balm to our weary worked out souls.Some people relax with a day hiking and with these hiking spots, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Others may enjoy nothing more than a day out at the spa and then, there are others that would prefer a foodie day out. If you can’t get away due to time constraints, then check out these best 10 must-eats right here in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. With many of us having responsibilities to deal with, at times, a weekend get-a-way is not possible and…

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    Spotlight Malaysia Opens At The Mines Shopping Mall!!

    Spotlight has another store opening?! Yes, another store just opened and it’s the largest and biggest one ever thus far! From its very first opening at Ampang Point, to a second Spotlight store at IPC Shopping Centre, Spotlight has thrilled shoppers with their treasure trove of things. With two successful store openings, Spotlight is not showing signs of slowing down. The largest fabric, craft, party and homemaker superstore has continued to spread its fun presence to another part of our world, Seri Kembangan to be exact, and has set up home in The Mines Shopping Mall. Set to be the biggest Spotlight outlet to date, the store boasts a whopping…

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    Things Every Traveller Should Know

    Got the travel bug? Lusting over a new holiday & dreaming when you can jet off somewhere soon? Well, traveling is always one of the best ways to relax whilst expanding your own horizons and boundaries. While traveling is great fun, if you’re not prepared, it can leave you feeling a bit like a muppet because you’ve been ignorant. Researching the place you’re visiting is always helpful and in fact, it’ll help you get more out of your trip and you’ll find you’ll get your money’s worth! Some people prefer to be spontaneous and that’s all very well and good but it does help if you do plan your trips,…