staying in backpacker hostels

Facts about staying in backpacker hostels – its not as scary as you think

I’ve done a lot of backpacking in the past and even today I love staying in backpacker hostels type of accommodation. I didn’t think there was anything unique or scary about them until Sandra from Vancouver asked me “What’s it like to stay in hostels? What can I expect, especially for a woman?”. It dawned on […]

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long haul flight tips

8 simple long haul flight tips to help you arrive feeling refreshed

I’m sharing my long haul flight tips to help you arrive at your destination feeling refreshed and ready to go. Have you ever thought that having a well thought out plane travel routine is just as important as packing your suitcase with all your ‘essentials’? It’s one thing to be organised before you depart on your […]

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travel packing guide

A travel packing guide to ensure you have everything you need before you depart

A travel packing guide is so essential as it helps you pack your bags quickly and effectively before you depart and while you’re travelling. My eleven years of non-stop travelling saw me start travelling with a full suitcase (in which I only wore half the clothes anyway). Then to a fully stocked rucksack (jammed to […]

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book the cheapest flight

A guide on how to book the cheapest flight online like a pro

Due to the invention of the internet, travellers can now book the cheapest flight themselves, without the need of a travel agent.  Consequently, it has allowed people to become self-made travel agents. So how does one get started without any travel knowledge? I could see that my role as a travel agent was starting to become […]

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avoid high airline change fees

The secret on how to beat high airline change fees

I would like to share with you one practice you can implement now to ensure you avoid high airline change fees. To ensure you’re not charged exorbitantly high fees for making small changes to an airline ticket, before or during your holiday. As we know, life doesn’t always go according to plan, including travel plans! The […]

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holiday staying in a family members house

7 tips to enjoy a holiday staying with family

What could possibly go wrong when on holiday staying with family? Do you look forward to greeting your family members to spend some quality time with them or do you pretend you’re not home? Quite a dilemma – but it doesn’t have to be. Recently, I’ve been reading stories about travellers staying with their relatives or […]

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travel with money

Best way to travel with money overseas – for safety and less fees

A question every traveller asks is whats the best way to travel with money overseas? In particular, which is more safe and what will incur less fees. This applies whether you are an experienced holiday maker or a travelling novice. So let’s look at the pros and cons of all the different ways to travel with […]

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india travel tips

5 simple India travel tips for first timers to enjoy India hassle free

I would like to share with you my personal 5 essential India travel tips for first timers. Simple facts that you need to know before you make your first trip to India. I would like to help you escape any fears or trepidation’s you may have. India travel tips. Why? Because your first trip to India […]

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first visit to kuala lumpur

8 top travel tips you need to know for your first visit to Kuala Lumpur

While compiling the 8 top travel tips you need to know for your first visit to Kuala Lumpur for my friends’ daughter, it helped her so much that I have decided to post it as a blog. I have been to Kuala Lumpur several times over the years. Therefore, have many handy tips that I can […]

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shopping in kuala lumpur

How to plan your shopping in Kuala Lumpur – 9 places to bag a bargain

If bargain shopping is one of your favourite passtimes, then you will want to know how to plan your shopping in Kuala Lumpur. Put your shopping skills to the test by visiting 9 of the KL’s best shopping centres. Do you think its possible to visit nine multi-storey malls while shopping in Kuala Lumpur during Malaysia […]

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