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By admin on 5/30/2013
5 Surprisingly Accessible Exotic Travel Destinations for English SpeakersThere’s an interesting cultural paradox to travel. The most foreign and exotic your destination is, the more fun it can be to travel there. At the same time, you often see only a fraction of what that country really offers due to language and cultural issues that lock you out from the better part of the country’s population. On the other hand, destinations that are easy to access and similar to your own, with a culture that shares many values with your own country, tend to be easy to ‘get’ but less fulfilling to visit. It’s the escapism aspect of travel at its finest – the destinations that draw you the furthest from...
By admin on 5/23/2013
Costly City, Cheap Rooms: 3 Safe Singapore Neighborhoods that are Great for Low-Cost HousingIt’s one of the world’s financial hotspots – an ultra-wealthy city with that’s home to more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in the world. While Singapore isn’t regarded as much of an affordable travel destination, this wealthy city-state located off the coast of Malaysia isn’t the ultra-pricey destination that it’s made out to be. Sure, you could spend a lot in Singapore. With Gucci and Hermes logos flashing on the outside of every second shopping mall and supercars parked outside many of the city’s most...
By admin on 5/15/2013
What to Bring, What to Buy: A Simple Guide to Lightweight Low-Luggage Travel With airlines increasing their already expensive baggage fees and a number of low-cost airlines offering cut-price fares for travelers willing to forego checked baggage, the list of reasons to travel with only the essentials is increasing. What was once a small subset of travelers is now turning into a mass movement – travelers, by and large, are leaving their large suitcases at home in favor of much smaller bags.
By admin on 5/7/2013
Indonesia's Best Other Beaches: 5 Amazing Beaches That Aren't Found in Bali Did you know that Indonesia is home to the world’s second longest coastline? While this island archipelago nation may look small from the air, its huge coastline makes it one of the world’s top destinations for great beaches. From the blue waters of Bali to the beautiful white sands of the Gili Islands, Indonesia is heaven for beach lovers. Like many other Southeast Asian beach destinations, however, tourism to Indonesia is dominated by one location. Bali, the country’s capital of international life, is full of visitors from Australia, Europe, and North America, with everything from nightclubs...