• Asia
  • Things to do in Singapore

    Singapore ranks among the very top of our “places to visit in your life” list. High-end shopping malls, luxury hotels, fine dining and endless entertainment are well-known, but there are many amazing places to go and things to do in Singapore. There is vibrant history, diverse ethnic communities to discover, along with the attractions. From […]

  • Asia
  • Indonesia: a welcome surprise

    Indonesia

    Indonesia was an unlikely addition to our bucket list. It hitched itself on because it happened to be a convenient place to view the total solar eclipse of March 2016. But having booked our tickets to Palembang (from where the eclipse would be visible), we decided to add Borobudur and Bali on the sightseeing list.  […]

  • Asia
  • Xi’an Food Tour

    Xi'an food tour

    Xi’an, depending on how you look at the city, it is considered the start or the end of the silk road. What does this mean in terms of food? It means this place has a ridiculous number of influences on their cuisine. This makes Xi’an one of the perfect destinations for a food tour! This […]

  • Destinations
  • Travelling to the US with a VISA? Behold the ESTA!

    ESTA Programme

    Thank you Josh and Sophie for writing this guest post. More about them at the bottom of the post. Travelling to the United States of America can be challenging. The whole process can be very time consuming, from organising flights, locations, accommodations, VISA’s etc. At least now, for many the VISA can be taken away […]

  • Australia
  • Things to do in Melbourne

    Affectionately dubbed “Marvellous Melbourne” during the 1850s gold rush, the name is still used to refer to the second largest city in Australia today. The city is a modern metropolis steeped in rich history. While European settlements officially started in 1835, the discovery of gold in 1851 resulted in a population boom with thousands of […]