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Places to Visit in Malaysia for a Weekend Getaway

Malaysia has its fair share of public holidays, which means there are also many long weekends to take advantage of! If you’re on a budget and not looking to travel overseas, there are a number of tourist-worthy spots suitable for quick getaways. Here are a few places in Malaysia that are perfect for your next weekend trip!   1. Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Just across the sea, the East is sometimes notoriously forgotten among the West…

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Discover the Highlights in These Beautiful Scandinavian & Nordic Countries

The term Scandivania usually refers to Norway, Denmark and Sweden. On the other hand, Nordic countries refer to Finland, Iceland, all Scandinavian countries and their associated territories. These countries are known for their snow-capped mountains, breathtaking aurora borealis and incredible scenery. If you’re interested in travelling to the Nordic countries, here are highlights you don’t want to miss!   1. Tromsø, Norway Norway is one of the best places to view the northern lights, also known as…

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8 Tips for A Smooth & Unforgettable Road Trip

Flying has made travelling quicker and more convenient. However, the appeal of a road trip still stands. There’s just something about taking it slow, going from place to place, and soaking up the scenery as you take a relaxing drive. Taking a road trip with your friends is also a good way to bond with them. To get the most out of your road trip, here are tips for an unforgettable and smooth drive ahead.…

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Taiwan Street Food: What To Eat & Drink At Night Markets

A foodie’s dream, the Taiwanese night market offers hundreds of different food and drinks to sample. The biggest and busiest night market is the Shilin Night Market, a top tourist destination in Taipei. If you prefer somewhere a little less crowded, Raohe Night Market or Tong Hua Street Night Market serves up equally delicious Taiwan street food too. If you can’t read Chinese, deciphering what a vendor is selling might be tricky, but here are the…

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7 Ways to Save Money When Travelling Abroad

Consumed by wanderlust but lacking the funds? We know the feeling! Travelling can get expensive, but with proper planning and the right budgeting strategy, you can easily save money on your overseas trip. Not all hope is lost with these 7 ways to save money.   1. Save On Flight Bookings The best way to get cheaper tickets is to book early, as airlines usually allocate a certain number of seats for different price ranges.…

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7 Weird & Strange Food Around the World for Adventurous Foodies

For self-proclaimed foodies, sampling the local cuisine in every country you visit is a must. But how adventurous are you in your food choices? If you consider black pudding, haggis, and chicken feet as weird food, take a step back because you’re about to find out what’s really strange and weird. It’s time to stray away from the mainstream and give these delicacies a try – if you dare. WARNING: THIS POST IS NOT FOR…

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8 American Cities to Visit When You’re in the USA

You’ve survived the long and arduous flight to the land of the free, so it’s time to make the most out of it. The United States of America is a huge piece of land to cover with 50 states and over 300 cities. If you don’t want to miss out the best parts, here are the top American cities to visit!   1. Orlando, Florida If you’re a thrillseeker and lover of amusement parks, you’re…

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Popular Dishes to Try in These 7 European Countries

When you’re a foodie, trying out the authentic local cuisine is a must. If you’re visiting any of these European countries, you don’t want to miss out on their most popular food or national dish. Even if you’ve had it elsewhere, trying the food in its country of origin is a different experience altogether. It’s a gastronomic experience you don’t want to miss!   1. Italy – Pasta There are endless opportunities to spoil your taste…

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7 Underrated European Cities to Visit

When people think Europe, they think London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome. Sure, they’re all great cities with their own appeal, but it’s time to give other European cities a chance to shine. If you want to travel off the beaten path, here are underrated European cities that will guarantee you just as much fun!   1. Maastricht, The Netherlands The city of Maastricht is young and vibrant, partly due to the local and international students from the…

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Grab A Bite At These 6 Retro Diners in America

Diners are an essential part of the American culinary culture. Eating at a diner in the U.S. is something everyone should experience at least once in their life. It’s truly a quintessential American experience, from the retro breakfast counters, thick milkshakes, cosy booths, and delicious comfort food. Pop by one of these classic diners in America and you’ll understand why diners have cemented themselves as part of the American identity for over a century.   1.…

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