I can’t count how many times I have been to Bangkok. This city has been my second home since I moved to France as I have spent more time here than my hometown in the Philippines. There is just something about Bangkok that attracts me despite its hustle and bustle. Perhaps, the food and vibe? Most likely.
Asia is a hugely diverse part of the world and it is somewhere which can offer you so much as a budding traveler in your life. India has a vibrant culture and Bollywood, China has some stunning wildlife and amazing festivals, and places like Thailand are bustling with people all year long. Singapore is one of those places which is stunning to visit and it is a place which can offer something for everyone. Here is everything you should come and see in Singapore this year.
From southern provinces that you may already be familiar with such as Phang Nga and Chumphon, to the more remote northern provinces of Lampang, Nan and many more, 13 destinations have been carefully chosen by Tourism Authority of Thailand as part of this newly-launched “One Night Stay with Locals” project.
Some people are perfectly happy to remain static in their careers. They find themselves a job that they enjoy fresh out of school or college and work their way up the career ladder until they retire. Granted, the current lie of the economic land is becoming increasingly prohibitive of this, especially in an era of corporate wage suppression where the pay never quite covers the cost of living and opportunities seem few and far between… but it still happens. Some are perfectly happy to spend their working lives under fluorescent lights working 9 to 5 and getting by one day at a time… But you’ve already sampled that life and you know yourself well enough to know that it’s not for you.
Living in Europe comes with a lot of advantages. Travel-wise, it is pretty easy and cheap to go around. Although it is highly doable by bringing our own vehicle, traveling by public transport is the most convenient, economic and ecological way to go to.
Australia has always been known to be among the most expensive countries in the world. In fact, it’s most popular city, Sydney is ranked 10th most expensive city in the whole world. So, why even visit if it costs you an arm? Well, there are still loads of things you can do around here that’s not gonna cost your life savings such as those offers on things to do at Groupon. It’s only a matter of a few compromises and keeping an eye on some freebies which are equally worthwhile.
I have a knack for festivals. I believe that they are a great way to experience local traditions and culture. Attending festivals is also a great chance to meet locals and tourists alike. Nomadic people like me will never run out of choices as there are remarkable festivals all over the world celebrated throughout the year.
Nowadays, when people think about going camping, they often expect some amenities such as showers, toilets, and pods with electrical hookups. The true essence of camping is slowly getting neglected as people prefer urban living than wild adventures.
I am not a big fan of the winter season. It’s freaking cold, nights are long and the ambiance is really dull. Besides, I am T-shirt and shorts kind of girl so, I won’t trade it in for thick coats and woolly hats. In fact, this is another reason (or excuse) I escape the winters in France. I don’t mind traveling across the world to search for the sun and go somewhere exotic. So, if you’re like me, read on to find out what are my recommendations to get your well-deserved sunny escapades.
Chiang Mai is a thrill seeker’s dream. From trekking to ATV to zip lining to white water rafting, there are tons of activities for adrenaline junkies. So, after days of temple hopping and series of massages, I was ready to embark on an adrenaline-pumping adventure myself.