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How to Stay Energized and Happy While Traveling

For people who travel as much as I do, staying energized can be quite a challenge. Intense customs screening processes, jetlag, changes in climate etc. all add up to the stress of frequent travel. Sometimes traveling so frequently takes a toll on my mental and physical wellbeing. As a travel writer, I’m on the road all […]

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Winter in Cyprus: How It’s Like

winter in Cyprus

When planning our recent trip to Cyprus, we were a bit hesitant about traveling in winter. We knew winter in Cyprus would be warmer than elsewhere in Europe, but we weren’t quite sure if it would be the best time to visit. Would it be cold and gloomy? Or would restaurants and hotels be closed […]

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How To Sleep Better on Planes

With the holiday season now in full swing, I’m sure many of you are gearing up for your winter trip or the annual Christmas reunion with your family (I know we are!). We know how important it is to get a good night’s rest on the flight so you’re all refresh and ready to hit the […]

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How to Speed Through Airport Security this Holiday Season

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With the holiday season coming up, airports will be getting busier than ever, and flying is about to get more annoying than it already is. Holiday travel this year will probably be even more challenging with extra airport security worldwide after the recent Paris terrorist attacks and the Russian plane crash in Egypt. As full-time travelers, we […]

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Travel Setbacks: What to Do When Something Goes Wrong

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After 12 years of traveling 90+ countries across all seven continents, I’ve picked up a trick or two when it comes to world travel. But it didn’t come easy, I’ve had to learn the ropes of traveling through these unfortunate travel mishaps. I’ve missed so many flights that I can’t keep count and I’ve lost so […]

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Flying with Baby — Tips for Baby’s First Flight

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We’ve just returned from Baby Kaleya’s first first international trip, and I’m proud to report that Kaleya was a great flyer. Save for one scream fest on our flight back from the Maldives, she slept through most of the flights and charmed everyone with her smile and cuteness. In fact, she flew so well that […]

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10 Air Travel Hacks to Make Your Next Flight Better

Travel hacks to make your next flight better

You know what my least favorite part of traveling is? Flying. It’s no secret that I hate flying. These days, flying has has become more of a nuisance than a luxury. As airlines continue to cut cost, the quality of in-flight service and comfort level are deteriorating. While it’s easy to find cheap flights these […]

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Traveling with Baby — My Packing List and Tips

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Let’s face it — Traveling with a baby isn’t easy, but as long as you plan ahead and make some adjustments, traveling with your baby can lead to wonderful experiences. Our five-month-old baby has already been on several road trips around Spain, and we’re now in Singapore on her first trip abroad. She seems to […]

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How to Travel Responsibly

How To Travel Responsibly

As travelers, it is our responsibility to ensure the activities we engage in protect the environment and support communities. When traveling with an operator, we need to look beyond the eco-friendly claims, and ask what they are really doing to support the environment, local people, animals, and plants. Here are some tips to help you […]

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Why You Should Travel with Baby

Why You Should Travel With Baby

Many people don’t travel with kids because it’s troublesome, expensive, and they won’t remember it in future. And the list of excuses goes on… I think it’s bullshit. (Pardon my French!) Our four-month-old baby has already been on five road trips around Spain, and it’s clear that she loves it as much as we do. […]

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Tripverse — Travel Planning Made Easy

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ou probably know I’m quite a geek when it comes to travel technology and I love testing out smart new tools and sharing them with you here. Today I’m here to introduce to you another smart and fun travel tool that’s going to make trip planning a whole lot easier. TripVerse is an offline-readable travel plan viewer that allows […]

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How to Travel to North Korea: FAQ

Pyongyang from Juche Tower

Whenever we talk about our trip to North Korea, it comes as a surprise to many that tourism is actually allowed in North Korea. Yes, you can travel to North Korea as a tourist, you can see its museums, talk to its locals and even visit the DMZ (demilitarized zone) between North and South Korea. As curious […]

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Yonderbound: A New Way to Book Accommodation

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As a professional traveler, it’s safe to say I do quite a fair bit of traveling. When I have a trip planned, I spend most of my time researching for stories or interesting angles, and as little time as possible on booking flights and hotels. That’s why I only use the most efficient planning tools around, so trust me […]

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Planning Our Trip to India Using Amadeus

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Planning for our Rickshaw Run in India proved to be way more challenging than expected. It wasn’t exactly the same as planning a normal trip. We had no set itinerary, no set route, we just knew where and when it ends and starts. Traveling from the southern to the northern tip of India also means we would […]

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