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Tioman Island. A Journey to The New Paradise Lost

Tioman beach

“Little islands are all large prisons; one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.” Sir Richard Francis Burton Hideaway. Hidden paradise. Discovered. By no means did I dream of the wings of a swallow Read more…


Singapore Swing: Top Saving Hacks for Your Next Trip

Singapore-temple-skyscraper

Fifth time in a row, Singapore has been dubbed the world’s most expensive city.  Your Singapore trip doesn’t have to cost you a fortune! Use my ideas on how to enjoy the city break without ruining your budget. All it takes is just a few simple travel swaps.


Your 1st Trip to Asia? Here Are 21 Things to Remember Before Your Take-off [A CHECKLIST]

So, you’ve made the decision. You’re traveling to Asia for the first time. You’ve selected the place, sorted out your passport and visas, and secured all bookings. You’re all set.

Well, not quite yet. Here are 21 tips that will help brace yourself for your first Asia trip and make sure your dream trip doesn’t turn into a dream trap. 


Krakow Trip. You’re Doing It All Wrong! 6 Tip-offs to Kill For from a Local

Krakow’s claim to fame as one of the most attractive places in Europe is well-deserved. Although most visitors flock to the typical tourist spots, I’m giving you away 6 tip-offs where to go to experience the real feel of the city.


9 Unforgettable Places That Will Motivate You To Pack Your Bags Today!

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What makes you attracted to a place? Is it people, food, architecture? What makes a destination unforgettable? Hel | Poland, Dalkey | Ireland, Wuhan | China. Check what other destinations made it to my list.


36 Hours in Tokyo You Won’t Forget… A Traveler’s Guide to High-Speed Tokyo Tour

Tokyo is one hell of a city. According to various sources, the city’s 23 wards are inhabited by ca. 10 million people, the entire metropolis claims a population of over 13 million, while the Greater Tokyo area with 38 million Read more…


5 Fabulous Places Around the World I Discovered Thanks to Spontaneous Trips

A local restaurant in Haputale, Sri Lanka, fishermen’s tents in Busan, South Korea, San Fran mansions, Montjuïc cemetery and Golden Gai in Tokyo. What do they have in common? I came across all of them by chance.


Follow Your Guide or Follow Your Gut?

There are two types of travelers (or maybe it applies to all activities, by extension?). The first type are planning sectarians. On the other end of the spectrum, there are those last-minute laid-backs, the spontaneous, ready-for-all voyageurs who always roam off the beaten track and never follow the itinerary. They don’t have one.