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Best compact cameras for travel? These 5 are quality without the bulk

Best compact cameras for travel? These 5 are quality without the bulk

If you think compact cameras are only for amateurs, think again. They’re lightweight, they’re easily portable, and they can capture some unexpectedly awesome pictures to cement the memories from your trips. Compact cameras have improved so much over the times that they can easily hold their own. Some of the best photographers I know own compact cameras for travel and…

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Singapore ranked first in study of world’s best passports

Singapore ranked first in study of world’s best passports

Global advisory firm Arton Capital has released its 2017 study of the world’s best passports, and in a move that surprised the world, Singapore is ranked first. The citizenship and planning firm came up with its rankings by taking into account how many countries can be visited with a particular passport, without the need to apply for a visa. Singaporean passports are…

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6 amazing island getaways in Southeast Asia

6 amazing island getaways in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is well known for its island getaways, with Bali, Phuket and Boracay among the most popular island locations in the world to kick back and relax. But if you’re looking for other wonderful gems in the region, look no further than this list of treasures we’ve unearthed: some of the lesser-known, yet most beautiful island getaways in Southeast Asia…

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Best air miles credit cards in Singapore so you can spend and fly in lavish style

Best air miles credit cards in Singapore so you can spend and fly in lavish style

The best air miles credit cards are highly sought after by frequent wanderlusters, and are often considered an essential part of one’s travel arsenal. After all, who doesn’t want cheaper flights (money is definitely better spent on other parts of your trip), AND the ability to earn those benefits through the convenience of a credit card used in daily spending? Problem is, there  is filled…

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The 2017 ranking of the world’s most liveable cities is out and we want to visit all of them

The 2017 ranking of the world’s most liveable cities is out and we want to visit all of them

Vienna tops the list for the world’s most liveable cities for the seventh year running in the Quality of Living rankings by consulting firm, Mercer. In a list whose top spots are dominated by European cities, the Austrian capital scored top marks among some 230 cities surveyed for factors including political stability, crime, currency exchange, recreational facilities, housing and climate. Following Vienna into…

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7 easily-accessible UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Southeast Asia

7 easily-accessible UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Southeast Asia

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are some sort of a holy grail of travel destinations. Not only are they exalted locations of cultural, historical or aesthetic significance, they also serves as the list of must-go locations for travellers. Of the more than 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites listed, Southeast Asia boasts 33. Though not a big number, it’s still enough to keep you busy.…

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‘Chief Wombat Cuddler’ needed on Australian island

‘Chief Wombat Cuddler’ needed on Australian island

It sounds like something right out of a children’s storybook, but Flinders Island, sitting north-east of Tasmania in Australia, is looking for a lucky person to be their chief wombat cuddler for Derek, their latest orphaned wombat. 8-month old Derek weighed just 700 grams when he was discovered in his mother’s pouch when she was found dead after getting hit by a car. And boy does this tiny marsupial…

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