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My personal TOP 12 – How I travel ‘safely’ during the Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak

My personal TOP 12 – How I travel ‘safely’ during the Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak

Corona Virus (COVID-19) has been on everyones’s mind since early February. Rightly so as the death toll and high infection risk since its first outbreak in Wuhan has shown. Airline Bookings for international AND domestic flights have been way down since the last week of February. United is even saying the they would not bring […]

Posted on March 11, 2020 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals, Travel Tech

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Singapore Airlines Economy Review 787 and A330 Bali to Male, Maldives via Singapore

Singapore Airlines Economy Review 787 and A330 Bali to Male, Maldives via Singapore

  Singapore Airlines has been a long-standing contender for the Worlds’ Best Airline awards and seems to have a reputation for great service and an excellent product. However, I always feel the airline overpromises and underdelivers. Singapore Airlines Economy Review Check-in Singapore Airlines does invest in a good number of check-in agents at Denpasar airport. […]

Posted on July 24, 2019 by in Singapore Airlines, ThankYou Points, TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 26 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa

My Favorite 26 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa

My Favorite 25 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa – Understand Cape Town needs no introduction – it’s famous for its incredible scenery, quirky weather and European ‘savoir vivre’ lifestyle. The former British ‘Cape Colony’ has been getting much cheaper since the harsh devaluation of the South African Rand. It’s now starting to become a […]

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My favorite 10 Things To Do in Johannesburg, South Africa

My favorite 10 Things To Do in Johannesburg, South Africa

My favorite Things To Do in Johannesburg, South Africa – Understand Johannesburg is the capital of South Africa and it’s industrial and financial center. Johannesburg feels more gritty than you’d expect for a middle income capital. It certainly is not a beautiful city. However entrepreneurship and interior design runs strong with South Africans and there […]

Posted on January 19, 2019 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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(Updated in 2018) My favorite 11 Things to do Kathmandu, Nepal and beyond

(Updated in 2018) My favorite 11 Things to do Kathmandu, Nepal and beyond

My Favorite 8 Things to Do in Kathmandu, Nepal — Understand Kathmandu is the gateway to the magnificent Himalaya Mountains. There is almost no way to avoid Kathmandu before you head to Mount Everest or the Annapurna region. Since my last visit, a lot has happened in Kathmandu—the earthquake destroyed a huge amount of the […]

Posted on November 9, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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(Updated in 2018) My Favorite 26 Things to do Colombo, Sri Lanka

(Updated in 2018) My Favorite 26 Things to do Colombo, Sri Lanka

My Favorite 26 Things to do Colombo, Sri Lanka – Understand Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, can’t escape its comparisons with India. It constantly happens and you will do it, too – trust me. Colombo is the better India; everything is a little more organized, more friendly and more clean but it’s also more […]

Posted on November 8, 2018 by in Hotel Reviews, Sri Lankan, Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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How to stay warm and cool in any climate the world throws at you – My minimalist clothing guide for travel

How to stay warm and cool in any climate the world throws at you – My minimalist clothing guide for travel

The Basics Readers keep asking me about my clothing and luggage choices, especially when going to more extreme climates. Over time, I realized a number of things about my luggage: Lots of luggage slowed me down (duh!) Many items in my luggage that I kept coming home with were unused, incl. many electronics, chargers, etc. Less […]

Posted on March 8, 2018 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The Canary Islands are located in the Atlantic, just 75 miles off the coast of Southern Morocco, north of the Cape Verde islands. The Canaries consists of seven islands – Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Both Tenerife and Gran Canaria have major urban centers (Santa Cruz and Las Palmas) […]

Posted on January 17, 2018 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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My Favorite 12 Things to do Balikpapan, Indonesia

My Favorite 12 Things to do Balikpapan, Indonesia

My Favorite 12 Things to do Balikpapan, Indonesia – Understand Borneo’s Balikpapan is the Novosibirsk of Indonesia; it’s the biggest city in Indonesia’s version of Siberia – a frontier city inside a huge swath of land with precious few people but lots of natural resources. Indonesians refer to the huge island of Borneo as Kalimantan. […]

Posted on September 12, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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Novotel Balikpapan Review

Novotel Balikpapan Review

I selected the Novotel Balikpapan for this review for its good location, low rates and good reputation by other travelers. The Novotel Balikpapan is located right in the modern center of the city near the Plaza Balikapan and Oceans Resto. Check-in was confused and lengthy as in most hotels in Indonesia. The WiFi login page […]

Posted on September 6, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 12 Things to do Houston

My Favorite 12 Things to do Houston

My Favorite 12 Things to do Houston – Understand Houston feels like another country; the city is a mix of Los Angeles, Singapore and Dubai. It is obsessed with cars, comfort and affordability and is a gigantic suburb that keeps sprawling in every direction. But unlike other cities, Houston has been very successful with this concept; […]

Posted on June 15, 2017 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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