9 day journey through Bhutan with Amankora
3 helicopter rides of a lifetime
Chinese New Year in Singapore - Traditions and legends
Landing on Everest Base camp - A helicopter tour
10 things that may surprise you about Dubai
20 Original and fabulous Christmas gifts for travelers
Guide to Amritsar Golden Temple and city
Best places to spend New Year's Eve
Private island getaway to Batu Batu
5 weekend getaways from Singapore beyond Bintan
Finding paradise at the Capella Singapore

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"Victoria Falls from a helicopter"

3 helicopter rides of a lifetime

There is something adventurous and exciting about boarding a spinning helicopter. These are three of the most memorable helicopter rides. 1. Helicopter to Everest Base Camp You can choose to trek to Mount Everest Base Camp but, if you don't have 7-14 days to spare the fastest way to the highest place on Earth not requiring life threatening training is, ...
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"Rio de Janeiro New Years Eve"

Best places to spend New Year’s Eve

For the last seven years I have spent New Year's Eve away from home, it has almost become a sort of tradition for me and my best friend to share. We have spent New Year's Eve in Bora Bora, Namibia, Marrakesh and Uganda among others. I have never been a big fan of large and crowded celebrations that accompany marked ...
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"Sea facing villa in Batu Batu"

Private island getaway to Batu Batu

When you live in a tiny country like Singapore frequent weekend escapes are common. Friday night flights are quickly booked out as we are all vacation-starved. With only as few as 14 vacation days a year, they need to be efficient in time and which means that those not requiring a flight are becoming more and more popular. It is ...
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"Atacama"

5 dream-list worthy trips of a lifetime with Shackleton and Selous

Do you like small private luxury trips with insiders and knowledgeable guides that share their home with you? I recently discovered Shackleton and Selous, a luxury travel society made up of various experienced Fellows and experts in their various parts of the world. The Society brings together private guides who have been in the travel industry for decades and who ...
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"Tiger's Nest from the start of the stairs"

9 day journey through Bhutan with Amankora

As a self professed Aman Junkie, I had my eyes set on the fascinating country of Bhutan and Amankora for a very long time, I had even corresponded with the team a couple of times when it all seemed to fall into place. But it never did. Bhutan's short high season and expensive price always seemed to stop me. Finally, ...
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"Everest Base Camp helicopter trip"

Landing on Everest Base camp – A helicopter tour

A plane ride over the Himalayas was not enough. We boarded the 30min scenic flight and spend the journey looking through the windows, staring at the snow capped mountains and the bright sun reflecting on the white snow. The windows were scratched and dirty and we could not truly enjoy the views so we wondered, should we have taken that ...
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"10 things that may surprise you about the UAE"

10 things that may surprise you about Dubai

Living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can be a cultural shock for many. Years after I left Dubai, I still think twice about eating in public because of the Ramadan restrictions and it took me a long time to hold hands again too. But there are several other things that make the UAE a peculiar place. 1. Petrol is ...
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The Golden Temple Amritsar

Guide to Amritsar Golden Temple and city

To the uneducated mind, Amritsar's Golden Temple is simply a bright structure in the middle of a square pool surrounded by marble buildings. To the Sikh, The Golden Temple is their holiest shrine. The origin of Amritsar The name Amritsar was given to an ancient lake that used to exist where the pool is today and it refers to the ...
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