Travellers, tourists, holidaymakers… If there is one thing that they have in common apart from the love of venturing to new lands is the want to make packing as easy as possible. Enter Toby Lerone, life hacker extraordinaire and his Skivvy Roll. Ladies, rejoice. Perhaps there is more space for a new dress, or four with this packing technique. Plan your holiday itinerary, stress-free: Continue reading Behold, a super effective way to pack a full outfit!
Long-haul flights are often synonymous with being dreadful, but only when you are not prepared! Before hopping on the plane to your destination in Far Far Away, check out this guide to help make things easier when you are travelling long-distance: Plan your holiday itinerary, stress-free: Continue reading Guide to getting through your first long-haul flight [Infographic]
Arguably, the perfect companion when it comes to travelling is music as it has the knack of providing the soundtrack to pretty much everything – from picture perfect moments to the ones of frustration. Being travellers ourselves, the team at Touristly has come up with a list of our picks when we are on the road. For bus or plane rides Sufjan Stevens – Chicago … Continue reading Songs you need to add to your holiday playlist
Hand carry luggage space is precious as most airlines cap it somewhere between 7-8 KG (15-17lbs) and you should make the best of it, especially for long distance flights, long layovers and just in case you have an emergency. In the event of any of the mentioned, the last thing you want is to be grumbling at yourself at a lack of preparation so here … Continue reading 7 things you must have in your hand carry luggage for your flight
There’s nothing quite like getting in touch with nature and one of the simplest ways to do that is by going on a hike. Planning for a hiking trip, however, can be a little daunting especially for the novice or beginner hiker as one may not know what to expect but with these simple hacks thanks to GOASEAN, hiking can be a lot more enjoyable! … Continue reading Prepare for your hike with these hacks.
Being away from home can be difficult at times but it does not have to be devastating. With all the right tips and tricks, your holiday can be smooth sailing all the way, until your flight home. The people at Baltic Travel Company were kind enough to share 21 of their travel hacks with us. Keep these in mind when you travel to optimise on your … Continue reading Travel hacks that you could use on your holiday [Infographic]
Gone are the days when the last thing a person would think of packing was a charger. Nowadays, it is considered a norm to bring along all, if not most of your electronics with you, especially for the remote worker. One of the last things you would want while on the road is getting locked out of your device, or finding that your accounts have … Continue reading How to avoid getting hacked while travelling
socialnewsdaily.com It can be pretty exciting to immerse yourself in a completely different culture and when that is happening, a sense of respect for the place you are in is crucial. As the say, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” and here are a few taboos you should avoid committing while being a guest in another’s land. China Don’t rest or stick your … Continue reading Taboos you need to know to avoid committing cultural faux pas in Asia
In Southeast Asia, Buddhist temples are more or less everywhere and the last thing that a traveller would want to do is offend the locals on sacred ground. Before you plan on visiting a Buddhist temple, keep these do’s and don’ts in mind. Take your shoes off around temple grounds Just like in most homes in Asia, footwear is not allowed indoors and this … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts when visiting a Buddhist temple
Dubbed the most expensive city in the world by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), ahead of Hong Kong, Zurich, Geneva and Paris, Singapore is not exactly favourable for the traveller on a shoestring budget but when there is a will, there is a way and if it’s exploring Singapore on the cheap you want, these are wallet-friendly ways you can have your cake and eat … Continue reading Explore Singapore on the cheap