24 Hours in Koreatown Los Angeles

24 Hours in Koreatown Los Angeles

It’s official, the writing’s on the wall – K-Town is the new mecca. The infamous Los Angeles neighborhood just west of Downtown is littered with world-class Korean BBQ joints, edgy street-art and design hotels. It’s hard to imagine only two decades ago this low-rent area was ground zero for the […]

Things To Do In Canal St Martin: A Parisian Weekend

Things To Do In Canal St Martin: A Parisian Weekend

A Paris Weekender: What To Do In Canal St-Martin It was Canal St Martin’s colourfully cosmopolitan streets and cast-iron footbridges that stole viewers’ hearts in Amelie, Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 2001 quirky Parisian blockbuster. These days the eclectic neighbourhood is a character unto itself – filled with shabby-chic bars, boutiques and hidden […]

Eat Sip Repeat: Where to Eat in Manila

Eat Sip Repeat: Where to Eat in Manila

Forget the gorgeous islands of Boracay and Palawan, Manila is forging its own tourism niche, and it has nothing to do with business travel (oh, and kick-ass shopping)! An exuberant flowering of restaurant rows and bar clusters in neighbourhoods across Metro Manila are turning the urban sprawl into a veritable […]

6 Tips for Island Hopping in The Philippines

6 Tips for Island Hopping in The Philippines

Island-hopping in the Philippines is like visiting the Eiffel Tower in Paris. With over 7000 islands, you’d be silly not too. Thankfully, the sheer limestone cliffs and beyond beautiful water teeming with tropical fish and coral is still relatively untouched by tourists. Palawan and Boracay are the best places to […]

Why You Should Visit The Philippines ASAP

Why You Should Visit The Philippines ASAP

Why You Should Visit The Philippines. The Philippines is still the secret gem of the South East Asian traveller route. And that’s fine by me (hey, the less tourists battling for beach space the better). But with its 16 regions, all with their own particular culture, landscape, personality and beliefs, […]

Why Modern Cruises Are Actually Cool

Why Modern Cruises Are Actually Cool

I must admit I’ve never really been cruising’s biggest fan. From midnight buffets to the whole love boat vibe, I didn’t think it would actually float my boat (pardon the pun). But that was until a couple of friends proudly declared to me one night over a few cheeky vinos […]

What To Do When You Get Sick While Traveling

What To Do When You Get Sick While Traveling

What To Do When You Get Sick While Traveling… It’s every traveller’s worst nightmare: after spending months on prepping, saving and packing you’re finally on the road, fully immersed in a far off land. Suddenly, on the fifth day you feel a foreign rumble in your tummy and you’ve got […]