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Visit Pai During The Hot Dry Season: A Mindful Travel Guide


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“You have to go to Pai!” Almost everyone who knew about my plans to travel to northern Thailand would say this to me. Health-conscious food, yoga, and meditation retreats – Pai is known to be a hippie paradise as some may describe. Maybe it was also because I visited Pai during the hot dry season,…

DIY Indonesia 60-Day Tourist Visa Extension in Bali


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Bali is great if you want to find a place to chill and take care of yourself for some time, and Indonesia has a friendly free 30-day tourist visa for 140 nationalities in the world. I already knew that 30-day wouldn’t be enough for me as I totally fell in love with the island when…

Spend Less: A Quick Singapore Budget Guide


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It isn’t news that Singapore is one of the most expensive cities in Asia. Similar to Hong Kong, most of the expenses go to accommodations and food in Singapore. I was in Singapore for 3 days, and I enjoyed my time there, but my wallet didn’t agree! However, there are ways to get around without breaking…

3 Tested Travel Medical Insurance Plans for China Expats and Globetrotters


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“Do I really need to buy a travel medical insurance?” Is possibly one of the most asked questions I’ve seen in the online travel community, and my answer is always YES, YES, and YES! Most of the time, we worry about travel plans getting disrupted or belongings getting lost in transit. Yet, we neglect the…

Explore China’s Dali Old Town: A Little Travel Guide


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Dali Old Town (大理古城) is a historical city in Yunnan Province of southern China that was first emerged as the capital of Nanzhao Kingdom in the 8th century. I learned about Dali when I was a kid. Dali was one of the places that played a significant role in my favourite Chinese martial arts and chivalry…

Travel Medical Insurance Buying Tips: 6 Things You Need To Know


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“Is buying a travel medical insurance really necessary?” is one of the questions people ask me all the time, and ever since I got into a quite serious accident in Paris in 2014, my answer to this question is always YES! “Insurance” is a precaution for things that haven’t happened – things that aren’t in your…

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Favourite Shanghai Coffee Spots, Amusement Park, and more (June 2018 Blog Round-Up)


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In this June 2018 blog round-up, aside from blog and travel updates, I’m sharing my recent favorite Shanghai coffee spots, amusement park, and more discoveries around the city. I booked my flights for the summer, and it was the worst experience ever! If you’ve followed my Instagram and Facebook, or if you already subscribed to my…