Travel Made Easy: Getting to Kuala Lumpur & Around

I have called Kuala Lumpur the perfect springboard to explore South East Asia – and the key reason is that it’s so easy & inexpensive to get there and around. With a low-cost flag carrier, the world’s favorite low-cost carrier Air Asia and great public transport around Kuala Lumpur, it’s one of the least expensive places to visit. … Continue reading


Fantastic Foto Friday: Sharing the road in Kruger National Park, South Africa

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I have been to a number of wild life destinations and on safaris – but nothing felt as up-close and personal as driving around Kruger National Park in South Africa in my own car. I didn’t mind sharing the roads with the elephants – but another driver found out quickly that there is no point in arguing with these multi-ton giants!
Check out the stories and photos from Kruger National Park for more!
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Deal Dispatch: US to Italy from $457, Germany to Asia, US from EUR169

Do you just need to get away from it all? This week’s Deal Dispatch brings you some bargain fares around the world. Delta and their partners will take you from the US to Italy starting from $457 round-trip. And Eurowings, Lufthansa’s budget subsidiary, will fly you to Thailand from EUR169 or the US from EUR179, each one-way. Time to pack your … Continue reading

Best places to eat in Manila, Philippines!

There are two things that any visitor to the Philippines raves about, regardless of where they go: The incredible warmth and friendliness of the Filipino people and the amazing food! And while most countries in Asia claim amazing, local food, the Philippines is the only one where the expression for “hello” is “have you eaten?”!  … Continue reading

Travel News: New Hotels in Manila, Philippines

Despite Manila’s rapid growth over the last few years and a population of over 12 Million people, you don’t find as many hotels as in other Asian cities and prices are higher than in Bangkok or Kuala Lumpur for similar accommodation. And if you are looking for American chains to earn or redeem reward points, your pickings are very slim. … Continue reading