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Top things to do in Hong Kong Central
Oct 28

Top Things to Do in Hong Kong Central

By Camille Poire | ASIA , BLOG , DESTINATIONS

In Hong Kong, the central island is where modern Hong Kong began. While many ancient colonial buildings that were once used as an administration center in the area have now given way to sparkling skyscrapers and bustling shopping malls, there are also more than a handful of historical attractions left that are worth a visit here. This article will help you discover some of the top things to do in Hong Kong Central.

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ways to ensure safety while travelling
Oct 24

7 Ways to Ensure Safety While Travelling

By Camille Poire | BLOG , GENERAL TIPS , TRAVEL TIPS

It is true that traveling rejuvenates the soul. The thrill of exploring an exotic destination alone or with loved ones is an overwhelming feeling: one that can fuel you up for months of monotonous work. While it’s true that traveling is pleasurable, it exposes you to a host of security threats as well.

Tourists can be naïve when they go to an unexplored place. There is a range of security lapses that leave a person vulnerable, and taking care of these is extremely important to make sure that a trip does not turn into an agonizing mishap. If you have planned a tour in the upcoming near future and are worried about security considerations, then these tips will help you to ensure your safety while travelling so you can enjoy your trip to the fullest.

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5 Reasons You Should Trade Sand for Snow Next Vacay
Sep 28

5 Reasons You Should Trade Sand for Snow Next Vacay

By Camille Poire | BLOG , GENERAL TIPS , TRAVEL TIPS

When you stop to think about it, which elements of the typical beach holiday do you really love? Is it the hot sun that seems to warm your body and soul from the outside in? The soft, silky sand that caresses your toes? The cool, crystalline waters that feel as warm and welcoming as a bath? 

Granted, these attractions are pretty awesome, but a snow sports holiday can be equally good. Many resorts enjoy sunshine despite their cold climates, skiing and snowboarding are exhilarating, and the apres-ski culture is a special social scene that is very friendly and inclusive.

If you’re not yet convinced, here are 5 reasons you should trade sand for snow next vacay. 

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travel capsule wardrobe guide
Sep 22

Make the Most of Limited Suitcase Space with This Travel Capsule Wardrobe Guide

By Camille Poire | BLOG , GENERAL TIPS , TRAVEL TIPS

Packing for a holiday can always pose a real problem, especially when packing space is limited. And with more airlines cutting costs and trying to reap every penny from customers by charging add-on fees for extras, this means excess baggage can come at a steep price.

If you are fed up of wondering whether you have packed everything you need, and in order to avoid having to pay any additional fees, consider putting together a capsule wardrobe. Piecing together a basic travel capsule wardrobe will give you time and space to really consider what accessories you will need on your trip.

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funky Kingston hostpots in and around Jamaica's capital city
Sep 17

Funky Kingston ̶ Hotspots In and Around Jamaica’s Capital

By Camille Poire | BLOG , DESTINATIONS , THE CARIBBEAN

The majority of tourists in Jamaica head for established tourist resorts, such as Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, and Negril. Few visitors tend to spend much time in the capital city, Kingston.

This is a great shame, because although it’s true that you have to plan ahead and tap into local knowledge to enjoy this bold and bustling city of 1 million inhabitants responsibly, Kingston boasts plenty of naturally beautiful areas, terrific tourist attractions, and brilliant bars and restaurants.

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Is Traveling in Austria Expensive
Aug 22

Is Traveling in Austria Expensive?

By Camille Poire | BLOG , DESTINATIONS , EUROPE

From the grand architecture of Vienna to spectacular views over Alpine valleys, traveling to Austria is well worth the trip. There is so much to see and do. Whether you are into history, winter sports, hiking, or simply witnessing the wonders of nature, Austria has it all.

One of the most important questions for every traveler is how much to budget. How much does a meal cost in Austria? How much should you be spending per day? Is traveling in Austria expensive? Here are all the answers and our best advice for planning an Austrian vacation.

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best attractions and experiences to enjoy in sydney
Aug 18

The Best Attractions and Experiences to Enjoy in Sydney

By Camille Poire | BLOG , DESTINATIONS , OCEANIA

Sydney is a glittering metropolis, ready to welcome you with its beautiful bays and beaches. For many distant visitors, Sydney represents Australia’s cultural hub, oozing a European feel and friendly atmosphere.

Although Australia has several more world-famous cosmopolitan cities, including Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, and Perth - all of which are worth visiting and exploring -, Sydney holds the crown as the most-loved among foreign tourists and the most visited year-round. This comes at no surprise to many, especially first-time visitors mesmerized by its versatile beauty and all it has to offer tourists on its entertainment and cultural agenda. 

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Travel Insurance For Cruise Travellers Guide
Aug 17

Travel Insurance for Cruise Travellers: A Guide

By Camille Poire | BLOG , GENERAL TIPS , TRAVEL TIPS

Every holiday is planned with positive thoughts and excitement for the upcoming experience. And while one should plan and expect to have the best time, they should also be prepared for the worst. Travel insurance is the most important component of planning a safe and pleasant trip. Moreover, when preparing to travel abroad, one should consider travel insurance wisely and choose an appropriate package that covers many aspects of possible “troubles” that can occur while traveling. 

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