For nature lovers travelling to Singapore, there is no better place to visit than MacRitchie Reservoir. As you wander the paths you will soon encounter bird watchers with book and binoculars in hand or photographers with tripods ready and the biggest lenses I’d seen in my life. Locals in sneakers were limbering up ready to run […]


The Nobbies - Phillip Island, Victoria

On Phillip Island: Sunset at The Nobbies

by Nicole on April 20, 2015

As much as I love living in Melbourne sometimes you just need to make an escape! To celebrate my airbnb guests finding an apartment and my first article being published on Skyscanner, we decided to take a day trip from Melbourne to Phillip Island. Known for its Little Penguins (you can’t call them Fairy Penguins any […]


In our hyperconnected world having access to the Internet, mapping technology and communication is commonplace. This all changes when we venture overseas. I’m sure we’ve all had that moment when we’re travelling and thought “I’ll just turn my International Roaming on for a few seconds” only to get slapped with a huge bill so quickly it’s […]


A Unique Corner in Singapore: Kebun Baru Bird Singing Corner

April 14, 2015
Kebun Baru Bird Singing Club

It was a perfect Singapore morning. Blue skies dotted with puffs of cloud, warm weather but not warm enough to deter people from venturing outside (that comes later in the day in Singapore), and the sound of birds singing. Yes, the sounds of dozens of birds singing echoed around the park on the edge of […]

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Get in Touch with Nature in Singapore

April 13, 2015
Where to find nature in Singapore

Look beyond the concrete jungle of downtown Singapore and you’ll find the city has a natural side visitor’s often overlook. Despite the countries small size, nature is important to Singaporeans and you’ll often hear it referred to as a “City in a Garden”. You’ll see balconies of apartments filled with pot plants or highways lined with […]

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Airline Review: SriLankan Airlines Economy

March 31, 2015
Sri Lankan Airlines

I was curious about SriLankan Airlines. As the newest member of OneWorld – they joined in April 2014 – I had honestly heard little about the airline before I began to plan my trip to Sri Lanka. Flying to Sri Lanka on one of their new Airbus A330, I was delighted to experience what they were […]

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Strange and Wonderful Orchids: Visiting the Singapore’s National Orchid Garden

March 30, 2015
National Orchid Garden in the Singapore Botanical Gardens

When I think of Singapore ‘great food‘, ‘skyscrapers’ or ‘shopping’ come to mind. But travel along any of the main roads or highways and you’ll notice plants, trees and flowers carefully cared for by workers or locals – Singaporeans love to indulge in nature’s beauty. When locals want to escape the noise or concrete they […]

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