Tuk Tuk in Sri Lanka

Learning to Drive in Sri Lanka

by Nicole on November 16, 2014

As the Sri Lankan Airlines flight descended into Colombo I could see green lands punctured by dirt roads beneath us. The thought, “we’re not in Kansas any more , Toto” crossed my mind. A short sharp blast of the horn caught my attention on the drive from the airport to hotel, as the driver was […]

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Adventure in Brunei's Jungle

Ulu Ulu Resort: An Adventure in Brunei’s Jungle

by Nicole on November 10, 2014

Venture outside the Brunei’s capital, Badar Seri Begawan, and experience a more relaxed travel experience in Brunei’s jungle. Interact with the Iban people, explore the lush nearly untouched jungles, maybe spot a monkey or two and walk amongst the tree tops during a sunrise canopy walk. Staying at The Empire Hotel, Brunei’s best hotel, was a lavish experience but […]

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Professional Travel Bloggers Association panel at ITB Asia

Lessons I Learnt From My First Speaking Event

by Nicole on November 3, 2014

While on the blog I may come across as outgoing, social and can hold my own – things I am if you get to know me – in front of strangers I seize up and even thinking about speaking in public or networking events makes my palms sweat and I begin dreaming of becoming a […]

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Aloha from Hawaiian Airlines First Class

October 30, 2014
Hawaiian Airlines First

“E komo mai, welcome aboard” – that’s what Hawaiian Airlines First Class menu reads, and a warm welcome if just what you’ll receive. Perfect for those wanting to indulge in a little more luxury on their travels to or from the US, share the Aloha spirit on your next journey to Hawaii. Just weeks before I had read a review […]

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Is It Worth the Upgrade? Flying Economy Comfort on Hawaiian Airlines

October 20, 2014
Hawaiian Airlines Economy Comfort

From the time you check-in til you reach the island state, experience the Aloha-feeling during your journey to the USA with Hawaiian Airlines. It’s not just colourful leis, the music or the food – it’s sharing the Hawaiian culture throughout the whole flight experience. Hawaiian Airlines flight 452. Sydney to Honolulu. Flight time: 9 hours 50 minutes. Sure, […]

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Hawaii and Las Vegas as seen through Instagram

October 16, 2014
Hawaii and Las Vegas, as seen through Instagram

The cities I visited were vastly different. Hawaii was everything I imagined and more. As the sea crashed on the shore, a wicker fan spun overhead, waiters in Hawaiian shirts served me and I sipped POG juice, that is passionfruit, orange and guava juice for those who haven’t visited the collection of islands. While the glitz of […]

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An Off-Roading Adventure in Red Rock Canyon

October 7, 2014
Red Rock Canyon

Less than 30-minutes drive from Las Vegas, within the Mojave Desert, sits the staggeringly beautiful Red Rock Canyon. Follow the main road and take in the multi-coloured rock walls – a photograph opportunity around each bend, take a 4×4 and go off-roading into the canyons or explore one of the many hiking trails, each one offering different challenges and […]

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