Ipoh’s Old Town is a hotbed of creative entrepreneurial spirit, which makes souvenir hunting anything but ordinary. Here’s the kind of swag we picked up on a recent trip.
The first piece of luggage I remember owning was my school bag, a small, hard rectangular case, red and black plaid fabric inside and out, with a mirror and silver flip locks. Everyone had one but I suppose it doesn’t count since it wasn’t for travel. Except for that one time I tried to run away from home….
It’s the first of October. Three months to go til 2015 and I’m already wistfully imagining all the places I’d like to visit next year. Here is a conservative hit list. So excited already!
As a kid I remember a calendar, a gift from my dad, bought following brief visit to South Korea for business. I had poured over its images, marvelled at the colourful beams, smiled at the animated carvings and wondered at the oriental architecture. That was 20 years ago. And now here I was, in Changdeokgung Palace in Autumn.
I’m feeling blah. My life has lost it’s meaning. Yup, it’s official. A week after returning from Bali and I have the post-holiday blues. Bah. Here’s how to kick that feeling to the kerb.
Hotel chains guarantee the same experience and standards of quality at every doorstep, but there’s much to love about Air BnB. What the genius peer-to-peer room and home rental service excels at is a stay that’s completely unique, wholly local and incredibly personal. Here’s how to get the most out of your experience.