Category: Tips

The Travellers Workout

The Travellers Workout

I’ve only been gone a month – so, as of yet, I’ve only lost a few things. In order of descending annoyance, these are: earphones, a sock, and my fear of riding naked in a rickshaw. But there’s one thing I’m losing even as we speak – my rockin’ bod. Yes, it’s tough to keep …

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Tinder While Travelling

Tinder While Travelling

It was the morning of my departure. T-minus 4hrs and counting. My mood was anxious, my mood was foreign. I strained for indifference. Ubering to the airport, the driver asked: “International eh, headed far?”, “Nah mate. Just Singapore”. Good boy, play it down, lest he mock your enthusiasm – so worldly are the men who …

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Items I Won’t Travel Without

Items I Won’t Travel Without

Righto. Three days to go. A nervous excitement belies my languid façade. I’ll pack and unpack no less than five times ‘til departure. I consider a nasal spray to prolong the enjoyment – but I might need it later in the trip… Phone, wallet, passport…check, check, check. Vitals: done. But what about the left field …

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My Life Into a 20L Backpack

My Life Into a 20L Backpack

Ok, I’ll level with you. My backpack was an aspirational purchase. Like chubby girl in denial – I bought a few sizes too small. I could picture the sales girl muttering “sweetie, I just love that colour on you, but you’re definitely not a size 8”. I gave her the stink eye, and pointed at …

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