YouTrip Review – Are the savings worth the extra hassle?

When I first heard of YouTrip, I couldn’t exactly relate it to payments as it sounds more like a Travel Startup but after deep-diving into its offerings, it definitely has some utility in the travel aspect which brings me to writing this review on my.. travel blog. This card is pretty much a good representative of

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GlocalMe G3 review – Why rent when you can own one?

As an avid traveller (at least for this year), I’ve been travelling almost every month (with the exception of February and November) and well, the one thing I cannot live without is.. data. Over the years, I’ve explored almost every single option available (See full list): Using my local Telco (m1 data passport/Singtel Dataroam), Purchasing a Prepaid

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Saving up Krisflyer Miles for South Africa

Yes, I am finally going to visit South Africa next year (well it’s still 6 months ahead, anything can happen but fingers cross) and.. I just want to document my krisflyer miles earning process and then analyse to see if it was worthwhile. Before I start, I hope you are aware of the changes Krisflyer made

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12 days, 6 cities in South Korea for under $2000

I’m finally done the sums and I’m proud to announce that I’ve somewhat done a rather ‘budget travel’ trip to South Korea! My total expenditure for the trip was $1,922.05 (Disclaimer: this amount has been adjusted to include the ‘treats’ that I received and gave in Korea). Well, if I exclude the amount I spent

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Overseas Data Card and m1 Data Passport review

Being a self-declared data/wifi addict, I have decided to list all my overseas data/wifi experiences together with other reviews that I have found online. A huge portion of this entry will be dedicated to M1 Data Passport – a really awesome package which I only discovered this year. I hope I will have time to

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Tips for planning a Road Trip (Hokkaido Case Study)

As promised, I will be writing an entry to share several tips on how to effectively plan for a road trip overseas. Although it has been 7 months overdue but.. better late than never 😉 Just to share, this self-drive Hokkaido trip is my first ever road trip with friends (been on one with the

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Confessions of a data roaming addict

As time goes by, mobile phones are becoming increasing important in our daily lives (read the evolution of my mobile phones in my previous post). Apart from the fundamental uses of mobile phone (making calls and sending SMS), a huge bulk of our handphone usage is actually spent on surfing social media sites, playing handphone

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