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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How to Earn Rebates from your Holiday in Korea with Trazy

Ever since I won my first fully-sponsored vacation to South Korea (Asian on Air 2012) and my bloggers-invite to Kota Kinabalu by Sutera Harbour and Sabah Tourism Board, I’ve been wanting and dreaming to transform my passion for traveling into something profitable like a travel start-up. Months and years went by and it was still an

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Working Holiday – Work & Travel USA Program

Notice: Dear reader, please note that most of the photos in my blog are currently not available.  They are currently held hostage by Photobucket (which requires me to pay $399USD/year). I am in the process of re-uploading the images on a different host and this will take some time. If you have any burning questions

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Splurging $5,000 on a 30-day Europe Trip.

It has been a long procrastination but here I am with my financials for my 30-day semi-budget Europe Trip back in 2012. I’ve divided my expenditure into 6 different categories as seen below. The expenditure for each category seems to be quite evenly proportioned and accommodation I took up a larger pie of the entire budget. $1172 only

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Volume 3: Confessions of a budget airline ticket hunter

It’s been a while since the last time I’ve written those random articles: Volume 1 – Greatest fears while on a vacation and Volume 2 – Mind of the Wandering Traveler.  I don’t know if anyone reads them but here is my third entry – CONFESSIONS OF A BUDGET AIRLINE TICKET-HUNTER! The cost of Air travel has

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Volume 2: Mind of the Wandering Traveler

Sometimes I really wish that there’s a recorder which records down the thoughts through my head when I’m traveling. Since such a recorder doesn’t exist, I guess I have to recall these thoughts and type them down. Minus 12 hours: This is usually the start of all the packing panic.I am usually a semi-last minute

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