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Bali Is Indonesia’s First Plastic-Free Province

Environmental activists, conservationists and green enthusiasts – rejoice! As climate change takes its toll on Mother Earth, more countries are working towards curbing its effects by taking matters into their own hands to play their part. As of 23 June this year, supporters of the no-plastic movement can celebrate as…

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Battle of the Skies

Singapore remains on top! According to the Henley Passport Index, Singapore remains in the top spot together with Japan and South Korea. Passport holders from these three countries have a visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 189 destinations. Scoot suspends flights to four cities Due to weak demand and shortage in…

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Venice to Charge Tourists an Admission Fee

The world’s ‘City of Canals’ is now the first Italian city to charge tourists an admission fee to enter. Its astounding number of approximately 25 million visitors prompted this new regulation, the proceeds from which will be channelled toward maintaining its World Heritage site. The main target of the 3…

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Production of Airbus A380 to End

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced that the superjumbo Airbus A380 model will soon be removed from the production line.   The final deliveries of the aircraft will take place in 2021.   The decision was made after Emirates, decided to slash their order for the A380, from 162, to 123.…

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SIA Adds Third Daily Service to Osaka

From April this year, Singapore Airlines (SIA) will run a third daily flight to Kansai International Airport in Osaka.   The Airbus A330-300 aircraft will be operated. Flight SQ620 will take off from Singapore at 8.30 am, and touch down in Osaka at 4.10 pm. Flight SQ621 will serve as…

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Uber’s Third Launch Location

After announcing plans to introduce electric-powered air taxis to Los Angeles and Dallas, Uber has shortlisted five countries to launch its Uber Air “flying taxi” service – Japan, France, Brazil, Australia and India. The criteria for the third international city include having a metropolitan population of more than two million…

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Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Illumination With no or limited form of natural lighting, it can get pretty dark at times. Be sure to bring along at least two sources of waterproof light. In the event an emergency arises, you would at least want to be able to visibly assess the situation.   Companionship Never…

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Travel Tips

READY TO EMBRACE the gorgeous golden sand? This list is crafted to optimise your trip to the desert, whether with a guide, or as a solo sojourner.   Drink Water The golden rule for any adventure, but especially, especially essential in the desert. With the temperatures possibly rising to above…

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The Selfie Tragedy

  The trendsetter. It sparked massively popular social media trends. It was the basis of a viral hit song produced by the EDM sensation The Chainsmokers. It influenced the demand and development of an entire mobile phone industry.   Ever since the “selfie” became a global phenomenon, this self-taken portrait…

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Essential Guide to Budget Backpacking in Vietnam

Looking for a nearby getaway on a shoestring? Vietnam is your go-to backpacking destination in Southeast Asia, complete with its delectable local cuisine and myriad natural wonders to explore on foot. Here, we present you with an ultimate guide to backpacking the beautiful expanse of Vietnam on a budget.  …

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