Travel Talk

Impressions from Middle East 2019

Impressions from Middle East 2019

Six countries, countless incredible landscapes, and a week of luxury flight & hotel experiences to top it off. Here are the impressions from my recent trip to the Mediterranean and Middle East.


Applying for an Oman e-Visa

Applying for an Oman e-Visa

I applied for an Oman e-Visa before visiting the country as part of my recent trip to the Middle East. Here’s a rundown of the e-Visa application process.


Applying for an Egypt e-Visa

Applying for an Egypt e-Visa

I had to obtain an Egypt e-Visa before my long layover in Cairo to see the Great Pyramids of Giza. Here’s a walkthrough of the process.


7 Tips for Your First Business Class Flight

7 Tips for Your First Business Class Flight

For those of you who are about to fly business class for the first time, here are some tips to ensure that you can maximize the experience and make it a flight to remember.


Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah

Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah

I managed to visit some of Langkawi’s highlights during my four-day resort-hopping tour on the island, although I’ve also left plenty of things to do for the next time I visit.


What's My Travel Budgeting Strategy?

What's My Travel Budgeting Strategy?

In this post, I share with you my general travel spending patterns and how I budget for my trips across the major spending categories like flights, hotels, food, and activities.


10 Tricks to Save Money on Flights

10 Tricks to Save Money on Flights

From creative routings to airline-specific deals and promotions, here are some of my favourite ways to reduce my costs when I’m paying for flights outright instead of redeeming miles.


What's My Travel Spending Strategy?

What's My Travel Spending Strategy?

What are the spending strategies and financial products I use to ensure I’m able to spend money smoothly when I’m travelling without paying any additional FX fees?


Booked: A Journey Through the Old World

Booked: A Journey Through the Old World

I’ll be visiting the Mediterranean and Middle East in May, checking off a few major bucket list items in a brand-new part of the world. Here’s my thought process behind planning this behemoth of a trip.


Paris, Away from the Crowds

Paris, Away from the Crowds

So you’ve been to the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Notre-Dame. Here are my picks for what to do in the City of Light if you’d like to get away from the crowds a bit.