• Cancel A Trip
    How-to,  Travel Hacks

    What To Do When You Have To Cancel A Trip

    An upcoming trip has always been the best motivation for the mundane work life. However, should you have to cancel a trip due to some unforeseen circumstances, besides feeling disappointed, what are the other things that you should also be doing?   Travel HANter 30 Jun 18 Have to cancel a trip? Last year-end, we had to cancel a trip to Bangkok and Khao Yai. It’s really sad to cancel a trip but what would have been worse would be having to forfeit the cost of the whole trip. So here are some tips as to salvage most or some of the costs. 1. Get into contact with the accommodation…

  • countdown to the new year
    Asia,  Australia,  Europe,  Iceland,  London,  Singapore,  Sydney,  Travelogues,  USA

    Countdown to the New Year – Top 5 places

    Time flies! We are in the last quarter of the year and how many ticks do you have on last year’s resolution list?  As the year comes to a close, are you thinking about your new year resolutions? Or should we be more practical and start looking for places to countdown to the new year?   Travel HANter 25 Dec 17 Countdown to the New Year I love to countdown to the new year in another country. I get to experience the cultures of different places and admire the firework shows on display. Most importantly, everyone is happy on New Year’s Eve! Here are the top 5 places to countdown…

  • dress for winter
    How-to,  Travel Hacks

    How to pack and dress for winter trips?

    Singapore is hot, summer all year round kind of hot. To experience a snowy winter, we have to travel and I think it’s safe to say that most of us get really excited when we see snow for the first time. No doubt, winter is beautiful. We don’t sweat, we get to dress up in clothes that we never get to wear back home in Singapore. However, winter is harsh, winter is dry. Exactly how should we pack and dress for winter so that we can sustain our excitement, without falling sick?   Travel HANter 17 Dec 2017 How to pack and dress for winter? As a general rule of thumb,…

  • London itinerary
    Europe,  London,  Travelogues

    6 Days London Itinerary

    London, the land where Queen Elizabeth II, who reigned for 64 years lives. It is also the place where about 30 million tourists visit each year. There are loads of things to do in London, catered to people of all ages. Check out our 6 days London itinerary.   Travel HANter 10 Dec 17 6 days London itinerary London itinerary: Day 1 London is a great place to satisfy all shopping needs. So, shopping is a must in our London itinerary! Spend a day in Leicester Square Get amazed by the M&M’s and Lego store, where you can get your hands on all the M&M’s and Lego in the world. Be a…

  • accommodation in london
    Accommodations,  Airbnb,  Europe,  London,  Reviews

    Accommodation in London [Review]

    When we were in London, we booked our accommodation in London through Airbnb and it was such a beautiful place.   Travel HANter Throwback to 6 Jan 2017 Accommodation in London We booked a two rooms apartment near Leicester Square Station and by near I mean 5-mins-slow-walk kind of near. The place was also located near Chinatown but of course, we were not looking for Asian cuisine in London! We spent most of our time exploring outside of London and hanging around Leicester Square. Okay, back to our apartment. It was a little difficult to find the entrance at first and the exterior was less than impressive but once you…

  • london during winter
    Europe,  London,  Travelogues

    5 Reasons why you should visit London during winter

    London is a metropolis that receives about 40 million visitors from all over the world yearly. The number of tourists usually peaks during summer and dwindles during winter. So why should you be different from the majority and visit London during winter?   Travel HANter 25 Nov 17 5 Reasons to visit London during winter 1. Less crowded in London during winter London has a population of about 8.8 million and imagine the number of people in the 1572 km² city after factoring in the tourists during the peak season. Visiting London during winter would mean that there are lesser people in tourist attractions like the museums, Stonehenge and even the…

  • Majesty Spa and Massage
    Activities & Attractions,  Asia,  Indonesia,  Reviews

    Majesty Spa and Massage, Batam, Indonesia. [Review]

    Ranking #1 must do in Nagoya on TripAdvisor, Majesty Spa and Massage in Batam is a hot favourite massage place of many Singaporeans. Does it really live up to its hype though?   Travel HANter 19 Nov 17 Majesty Spa and Massage The Transfer to Majesty Spa and Massage  Majesty Spa and Massage offers free return transfer from your hotel to the massage place and you can even request them to drive you to a dinner place of your choice before sending you back to your hotel. We stayed in Montigo Resorts which was a 40 min drive away from the city so we had to pay IDR 200 000 for…

  • video of montigo resorts
    Asia,  Indonesia,  Video

    Montigo Resorts, Batam [Video]

    Famous for being a spacious villa and having its own private pool, Motigo Resorts in Batam is very popular amongst Singaporeans. We had the chance to visit Motigo Resorts and check out the video on our trip.   Travel HANter 15 Nov 17 Video of Montigo Resorts, Batam After watching our video on Montigo Resorts, will you be making a booking to Batam soon? Also, check out Batam – 5 Reasons to Visit Majesty Spa and Massage, Batam, Indonesia. [Review]

  • iwastheretheotherday.com
    Accommodations,  Asia,  Hotels,  Indonesia,  Reviews

    Montigo Resorts, Batam, Indonesia [Review]

    Fancy having a three-storeys villa with 2 bedrooms and a private plunge pool without burning a hole in your pocket? Read on to see if Montigo Resorts in Batam, fits your bill.   Travel HANter 12 Nov 17 Montigo Resorts, Batam Have always wanted to visit Montigo Resorts after seeing all the Instagram worthy photos on social media, though reviews were kinda mixed. Finally got the chance to visit on a 2D1N weekend getaway! The Location of Montigo Resorts Montigo Resorts picked us up from Nongsapura ferry terminal, which was just a 5 min bus ride away. HAN-dy tip: email the resort to arrange for complementary transfers prior to your trip. The…

  • things to do in batam
    Asia,  Indonesia,  Travelogues

    Top 5 Things to do in Batam

    Singapore is a great country but an incredibly small place to explore if you are gonna spend your entire life here. So Singaporeans do what they do best – TRAVEL! Since a typical Singaporean has only 14 days of annual leave, *SOBS* we utilize our time by going on weekend trips to our neighboring countries. Batam is a great place to spend our precious weekend and here are the top 5 things to do in Batam.   Travel HANter 08 Nov 17 Things to do in Batam 1. Shopping in Batam As of today, 1 SGD =9,903.88IDR, making everyone a millionaire in Batam! A visit to the supermarket shows that everything…

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