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Twelve days in China. Twelve avoidable cockups. Twelve tips for you to travel smarter. We genuinely loved China. The people were warm and friendly, and so was the food and weather. But it was...
Co-written by: Lesha Mansukhani, Kimberly Lai & Karin LewThe TTI Bootcamp is best described as a torture chamber created by the Puppet Master (Hendric/Uncle Potes/UPT) himself and Chief...
This is everything I've learnt about Changsha, China, and Mao Zedong — their modern founding father.Photo credit: Pinterest, Hoi LauTravelling to a country without understanding how it...
The culprits behind elephant cruelty might not be who you think it is.We stopped by Chiang Mai, Thailand as we backpacked across Southeast Asia. Trees as tall as cathedrals surrounded me, a warm light shimmered through the thick canopy...
If you haven't heard, applications for the July-December 2019 Travel Intern Programme are now open! But first, you might want to read this ;)Last year, I left my Parent-Approved Corporate Job™ to write for The Travel Intern, which my peers...
Couchsurfing isn't just about free lodging from a willing community. It's opening your doors to welcome the most interesting travellers, some of whom might even offer you a job! Three Singaporeans share how couchsurfing changed their lives in the...
What's so bánh-tastic and un-phở-gettable about the TTI bootcamp in Vietnam? If you ask mì it's gà-ht to be spending three days in a five-storey airbnb with 13 other crazies. Don't cha wish you were there?It's been three years...
The Travel Intern life is not a straightforward dream like you think it is 🙃After six months of adventure, here’s what went down with one of our writers.Imagine this: lounging on a beach, pina colada in hand, waves crashing...
The joys of travelling on your own stretch beyond qualitative fluff like self-discovery, "focused experiences" and what have you. Here are nine real, practical benefits of solo travelling, through the lenses of an ENTJ.In the lead up to writing...
While most would endeavour to backpack only in their 20s, Singaporean Merine Chung started her journey at 55 and caught the travel bug for the next four years — and she's not planning to stop.We can all agree that...