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There are many ways to understand a new land and its people; my favourite of all, is through its literature. As we travelled through Tokyo, Hong Kong, Macau & Bangkok — each with massively different cultures and lifestyles, I studied 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...
Written by: Megan KohBefore the trip, the world tired me and I found it hard to breathe. I packed my luggage, took a five- hour flight to Perth, and a seven-hour drive down to you — Kalbarri.I reached and...
While we may travel often — flying to all the different places for short getaways — being away for an extended period of time is a whole new experience. Being so dependent on our parents and friends most our...
5,4,3,2,1..You find yourself standing at the edge of the platform, beneath is 233m of space between yourself and the ground. Your heart pounds and your palms are colder than the winter wind...
The TTI Ambassadors Boot Camp continues for its third run with 17 travellers plunging into Phuket to spend 72 hours together. Besides idyllic island life and insane adventures, of course, unfortunate mishaps had to happen too."Shagggggg." "Crazy." "You won't sleep one,...
Penang is Malaysia's second largest city. Its capital, Georgetown, is intricately interlaced with a unique blend of new and old cultures, well-preserved heritage, world-class gastronomic delights, and a robust and flourishing art scene.Taking a day to explore Georgetown, I've...
This might come as a surprise to many, but playing Pokemon GO while travelling during your vacations or trips can actually make the experience better! While some may feel that it distracts us from the world around us while travelling,...
A fictional story about two solo Singaporean travellers who meet unexpectedly over a Summer trip in Portugal. For the itinerary, check out our 10-day Portugal Itinerary for less than S$2k. "Wow, it's like I'm stuck in an indie summer film." I...
There are many ways to understand a new land and its people; my favourite of all, is through its literature. As we travelled through Toyko, Hong Kong, Macau & Bangkok — each with massively different cultures and lifestyles, I studied the...
I have a confession: I'm not much of a volunteer.Sure, I took part in Flag Day and donated to GoFundMes, but beyond that, I was never able to convince myself of the...
There are many ways to understand a new land and its people; my favourite of all, is through its literature. As we travelled through Toyko, Hong Kong, Macau & Bangkok — each with massively different cultures and lifestyles, I studied the...
Getting the opportunity to travel out of Singapore, I spontaneously agreed to fly to India without any prior knowledge on what to expect.For a total of 8 days in India, I started out from Amritsar and explored the Dharamsala...
Newsflash: If you think travel blogging is an easy task, think again. One week in Japan was all we needed to keep us busy for the following 3 weeks. Indeed, we had a blast in Japan, but the fun does...
The month-long internship — travelling 3 weeks non-stop covering 4 destinations — is over! Our two Travel Interns share their go-to steps to surviving The Travel Intern Life, with all limbs (and sanity) intact. 1. Setting expectationsRachel: It is first important to recognise...
We give ourselves two weeks to make a difference, and we expect ourselves to change someone's life. Walking through the sandy beaches of Sihanoukville, I was swarmed by tiny hands and big eyes with every step I took. They patted my thighs, pulled...
You've just returned home from an epic life-changing trip feeling like everything's going to fall into place somehow. But time passes, and it doesn't. Next thing you know, you're stuck in an effective limbo of being neither here nor...
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...
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...
In 2017, The Travel Intern ran our very first TTI Bootcamp in Penang. Intensive training, travelling with other creators (who were strangers before this) and working on crunch time forgoing sleep — sounds intensive? It is. But it's also...