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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...
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...
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...
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...
Written by: Xinen ChuaGrowing up, I was just another Singaporean kid. Somewhere in between taking too many extracurricular classes and trying to stay ahead of the grading curve — there I was; relatively independent, slightly too headstrong for my own...
Written by: Xinen ChuaIt's been 21 months since I’ve tasted my favourite Hokkien Prawn Mee and Milo Dinosaur drink — That was the sacrifice I made in exchange for hitting the road with just a backpack to travel solo for...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
It's the New Years again and we already cannot wait to leave struggletown. Be it school or work, I see you secretly planning your travel destinations come next break and when to cash in those vacation days!"Why do you...
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...
Sometimes, travelling can be a real headache — deciding where to go, what to do, and of course, who we should bring with us to the World of the Unknown. Our travel buddies can determine an epic trip, or a dreadful...
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,...
And we are currently down to our very last post on The Travel Intern life (before application for the new internship starts). Since this is going to sound cliche anyway, why not string all the common phrases together: 3 months...
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...
I must say, the thought of travelling to India scared me a little initially. The unfamiliarity of travelling to a foreign land, danger of being in a place with such bad media reputation, and one where hygiene standards isn't exactly the highest.Ok...
As our skins shrivel and sweat drips from our foreheads, the Indian and Pakistani soldiers have it worse with their thick, pressed uniforms and ostentatiously colourful headgear. From where we are sitting, soldiers march and display strength via their...