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On week 9 of my internship, I went on my very first media trip to Zhengzhou, China. It was a 5-day trip around the Henan province, organised by Tigerair. So here's my experience with my bunch of new friends! What Is A Media...
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...
I learn of #TheTravelIntern in Cape Town, South Africa, 9661 kilometres away from home. Fresh out of a two-year contract with the Republic of Singapore Navy, I have barely dipped my toes into the freelance pool, but already I...
Whether you're on the road or stuck at home, there's really no excuse to slack off on your fitness routine. Here's how to stay in shape, just eight minutes a day with this simple eight-minute full-body home...
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 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,...
Things can go very wrong when you're getting hot, wet, and naked.Cultural exposure comes in many forms: Trying local food. Learning foreign phrases. Getting naked in front of strangers. To understand a country’s culture, you gotta expose yourself —...
Co-written by: Lesha Mansukhani, Kimberly Lai & Karin LewThe TTI Bootcamp is best described as a torture chamber a rite of passage where every new batch of interns...
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...
If you haven't heard, applications for the 2020 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...
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...
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...
We've all heard of photogenic cafes and bars, but have you seen Singapore's most instagrammable office?For most of us, the office is a place where we try to spend as little time as possible. Yet heading to work at Airbnb's Singapore...
Working from home rule #1: It is not an extended weekend.You probably know by now that all over the world, Governments are dishing out Work from Home (WFH) orders to prevent the COVID-19...
From a 30-inch luggage to a cabin-sized backpack. Look ma no hands!When I travel, I like to feel secure and reassured that everything I need to live my life is readily available in...
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...
After the inaugural TTI Ambassadors Boot Camp in Penang (2017), this time 17 travellers head to Bali, Indonesia to spend 3 days together. With surprises ranging from pleasant to "shookening", here's a blow-by-blow account of what we got ourselves...
16 travellers, four teams, two islands, and one crazy adventure.If you're on this page, you're probably wondering what it's like to be in The Travel Intern. Read our other...
After discovering a whole new world of Geocaching, we finally had a go at it ourselves!In case you're wondering, Geocaching is a world-wide treasure hunt where clues are given through coordinates or puzzles in a general area to find a...
Stuck at home with nothing to do during phase one? We have some ideas to keep you busy — just tell us what's your travel style! 🛫Always on...