• Interview
  • Student Travel Series #6: What to do when things don’t go according to plan

    ivana-abroad Student Travel Series bel around the world

    Today we speak with Ivana from Ivana Abroad, who shares her experience living a traveller’s worst nightmare – losing a friend and doing a surgery in a foreign land, and how you can prepare for your trip better through Facebook groups! 1. What’s your name, age, occupation and country you are from? Ivana, 21, student, Canada 2. Why […]

  • Budget
  • How To Make Friends As An Introvert (Like Me)

    roys peak, new zealand

    These past couple of weeks, I’ve met people from all walks of life. Despite being a self-confessed introvert, I must say that meeting these like-minded people energized and uplifts me. I sure learned a great deal about them. I’ve learned more about how startups work, met entrepreneurs, interacted with creatives (illustrators, photographers, videographers, graphic designers, […]

  • New Zealand
  • 20 Favourite New Zealand Instagram Shots To Swoon Over (& Where To Find Them!)

    20 Favourite New Zealand Instagram Shots To Swoon Over

    Much of my photography in New Zealand was inspired by some of the best Instagram shots of New Zealand. I’ve handpicked out 20 pictures from popular Instagrammers to inspire your trip to New Zealand, as it did for me! Ready for a virtual road trip? 🙂 @polkadotpassport @rach_stewart_nz @talman @helloemilie @stefan_haworth @brentpurcell_le.nz Tongariro Alpine Crossing @shaun_jeffers Hooker […]

  • Accommodation
  • Hostel Review: 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay (Discount Code Included!)

    Hostel Review: 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay

    Newly revamped 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay gave me the opportunity to have a glimpse of what it’s like living alongside the Singapore River with views overlooking Marina Bay Sands and Singapore’s iconic skyscrapers. And it most certainly didn’t disappoint. This non-smoking hostel blends modernity with an artistic flair, with its chic furnishings and wooden flooring. […]

  • Interview
  • Student Travel Series #5: Lessons from living in military-enforced Nepal

    Nepal Student Travel Series | Bel Around The World

    Lance from Travel Addicts shares about his out-of-ordinary experience in Nepal – living in a military-controlled country, and experiencing sex tourism first-hand. He also offers some very wise advise to have fun before our responsibilities set in, and how different the world is outside what we know! 1. What’s your name, age, occupation and country you are […]