Author: Nilsa Blumer

Traveling to Singapore on a Budget

Traveling abroad can be an expensive endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. If you can settle for less and sacrifice luxuries for decency, then you can easily cut corners and keep more money in your pocket. At least this way, you can have more spending money for your trip to Singapore. Here are a couple of tips to help keep your trip overseas to a minimum. Find a Hotel with a Kitchen   Rather than eating out throughout your entire stay, you can find an affordable hotel that has a kitchen. This way, you can shop at a...

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Fine Dining in Singapore

Note to self…while in Singapore, dine in some of the finest restaurants! From street cafes to exclusive restaurants, food is at the very heart and soul of the Singaporean lifestyle! The following seven descriptions provide a taste of some of the finest dining to be found anywhere!   One – Shinji, Singapore: Renowned for world-class sushi, premier Tokyo chef, Shinji Kanesaka, was the inspiration behind Shinji Kanesaka. With a couple Michelin stars under his belt, the understated menu offers seafood and fresh fish to diners who truly appreciate gourmet delicacies. Under the watchful eye of the master-chef, the Japanese...

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KLM: The Orange Experience

To celebrate King’s Day each year, the Dutch deck out in orange and turn the city streets of Amsterdam into a street party, festival and market all rolled into one. It’s an experience not to be missed- and this year, KLM and Heineken partnered up to bring 10 lucky winners right into the mix.   The competition began right on Amsterdam Avenue in New York City, where KLM and Heineken set up a mini replica of King’s Day. They pulled in random passers-by from the street, who had no idea they were in the running for the ultimate Orange...

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Shopping and More in Dubai

While Dubai grew on the back of trade and oil and natural gas revenue, reserves of the latter are not expected to last more than 20 years. The Emirate has followed a consistent policy of developing an economy where oil will be insignificant and less than 10% is in fact based upon the main resource of the Middle East. The growth in the oil price was a spur to concentrate on trade and tourism with huge construction plans regularly coming off the drawing board.  However, if anything it is as famous for its shopping as anything else. Shopping Shopping...

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Budget Travel Tips for Backpackers

    Backpacking on a budget? You’re not alone. In fact, part of the backpacking experience is seeing how many countries you can see on the money you’ve got! Luckily, there are some fantastic ways to save money on the road and you can take advantage. And traveling more cheaply offers the opportunity to really immerse in the local culture, rather than staying far away at high-end resorts! So follow these tips for a great and budget-friendly backpacking experience:  Prepare Wisely Even if you plan to fly by the seat of your pants when traveling, take care of some...

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