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Ask any traveller on the road, and he or she would definitely remark how travelling is rewarding because of the happiness it brings.

For many, travel is the perfect catalyst for happiness as it allows one to be there in person to admire both natural and man-made wonders of the world. This is what makes travel alluring — visiting other countries, taking in the sights and sounds of different societies and cultures; travelling allows you to learn more about the world, and about yourself along the way.

In the winter of 2017, I spent 5 months in America on a student exchange programme, and returned home with great adventures lived, beautiful memories created. Travelling for those wonderful 5 months taught me more about life and most importantly myself, than 2 years in university did. The biggest lesson from travelling was learning how to find happiness in everyday life. It was then it occurred to me — travel not only made me happy, but taught me how to be happy. Here are 4 important takeaways from travelling that continue to guide me in my everyday…


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Travelling with friends and family is a wonderful experience. …


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Just weeks ago in Japan, I witnessed this dramatic scene while queuing up to make payment at a souvenir shop. …


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As the summer break kicks off in various parts of the world, the heat will be rolling in. Many of us aren’t kids anymore and our holidays have been turned into more work time. Think internships, part-time jobs, preparing for the next semester. Yikes… But you can do more than just stay bound to a desk job for a meagre sum of money!

For those looking leaning towards the latter, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand are good spots to soak in some local flavours. Across the month of June, these three countries will be clanging up with festivities and overflowing with vibrancy. It would be a pity to miss out on the upcoming festivals just because you got yourself stuck at a desk. …


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Are you still dazzled from the recent Royal Wedding? …


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The week before travelling is filled with anticipation — the thought of visiting new places, trying new foods, immersing in a culture entirely different from your own. Panic only sets in a couple of days before the flight, and for people like myself, the night before where I rush to pack my luggage. There is nothing wrong with last-minute packing, as long as you make sure you’ve got everything you need.

For females travelling together, you’ve got your friends to rely on if you forget to bring a comb, shampoo, or insufficient pieces of clothing. …


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“A woman with her arms spread out on top of a mountain.” by Kristina Wagner on Unsplash

Why do you travel? We all know that traveling is different from simply stepping onto the plane and flying to another country. It is not an overseas job assignment, or an educational journey to another country. A good number of people will agree that they travel in the search for adventure, even in the smallest thrill of stepping out of their comfort zone. But what exactly does adventure mean, and more precisely, where can one find adventure?


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The dream of travelling is on the minds of many young adults these days. Wanderlust, the desire to travel and explore the world, has become such a catchphrase when talking about bucket-lists and life goals. People no longer crave possessing things but experiences. The ideal is to get away from the mundane and familiar, to plunge headfirst into the world.

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