eye health

Taking Care of Your Eyes When You Travel

We know how to take care of our skin and what kind of clothes to wear when we’re travelling on the plane, but did you know that air travel puts pressure on the eyes? While it is essential to take care of our eye health all year round, this holiday season also means that the
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The Art of Travelling Alone

It’s normal to travel with family and friends, but an increasing trend is to travel solo. With Singles’ Day where singlehood is celebrated (not only as a shopping holiday), perhaps it is time to think about #selflove and why travelling alone may be one of the best ways to do so! Nonetheless, we do know
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Trust the Senses for Spa Staycations

Thinking of having a spa retreat during the weekend? So did I, as my 40th birthday approached and I wanted to treat myself to a well-deserved spa staycation weekend – especially after much jet setting around the world for work over the past few months, I was worn out and simply wanted to stay put
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Koh Samui Ladies Getaway

Ladies, Grab your BFF for the Ultimate Getaway in Koh Samui!

Whether for a bachelorette party, birthday celebration or just a little fun in the sun, Koh Samui has a new tropical retreat with a package tailored just for the ladies! On peaceful Phang Ka bay, on the sunset side of the island, Avani+ Samui Resort invites the girls to bliss out in paradise with their besties
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Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

6 Beautiful Australian Beaches Worth Planning Your Next Holiday Around

Everybody knows that Australia has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. However, choosing the best ones might be a bit more challenging than you think. Moreover, with the hotter weather already here, you’ve probably started planning your next summer vacation. So, to help you make the most of it and truly have
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An Oasis in the Mexican Playa

Nestled within the private and secluded destination of the Mayakoba (which means “village of water”), and hidden away from prying eyes of the paparazzi are four of the world’s most exclusive luxury resorts where top A-list celebrities such as Madonna, George Clooney, Kate Hudson, and Leonardo DiCaprio are known to have visited and vacationed at.
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Get a Personalised Retreat in Bali with DNA Testing

REVIVO Wellness Resort in Nusa Dua, Bali has partnered with GenePlanet to be the first wellness resort in the world to offer a unique wellness service and bespoke retreat based on your DNA. NutriFit is REVIVO’s preventative DNA testing service package which is also part of its personalised nutritional retreat. Based on the results of
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5 Eco-Friendly Destinations for the Green Traveller

It’s the June holidays and many are thinking of where to go for their vacation. June is also the month where World Environment Day and World Oceans Day occur, offering the perfect opportunity to take a step back and consider the impact we have on Mother Earth as we embark on our adventures around the
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Comfy, Fashionable and Sensible Travel Attire

The travel bug will be hitting us soon and whoever said that travel clothes are simply boring T-shirt and shorts or jeans? You don’t want to finally arrive at your destination looking like you just rolled out of bed, though. There are fashionable travel clothes that will not only help you look stylish but are
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5 Undiscovered Travel Gems to Visit in 2019

Exploring undiscovered travel destinations is always one of the most fun activities that you can do, especially if you’re an adventurous person. Surely, going to any holiday is good, but why go once again to a destination you’ve been before, or the one that’s quite popular with tourists? Many people opt for off the beaten
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What You Need to Travel With Your Dog

How Can I Travel With My Emotional Support Animal? 2018 has been the Year of the Emotional Support Animal Fiascos thus far. A giant peacock found itself flightless in Newark, and Pebbles the Hamster became a flushed fatality after an airline-passenger misunderstanding. Meanwhile, incidents such as emotional support dogs biting adults and children onboard have led both Delta and United to rein in their on-board animal
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Healthier Christmas Recipes

It is Christmas and while that normally means the season for feasting, why not cook up some Christmas cheer with these selectively chosen recipes that are healthier? We promise that even the pickiest eaters will love them! Christmas Fruit Mince Pie This recipe contains a whole lot of healthy ingredients such as organic dried fruits.
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Tips on Keeping Healthy Over the Festive Period

Christmas, New Year, followed closely by Lunar New Year. The festive period brings with it celebrations (and a hint of drama) with loved ones and, of course, indulgence. Not treating yourself to all that amazing festive food would be criminal and it would be bad advice. A better suggestion would be: don’t over-indulge. So here
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Top Wellness Retreats in Melbourne

Everybody needs a bit relaxation and a break from the stress of everyday life. Most Australians prefer to spend their free time in wellness retreats and spa centres. It helps them keep healthy, balanced, and fit. In cities such as Melbourne, there are a lot of great places for relaxation, both within the city centre
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Caribbean Sea Adventures: Scuba Diving in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands have a year’s worth of amazing dive sites! Really, there are around 365 different dives in Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac, so it’s not a surprise these sister islands took the title of the best diving spot in the Caribbean and Atlantic in 2017, and there’s a huge chance they
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Tropical Island Paradise Bawah

Bask In Your Very Own “Robinson Crusoe” Tropical Island Paradise

Bawah Reserve is an island paradise playground comprising of six idyllic private islands that are secludedly located in the Anambas regional archipelago of Indonesia with a total landmass of over 300 hectares that consists of three azure lagoons, thirteen soft white sand beaches and several mangrove swamps. Situated just approximately 150 nautical miles northeast from
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Cheap & Fun Family Vacation Ideas in Australia That Your Kids Will Love

So, you’re travelling to Australia! Australia is a land of never-ending fun and excitement and has a lot to offer to kids, teens, and adults, too. However, if this is your first time vacationing with children, it can be a little tricky to entertain them and provide the youngsters with fun activities and experiences. Luckily,
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The Call of the Wild – Journey to an African Safari

“Pack your bags. We are going to Tanzania!”, proclaimed my partner with utmost behest and exhilarated vigour from across the hallway. Even though I would consider myself to be an avid globetrotting photographer that gallivants across the continents seeking out exotic new corners of the world to explore and capture, I have to admit that
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Father's Day

Treating Dad This Father’s Day

June is where we give the fathers in our lives the due gratitude for bringing us up and being the male role model. Father’s Day (17th June) is the perfect day to show these heroes how much we care about them. If you’d rather not slave over the stove, here are some suggestions on where
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Top 8 Yoga Retreats in UAE and Africa

Summer season in the Arabian Peninsula is growing in popularity as the perfect option to recoup and refresh, and yoga retreats have grown to be particularly well-liked for such a reason. With several new studios popping up as well as the inception of International Yoga Day (which is celebrated on 21st June) in 2015, it only
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phuket marathon

Escape to the Laguna Phuket Marathon

Known for its lush terrain and long beaches, Phuket is not the first place that comes to mind when thinking about running a marathon, but cool summer temperatures and direct flights from major cities such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai, it’s easy to understand why it’s becoming a popular adventure sports destination. On 10th
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6 Most Breathtaking Landmarks in France

Enjoying the reputation for being one of the most romantic, seductive and beautiful countries in the world, France is home to some of the most awe-inspiring wonders. From picturesque valleys and lavender-covered fields, meandering rivers going through age-old canals to quaint towns, medieval castles and vibrant cities, France is a land of inspiration, beauty and
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Fivelements

Retreat to the Sanctuary of Fivelements

The Fivelements Puri Ahimsa is one of Bali’s most lauded eco-tourism resorts. Located away from the hustle and bustle of central Ubud, amidst tranquil highlands that are surrounded by lush rainforests, waterfalls, rice padi fields and with the sacred Ayung River flowing through, the Fivements is a premier eco-conscious holistic healing destination where guests and
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Top Family-friendly Destinations for 2018

The June (or Summer) holidays are coming soon and parents usually have a tough time picking a family-friendly destination as well as choosing what to do there. Look no further as we reveal the hot list for family travel as curated and picked by luxury travel operator, Scott Dunn. Langkawi, Malaysia The tropical island paradise
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8 Things to Know Before Traveling to Australia

Australia is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and is attractive to tourists of all kinds. For a lot of people, it’s one of those bucket list trips that you plan for your entire life. This is in fact, the most important thing to remember about visiting Australia – it’s best if
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locavore

Restaurant Review: Omnivore Herbivore Locavore

I first got wind of Locavore when an Indonesian friend of mine told me that it was hands down his all-time favourite restaurant in the whole of Indonesia, and that he had already personally visited it more than ten times. Intrigued by his bold claim and stellar reviews, curiosity got the better of me and
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The Best Honeymoon Destinations for Adventurous Couples

For most couples, the ideal honeymoon involves lying on the beach, basking in the sun and doing absolutely nothing but relax all day. On the other hand, for more adventurous couples, a typical honeymoon looks more like a prison than a vacation! So, if you and your significant other have the unquenchable thirst for adrenaline
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South Pacific

Best Spots in South Pacific for an Active Vacation

If you are craving some time in the sun, but prefer an active vacation, there’s no place better than the South Pacific. This tropical paradise is full of hidden gems and islands that look straight up like a postcard or a computer wallpaper. But the South Pacific is literally dotted with incredible locations, islands and
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Celebrate the Arts in Hong Kong

For those who love the arts and are considering where to travel during the upcoming March or Easter holidays, why not discover Hong Kong’s flourishing arts scene? Headlined by Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF), Art Basel Hong Kong and Art Central, Hong Kong Arts Month showcases an inspirational spectrum of arts events planned in various neighbourhoods
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Top Wellness Staycations in Singapore

With the upcoming Easter holidays, it is the perfect time to unwind for this quarter before tackling the rest of the year. If you’re unable to travel due to commitments, then perhaps a staycation is just what you need to restore and balance yourself. Here’s our top picks for staycation ideas in Singapore! Mandarin Oriental
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4 Sydney Neighbourhoods You Should Explore

Sydney is a super popular travel destination. Whoever you are and whatever you like, you will love Sydney. This big city has great architecture, beautiful beaches and friendly people. More recently, all kinds of bustling neighbourhoods of Sydney have been gaining in popularity. Tourists visiting Sydney, along with the most popular attractions, always have at
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reunion dinner

Reunion Dinner at Home, Minus the Fuss

The Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year is a bit like Thanksgiving for us and with that is the traditional reunion dinner where the whole extended family gathers together. If you think that having a dinner at a restaurant as suggested previously is too impersonal, you can still gather at home minus the fuss
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Yoga Glampers – A 5-Star Retreat By The Ocean

This GLAMPING coastal escape will take you away to the ocean spirit of the East Coast of Singapore where we Yoga & Play, Wine & Dine and then topping it all off with the GLAMOROUS Movie UNDER THE STARS experience. 2D1N Itinerary: DAY 1 9.00am – 9.30am: Arrival and Welcome Briefing 9.45am – 10.45am: Yoga
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Unforgettable First Climb Experience on Mount Rinjani

The team at The Wellness Insider wanted a short retreat which combined fitness as well as a short respite from our busy schedules. Not wanting to do a typical retreat in a spa or at a beach, we decided to put on our hiking boots and do some mountain climbing! We trekked to the Crater
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5 Health Hacks for the Holidays

It’s time for a holiday. As healthy as we may be on a day to day basis, time away always presents unlimited opportunities for falling off the wagon . If you’re usually super healthy and disciplined, this can lead to a downward spiral of over consumption and negative self talk. Remember – you are on
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