Tips and Advices

Machu Picchu Sunrise - From Guard House
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Getting to Machu Picchu – How to get to Machu Picchu, Peru

Getting to Machu Picchu on your own is quite easy, but it does require advance planning.    Machu Picchu lay hidden from the world for such a long time because its location is fairly remote and inaccessible.  Because of its remote location and multiple connections required, many tourists are often confused on how to get there, and often settle for the […]

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Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by Train
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Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by Train

One of the easiest, cheapest, most comfortable way to get from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur is by train.  The trip is about 6-7 hours, cost MYR 33 (USD$10) for 2nd class seat , MYR39 (USD$12.50) for 2nd class sleeper, MYR114-135 (USD$36-43) for 1st class deluxe sleeper (private cabin sleeper with private shower /toilet and LCD TV).   Note that this is […]

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Curry Village Guest Lounge
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Cheap Places to Stay in Yosemite – (Where to Stay in Yosemite)

If you are trying to go to Yosemite during the summer months, often times you will have a hard time finding cheap accommodations INSIDE the park.   During the summer, Yosemite hotels and lodging are very limited and quite expensive (often $200-$500 as of 2012).  Most lodgings are fully booked 3-6 months in advance.  Most last minutes traveler often have to […]

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Hiking Half Dome Yosemite – What You Need to Know
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Hiking Half Dome Yosemite – What You Need to Know

Yosemite’s ultimate and most difficult day hikes.  Rising nearly 5,000 feet above Yosemite Valley and 8,800 feet above sea level, Half Dome is a Yosemite icon and a great challenge to many hikers, both professional and amateur.  The views along the way are amazing, with the spectacular mist trail steps up to Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall, the panoramic view […]

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Changi to Woodland Bus Waiting Area
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How to get from Singapore to Woodlands Train Station

There are many ways to get to Woodlands Train Station from Singapore to catch the train to Kuala Lumpur or other area of Malaysia.  Ofcourse, you can pay for the expensive taxi ride, but the easiest and fastest public transportation is to use the following buses noted below.   Note that all bus heading to Johor Bahru will have to go […]

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