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Mumbai, and the Pink City - STB's India Roadshows

With everyone just about settled back into work after a busy festive season, it was time to pack our bags again, this time to join the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) for their roadshows in Mumbai...

06 February, 2018

Winter Holidays in Europe

Having spent the past 3 Christmases in Singapore since my arrival in 2014, I decided that this was the year that I’d go back to Europe to spend some time with friends and family over the festive...

09 January, 2018

A weekend in the Philippines

One of the few negatives that people who have moved to Singapore from the UK have outlined, is that you’re likely to miss some events back home, that you would normally have attended had you still...

28 November, 2017

Part 2: Mega Adventure Team Building - Diving

With a healthy mixture of apprehension and excitement, we were up early for a quick breakfast on board, before getting ready for the first of 2 training dives. The idea of these was to practice...

10 October, 2017

Part 1: Diving for Team Building! The Mega way...

What started off as a few stories of fun in the office grew into the team building staff of Mega Adventure embarking on a diving trip to Tioman Island for a quick weekend break and bonding...

28 September, 2017

Penang - Things to do near Singapore

A quick 90 minute flight from Singapore makes Penang a popular destination for weekend trips away from the Lion City. I decided that it was time for (another) weekend away from Singapore, did a...

14 September, 2017

Bali: Things to do near Singapore

For anyone that has lived in Singapore, a weekend away in Bali is unlikely to be an alien concept. Why would it be? A popular destination for travellers from all over the world, a 2 hour flight...

03 August, 2017

Part 4: The final stretch, Fish River Canyon

On the morning of the final day, the atmosphere in the campsite was one of excitement and anticipation. Feet were sore, bodies were fatigued but spirits were high. There was talk of cold beers and...

27 July, 2017

Part 3: Along the canyon floor, Fish River Canyon

 As the Fish River meandered through the canyon it became strikingly obvious  how powerful the river could be when in full force. At first, the steep walls towered above us but made finding shade...

20 July, 2017

Part 2: The Descent, Fish River Canyon Hike

The Descent

An early rise and a 60 minute journey along the local dirt tracks in the back of a safari truck was our route to the trail head. This is where we first encountered the immensity of the...

13 July, 2017