I’m a huge Cruise ship traveller and encourage people to try it at least once. Like your mum used to say about Lima beans “you can’t say you don’t like it until you try it.”
If you’ve travelled through Asia, you would have seen the ubiquitous round plastic toilet paper dispenser sitting on top of the table for use in place of napkins. Now to clarify, the dispenser is only used in classy establishments… If you are having street eats – you get the roll…
Whenever I’m in a location where there is great latin cuisine like Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, I set out in search of the best empanadas.
Today’s Memory Monday photo of Taro Pie from McDonald’s comes courtesy of a friend and fellow traveller, Alan Chau. In case you are wondering there isn’t a problem with the photo and your eyes aren’t playing tricks with you, the taro is in fact purple. A man of few words…
Our review of Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics. Read why the Calculated Traveller travels with these great, natural, travel-friendly beauty products.
Do you have a flashlight in your travel bag? You never know when there is going to be a black out in your hotel, a disaster…or even a zombie apocalypse.
Carry-on Luggage – Size, wheels, soft or hard exterior. Calculated Traveller decides which cabin baggage is the best decision when travelling light.
When travelling with a reusable water bottle use these tips to keep the bottle, your water and most importantly you germ-free.
Read why I always travel with a pack of Clorox bleach wipes. It may be just for my piece of mind, but I don’t want to waste my vacation time being sick!
A favourite travel memory is of a stroll through the area called Yau Mai Tai and Hong Kong Shanghai Street – of what we saw, ate and felt along the way.
Your GPS tells you to turn left and turn right but can you really trust that seemingly smart, polite woman, talking to you from that little box strapped to your dashboard? I don’t know about you, but GPS Sally is constantly getting me lost and she keeps recalculating… recalculating… recalculating…
There’s been a lot of bad press these days when it comes to Cruise Ships. In the past week there have been issues with Carnival Legend and Carnival Dream. A few weeks ago there was the Carnival Triumph….then of course there was the Costa Concordia disaster last year. I’ve been…
No trip to Hong Kong is complete without a trip by tram up to see the view from Victoria Peak and the harbour down below….everyone has done it and bought the t-shirt in one of the many night markets to prove it. The views are breathtaking…even through the city smog.
Follow my journey and my challenges as I try to lighten my luggage and travel with only carry-on luggage. A journey of en-LiGHT-enment.