Helen Suk

82 Flips | 28 Magazines | 18 Likes | 11 Following | 2 Followers | @HelenSuk | Travel photographer and blogger at NotWithoutMyPassport.com. I search the world for beauty and inspiration while sharing valuable tips to help you plan your next trip.

How to See Orangutans in Borneo Independently

If you choose to travel to Borneo, we bet you’ll want to put a ‘see wild orangutans’ note on the top of your itinerary. And if you are a traveller …

Asia Travel

From Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher Ireland

2K Shares<p>Across 8 km on Ireland’s western seaboard lies a natural wonder that feels like the edge of the world. Each year, up to one million visitors …

Travel Safety Essentials: Protect Yourself and Your Valuables

Given my wandering ways and current location-independent lifestyle, it should come as no surprise I’ve assembled a solid list of travel safety …

MacBook Pro

Nordik Spa-Nature: a Spa Ottawa Visitors Should Know About

If you haven’t heard of or had the blissful pleasure of visiting Nordik Spa-Nature, you, my friend, are missing out. It’s the spa Ottawa residents …

Immune System

Living in Chiang Mai as a Digital Nomad: the Ups and Downs

A few years ago, I spent three months living in Chiang Mai as a digital nomad to escape the Canadian winter, focus on my blog, and freelance as a …

Asia Travel

Debunking The Myths About Solo Female Travel

Things To Do<p>by Arianna Chatzidakis | 02 06 2017<p>Thinking of travelling solo? Read this first.<p>Sponsored By:<p>Three<p>While travelling has always been a big …

Found: The 8 Best Travel Bags for Every Type of Packer

Between editing your beauty products down to TSA-approved quantities and deciding which pair of shoes to leave behind for the sake of saving space, …

Mississippi’s bold new Civil Rights Museum offers unflinching view of US history

Jackson’s new Civil Rights Museum and its neighbour, the Museum of Mississippi History, have a joint launch on 9 December, in advance of a year of events across the south marking 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination<p>The sculptures blocked my path and rooted me to the spot. Etched …

Black History

Why Zinfandel Lovers Should Head to Croatia

America claims zinfandel as its own—but Croatia has something to say about that.<p>Zinfandel is misunderstood on many levels. It's way more than a boxed wine downed by college kids and book clubs. There's the blush we all know, and then a peppery, full-bodied red that we dare to say—yes, we <i>dare</i>—could …

10 of the best winter sun destinations for 2018

Shake off the winter blues with the promise of sun, sea and palm-fringed sands. Writers based in hotspots around the world recommend their favourite beaches for kicking back and relaxing<p>Rincón de Guayabitos, Mexico<p>As the sun was setting on my first day in Rincón de Guayabitos, I was surprised to …

Arabian Sea

13 Photos Revealing the Unexpected Beauty of Canada

It's no secret that Canada is one of the world's most stunning countries — and that beauty by no means goes unnoticed, having earned itself a wealth …

My Favourite Electronic Travel Gear

The proliferation of quality electronic devices over the years has been matched by a steady rise in my travel gear, particularly recently as I’ve …

Gear & Gadgets

Travel Essentials for Health, Wellness and Neutralizing Poo Odour

As a longtime traveller, I’ve developed a tried-and-true list of travel essentials for health and wellness over the years. My adventures bring me …

Customer Service

The Most Instagrammed Winter Travel Desinations Of 2017...

Forget about the sun, just for a few moments. It’ll still be there when winter is over, but there’s something truly magical about winter travel. The …

National Parks

A 2-day winter escape to Innsbruck, Austria

Winter is fast approaching. If you are looking for something new to do this coming winter, then enjoy a laid-back sightseeing tour or enjoy a …

My Favourite Travel Photography Gear

Readers sometimes ask me which cameras and lenses I use for the images you see on this blog, so it made sense for me to finally publish this list of …

Cameras

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: A Wildlife Experience Worth Every Penny

My friend Jill and I were staying at the modest Muhabura Hotel in the town of Musanze, peering into the window of Room 12 when the realization of …

Hiking

Your California holiday road trip survival guide

<i>A correction to an earlier version of this article has been appended to the end of the article.</i><p>So, you’re driving to your holiday destination this …

License Plates

What Are the Best Seats on a Plane? We Asked 10 Flight Attendants to Find Out

Whether it's helping you snag the best flight deals or ensuring you make it through security with ease, we're always here to make your travels a …

A Visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial

Long before visiting the Kigali Genocide Memorial, even before stepping onto Rwandan soil, I had so many questions.Questions that every visitor to …

Africa

6 amazing places in Indonesia that aren’t Bali

<b>Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country.</b><p>It is composed of over 17,000 islands and is home to a multitude of cultures, languages and …

The Ancient Cedars Spa at the Wickaninnish Inn

150 Shares<p>When my mind, body and spirit need soothing, I turn to the best remedy: nature.<p>And it’s brought me here to Tofino, British Columbia, where …

Ancient History Meets Luxury at the Museum Hotel

Perched on the slopes under Uchisar Castle, the highest geographical point in Cappadocia, is a luxury cave hotel like no other. Hotels built from …

Dining Rooms

Food and drink in Germany

A pleasant surprise in this diverse country awaits any culinary travellerA destination with an exciting culture, varied scenery and a long history, …

Sparkling Wine

Why You Should Never Check a Bag

Who needs more than five jackets, anyway?<p>You're headed on a long trip—let's say, Africa. Two weeks. It'll be safari, beach, maybe a trip to Cape Town for a bit of shopping (or Accra for those with a serious designer's eye). So you're going to need a ton of gear between climate and terrain changes, …

Flying

Epic Iceland spa resort promises sensory new escape

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are already plenty of reasons to visit Iceland , but if its abundant waterfalls, lava fields, glaciers and natural baths aren't enough, there may soon be another.<p>Architects are proposing to build a stunning new spa resort north of Reykjavik inspired by an Icelandic saga and the …

European Travel

Visit Fethiye for the History, Sunsets and Seafood

In the Muğla province on Turkey’s Aegean Coast lies Fethiye, a city with a thriving marina, pre-Roman Lycian ruins and sensational beach sunsets.It’s …

Asia Travel

This Is How Likely It Is That You’ll Get Bumped From a Flight

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Airlines are now bumping far fewer passengers from oversold flights than in previous years, …