Irene Kusumawaty

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40 free things to do in Los Angeles

1. Abbot Kinney First Friday Art Walk<p>It’s easy to get lost in the sidewalk chalk, reflective statues, and kinetic sculptures. Best part? Snagging …

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

<b>"Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." John Mayer</b><p>Three years ago, you couldn't pay me to travel <i>anywhere</i> by myself, and getting on a plane to go abroad solo was definitely out of the question.<p>It's funny how time changes things and us, and the things you never saw yourself doing …

Tourism

Solo Female Backpacker Safety Tips.

<b>Solo female travel safety is a huge concern for women travellers. Travelling the world as an independent, solo female traveller is often seen as</b> …

Here's why I think everyone should travel alone at some point in their life

A couple months into my semester, I booked a 10-day trip to Spain and Portugal — five days in Spain with a friend of mine, and five days in Portugal alone.<p>Then the friend who was supposed to come to Spain with me told me she couldn't go anymore.<p>It was a last minute drop out, so by that point I had …

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

How to Travel Alone -- And Why Everyone Should Do It

Earlier this year, I traveled alone across Europe. In some cities I knew a friend from college, in others perhaps a friend of a friend, but for all intents and purposes I wandered around by myself with no plan for about a month. Even for someone a close friend recently referred to as "the most …

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone . Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, Italy.<p>…

European Travel

25 Places You Need To Visit In Australia

It would be impossible to see the country and experience all it has to offer on a single trip.<p>But these 25 places and activities should be at the top of any traveler's bucket list, whether he's a foreign tourist flying in from afar or a native Australian looking to explore his own country.

Australia Travel Tips: How to Get the Most Out of the Smallest Continent

Australia may be the smallest continent but it's still a vast amount of space to cover -- about equal in size to the continental U.S. Trying to see it all in a week or two is daunting, but here are some pointers to help maximize your travel Down Under.<p><b>Buy tickets online</b><p>Transit fares, city tours, …

Travel (Australia)

48 hours in Melbourne: what to do, where to go

A weekend in Melbourne? It’s never long enough. As with any hometown, it’s a place filled with old friends and heavy with memories and associations. I live in Sydney now – but each time I return to Melbourne I not only get nostalgic for the past, but excited for what the city continues to …

Top 10 Tips for Travel Photography

By College Tourist; Author: Kevin Walsh, Bridgewater State University<p><b>Document Your Travel Adventure With These Travel Photography Must Do's</b><p>As you are currently packing your bags and planning for your next adventure, whether it's that weekend trip to a new city, or a new country all together, you'll …

Top 10

George Town's street food: what to eat in Malaysia's food capital

We're just going to come out and say it: George Town is the best food city in Southeast Asia. Locals have been in on the secret for years, but so expertly has Penang's capital blended flavours and cooking styles from across Malaysia, China, India, Thailand and beyond, that it is fast emerging as a …

Georgetown University

New Zealand's best foodie events

New Zealand’s fresh produce, artisan producers, top-notch wines and a lively craft beer scene make it a mouth-watering destination for discerning foodies. And best of all, it’s easy for visitors to enjoy these at a slew of tempting food, wine and beer festivals that offer a chance to sample …

North Island

11 Bridges With Unbelievable Waterfall Views

<i>By Nick Mafi forArchitectural Digest.</i><p><i>(photo: Imagebroker/Alamy</i><p>Waterfalls are among nature's most spectacular sights. Architectural Digest rounds up 11 bridges across the globe that bring us closer to the action. Above, a footbridge snakes toward Iguazu Falls, on the border of Brazil and</i> …

National Parks

Five Best Cheap Travel Booking Sites

Getting away for a little holiday shouldn't have to be expensive. There are lots of great sites to help you plan your next trip, whether it's for …

14 Places to Swim Before You Die

One of the best things about a warm-weather getaway is the thrill of throwing on a bathing suit and going for a swim. For some folks, a great swim means floating in a pool and catching some much-needed rays. Others enjoy the prospect of jumping into an ocean (or natural swimming hole) and taking in …

9 gorgeous landscapes you’ll only find in Turkey

HISTORY IN TURKEY RUNS DEEP. We’re talking incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sites, well-preserved ruins and art from pretty much every major …

16+ Pics Of Fairy Tale Architecture From Norway

Think Norway, and the first thing that comes to mind are fjords, blonde people and Vikings - not fairy tale architecture.<p>Below, you’ll find …

The 10 best airports in Asia

Leading consumer aviation website Skytrax has published its latest annual World Airport Awards , and for the third consecutive year, Singapore's Changi International Airport took the crown as the world's best airport. However, Changi isn't the only world class facility of its kind in Asia — which …

Airports

Surprise! Flights to These Cities Are Getting Cheaper!

2015 will be a good year for travelers as discounts arrive for flights all around the country.<p>After years of the airline industry slowly raising …

41 Best Cafes In Melbourne You Must Visit At Least Once In Your Life

What do you do when in Melbourne? You cafe-hop, stuff yourself silly with all-day brunch food, and drink as many cups of coffee as you can!<p>The Aussie …

15 Minutes or Less Main Dish Recipes

Not even enough time to boil water? We've got you covered with pasta simmered in store-bought marinara sauce and finished with ricotta, basil, and pepper.

Cooking

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

The surfer town of Byron Bay, Australia: a swell place to hang out

The six-time world surf champion <b>Stephanie Gilmore</b> loves the beaches at Byron Bay but says the fashion, food and music scenes in Australia’s most famous surf town are great, too<p><b>When I was a kid, Byron was all about packing the tent and surfboards into our VW Combi vans</b> and setting up at First Sun …

Australia

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