Alice Chen | Wherever I Want

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Three Things That Surprised Me About Winnipeg

On a recent visit to Manitoba, I had the opportunity to explore Winnipeg. Have you been to this Canadian city? I had not been in Winnipeg for more …

Travel

Beijing to Xi'an

Beijing is the capital city of China and one of the largest cities in the world. Beijing offers the following points of interest for tourists and …

Asia Travel

Cool street art in Rio

Rio de Janeiro is best known for its spectacular setting, glorious beaches like Ipanema and Copacabana, the Sugarloaf Mountain, the iconic Christ …

Street Art

Montreal's Street Art Lured Me Into Alleys

We seek out street art wherever we go. Our trip to Montreal was a romantic getaway but I couldn’t resist seeking out street art during the trip. Our …

Street Art

Where to find Street Art in Saigon

Away but within earshot of the cacophony of motorbikes and beeping horns in Hoi Chi Minh City, you will find a little alley full of Street Art in …

Transfer SPG 1 to 3 to... Choice?

You already knew that it’s possible to transfer SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) points to Marriott at a rate of 1 to 3, but did you know that the same …

Hospitality

Singapore: JASMINE AND FENG SHUI DISTRICT (4)

One district not to be missed in Singapore is Little India that stretches along the Serangoon Road. This is where Indian immigrants found refuge when …

Singapore

10 Stunning Views of Yellowstone National Park that Will Make You Want to Go Now

Yellowstone National Park is the world’s first national park – and it boasts views that justify that title! Established in 1872, it covers an area of …

National Parks

10 Stunning Views of Japan's Cherry Blossoms that Will Make You Want to Go Now

Cherry blossoms (<i>sakura</i> in Japanese) are in no way unique to Japan – you can see them all over the world! However, Japan’s blossoms complete the …

Japan

Santorini Pyrgos Village Standing Proud with Panoramic Views

If you visit Santorini during Orthodox Easter time, everyone will tell you to make sure to visit Santorini Pyrgos Village on Good Friday (in Greek: …

Europe

Why Everyone You Know Is Suddenly Going to Todos Santos, Mexico

There are a lot of unmarked roads in Mexico’s Baja California Sur. You see them from the smooth highway that connects the sleepy town of Todos Santos to the glossy resorts of Los Cabos an hour south, their dusty trails carving mysterious paths through fields dotted with tall saguaro cacti. They …

Mexico

Paris 3 Like a Local: Top Sights and Best Things to See & Do

<b>PARIS 3 IN A NUTSHELL</b><p>Paris 3 is one of the most touristy districts in Paris, together with Paris 1 and Paris 4 of course! This is a district very …

Paris

Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour: Exploring the Grand Canyon

In June 2015, I had my first international solo travel experience. I had done a lot of research and tried to work out what would suit me best, but …

Las Vegas

London On A Budget: 13 Travel Bloggers Share Their Money-Saving Tips

PHOTO VIA PIXABAY<p>London is a popular destination among city lovers. It’s easy to fall in love with this bustling, cosmopolitan city. Not only is it …

London

Japan's "Weird Hotel," staffed by robots, in a Japanese theme-park

The Henn Na Hotel ("weird hotel") is staffed by robots: the Japanese-speaking check-in clerk is a vicious robot dinosaur, while the English-speaking …

Robots

Financial Independence means Sacrifice and Priorities: An Interview with Alice Chen

<i>This post is part of the</i> Feisty Finances Series<i>, which strives to encourage greater financial independence in women, in the context of travel, so</i> …

Financial Planning

Tips for Traveling with Chronic Pain & Injuries

Other than the post where I talk about my lovely experience getting parasites in Mexico, this is my most personal post to date. From breaking my arm …

Pain

City Spotlight - Beijing with Wherever I Want

Beyond the tourist traps and famous attractions, there are a range of stunning hidden gems to be found throughout China's capital city. Alice from …

Asia Travel

How to Leverage Airline Alliances in Earning and Redeeming Frequent Flyer Miles

Airline alliances are the best-kept secret of the traveling hacking game! Once you’ve learned how to use them, you can use frequent flyer miles to …

Airlines

How to Get Started with Frequent Flyer Miles Today

If you have any interest in traveling more and getting better value for your money, you are likely familiar with frequent flyer miles. While travel …

Airlines

A Step-by-Step Guide to Keeping a 750+ Credit Score (for the best travel credit cards)

Your credit score is a huge part of your finances. You can’t travel without money, right? That’s why using frequent flyer miles and loyalty programs …

The 5 Best Websites for Learning All About Frequent Flyer Miles Strategies

Frequent Flyer miles are incredible, even if you only take an hour to learn about them. They buy cheap flights anywhere for less than $100 – and …

Alice

<b>Alice Chen</b> writes and vlogs about travel tips to Make Anywhere Possible for the curious traveler. She focuses on leveraging frequent flyer miles to …

Travel

How to Learn a Completely New Language While Abroad

Ever come across a sign like this? They’re hilarious – people trying to put what they want to say into Google Translate and expecting the literal …

Isleta El Espino, Private Island Resort in Nicaragua

<b>By the time I reached the marina on Cocibolca Lake, I had been in Nicaragua long enough to feel its courting take, but I still could not put my</b> …

Nicaragua

Breakfast with Bedouin nomads in Egypt - Geotraveler's Niche

Shares 0<p>A few years ago, I spent a memorable time biking through the Red Sea mountains in Egypt. We were one of the first group of travelers to ever …

Wine Not? See Australian Marine Animals With Wineglass Bay Cruises

<i>The edge of the earth.</i><p>People travel to Tasmania for many different reasons. The scenery. The food. The wildlife. The isolation. And despite the size …

Australia

Toronto: Christmas Market Magic

We had one main goal for our weekend in Toronto. Our goal was to see the Christmas Market. Initially we were just going to do a day trip to Toronto, …

Christmas

Street Art at Belokamennaya Station, Moscow

When Mama and Papa tried to take us round the newly opened Central Circle overland railway line round Moscow, it did not go well. So this weekend …

Khari Baoli Delhi - A travel guide to Asia's largest wholesale spice-market

Located at the western end of Chandni Chowk, <b>Khari Baoli</b> usually escapes the radar of most travellers to Delhi. In fact many residents of the city …

India