Sightseeing Singapore Aboard The DUCKtour!

Have you ever been on a ‘Duck Tour’? I don’t mean roaming the wetlands, binoculars in hand, seeking out birds. I’m referring to sightseeing the city aboard a strange contraption that can drive from land into the water. Which indeed makes it one of the more fun ways to tour the city! In Singapore, these ‘Ducks’ are actually refurbished WWII amphibious vehicles from Vietnam. 

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How To Beat Jetlag

I recently had some houseguests with me here in Singapore who had just flown up from Perth. They arrived early evening and I fussed around them, offering up water, telling them they should get some fresh air and to try to stay awake till at least 10pm.  I was trying to ward off the perils of jet lag until my friend kindly reminded me there is absolutely no time difference between Perth, Australia and Singapore!

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Top 5 Compact, Lightweight Travel Strollers

Strollers have come a long way since the bulbous Blue Cross prams of our youth. Shaking things up on the family travel scene has been the influx of the ‘hand luggage stroller’. That’s right, a stroller so clever it can be folded up neatly and stored in the overhead locker on a plane. Which can save you the arduous task of waiting around for your stroller after a longhaul flight.

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Jetlag & Mayhem’s 2017 Travel Year In Review

Wow, what a year 2017 has been for my travels and I.  Unlike people who nonchalantly book things at last-minute, I usually have a full year of travel planned, to take advantages of public holidays, air miles and cheap deals. However even by my standards 2017 was more jam-packed than ever due to a significant life event.

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Natural Remedies For Traveling

When I was younger I didn’t give too much thought as to what I was putting on my body.  I would slather myself in 100% deet in the Ecuadorian rainforest, knock back a couple of valium to steady the nerves on a dodgy Indonesian airline and drink beer to counteract sea-sickness.  Nowadays I try to welcome the natural world where possible.  

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