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These are the downsides of traveling you should be aware of

Man holding his head on the plane

You can retreat through travel. Occasionally, you just need to go away, whether it’s from a toxic relationship, a job you despise, or simply a monotonous, inactive lifestyle. Yes, a change of environment can help you get over fatigue or melancholy, and being far away from the mess or stress factor might help you see it from a different perspective. But there’s no disputing that a coin always has two sides. As the world opens up and people are packing

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Tips to pack light for traveling

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When you pack light, you have greater freedom. You can effortlessly navigate through populated areas, zip through luggage claims, schedule last-minute arrangements without stressing about what to do with your belongings, and reduce the time spent lugging around your baggage if you’re shifting from hotel to hotel. Traveling light is even more important given that many carriers impose penalties for suitcases that exceed dimensions or weight limits. Packing minimally for adventures may appear challenging at first, but as with any

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Why does time fly when you’re having fun?

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Why does time seem to fly while you’re having fun yet drag on for eons when you’re bored? Well, the brain’s perception of time is influenced by its preconceptions. As a result, when you take a look back, the perceived timeframe of an occurrence is influenced by how the brain encoded the experience. Everything seems new while you’re a kid, therefore your brain creates complex networks to retain those happenings. Yet, as a grownup, you’ve seen a lot more, so

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Singapore’s latest entry policy

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VTL entry As of midnight on March 3, the Civil Aviation Authority has issued 348,518 Vaccinator Passes (VTPs) to travellers from 30 countries and territories, and 456,215 people have entered Singapore through the VTL so far. Currently: Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Maldives, Netherlands, Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States, Hong Kong, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Israel and Philippines In the future, Singapore

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Singapore Bids Farewell to Passport Stamps for Short-term Visitors

Passport stamps have long been regarded as a keepsake of your time abroad. It can function as a conversation starter to show off your adventures. However, many countries are ditching this practice to opt for alternative tracking methods. A passport stamp is an inked impression found in a passport, which is a symbol given upon entering or exiting a territory. Authorities have used stickers apart from rubber stamps (e.g., entry stamps from Japan). While most countries issue both entry and

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