Useful Links

Catch that flight!

  • Misa Travel - A Singapore-based travel agent. Also offers hotel packages, cruises, etc.
  • Singapore Airlines - Singapore's beloved flag carrier.
  • Skyscanner - Compare cheap flights, get price alerts!
  • WeGo - Allows you to search across other sites such as Zuji and JetCost as well (opens a separate window for each site selected).
Editor's Note: While checking through the above flight search portals, it is also a good idea to cross-check against the individual airlines' websites to see if they have any promotions going on which may not have been captured by the search engines!

Ride those rails!

  • - The official site for Amtrak, the leading American passenger rail.
  • - A comprehensive guide to 19,000 railroad websites, online resources, and upcoming events. Check for Amtrak promotion codes and discounts!
  • The Man in Seat Sixty-One - An extremely comprehensive guide to travel by train or ferry worldwide!

Airline Seat Related

  • Seat Expert - Pick the best seat on your flight - SeatExpert provides detailed airplane seat maps and seating advice.
  • SeatGuru - Wondering which is the best seat on your flight? What in-flight amenities are available? Look no further, SeatGuru has all the info you need to pick that golden seat.


  • Airbnb -  Worldwide alternative to hotels, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world.
    Editor's note: This is currently Dawn's preferred choice of lodging when she travels! The chance to experience living as a local sure beats an emotionless hotel room any ol' day. :)
  • Agoda - One of the leading hotel sites for Asia.
  • Asia Rooms - Great deals on over 60000 hotels worldwide at AsiaRooms.
  • Asia Travel - Save on Flights, Hotels, Packages for travel around Asia.
  • Priceline Singapore - Deep Discounts on Hotels, Flights and Rental Cars
  • Zuji Singapore - Check out airfare & hotel promotions, travel deals & holiday discounts.

Reviews, Itinerary Ideas, Destination 101:

  • 24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites 2014 - As curated by
  • DanielFoodDiary - Okay, this isn't exactly travel information, but if you ever drop by Singapore, you'll want to check out Daniel's blog to suss out good local eats! Even the locals use it! :)
  • Frommer’s - Another established travel guidebook publisher, Froomer's is also a good travel information source.
  • Lonely Planet - The popular travel guide publisher.
  • Matador Network - An independent media company and nexus of travel culture worldwide. Real experiences by real people!
  • National Geographic Travel - Learn more about the history and facts of a place! Not to mention the awesome photographs!
  • Sassy Hong Kong - The girl's guide to everything Hong Kong. A great site to visit if you're planning a trip to HK soon!
  • Trip Advisor - Unbiased holiday reviews, photos and travel advice for hotels and vacations.
    Editor's note: While this was once the go-to site for travel planning, I feel that the site has gotten a little too commercialized and reviews should also be taken with a pinch of salt.  Googling for further information against a particular destination/attraction you want to visit may prove rewarding!