Roving the Rope Walk

Think you can’t have a relaxing weekend getaway in a city? The Rope Walk Guest House in Penang will make you think again While the thought of a city vacation tends to be associated with being on the go, relaxation does...
On an island in the sun

On an island in the sun

In her quest for a peaceful beach getaway to escape city life, Priya Kulasagaran gets a chance to check in at Taaras Spa & Beach Resort, gem of a hideout in Redang, Terengganu About 10 minutes into the speedboat ride...
5 Simple and Effective Ways to Avoid Jet Lag

5 Simple and Effective Ways to Avoid Jet Lag

Love travelling far and wide but dread the distortion multiple time-zones can do to your sleeping rhythm? Try these few simple methods to beat jet lag. These days when air travel is easy and affordable, most of us have p...

Oasis in the city

Tanamera preserves traditional Malay therapies for the new generation, and Priya Kulasagaran finds out what it’s like to experience a slice of homegrown relaxation. After battling traffic in the concrete jungle that is...
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The Ultimate Travel Medical Kit

Before you set off on your exciting holiday, check out Urban Health’s in depth guide on the items you need to pack to stay healthy during your trip.   Everyone longs for a perfect, stress-free holiday that’s fre...

Outwitting the Travel Bug

By Edeline Anne Goh It’s that time of the year again. The school holidays are here and bags are being packed because you’ve bought tickets for your whole family to explore an exciting, new place and culture! Everyone...
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Travel and Meningococcal Disease

Meningococcal infection is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis (an infection of the membrane around the brain and spine) and sepsis (a bloodstream infection). The bacteria that cause meningococcal disease, known as N...