… said no one ever! 🙂 Okay, let’s take a couple of steps back. Now if you’ve been keeping up with the goings-on on Hand Luggage Only, you’ll probably remember when I said I’d just booked a stay at the Marina Bay Sands for a mini staycation in Singapore. Yes I know it’s kinda indulgent … Continue Reading

Phi Phi Islands are a truly stunning set of tropical island and one of the gems in Thailand’s holiday destination. The main island, Kho Phi Phi Don, is the mainstay of many a holiday maker, and is truly beautiful yet bustling with life and activity! Tourists going about their pursuit of sunshine fun while locals go … Continue Reading

In Bali, Indonesia… There she stood. Waiting… Wondering… Perhaps slightly bored and lost in a day dream… There they came. Sweaty. Stereotypical. Huge cameras and eyes glazed over in amazement at what she found the norm. They appear to reject every offer as they meandered through the maze of vendors…. until they noticed her place. … Continue Reading

When my friends suggested booking a trip to Thailand, I immediately jumped on board – Thailand is a one country that possesses some of the most magnificent sights in the world and a travel destination that beckons to millions of people each year and rightly so. You may have noticed a lack of blog posts these … Continue Reading

The lengths we will go to look for beaches, eh? Like I said in the previous post, looking for great beaches in Singapore has been a bit of  struggle however due to some time-staking research, I finally found what is apparently Singapore’s best kept secret! What is this I hear you ask? Lazarus Island Beach! … Continue Reading

I need some advice! As part of my holidays anywhere, one of the things I enjoy the most is trying out local food! I’m such a foodie at heart and I genuinely get excited once I know there’s food involved in a trip anywhere. That is of course until I came across the Durian Fruit. … Continue Reading

Okay, another exaggeration here (what’s with me and hyperbole today???) but I’m so excited so it is important dammit! Haha! 🙂 A couple of weeks ago, while exploring Singapore, I mentioned going to the Marina Bay Sands which is amazing and chok-a-block of expensive stores, nice restaurants and general tourist distractions. Anyway, one of the … Continue Reading

Walking around Singapore at night and then out of nowhere (or maybe there were warning signs and we just ignored them) this tropical thunderstorm appears lighting up the sky every few seconds and as you can imagine, I quickly whipped out my camera and captured a few shots. It’s a strange sensation being outdoors in that … Continue Reading

Okay this is big news! 🙂 *drum roll* HAND LUGGAGE ONLY HAS JUST MOVED TO SINGAPORE!!! For the next few months anyway… We’re so excited as this is our very first this far East and there is so much to see, do and taste! I will try to do a longer and more detailed post … Continue Reading