For this year’s Travel Special, we’ll be bringing you practical travel tips including how to get free wifi, exotic new locales to check out, the must-have beauty essentials, alternative accomodation options and more.

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HANDY TRAVEL TIPS
Don’t forget these useful tips when you’re booking your next holiday. They may just help save you some cash, grieve and time!

How to get free wifi
Save on web-surfing bills with tips on where to go for free wifi

Tips for safer pet travel
Bringing your ‘fur kid’ with you on your trip? Here’s what you need to know to travel safely with your pet.

Revealed: The most popular seat on a plane
Flight comparison site, Skyscanner, has surveyed 1,000 people on the best positions on a plane.  

10 must-have travel apps
   Make your smartphone smarter with these essential travel apps

Travel insurance tips 
What you need to know before you purchase your travel insurance

– Travel tips for the London Olympics
Escape from the train-hopping Olympic crowds by avoiding these ‘hot spots’ on the London Tube

– In Europe, log onto Facebook for help at the airport
Need a quick question answered at an European airport? Log on to Facebook, Twitter for help, says this survey 

MUST-SEES
These new exciting locales, event-specific locations and alternative accommodations make for exotic travel options.

Euro 2012: What to see in Ukraine
Ukraine’s 10 must-see landmarks in the host cities of Kiev, Donetsk, Lviv and Kharkov

Dining in Paris: Popular restaurants and the prices to expect
Here’s the top restaurants that the Parisians frequent

What to do in San Francisco
Planning a trip to San Francisco? Here’s a list of some of the best things to do in the city

Euro 2012: What to see in Poland’s host cities
A quick guide on what to see in Poland’s four major cities: Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan and Wroclaw

7 upcoming Australian art and music festivals 
Travel for Australia for art, film and music festivals: here’s seven to look forward to

Three reasons to visit Chic Outlet Shopping Villages
You don’t really need more reasons to go outlet shopping, but if you find yourself searching for one, here are three great reasons.

Jetset to China: Historic Xi’an
See an army of terracotta soldiers, climb ancient city walls and dine on a feast of dumplings in Xi’an

– Jetset to China: A weekend in Tianjin
Pop over to Tianjin for a weekend while you’re in Beijing: here’s 6 key sights to see

Jetset to China: Sanya for the summer
Frolic in Sanya for a luxe Chinese beach getaway

The Krabi checklist: Five must-dos
Home to some of the natural wonders of the world, there is more to Krabi than meets the eye

9 things to do at Club Med Phuket
From beach parties to water aerobics, here are nine things you absolutely have to do at Club Med Phuket

Hong Kong turns old police station into hotel
 Located by the seaside, the Tai O Heritage Hotel in Hong Kong was a former police station

– BLOG: Phuket must-dos: a half-day guide
 Read about our writer’s visit to Phuket and what you can accomplish in half a day

HEALTH AND BEAUTY
Even though you’re out and about, there’s no excuse not to take care of your skin and health. Here are some tips and products that may just save your skin!

Travel Beauty Essentials
Get ready for your holidays with our must-have beauty products

Protect your skin: 11 power-packed sunscreens to try
Block out those harmful rays with these power-packed sunscreens

– Five Travel Beauty Kits
Travel easy by having all your beauty favourites with you on-the-go in these five travel beauty kits

Eye care tips
Care for your eyes well with these tips from a Singapore eye specialist

Healthy holidays
Clean your hands on-the-go with these beautiful sanitizing products

Why beach holidays are good for your health
Even more reason to go for a seaside vacation

Look thighly desirable
Perfect your pins in time for summer with these top tips

Get sandal-ready feet in three quick steps
Before you showcase your toe cleavage this Summer, exfoliate your feet. Here’s a recipe for creating a homemade foot exfoliator

Get beautifully bronzed
Don’t have the time to get a tan? Here are 3 makeup suggestions to try

Summer must-haves
Classic beauty products to bring on your vacation

WHAT TO BRING
Make packing for your trip a cinch: we share tips on what to bring for a stylish trip, cute luggage to shop for and the sturdy carryalls to choose from. 

– 8 luggage you simply need to have
Cute and colourful luggage that will add a touch of fun to your travels.

Top swimwear & how to dress for summer travel
Fashion expert Eve Thomas from theoutnet.com brings us the latest trends in swimwear and suggestsions on what to wear on a summer holiday.  

– What to pack for your trip: 4 destinations, 4 styles
 Take a peek into our fantasy getaway bags to find out what we’d take along if we were planning a trip to these four popular destinations.

Sturdy, stylish Freitag bags for work and travel
For reliable travel baggage, look to bags that have truly been on the road, like these stylish Freitag carryalls