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8 Cooler getaways to beat the heat

With temperatures set to rise, global travel search engine Skyscanner has compiled a list of the coolest destinations in Asia-Pacific for travellers seeking to beat the heat this year.

Best short holiday destinations from Singapore under $300

Need ideas for short holidays from Singapore? With great deals available year round, you’ll be amazed at the top destinations you can get to for under $300. You could find yourself enjoying a vacation on the edge of the desert in Jaipur, exploring snow sculptures in Sapporo or cycling round ancient temples in Siem Reap! Skyscanner shows you where to go to for short holidays from Singapore for under $300!

The 6 best New Zealand road trips you should take

Looking for an adventure? Fly to New Zealand, where space is aplenty, but natural beauty, activities and adrenaline are all close by. The best way to explore this gorgeous terrain is by road, where you can stop and have a picnic whenever you want to enjoy the great outdoors and stunning scenery of this country. Here are Skycanner’s top 6 road trip picks and car rental tips to help you plan your epic New Zealand adventure.

A first-timer’s guide to Songkran 2019, the Thai new year water festival

Come to Thailand during Songkran to see the country at its festive best. Join in the world’s biggest water fights and witness age-old rituals and traditions as the land of smiles ushers in its new year, shaking off the old and welcoming in the new. Skyscanner brings you the best first-timer’s guide to Songkran for a would-be traveller to learn a bit about the history, customs, tips on surviving the water festival, and the best places to visit during the holiday.

Best times and spots to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo during Sakura season 2019

Thinking of visiting Tokyo for this year’s Sakura season? Cherry blossom season is on the way so now’s the time to plan your vacation to catch hanami in gorgeous parks, enjoy romantic boat rides after dark and be awed by spectacular illuminations surrounded by stunning blooming sakura. Skyscanner shows you when and where to enjoy Tokyo’s spectacular cherry blossoms this sakura season.

Best places to stay in Seoul for cherry blossom season 2019

Every April, Seoul gets painted in a beautiful hue of pink, coupled with some bright reds and white when the cherry blossoms bloom in the city. Are you set for a trip to Seoul this April 2019? Skyscanner shows your where to stay in Seoul for cherry blossom season 2019.

These six luxury airport lounges make waiting for your flight a treat.

Skyscanner knows that being stuck in an airport is not the most rewarding use of our precious travel time, even on the best of days, and having your flight delayed just exacerbates this. However, all of those negative feelings melt away the instant you are ushered into one of these amazing luxury lounges at some of the world’s busiest international airports and transit hubs. One glimpse inside and you’ll see exactly why it pays to be a member.

Best Christmas log cakes in Singapore

One log cake to yule them all this Christmas? That’s impossible! From traditional chocolate to fruit and spice infusions, here are the best log cakes of 2014. We dare you to stop at one slice.

What’s your ideal solo travel destination?

Fancy yourself a solo trip? Tell us what you want for your vacation and we’ll give you our best recommendation.