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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.

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.

12 best places and events to see in October

October is so chocablock with great activities all over the world, you may have trouble choosing your destination. Here is Skyscanner to the rescue, helping you plan for your long-awaited vacation and getaway. From exotic places like Greece and Spain or somewhere closer to home like Japan or China, there are plenty of destinations for you to choose from if you don’t know where to go in October.

9 Coolest hipster cafes in Hong Kong for your next getaway

Just booked your cheap air ticket to Hong Kong and now looking for the best places to get your caffeine fix while there? From big-time global coffee brands like Starbucks to small independent coffee shops, Skyscanner shares with you a list of 10 hipster cafes in Hong Kong that will put coffee connoisseurs in a state of euphoria.