On a shoestring: Singapore

 

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Haji Lane

Singapore has been getting a lot of press lately in the travelling community: it is a bustling hub in the heart of Asia, a perfect stop-over for many, particularly those travelling to Australia/New Zealand.  It has been dubbed the world’s most expensive city – but it does not have to be.

Below, I share my experience in the Lion City, with budget-friendly and alternative, off-beat options for the everyday traveller.

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Where To Stay: Zostel, Jaisalmer

  

Recently awarded HostelWorld’s ‘Hostel of the Week‘, Zostel, the haveli-style budget option in the Thar Desert city of Jaisalmer boasts luxurious dorm rooms for backpacker-friendly pockets.  

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Sustainability at Stops Hostel, Delhi

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On my brief 48-hour stay in Delhi, before venturing off to the dry state of Rajasthan, I stayed at Stops Hostel, in the Daryaganj area of New Delhi, by Delhi Gate.  Whilst reviews of the popular hostel chain are a-plenty, it was interesting, as a zero-waste enthusiast, to find a hostel which operated with sustainability in mind.

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Finding peace in Pushkar

  

 Having endured the madness of Delhi and Jaipur in the space of a few days, a well-deserved retreat into peaceful Pushkar, near the Thar desert in Rasjasthan, proved to be the perfect place for recuperation.

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