Articles By: Mary T

Mary is a 23 year-old lost girl looking forward to a life of endless disappearances.

The Best Food, Shopping and Partying in Perth, Australia

The Best Food, Shopping and Partying in Perth, Australia
Perth has never had the chance to shine like its sharply cosmopolitan brother Sydney, or its charmingly creative sister Melbourne. Yet, Western Australia has an appeal that is entirely its own. LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan uncovers the best of this underrated city down under. Here’s your guide...
May 6th, 2010 | Australia, Featured, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events, Restaurant Reviews, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

5 Things Worth Tossing on the Road

5 Things Worth Tossing on the Road
There are countless articles on what to bring while traveling, but not enough information on what to shed. Let LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan help you lighten your load! *** Let’s face it; we’re all pack-rats. We love carrying stuff around with us that we presume we might use…just...
April 22nd, 2010 | Featured, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

5 Myths about Asia – Debunked!

5 Myths about Asia – Debunked!
Intimidated by the thought of traveling to Asia? You shouldn’t be! LG Asia-Pacific editor Mary Tan busts some major myths about the region and gives you a glimpse at life as she knows it. *** Myth #1: Nobody speaks English! Don’t be put off by the myriad of languages and dialects found in...
April 22nd, 2010 | Asia, Featured | Read More

How to Pack (Fashionably) Light for Cold Weather Travel

How to Pack (Fashionably) Light for Cold Weather Travel
No one wants to stick out like a sore thumb in a yellow windbreaker in Europe, where style is as essential as a morning espresso, but what’s a budget traveler to do in the middle of winter? LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan shares some of her flash-packing tips. *** Before my 2-month trip to France/Italy...
April 8th, 2010 | Air, Europe, France, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | Read More

Asia-Pacific on the Web

Asia-Pacific on the Web
It’s not an easy region to understand, so LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan has dug deep, uncovering four of her favorite Asian-Pacific websites. If it’s travel advice or tips that you’re looking for in this varied continent, you’re bound to find some useful nuggets here. *** Traveling...
April 5th, 2010 | Asia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Featured, Planning, Websites and Blogs | Read More

5 Things to Ask Yourself Before You Travel

5 Things to Ask Yourself Before You Travel
by Mary Tan LG Asia-Pacific Editor There’s no stemming the travelers these days -people want to go everywhere and do it all, and it will take more than a long security check to put them off. As much as we would like to just drop it all and take off, some level of planning and preparation is...
March 26th, 2010 | Planning, Travel Philosophy | Read More