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The 7 Most Beautiful Boutique Hotels in Singapore Worth Traveling For

There’s lots to love about Marina Bay Sands and Singapore’s legendary Raffles, but they aren’t the only smokeshows on the Singapore hotel scene. Some of the city’s smallest hotels punch way above their weight in the design department, giving even the most storied institutions a run for their money. Here are nine gorgeous boutique hotels…

Quarantine Snack Smackdown: How These Frozen Treats Stack Up

If there’s one thing getting us through the COVID-19 lockdown these days, it’s food. Sure, baking sourdough bread from scratch and re-creating your favorite international gourmet meal are fun ways to pass the time. But, sometimes diving into a delicious helping of refined sugar and dairy is really all you need for a temporary mood…

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Real ID Rules

For now, traveling isn’t possible due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That being said, the upcoming Real ID Rules will have a huge impact on domestic travel in the U.S., so you don’t want to be caught unprepared once it’s safe to fly again. The Real ID Rules are 15 years in the making and have…

The 6 Biggest Myths About Hotel Room Upgrades (And How to Score One)

As we know firsthand here at Oyster, not all hotel rooms are created equal. It’s been a longstanding part of the industry that hotels and resorts, at their discretion, can offer guests a hotel room upgrade. However, talking your way into a hotel upgrade requires a lot more than an extra dose of charm as…

How to Create the Ultimate All-Inclusive Resort Pool in Your Backyard

One of our all-time favorite vacation spots is at an all-inclusive resort pool. The refreshing water, swim-up bar serving unlimited drinks, and cushioned loungers make for a relaxing getaway that’s hard to beat. But as COVID-19 has caused us to press pause on our trips, we’re looking for ways to recreate that fun and stress-free…

12 Easy Ways to Keep Yourself Calm and Relaxed

Whether you get anxious from travel or reading the latest headlines, it’s important to have multiple ways to cope. We found 12 products on Amazon that can easily help you relax, calm down, and feel better. From adult coloring books to scalp massagers to weighted blankets, relief is on the way. Here’s how to make…

Want an Immune Boost? Sleep Better. (Here's How)

Lack of sleep can negatively impact your immune system, according to the Mayo Clinic. In times of stress, it’s even more important for adults to get a solid seven to eight hours of sleep. Sleep better and consider it an immune boost. Here are the best products to help you get your zzz. Want to…