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Airbnb through Europe (Amsterdam)


When Sarah & myself got married a year ago, we pretty much blew our nearly non-existent savings on our wedding and home renovations which came around during the same period. We consider ourselves very blessed that we somehow managed to get the money together to even have a honeymoon in perth.

One of Sarah’s wishes before we settle down or even consider starting a family was that she wanted to see the world and so the first thing I did after a little bit of research was book 2 tickets to europe on a 12 month 0% interest credit card installment plan (We paid about $2.3k for return tickets on SQ, 2 pax which works out to roughly $191 a month) 

And cos we’re very fond of living as closely to a local setting of the each country we visit as possible, we know that there isn’t a better way than to Airbnb our way through. Not only is it cheaper than staying in most commercialzed hotels, I also get to live in an actual local apartment, do laundry, cook ,and even do work. Most importantly, I am always very well taken care of by my host.

In this particular case, I truly believe that I was fortunate enough to live in one of the best Airbnb’s ever apartments which belonged to a superhost name florian.

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Airbnb X Charles : Escape to Bali

So when I heard that I was going to spend almost a month in Penang filming for a new channel8 drama and being away from Sarah, I decided that I desperately needed one good getaway before I leave.

I’ve seen so many people travel to Bali and even though it’s so close-by to Singapore , what amazes me about this beautiful island is how each individual experience can differ so much even though they’re all equally awesome

I decided that our escape was going to be on this beautiful island for 3 nights and what better way than to do so with Airbnb. So I grabbed Sarah’s younger sister Rachel and her boyfriend, pengfong, and told them to pack their bags cos we’re going to escape to Bali!

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