Weekend hitlist: Humans of New York in Sydney, Soulfest in Singapore & more!

Dust off those sneakers and get moving this weekend.

Phuket – The 100,000 Step Fitness Experience

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When: For stays until 31 October 2018

Where: Trisara Phuket

What: Awarded Best Beach Resort by TTG Travel Awards 2017, Trisara is collaborating with Fitbit to create a 100,000 Step fitness experience that takes guests from Trisara’s secluded beach into lush tropical jungles and out to the Andaman Sea, equipped with the brand new Fitbit Ionic to track their fitness progress. The 100,000 Step Fitness Experience is a one-of-a-kind collaboration totalling 7 nights and 8 days.

Kuala Lumpur – Ola Bola the Musical

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When: Until 11 March 2018

Where: Istana Budaya

What: The film ‘Ola Bola’ has been one of the best-received Malaysian films in 2016, it’s now it’s literally taking centre stage again! Set in the ’80s, both the stage adaptation and film tell the tale of the Malaysian football team and the summer Olympics, with a fair share of drama and local pride. The musical score features mostly hip-hop and R&B.

Singapore – Freedom Yoga Presents SoulFest

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When: 10 February 2018 (Saturday), from1 1pm-5.30pm

Where: Freedom Yoga at 137 Cecil Street, #12-01

What: Find your heart centre, plus a couple of cool trinkets and activewear at this one-day event! Take part in a series of special classes—SoulFlow, Blindfold Yoga and even a healing Sound Bath session. Vendors include Candles of Light, Utama Spice, Grain Traders, Gorilla Press, and many more. Pulled a muscle?  The Posture Lab and Pepperminted will also be there to give out massages. 

Bali – Sunday Market

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When: 11 February 2018 (Sunday) from 2pm-12am

Where: Flow House Bali in Kuta

What: Looking for the local experience? Mingle around at the Sunday Flow Market, where you can even take Bahasa language classes. Expect the usual food and drink carts, get a tan by the pool, and dance along to live DJ sets. We can’t let you leave Bali without experiencing Seminyak’s world-class nightlife either!

Sydney – Humans of New York

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Photo from Humans of New York

When: 10 February 2018 (Saturday)

Where: Sydney Opera House

What: Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton is coming to Sydney! This will be the photographer’s first appearance down under, where he’ll be sharing the story behind HONY and the project’s journey from 2010. This is definitely not an event to be missed — Stanton’s got more than 20 million followers on social media, two bestselling books, and is listed as one of TIME’s 30 Under 30 World Changers in 2013!


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Diandra Soliano

Our resident Wander Woman with a passion for languages, big cities and bronzer. When she's not listening to The Smiths a little too loudly at the office (after hours!), she can be found singing along to the soundtrack of Les Miserables with her two cats for an audience.

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