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Jaclynn Seah is a Singaporean travel writer, content producer and storyteller whose work has been featured in international and local publications. Her background is in the arts, communications and marketing and she has experience with video production, digital curation and corporate writing.

Things Jac enjoys writing about: all about solo travel, travel guides and tips for the busy person, street art in Singapore and beyond, narratives and guides to places she’s visited, in particular her home country Singapore, Taiwan, Japan and Southeast Asia.

My travel writing has been published in local and international publications

Unfortunately ST’s pretty sticky about their paywall so if you have questions about any of the articles, drop me a note directly.

Straits Times Cha-am: Weekend trip from Bangkok
APR 2023 – Commissioned article

Discover Cha-am’s charms

LIFE! 1pp story (article and photos)

I visited Tioman at the invitation of the Berjaya Tioman Resort and got to check out a different side of Tioman than just scuba diving, from cycling along the coast to hiking between villages.

Read my Cha am guide and my SO Sofitel Hua Hin review
Read at The Straits Times [Paywall]
Read at C3A

Straits Times: Tioman – Sun, sand and plenty to see
OCT 2022 – Commissioned article

Sun, sand and plenty to see (Tioman)

LIFE! 2pp cover story (article and photos)

I visited Tioman at the invitation of the Berjaya Tioman Resort and got to check out a different side of Tioman than just scuba diving, from cycling along the coast to hiking between villages.

Read my Berjaya Tioman Resort review
Read at The Straits Times [Paywall]
Read at The New Paper

Straits Times: Andalusia - Flamenco, tapas, history
SEP 2022 – Commissioned article

Soul of Spain: Flamenco, tapas, history

LIFE! 2pp cover story (article and photos)

I pitched this article about my first post-COVID era trip to Andalusia in Spain and why this region fasincates me with its historical layers, amazing architecture, flamboyant culture and of course amazing tapas!

Read my blogs for Seville, Cadiz and Cordoba
Read at The Straits Times [Paywall]

Straits Times - Laos Loop
AUG 2019 – On Assignment in Central Laos

Central Laos’ Natural Beauty on Loop

LIFE! Double page spread (article and photos) + short video

I visited Central Laos on assignment for ST to see how they were developing more of the country for tourism. Check out my blog post about the Laos Loop and video.

Read at The Straits Times [Paywall]
Watch video on Youtube

Straits Times - Green Island
JUL 2019 – Green Island (Taiwan)

Taiwan’s Green Paradise

LIFE! article and photos

I pitched this article about some of the highlights in one of my all-time favourite places in the world, Green Island aka Lyudao off the eastern coast of Taiwan.

Read at The Straits Times [Paywall]

Straits Times - Cycling in Taipei
APR 2019 – Cycling in Taipei

Taipei on two wheels

LIFE! article and photos

After all my trips to Taipei in 2019, I pitched and wrote about my explorations of Taipei on bicycle via its YouBike bike-sharing system.

Read at The Straits Times [Paywall]

SCMP – Singapore Street Art
JAN 2020 – Commissioned article

Street art in Singapore: the best spots for Instagram photos and the artists who learned how to subvert with subtlety

Lifestyle / Travel & Leisure article

This article explored Singapore’s street art scene through its neighbourhoods and the stories behind some of its most popular murals and interviews with the artists.

Read on PDF
Read at SCMP [Paywall]

Turkish Airlines Skylife – Kenya
DEC 2018 – Kenya narrative

Moving Kenya

Voyage article

A narrative pondering my journey in Kenya from Nairobi to Mombasa and all the moments in between for the Dec 2018 issue of the inflight magazine.

Read on PDF

Turkish Airlines Skylife - Zurich
SEP 2017 – Zurich guide

On top of the world in Zurich

Cover/Feature article

An article detailing Zurich’s highlights through my exploration of Zurich’s best viewpoints and towers to admire Switzerland’s mountainous landscape.

Read on blog [behind the scenes commentary, reproduced with permission]
Read original article on PDF

Turkish Airlines Skylife
AUG 2017 – Hong Kong Outer Islands

Exploring Hong Kong’s Outer Islands

Getaway article

A personal look at a different side of Hong Kong by visiting its offshore islands Lamma Island, Cheung Chau and Peng Chau.

Read on PDF

Turkish Airlines Skylife
MAY 2017 – Singapore exploration by MRT

A Quick Exploration in Singapore

Getaway article

My first piece for Turkish Airlines is one that I’m quite fond of, a guide on how to see Singapore’s sights by crossing the country from East to West via the MRT (subway).

Read on blog [behind the scenes, reproduced with permission]
Read original article on PDF

The Simple Things Magazine

The Simple Things – My City Singapore
JAN 2020 – My Singapore recs

My City: Singapore

My City article and photos

This piece is part of a regular series on monthly lifestyle magazine The Simple Things and an interview of sorts with various locals about their home cities. I wrote about my recommended places to visit in Singapore for the Jan 2020 issue

Read on PDF

Today Newspaper

Print Today Boquete Article Thumbnail
AUG 2017 – Boquete

Boquete in the clouds

Travel supplement article

This was a story about my week studying Spanish and exploring in Boquete, Panama written for the NATAS travel fair supplement.

Read on blog [behind the scenes, reproduced with permission]
Read on TODAY

The A LIst Magazine

The A List Cover - Street Spray Love
JUN 2016 – Singapore street art scene

Street Spray Love

4pp Cover story

I’m quite proud of this cover article about the evolution of Singapore’s street art scene through the years and interviewed several street artists along the way.

Read on blog [behind the scenes, reproduced with permission]

The A List Magazine

The A List - Little Mix
FEB 2017 – Niche museums in Singapore

Little Mix

2pp feature article

An article and short video that highlighted some of the lesser known smaller museums in Singapore to check out for more personalised experiences.

Read on blog [behind the scenes, reproduced with permission]
Watch video on Youtube

I have been commissioned to produce articles, listicles and blogs for many major online travel publications

Lonely Planet

Culture Trip

Lonely Planet

AccorHotels.com

AccorHotels

Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor

Skyscanner

Expedia

Expedia.com.sg

Note: Expedia has revamped their blog and most of the articles are no longer available on their website

CoolJP by Clozette

Note: CoolJP and The Beau Life are all part of the Clozette group. I wrote primarily for CoolJP but the articles/links were synced to their other sites

Urban Adventures

Matador Network

Travel Made Different by NTUC Income

Travel Made Different by Income

Note: Income has revamped their blog and the articles are no longer available on their website, I’ve linked to the republished crossposts on my own blog

The Travel Intern

The Travel Intern

The Travel Insider by UOB Cards

The Travel Insider

I have shot and edited vlogs and short videos for various collaborations and assignments

Scoot Airlines

#TaiwanderingwithScoot

#TaiwanderingWithScoot was a collaboration with Scoot Airlines in 2018 to promote travel from Singapore to Taiwan on their social media platforms. The aim was to showcase more unusual parts of Taiwan easily accessible from Scoot’s hubs in Taipei and Kaohsiung through written blog guides and short videos.

Silkair

#Marvellaos

Silkair invited me on their inaugural flight from Singapore to Laos and the collaboration included a short video for social platforms, a contest giving away Silkair tickets and blog posts about Vientiane and Luang Prabang.

Crystal Bay resorts

Scuba Diving in Anilao

In a barter exchange for accommodation and scuba diving at Crystal Bay Resorts in Anilao, Philippines, I filmed and produce a short video on what scuba diving is like at the resort and what you can see underwater.