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  • General Travel,  Pros & Cons

    Staying in Hostels: Pros & Cons

    Hostels are the lifeblood of backpackers and budget travellers. Practically every country in the world has a supply of low budget accommodation to provide guests with a cheap and convenient place to spend the night. They’re clearly a popular choice,…

  • Guides,  South Korea

    Travel Plan: The DMZ (Demilitarized Zone)

    Every seasoned traveller wants that unique experience, something completely out of the ordinary. It’s not that easy, there’s always plenty of reasons not to go somewhere. Maybe there’s not much to see, or just too much effort to get there.…

  • Itinerary,  Japan

    Kyoto in 4 days

    For many travellers and locals alike, Kyoto is considered the pinnacle Japanese city. For centuries the ancient capital played host to Japan’s elite rulers and aristocrats that forever imprinted themselves in the nation’s history. The undeniable spirituality and powerful cultural…

  • Guides,  Indonesia

    Travel Plan: Seeing the Komodo Dragons

    Many travellers are searching for that unique experience, something special, something unique. Sometimes everything is much more special when you’ve gone to great efforts to earn the right to experience it, going that extra mile to see something only a…

  • Itinerary,  Taiwan

    Beitou in 1 Day

    Taipei is a city with some incredible variety throughout its far reaching districts. However, only one area has had the privilege of hosting Taiwan’s movie industry elite, Japanese geishas and considered the home of Taiwan’s hot spring culture. The district…

  • China,  Guides

    Travel Plan: The Terracotta Warriors

    The Terracotta Warriors are one of the most significant archaeological excavations in human history and is rightly considered one of the most incredible and best-known attractions in China. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is a large collection of life-size sculptures…

  • Itinerary,  South Korea

    Busan in 2 Days

    South Korea is an enormously underestimated country. It has the makings of a perfect travel destination yet it goes unnoticed by the average traveller. Other than Seoul, most people couldn’t even name another city. This means there are plenty of…

  • Guides,  Japan

    Travel Plan : Todoroki Cave

    For many people, Okinawa is the perfect holiday destination. However, warm weather and beautiful beaches aren’t the only reasons for coming to this paradise island. Okinawa sadly played host to one of the biggest and most significant battlegrounds during the…

  • Guides,  Taiwan

    Travel Guide: Tainan

    Tainan is a city with more historical significance than any other in Taiwan. Not only is it the country’s ancient capital, but was also home to some of the earliest forms of civilisation. The national hero Kongxia drove out the…

  • Guides,  Malaysia

    Travel Plan: Batu Caves

    Guarded by a monumental statue of the Hindu deity Lord Murugan, the Batu Caves are a Malaysian national treasure and one of the biggest attractions in the entire country. Not only that, it’s also a hugely important religious landmark for…