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  • Asia,  Guides,  Thailand

    Travel Plan: Visiting the Karen (Long Neck) Tribe

    Travelling is all about experiencing new cultures! For years, documentaries and National Geographic magazines have opened our eyes to new societies and unique customs from all across the world. Even in today’s modernising world, some cultures still live the same…

  • Asia,  China,  Itinerary

    Travel Itinerary: Xi’an in 3 Days

    China is a country with the deepest respect and admiration for its Imperial past, and there’s little wonder why. The city of Xi’an not only marks the centre of China’s ancient Kingdom but in modern times the city is known…

  • Asia,  Guides,  Taiwan

    Travel Guide: Sun Moon Lake

    Hidden amongst the valleys of rolling green mountains, Sun Moon Lake is by far Taiwan’s most popular tourist attraction. Scattered along the shores of the enormous deep blue lake are pockets of rich indigenous culture and spiritual enlightenment which draw…

  • Asia,  Guides,  Japan

    Travel Plan: Visiting the Bowing Deer of Nara

    Japan has many iconic images! Whether it’s the hectic crossroads of Tokyo or the peaceful expanses of bamboo forests and red torii gates in Kyoto, the trend-setting nation covers the whole spectrum. Japan is also home to some unique animals.…

  • Asia,  Discussions,  Guides,  Thailand

    Getting a Sak Yant in Thailand

    Getting the obligatory tattoo has almost become a rite of passage for travellers in Thailand. Only a few countries are renowned for the skin altering artform, and Thailand is the most famous of them all. The unique Buddhist form of…

  • 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

    Travel Itinerary: 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

    Travel Itinerary: 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…