Category: All Destinations

3 Days in Beijing Itinerary

The capital of China is like nowhere else in the world. It’s the epicentre of China’s culture and heritage, with a colossal amount of history, but also a vibrant new culture. It’s nowhere near as modern as Shanghai – you visit the two for very different reasons – but it…

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1-2 Weeks in Uzbekistan Itinerary

 Named by the Guardian as ‘the most fascinating country you’ve never been to’, Uzbekistan is a country that will amaze you. If you’re interested in history, beautiful and interesting architecture and world religions, this Central Asian country is ideal for you – and if you’re not interested in the above,…

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Sustainable Holidays in the Netherlands

Hello, nature lovers! Are you longing for a trip in nature, but not sure where to stay? Nature.house is your solution. They offer holiday houses in nature, away from the crowd and mass tourism. This is your chance to finally escape the fuss in the city to find peace and…

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Funny British Gifts for British Friends

There are a few things – Brexit, the weather, traffic – that us Brits just have to crack jokes about, because otherwise we’ll cry. If you’ve got a Brit in your life; whether you’re looking for gifts for British friends or something for a collegue you got for Secret Santa*,…

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Girl looking out over Caspian Sea at sunset

Taking the Caspian Sea Ferry from Aktau to Baku: A Complete Guide

Ring ring… Sdravstvuite…. I mumbled sleepily into the telephone. A rapid monologue in Russian followed, which I deciphered to mean ‘you need to get up’. It was 3am. I stumbled out of bed, turned the light on, and packed my last bits. My contact for the Caspian Sea Ferry (details…

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The Tastiest Vegan Restaurants in Hanoi

If you’ve ever set foot in the effervescent, chaotic city of Hanoi, you’ll know what I mean when I say that it can be a tad overwhelming. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an amazing city, well worthy of a few days on anyone’s Vietnam itinerary. But it can also be extremely…

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Ho Chi Minh Trail Tour in Vietnam: My Review

Hoi An, Vietnam is a backpacker favourite, and a must-do for most travellers to the country. I’m not going to lie, it’s not my favourite spot in the world for various reasons – but I’m definitely in the minority. Still, I think that a Ho Chi Minh Trail tour is a…

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The Importance of Visting the Phnom Penh Genocide Memorials

This isn’t an easy post to write. Backpacking South East Asia is something that most keen travellers will do at least once in their life. There are so many amazing aspects to this part of the world – the beautiful beaches, the cheap alcohol, the delicious food, the beautiful temples,…

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3 Days in Sydney Itinerary

About 16 times a day, I find myself wondering why did I ever leave Australia?. Then I quickly remember it was for the very simple reason that my visa ran out. But that doesn’t stop me daydreaming about still being there, driving around in my Subaru Forester and heading to a…

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Things to do in Can Tho, Mekong Delta

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is one of the most vibrant and naturally beautiful areas of the country. Its tropical climate and year-round warm temperatures mean that a variety of amazing fruits can be grown here, and the city is Vietnam’s fifth-largest. However, just a short ride from the city is gorgeous…

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