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Rio de Janeiro City Guide  

This is a city with energy and beauty as well as great poverty and crime.  It is a city with a vibrant soul and a rough exterior.  Rio de Janeiro, often just called Rio, beats to the rhythm of samba…

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Southeast Asia’s Best Dishes  

Southeast Asian cuisine is vast and varied – it has developed over centuries, with influence pouring in from India to the west and China to the east, peppered with European, Middle Eastern, and island influences. However, many visitors stick to…

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Exploring Sri Lankan Cuisine  

Sri Lanka is an often overlooked country.  It sits in the shadow of India and yet it is uniquely different than its vast neighbor.  Long sought out by traders and explorer due to its rich spice trade, Sri Lanka has…

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Travelling India by Rail  

In my opinion, there is no better way to see a country than by train.  Rather than flying over huge sections of a country, train travel lets you see every inch glide by as you relax, enjoying the journey.  And…

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Tioman Island, Malaysia

Once voted the most beautiful island in the world by Time Magazine, Tioman Island since its 80s heyday has faded a bit from the global eye. However, this vast and varied Malaysian marine park remains a weekend hotspot for Singaporeans,…

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Exploring Outback Australia

The Australian Outback is the stuff of legend.  While similar to the American Southwest, with long dusty roads, cowboys, and remote homesteads, the Australian Outback can still seem just as wild as it was 100 years ago.  Around 85% of…

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A City in Nature

If you’re visiting a city, you could be mistaken for thinking that you are simply going to throw yourself into metropolis life, and you’re not really going to see anything particularly natural or remote. Well, with most cities in the…

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Life on a Budget? You can Still Holiday with Ease

Let’s face it, money does not grow on trees, and we are all tightening our belts and finding ways to save cash here and there, to make life a little easier. Because of this, certain things have to be sacrificed…

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A Spontaneous Escape, No Planning Required!

Booking a last minute holiday can be a true sense of escapism. Picture the scene – you’re sat at home or at work, it’s cold, it’s dark, you’re bored, and you’re wondering what happened to summer. This is quite a…