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Top 5 islands of the Philippines

Top 5 islands of the Philippines

  Photo by CC user haundreis on Flickr Looking for a paradise island to call your own? If you wish to pursue this ambitious goal, there are few better places in the world to search for your dream hideaway than in the Philippines. With over 7,000 islands, this nation in the tropical Pacific has been largely overlooked by tourists over the years, making it prime hunting grounds for those looking for a place to get away from it all. In addition to…

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Eating Penang: a foodie’s guide

Eating Penang: a foodie’s guide

    Penang has been widely lauded in the food and travel media over the past few years for the quality of its cuisine, especially from its street stalls. In order to make the most of your meal times on this flavorful Malaysian island, we have pulled together a list of a few dishes that you should eat before pressing on to other destinations in this exotic country. Check’em out below…   1) Assam Laksa This sour seafood soup is…

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Experience Christmas in a different land this year

Experience Christmas in a different land this year

  Want to experience Christmas in a different land this season? If you are looking to shake up your celebrations at the last minute, this post will give you some suggestions to make this dream happen for you and your family… 1) Germany Home to the rapidly spreading concept of the Christmas market in other parts of the world, Germany has a holiday charm that cuts to core of its original origins. The best market to visit is in Dresden, which first put…

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Five essential Vietnamese dishes you must try

Five essential Vietnamese dishes you must try

  Heading to Vietnam soon and have no idea what meals to eat to get a clear picture of the local cuisine? This article will introduce five essential Vietnamese dishes you must try to gain the understanding you seek. Let’s delve into the details of this matter below…   1) Pho While there are many types of soup you can enjoy while in Vietnam, Pho is one of the best loved bowls you’ll be able to get. Consisting of beef…

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Cultural must see attractions in Beijing

Cultural must see attractions in Beijing

  Looking for some must see attractions in Beijing that show off its culture? Below, we go over 4 points of interest that will accomplish this goal…   1) The Forbidden City Serving as the Chinese imperial headquarters for 500 years from the 15th to the 20th century, the Forbidden City is no longer off limits to outsiders or commoners, allowing you to see how the Chinese royals of yesteryear lived. Covering 180 acres and consisting of just under 1,000 structures, the…

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Dishes to discover on your trip to Cambodia

Dishes to discover on your trip to Cambodia

  While the cuisine of Thailand is lauded throughout the world, the meals of its Khmer next door neighbour is less well known. In this article, we will profile dishes to discover on your trip to Cambodia: from breakfast to dinner to dessert, there is much to love about this nation’s culinary potential…!   Fish Amok One of the most common dishes you’ll have the opportunity to sample during your trip to Cambodia is fish amok. With much of its…

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Best countries to visit for art lovers

Best countries to visit for art lovers

  If one of the things that you look forward to the most when traveling is seeing how different cultures express their innermost thoughts on canvas, then you will enjoy today’s post. Below, we will reveal the best countries to visit for art lovers. From the grittiness of Colombia, to the Old World classics of Italy, there is much to love about the countries on this list…   1) Italy A serious discussion on the best art destinations in the…

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Sights to see in Jaisalmer

Sights to see in Jaisalmer

  There are many places to go in India, from the heights of the Himalayas to the sultry tropical beaches of Goa. One corner of India that should not be neglected though is the state of Rajasthan, as its desert culture is often missed by many that tour India faster than they ought to.   Its most significant city is its capital, the majestic city of Jaisalmer. Sticking out like an island of civilization in the midst of sterile sand…

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Lesser Known Sights to See on your Trans Siberian Railway Tour

Lesser Known Sights to See on your Trans Siberian Railway Tour

  If you are looking for an adventure for your next holiday, a Trans-Siberian Railway Tour may be exactly the type of holiday that you are searching for. The Trans-Siberian Railway is not just one railway line connecting Moscow and Vladivostok, but is actually a collection of many different railways. This allows for easy transportation and allows you to explore some of the least popular tourist destinations for Western travellers. With the railway running at around 5,700 miles, it is…

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Touring The Natural Assets of China

Touring The Natural Assets of China

  Home to a civilization that has inhabited this land for over 5,000 years, China is known around the world for its deeply influential culture. From The Great Wall of China, the longest and biggest fortification in the world in its time, to it diverse and flavourful cuisine, millions of travelers arrive in this heavily populated nation every year looking to experience one of the world’s most prominent nationalities for themselves.   Yet, despite the fact that much of China…

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