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A Traveler’s Guide to the Con Dao Islands in Vietnam

by Justine @ Travel Lush

When I first heard of the Con Dao Islands in Southern Vietnam I was immediately obsessed. Admittedly, I knew next to nothing about them, but the pictures looked pretty damn amazing. So, without doing all that much research, I booked a spur-of-the-moment flight there just a couple weeks ago. What can I say? I’m a sucker…

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Discover: Cranbrook

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada and crave a dinner of alligator meat, you can get it at K's Amazon Eatery -- even though the Amazon and its gators are thousands of miles away.

5 airports from around the world that do not suck

5 airports from around the world that do not suck

by Jo Stewart @ Geckos Tales

Who needs access to fancy members-only club lounges when you’ve got airports like these

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Eat first, question later: Top food in SE Asia

Eat first, question later: Top food in SE Asia

by Passport & Plates @ Geckos Tales

Don't think. Just chew

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6 reasons you should do an African safari while you’re young

6 reasons you should do an African safari while you’re young

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

You should probably get started stat

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Top 6 Things to Do in Mandalay on Your First Visit

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

The Ultimate Guide on How to get from Danang to Hoi An (& Vice Versa)

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

When traveling from Danang to Hoi An, in Vietnam, there are a few options you can choose. Those options are private car, taxi, bus or, if you are really adventurous, you can rent a motorbike. Whilst Uber and Grab (a local type Uber company) are available in the area, chances […]

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The 5 Best Night Markets in Taipei

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Taipei is inarguably one of the top street food cities in the world. Taiwan is known as the land of snacks: they have literally invented and re-invented genre after genre of snack food over the years. From pearl tea to fried chicken, the Taiwanese are all about inventing and perfecting the ultimate snack foods. Think Chinese-influenced foods created with the ingenuity and dedication to perfection that (you would think) only the Japanese would bring. While Taipei isn’t quite as famous with local Taiwanese as Tainan for their snack culture, they’ve got it covered and will most likely be your first stop in Taiwan. The sheer volume of street food options available alone are enough but, matched with the quality and price of the food available on the streets, it’s pretty much unbeatable. The catch with Taipei street food though, is ... Read More »

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Beautiful India and Nepal, captured on film

Beautiful India and Nepal, captured on film

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Watch this. Get your emotions all fired up. Then pack your things and go.

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Why you should go live on an island in Cambodia

Why you should go live on an island in Cambodia

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Put de lime in de coconut and drink it all up

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Falling Down the Rabbit Hole in Kyoto

by Stephanie @ The Passport Lifestyle

I woke up this morning with warm sunlight filtering through the bamboo window above my bed. I think waking up ...

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14 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Interlaken

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Vietnam Tourist Attractions You Cannot Miss - Backstreet Academy

Vietnam Tourist Attractions You Cannot Miss - Backstreet Academy


Backstreet Academy

Your itinerary is incomplete without at least 3 or more of these popular Vietnam tourist attractions.

Staying In A Overwater Bungalow At Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

The quintessential over the water bungalow in the Maldives was once was just our dream, finally came true at Cinnamon Dhonveli in the Maldives! A bucket list worthy stay to say the least! We spent 3 nights at Cinnamon Dhonveli in a gorgeous over the water bungalow....

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Things You Should Consider as a Responsible Traveler / EcoTourist in 2018

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

We’ve all seen the obnoxious tourists waddling out of Subway in some beautiful, ancestral city. Chances are, if you catch us on the right day, we’ve all been that tourist.

There is, however, a revolution in tourism that is really starting to take off. A whole new way of thinking which prioritizes responsible travel, and considers the impact we have on the communities and environments we visit abroad.

The negative impacts of tourism are usually pretty clear to the traveler feeling particularly perceptive. But ecotourism is the belief that travel should be ultimately beneficial to both the tourist and the host country.

There is a balance we should all try to find while traveling: remain safe but also truly experience the local scene. Make ripples, but not a splash. Take only memories, leave only footprints. The following are four key things to consider for those looking to travel responsibly in 2018.

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Hipster Barbie wins Instagram. World celebrates

Hipster Barbie wins Instagram. World celebrates

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

She may be made of plastic, but her wisdom is carved in stone

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The 7 Best Places for a Winter Wedding

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The time for winter weddings is now, before they start becoming the norm and venues start to become unavailable.

6 (Non-Millennial) Solo Female Travelers Share Their Travel Wisdom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Solo female travel isn't just for millennials! In this column, Kristin Addis introduces us to some older solo female travelers who are following their dreams to see the world. These women come from all backgrounds and all walks of life, proving it's never too late to start traveling.

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Make it at home: pollo taco recipe

Make it at home: pollo taco recipe

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

We've eaten a fair few tacos in our time and we love them all equally. One of the easiest to make at home, however, is the humble pollo (chicken) taco. Here's how to do it at home.

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Vietnam Diaries - 10 Things to do in Saigon - Bruised Passports

Vietnam Diaries - 10 Things to do in Saigon - Bruised Passports


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If you're looking for Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, check out our Top 10 Things to do in Saigon with photos before you plan your itinerary for Vietnam.

Cruising the Sea of Cortez with Offshore Outpost

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

Our last trip of 2017 had us cruising the Sea of Cortez with Offshore Outpost. It wasn’t your typical cruise at all. Everything about cruising with Offshore Outpost is way different than any other cruise we’ve been on. So when they asked us to join...

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Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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The 11 Best Places to Get Over a Breakup

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Getting over a breakup is never easy.

The 8 Most Beautiful and Underrated Cities In England

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Ask any North American to name the first city in England they can think of and we’ll bet they say London more times than not.

How to Book the Cheapest Hotels in 2018 (Which Match Your Travel Style Perfectly)

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

One of my biggest pieces of advice for booking a hotel has always been to ask yourself why. And the answer should be beyond the obvious “I need a place to stay for the night”.

Because millions of people are booking into hotels every night. But how many of them are actually getting their choice right?

The solution? Nustay; a new hotel search engine which has 1.2 million hotels at rates cheaper than any other online booking site (seriously). And, by crunching data about your interests, it matches you with hotels which reflect your travel style.

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Bond, James Bond: how to travel like 007

Bond, James Bond: how to travel like 007

by Chris Girdler @ Geckos Tales

This trip will cost you a lot of moneypennies.

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7 reasons to get to Ecuador, Pronto

7 reasons to get to Ecuador, Pronto

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Heads up. It's Ecuadorable

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Finished school? Here’s why you should travel

Finished school? Here’s why you should travel

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

Get a post-grad from the school of life

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Discover: Aberdeen

by @ Wikitravel

Among the artifacts displayed at The Gordon Highlanders Museum in Aberdeen, Scotland is a flag from Hitler's staff car. (Don't ask how they got it.)

10 Essential Travel Items Everyone Should Pack in 2018

by Nick Wharton @ Goats On The Road

Every year there are new travel gadgets and gear upgrades coming on the market. A quick “travel” search on Amazon will almost always lead to 10 or 15 purchases. But not all of these travel items are actually worth packing and some of them may seem cool, but you’ll never actually use them. After travelling […]

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TURKEY’S OTTOMAN EMPIRE (INFOGRAPHIC)

TURKEY’S OTTOMAN EMPIRE (INFOGRAPHIC)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

You cannot go to Turkey without learning some stuff about the Ottoman Empire. So don't.

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8 reasons you should spend your uni break in Vietnam

8 reasons you should spend your uni break in Vietnam

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Reason #7: You get to say things like "Back in 'Nam..."

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The 10 Best Spots for Tapas in Barcelona

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Experience one of Spain’s favorite activities—evening tapas at these 10 popular spots in Barcelona.

Fun Things to Do in Changi Airport Whether You’re A Local or Tourist

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

My Perfect Tenerife Itinerary

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

It’s been two years since I published a post about the 11 places I’d want to visit in the following year. It was November 2015 and I was making plans for 2016. I said I’d visit Angkor Wat, in Cambodia, and Sapa Valley, in Vietnam. And I did – I went with my sister in

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What Inca trail? Seven of Peru’s (other) best adventures

What Inca trail? Seven of Peru’s (other) best adventures

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

From the thick and sticky Amazon to the eerie Nazca Lines – Peru has stacks of stuff to get your grubby adventurous mitts on. Here's the best of the rest

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5 Ways Prepaid Phones Can Save You Money When Traveling

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

When traveling internationally, many cellphone providers charge high rates to cover roaming fees. Sending a text or checking emails quickly becomes a costly expense for travelers.

Many people think that the only ways to avoid paying massive bills is to leave their cellphones at home. But if the thought of living without your smartphone while you travel makes you want to scream, don’t despair.

Many cellphone providers offer affordable options to help you stay connected no matter where you are in the world. Learn about the following five ways prepaid phones can save you money when traveling.

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You’ve Got 9 Long Weekends in 2018 And We’ve Planned The Perfect Getaway for Each

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Admission Tickets at Tourist Attractions

Admission Tickets at Tourist Attractions


My Guide Vietnam

Our guide to Tourist Attractions Admission Price by our Vietnam local expert - Reference ticket prices and some services at popular destinations in Vietnam updated in ...

Top 5 Ways to Get Scammed in Bangkok

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

6 Things You Need To Know About All-Inclusive Resorts

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The all-inclusive resort, where throngs of tourists convene to enjoy all the food, drink and sunshine they can handle.

The 7 Dirtiest Things on an Airplane

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Breaking news: airplanes are dirty, but that shouldn’t come as a surprise to many who watch thousands of people load into these metal tubes and fly hours from one destination

13 reasons to go cycling in Vietnam right now

13 reasons to go cycling in Vietnam right now

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

A wise man (probably) once said: "He who travels in by bike has a way better time than he who travels on foot", and we're inclined to agree.

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10 Memorable Places Best Visited By Cruise Ship

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

When planning your next vacation, there are a variety of trips you can go on.

14 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Interlaken

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

18 Amazingly Cheap Places You Should Travel to in 2018

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Get inspired to travel with this ranking of top budget-friendly destinations around the world...

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10 Tourist Attractions That Really are THAT GOOD

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

Everyone has talked about how great it is, you have been planning and looking forward to it, you can’t wait to finally see it and then it happens.

Best family holiday destinations

by admin @ Vietnamese Private Tours

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8 Accessories Which Will Transform Your Travel Style in 2018

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Do you have an instant pot? They’re like magic, right? You put ingredients in, head to work, and eight hours later this amazing meal emerges.

Accessories are the instant pot of the fashion world. They can transform ensembles without a ton of time, effort, and often even money. Which is exactly what the savvy traveler needs.

Although comfort is top of the list, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to look stylish too whether you’re heading off to the wilds of Africa, or urban exploration in chic New York.

With this in mind, check out these tips on keeping your style on point, whilst travelling this season. Read on for eight accessories you need in 2018.

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5 awesome things to do in Guatemala

5 awesome things to do in Guatemala

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Guatemala may be small, but it's packed full of things for travellers to do. Here, we've selected some of them and presented them in a completely original and groundbreaking list-like format for you. Isn't the internet great?

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10 Things to See and Do in Kent County, England

by Tammy Landry @ EscapeHere

Kent is a home county bordering Greater London to the northwest, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the southwest.

11 Fun Things to Do in Batam for Your Next Weekend Getaway

by Snow L. @ TripZilla Magazine

4 Best Places to Visit in Doi Tung, The Switzerland of Thailand

by Serene Chan @ TripZilla Magazine

Your ultimate guide to Italy on a budget

Your ultimate guide to Italy on a budget

by Melissa Ariganello @ Geckos Tales

The endless carbs, the beautiful people, the ton of culture – there's just so much to love about Italy. But how to do it on the cheap? Here's how

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5 Overrated Attractions in Seoul and Where To Go Instead

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

8 Things to See and Do in Southern France

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Southern France is so much more than the French Riviera, Cannes, luxury hotels, and glamorous parties on opulent yachts–not that any of that isn’t enjoyable, but to the average traveler,

10 THINGS I CAN’T TRAVEL WITHOUT

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Recently I’ve taken a four-month break off of travel to settle into a comfortable life in a quiet town. It’s been nice, mostly.

I do miss packing and unpacking the bags. I miss tossing away ripped up socks, giving away paperback books, and moving what’s left of my big shampoo into a small little shampoo thingy.

Some things are essential to have packed and ready to grab when I’m on the road. I will not include the obvious things like a camera, computer, passport, etc. These following are the little home run hitters that are easy to forget about, but always needed:

1. DENTAL FLOSS

I like to eat. I like to eat meat. I like eating late. My teeth are spaced fairly far apart from laughing too much. Stuff gets in there and I need to get it out. I’ve often been wandering ... Read More »

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The 12 Best Food Truck Cities in America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

There is no denying it; we are living in a glorious age where food trucks have become the hottest places to grab some grub.

Here’s how to have the best time ever at Burma’s Inle lake

Here’s how to have the best time ever at Burma’s Inle lake

by Louise Burton @ Geckos Tales

Inle Lake is a pretty spectacular place to spend some time. It's also a pretty spectacular place to do some stuff

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The Top 10 Artsy Towns in America

by Bruce Yaccato @ EscapeHere

For those with the slightest creative bent, there is something inherently romantic about ‘artsy’ places, places where great artists congregated, often out of poverty, a sense of adventure, a disdain

12 Must-Do Activities in Penghu to Include in Your Taiwan Itinerary

by Cheryl Seet @ TripZilla Magazine

Hands Up If You Love Animals! 8 Places To Head To in Singapore For Wildlife Lovers

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

How Many Days of Leave Do You Get Compared to Other Countries?

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Places to Visit in Southern Vietnam | Travel Blog | ThePlanetD

Places to Visit in Southern Vietnam | Travel Blog | ThePlanetD


The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

In Autumn 2011 I embarked on a volunteer experience in Southern Vietnam for just under a month. In some ways Vietnam is a lot like the rest of South East Asia

8 women who will inspire you to drop everything and travel

8 women who will inspire you to drop everything and travel

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Their adventures were seriously epic

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5 reasons to use all of your vacation time on Latin America

5 reasons to use all of your vacation time on Latin America

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

And if you live in the U.S. of A, there's a big, fat, juicy travel dream waiting down south.

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15 Things To Do in Montego Bay Jamaica

by Emily Kydd @ Goats On The Road

Many people consider Montego Bay THE epicentre for tourism in Jamaica, and with so many things to do in Montego Bay, it’s not hard to see why. The home of the original all-inclusive due to its beautiful sandy beaches and epic turquoise waters, Montego Bay remains the core of the Jamaican traveler’s experience and really […]

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Vietnamese coffee will change your life. Here’s why.

Vietnamese coffee will change your life. Here’s why.

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

I've bean thinking about you a latte

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4 places you can experience the real life game of thrones

4 places you can experience the real life game of thrones

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Are you an Arya or Sansa kinda gal? More of a Grey Worm or a Tyrion fella? Wanna hang with the cool kids in King’s Landing and then climb the wall with the Wildlings? Well, guess what? YOU CAN GO TO ALL OF THE PLACES FOR REALZ.  So sharpen your swords and don your best

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Top Places to Celebrate New Years Eve in Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It is one of the most awaited festivals all over the world, where people come from all nooks and crannies to indulge themselves in one epic partying spree.

10 simple tips to get the travel photos of your dreams

10 simple tips to get the travel photos of your dreams

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Taking good photos whilst travelling can be hard. This makes it heaps easier.

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24 Hours in Nice – Sometime’s You Only have a Day to See it All

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Face it: sometimes you don’t have a great deal of time to spend in a city. But I’ve learned that you can pack a lot in in just 24 hours, if you plan ahead and prioritize what you want to do. Here's what I did with my short 24 hours in Nice, France. By Susan […]

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7 Must-See Sights in Hanoi, Vietnam

7 Must-See Sights in Hanoi, Vietnam


TripSavvy

Don't say you've been to Hanoi in Vietnam until you visit all of these seven must-see sights, including Hoan Kiem Lake, Temple of Literature, and more.

Get in my belly: the best American sammiches

Get in my belly: the best American sammiches

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It takes many names: sarnie, sanga, sammich, sammie; and takes many, many forms. Your first exposure to the sandwich may have been as a child – a peanut butter affair, perhaps – the crusts lovingly removed and disposed of; or your first sandwich may have been encountered in your lunchbox at school – a cheese

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A Guide to Visiting Brunei on A Budget

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Vietnam: a travel compendium

Vietnam: a travel compendium

by Chloe Papas @ Geckos Tales

You’ll never be twiddling your thumbs in Vietnam. Here's the drill.

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Xavier Rudd talks travel, inspiration and what makes a ‘real’ journey

Xavier Rudd talks travel, inspiration and what makes a ‘real’ journey

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

I am always barefoot. I used to have dreadlocks. I can play the didgeridoo, guitar, harmonica and Aztec drum simultaneously. I have been on the road for over 15 years. Who am

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When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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23 Best Things to Do & Places to Go in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

A Year in Review (And a Needed Break)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

As dawn broke on this year, I was excited for a fresh start. Last year, I dealt with panic attacks and anxiety from taking on too many projects, a breakup that left me heartbroken, and a mini-identity crisis from settling down. But that “greatest worst year of my life” set the stage for a year […]

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Thieves Are Targeting Luggage in Hong Kong’s Airport Buses

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Travel Sense Asia(TSA) will attend The Travel Mart AEC from Jan 16 – Jan 19 2018 in Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

The Travel Mart AEC is the overarching voice of travel trade partners in the ASEAN Economic Community. It was first conceptualized by travel and leisure gurus as the go-to marketing arm of businesses who wish to showcase their travel products and services locally and abroad. Fueled by their passion and determination to see the industry […]

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8 Things to See and Do in the Bahamas

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

The island chain of the Bahamas is rich with history, culture and romantic legend that lends to its appeal.

10 reasons you’ll fall in love with Nha Trang, Vietnam

10 reasons you’ll fall in love with Nha Trang, Vietnam

by Amber Dunlap @ Geckos Tales

It's literally impossible to get bored here

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The 16 best things to do in London

The 16 best things to do in London

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Lon-done

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5 Airlines That Will Compensate You if Your Flight is Cancelled or Delayed

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Compensation for delayed and canceled flights is not a new thing. In fact, in many parts of the world it's actually a requirement that the airline compensates you when they delay your flight.

However just like any other compensation claim, you will have to ensure that you follow the right procedure to increase your chances of getting the money that you deserve.

To help you identify when you might be entitled to compensation, we have put together the following guide, with tips on how to file your claim and the top airlines that compensate their clients for delayed flights.

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1 Week Indonesia Itinerary: How to Make the Most Of Your Trip

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Rachita shares how you can see the best of Java and Bali in one shorter trip.

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Stranger things: The world’s weirdest facts

Stranger things: The world’s weirdest facts

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Remember when potatoes were against the law? True story.

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5 Best Low Cost Long-Haul Airlines for Budget Travellers

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

5 Must-Visit Destinations in Washington, D.C. for Families

by Emily Matras @ EscapeHere

With hundreds of monuments, museums, and memorials to choose from, a visit to D.C. can quickly turn overwhelming as you try to cram everything in.

I’m Moving to Vietnam!

by Justine @ Travel Lush

The suspense is finally over… I’m moving to Vietnam!!! In exactly one week I’ll be packing my bags, saying goodbye to Beijing and moving to Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon). I still can’t believe that I’m moving and I definitely can’t believe I’m going back to my beloved Southeast Asia. I’m so, so excited!…

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7 Things to See and Do in Fiji

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It isn’t hard to understand why people of all ages want to travel to Fiji on their next vacation.

Vietnam Backpacking Guide - Highlights, Maps, Places To Go

Vietnam Backpacking Guide - Highlights, Maps, Places To Go


Indie Traveller

Top things to do in Vietnam, plus suggested routes. Travel tips and advice for backpackers and independent travelers.

15 Places You Cannot Visit Even If you Want To

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

When you start planning a vacation, the world is at your fingertips.

10 Things to See and Do in Iceland

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Iceland, a land where fire and ice co-exist, home to the best free education, the best life expectancy and the world’s biggest hot tub.

Why it’s important to travel when you’re young: the statistics

Why it’s important to travel when you’re young: the statistics

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Travelling whilst you’re young is probably the best thing you can do with your time. And because we’re kicking off our ULTIMATE TRAVEL ADVENTURE competition, we thought it was a good time to share this information with you

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Everything you ever wanted to know about Nepal

Everything you ever wanted to know about Nepal

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Everything you ever wanted to know about travelling in Nepal is in here. Seriously

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9 Must Visit Places In Da Nang For First Time Visitors

9 Must Visit Places In Da Nang For First Time Visitors


Justgola

Danang has been the most attractive destination in the world recently. More and more tourists make their trip to Danang city to experience the beauty of friendly people, unique culture and impressive landscapes. Once you go there, you should not miss these 9 must visit places.

The ultimate guide to eating gluten-free in Italy

The ultimate guide to eating gluten-free in Italy

by Melissa Ariganello @ Geckos Tales

Foodies, get excited

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My Motorbike Tour of Vietnam – An adventure like no other

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

My motorbike tour of Vietnam was a trip that turned out to be all I didn’t want but everything I needed. I was travelling through South East Asia – my last big roundtrip before turning 30 – and I wanted to make the most of it. So, following in the footsteps of TopGear, driving a […]

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A Guide to International Power Outlets

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Don’t blow a fuse…literally and figuratively speaking.

A Guide to Srinagar: Things To Do, See, and Eat

by Savi Vid @ Bruised Passports

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ABUNDANCE – it’s the first word that strikes me when I step foot into Kashmir. It’s summer and the orchards are in full bloom. Hundreds of luscious red apples dangle precariously off trees. Juicy peaches are being harvested. Walnuts are beginning to ripen in a nearby field. Hyacinths, irises and amaranth flowers line roads that […]

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6 Essential Croatian Destinations

by Brea Elford @ EscapeHere

It seems like everyone and their dog is flocking to Croatia these days, and for good reason; this country is has everything- beaches, nightlife, history, culture, scenery… all at a

Singapore Will be Witnessing a Blue Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse on 31 Jan 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

10 reasons why Penang is the gem of Malaysia

10 reasons why Penang is the gem of Malaysia

by Izabel Antle @ Geckos Tales

Don't overlook this star of SE Asia

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The 7 Best Stargazing Spots in the Southern Hemisphere

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

If there’s one thing humans across the globe have been doing since time immemorial, it’s looking up at the dark night sky and feeling awe.

10 Interesting Facts About Sweden

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Sweden gets a bad rap in North America: we either don’t know where the country is, often confusing it with Switzerland, or we assume that everyone sounds like the Swedish

The Best Lisbon Hidden Gems and Secret Spots

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This is a curated list of the major Lisbon hidden gems and secret places. No touristy bullshit or pretentiousness here. Whether you are living in Lisbon, have a few extra days to explore or you’re an hipster looking for the off the beaten track, this article is for you. Lisbon holds a special place in […]

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SIEM REAP’S 10 BEST BARS: CLASSY, HIDDEN DIVES JUST OUTSIDE OF ANGKOR

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Every year I find myself in Siem Reap, Cambodia for a week. It’s inevitable, and always enjoyable.

Angkor Wat is, along with Bagan in Myanmar, one of the two most spectacular temple sites in Asia, if not the world. I’ve come back again and again with friends, or by myself. Although lately I barely spend time in the temples of Angkor Wat, I love the cafe and bar scene of nearby Siem Reap, a charming little French colonial town adjacent to Angkor that now serves as the tourist-amenity center of the region. Though a tourist town, it’s far from a tourist trap. There is something about the clear blue sky, slow clouds and that long twilight that I love here. And, there’s the drinks.

Pub Street is famous here. It is the center of Siem Reap and the fulcrum of activity in ... Read More »

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Facty things: 10 facts about Sri Lanka

Facty things: 10 facts about Sri Lanka

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

The best way to learn about Sri Lanka is to travel around and chat to the locals. The second best way is to read these facts. You're welcome.

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5 reasons you should do an India trip while you’re young

5 reasons you should do an India trip while you’re young

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Y'know, other than the fact it's awesome

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Buzz Aldrin wins #tbt, publishes expense form to the moon

Buzz Aldrin wins #tbt, publishes expense form to the moon

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

This wins the travel memorabilia award. Hands down

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24 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Osaka

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Wand-erlust: 9 harry potter spells for travellers

Wand-erlust: 9 harry potter spells for travellers

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Got travel hacks? Tell us your best and win the trip of a lifetime to India, Vietnam or Turkey. Reading Harry Potter, I  always wondered why the characters didn’t travel more. Sure, the Weasley’s went to Egypt that one time and the Triwizard tournament came to Hogwarts, but did Voldemort put a ban on international

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Let them eat avo: the 5 best Aussie brunches in London

Let them eat avo: the 5 best Aussie brunches in London

by Hannah Foster @ Geckos Tales

All your breakfasts are belong to us

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The 8 Most Beautiful Views in France

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

There’s a reason that France ends up near the top of lots of travel bucket lists—the country is simply one of the most beautiful places in the world.

8 Places to Visit in Italy Before You Have Kids

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Italy is truly one of Mother Nature’s masterpieces, offering a geography boasting incredible landscapes- from the icy Alps to the volcanic craters to the turquoise waters.

10 Free Things To Do In Barcelona

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Taking a trip to Barcelona is truly the trip of a lifetime that requires of a lot of financial splurging.

7 Suggestions for a Girls Getaway Weekend in the USA

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

There’s nothing more useful in your life then a really, really good friend- especially when you need one.

8 Exciting Things That Are Coming to Singapore In 2018

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Countries that look like things

Countries that look like things

by Taz Liffman @ Geckos Tales

ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED!

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Priceless Experiences at District Wharf D.C.

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

This is a sponsored conversation written by us on behalf of IHG Rewards Club. But the opinions and text are all ours. Have you always wanted to be an ambassador? Enjoy the perks of elite status but don't ever stay enough in the same hotel to reach it? Well you can now! While visiting Washington […]

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Meet Sana, the Geckos leader defying gender stereotypes in India

Meet Sana, the Geckos leader defying gender stereotypes in India

by Rebecca Shapiro @ Geckos Tales

It didn't take long for Sana Jinah to realise what she wanted. She wanted something that’d take her out of her comfort zone and into the world

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Bruised Passports: How we plan a trip from start to finish

by Savi Vid @ Bruised Passports

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This is that time of the year when we usually head out to Bali to work from our remote office ensconced in the paddy fields of the island. However after falling violently unwell and wasting a lot of money rescheduling flights last year, we decided to give Bali a miss this year. But we’re not […]

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10 Mistakes Most Tourists Make in Chicago

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

You know the saying: when in Rome, do as the Romans do. As travelers, we know this is true in any city we visit, including the Windy City.

5 things no-one tells you about travelling overseas

5 things no-one tells you about travelling overseas

by Naomi Avery @ Geckos Tales

The truth is out there

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The natural high of Iguazu falls

The natural high of Iguazu falls

by Ella Benjamin @ Geckos Tales

Forget Disney Land, Iguazu Falls is most euphoric, most uncontrollable smile-inducing place on earth. We've even got the science to prove it.

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Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Wonder where to go Myanmar for the most meaningful memories? The following is our 7-day travel itinerary on the top-ranked destinations in the country you can have a chance to visit all. Also called the Golden Land, Myanmar is a spectacular country which is still relatively untouched by tourism. Thanks to thousands of iconic sights […]

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Bokor Hill Station: An Abandoned Site in Cambodia Worth Exploring

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

12 Years Of Travel: Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

London is steeped in history, but it’s also shaping the future of how we control the landscape Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London 10 June 2012, 3 Years Ago This Week: I spent a few days in Greenwich for my 40th birthday – it seemed appropriate to go back to the Source Of All Time as I […]

8 things you wouldn’t expect to find in China

8 things you wouldn’t expect to find in China

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Ready to get some China learnin’? Here we go

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The 8 Most Beautiful and Underrated Places in Brazil

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Throughout the country of Brazil there are many beautiful cities, yet they don’t always get the attention they deserve.

8 easy ways to be an awesome traveller

8 easy ways to be an awesome traveller

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Don't forget your Ps & Qs

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A Guide to Manzanillo Colima For Digital Nomads & Travellers

by Dariece Swift @ Goats On The Road

We’ve travelled and lived in Mexico on numerous occasions, visiting everywhere from Guanajuato and Mexico City, to Valladolid and San Cristobal de las Casas – and many places in between. We love how no trip to Mexico is identical, and how each state offers unique and wonderful regional specialties, cuisine and culture. Mexico is without […]

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How Many Days of Leave Do You Get Compared to Other Countries?

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 5 Places to Enjoy Los Angeles Like A Local

by Joy Ling @ TripZilla Magazine

Discover: Takaoka

by @ Wikitravel

On your way from Takaoka to the Vladivostok ferry? Take a look out the window: the name of the Himi train line means Ice-Watching.

10 Things to See and Do in Daytona Beach

by Tammy Landry @ EscapeHere

Located in Volusia County, Florida, Daytona Beach is a city with a population of a little over 60,000 people.

You’ve Got 9 Long Weekends in 2018 And We’ve Planned The Perfect Getaway for Each

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 5 Ways to Get Scammed in Bangkok

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Best things to eat in New York for under $20

Best things to eat in New York for under $20

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

Eat your way around New York on the cheap

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Why voluntourism isn’t always what you think

Why voluntourism isn’t always what you think

by Travel Textbook @ Geckos Tales

Do it right. Do your research.

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Tiny hamster eating tiny burrito is the best video ever

Tiny hamster eating tiny burrito is the best video ever

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If there's one thing we love more than actual Mexican burritos, it's videos of tiny hamsters eating tiny Mexican burritos. Compliments to the chef.

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5 Best restaurants in Siem Reap

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

To serve the millions that flock to see the Angkor Wat, culinary prowess in Siem Reap has taken to new heights. Just as you will...Read More

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London’s cheapest (and weirdest) eats

London’s cheapest (and weirdest) eats

by Dean Harries @ Geckos Tales

Can London really let go of its affluent reputation and allow us penny-pinching vagabonds to enjoy decent grub? Of course it can

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25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase


The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand enjoys a 50% return rate for foreign tourists. In contrast, Vietnam only pulls back 5% of visitors.Personally, I feel that Vietnam walks all over Thailand in almost every travel category except beaches. So, why do so many people have such bad experiences and never return to Vietnam?I hope the list I have made below helps out first-time visitors. It may seem cynical and anti-Vietnamese. It’s not. I love this country; I want you to love it, too. I’d just like to alert travelers to beware of the common first-time mistakes that may sour their experience of the local people and the country overall.Do your homework, know what to expect, and this is the most rewarding country in Southeast Asia to explore.Here goes:-1-TAKE YOUR VISA SERIOUSLY, VERY SERIOUSLY INDEEDYes, it seems like common sense, but I have seen tourists turned ... Read More »

12 Years Of Travel: Perhentian Kecil Beach, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands are a backpacker haven with great beaches and cheap scuba diving Perhentian Kecil Beach, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia 28 June 2006, 9 Years Ago This Week: I’d been commissioned to write a story about diving in the Perhentian Islands by Asian Diver magazine – while it’s a bit of a trek to get […]

The Coolest Things To Do In The Czech Republic In The Winter

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

Pin It For Later

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Vegan and proud: the best countries to not eat animals

Vegan and proud: the best countries to not eat animals

by Tarah Miller @ Geckos Tales

Old McDonald had a farm, and on that farm he had some...vegetables

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Introducing your Euro 2016 summer bucket list

Introducing your Euro 2016 summer bucket list

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Do them. Before you are dead

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The 12 Best Streets Foods in Italy

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Many people don’t associate Italy with street food, but they would be missing out on a country that offers regional specialties and unique eats.

Get Huge Discounts on a Private Pool Villa at The Leaf Jimbaran Bali

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Bali has become one of the world’s premier travel destinations and for good reason. The popular Indonesian island is constantly ranked as one of the best islands to visit, enticing tourists from across the globe to experience its treasures.

Whether you come to seek nightlife that never ends, a relaxing eco-retreat, exciting outdoor recreation, delicious cuisine, or the hospitality of its inviting residents, Bali is sure to cater to the holiday you desire.

For those who desire a luxury villa retreat, with a private pool, beachfront seafood restaurants and laidback vibes, Luxury Escapes are offering 69% off stays at The Leaf Jimbaran for a limited time.

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29 things all travellers should be thankful for (yeah, even you!)

29 things all travellers should be thankful for (yeah, even you!)

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

It’s that time of year again, and while not all of us hail from the bountiful United States of A, we reckon everyone could do with a little extra gratitude

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The 7 Most Beautiful Views in Spain

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Spain at times can be absolutely overwhelming, offering a ton of different landscapes, activities and cities to explore.

Best budget breaks for uni students

Best budget breaks for uni students

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Step away from the books

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Best Winter Adventure Parks in America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

While not all of America sees winter in terms of cold, snow and ice; many states do and instead of hibernating inside, they are choosing to embrace when winter.

Kid-Friendly New Zealand: 6 Things to See and Do

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

New Zealand isn’t the first place you think of when you think about vacationing with the kids.

Barcelona Costs & Budget Tips

by Janine @ Same Same But Different

After being in Spain for 8 months, it was finally time for a proper trip away together in December. We had a few days off work so it was the perfect opportunity to pack our bags and head to Barcelona. We got there on Thursday afternoon and left on Sunday afternoon, so we had 3 […]

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Nicky Bomba: why I’m backing the thin green line

Nicky Bomba: why I’m backing the thin green line

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

We dropped Nicky a line to find out why he got involved with The Thin Green Line and what it is about conservation that gets him all fired up to go out there and play music and stuff

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The 7 Most Beautiful and Underrated Cities in France

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Utter the word ‘France’ and everyone immediately thinks of Paris and although we aren’t downplaying the importance of the city and how grand it is, we do happen to think

The 16 Best Places to Live in America 2016

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

From sea to shining sea, America is a beautiful country filled with varied landscapes, eye-popping attractions and friendly people everywhere you go.

10 Countries You Can Visit For Less Than $50 a Day

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

With more and more people traveling around the world, countries are getting more expensive to stay and eat in, but despite popular beliefs it is possible to pick the right

Name that animal: 7 of Borneo’s wildest wild things (video)

Name that animal: 7 of Borneo’s wildest wild things (video)

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Borneo is a pretty wild place, and we don't say that lightly. This video will make you wanna pack your bags and go jungle

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6 Christmas Attractions You Can Visit Year Round

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

For most of us, Christmas only comes once a year and although festivities may start as early as November, most are over by January.

People are going bonkers for cherry blossom selfies

People are going bonkers for cherry blossom selfies

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Don't be a possum. Respect the blossom

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The Best Apps To Buy Cheap Flights On Your Phone (Updated for 2018!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Finding a good and reliable travel app can be a hard task. In this article I will try to answer the question: which are the best apps to find cheap flights on your phone? Booking flights before vs now Not many years ago, you need an appointment with your travel agent to book a flight. We booked […]

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Vietnam Travel Guide

Vietnam Travel Guide


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

A comprehensive budget travel guide to Vietnam with tips and advice on things to do, see, ways to save money, and cost information.

8 Places to Visit in Europe Before You Have Kids

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

There are two ways to visit Europe, the first is with kids and although that seems overwhelming at first, this continent is actually quite kid-friendly.

8 Things to See and Do in Cambodia

by Rina Marcotte @ EscapeHere

After the fall of the terrifying and violent Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1990s, Cambodia has slowly re-established itself as a popular backpacker and off-the-beaten-path tourist destination.

The Top 10 Places to Visit in Puerto Rico

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

Taking a trip to a tropical paradise is the dream of many. The lure of clear blue water, sandy beaches and laid back lifestyle is a huge attraction.

Best Snowshoe Destinations For Couples

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

What do miles of groomed trails for snowshoeing, fresh fine dining, luxury accommodations and majestic views have in common? The answer is our top 10 snowshoe adventures for couples.

A Guide to Visiting Brunei on A Budget

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam

A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam


My Adventures Across the World

A concise guide to the most fun things to do in Vietnam and the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam in only 15 days

12 London instagrammers you should be following. Stat.

12 London instagrammers you should be following. Stat.

by Hannah Foster @ Geckos Tales

London has never looked so filtered.

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15 places you’ve been mispronouncing your entire life

15 places you’ve been mispronouncing your entire life

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

IT'S CHOWDER! SAY IT RIGHT!

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8 Italian Attractions Every Kid Should Experience

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Taking your kids on vacation is always a gamble, will you be able to find enough fun, engaging activities to keep them satisfied and tired out at the end of

The Absolute Best Things to do in Kampot & Kep, Cambodia!

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Cambodia is full of surprises and beautiful places..  Just as you thought that you have almost seen it all, something new pops up and this post is all about places like that!  It is about the best things to do in Kampot and Kep! After our journey from Phnom Penh […]

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Vang Vieng now: hedonistic party town made good?

Vang Vieng now: hedonistic party town made good?

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Five years ago, Vang Vieng was the greatest party scene on the planet

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Travel news: Monte Carlo Las Vegas Update

by @ Wikitravel

As of today, Las Vegas' Monte Carlo Casino Hotel remains closed pending the investigation of last week's fire and the impending repair work. At this time, reservations at the Monte Carlo are being moved to other MGM Mirage hotels. In addition, the Lance Burton show will be suspended for the time being and all tickets that have already been purchased will be refunded.

26 Important Things To Know Before Your Vietnam Trip

26 Important Things To Know Before Your Vietnam Trip


Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This blog features important Vietnam tips and tricks for first-timers. How to be street smart, travel safely, not being ripped off and have a blast!

Decide THAT perfect destination for your next trip + Win two KLM tickets

by Savi Vid @ Bruised Passports

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  Every single day we pin down a gorgeous photo of someplace we’ve never been on to on a mood-board. It’s only natural to feel overwhelmed when one needs to pick a single destination from all these gorgeous places for one’s next holiday  – do we want to chase the Northern Lights in Scandinavia or […]

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What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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10 FREE Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur for Travellers on A Budget

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 5 Places to Enjoy Los Angeles Like A Local

by Joy Ling @ TripZilla Magazine

7 ridiculously underrated destinations in SE Asia

7 ridiculously underrated destinations in SE Asia

by Bridget Kapinus @ Geckos Tales

Southeast Asia really does have all the ingredients for a perfect vacay

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10 Things to See and Do on Prince Edward Island

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The beautiful island of Price Edward Island is just a small speck in Canada, but offers much in the way for visitors.

Best Time to Visit Goa, India: Best Season & Month

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Goa is a magical place to visit. Many tourists describe the weather as being perfect- not too hot or cold … if you go there at the right time of year that is. The best season to visit Goa in India is during the winter; whilst the best month to […]

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Things to do in Siem Reap

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

Introducing the 20 unique things to do in Siem Reap! From the temples to meaningful travel experiences worth a shot, the Backstreet Academy Team brings...Read More

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Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam


Travelfish

A comprehensive list of things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam. Includes all the major sights and activities in and around Hoi An.

The 10 Most Friendly Cities in America 2015

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

As travelers, we talk a lot about the best places to visit.

Top 5 Best Punta Cana Beaches

by Dariece Swift @ Goats On The Road

If you’re looking for the perfect beach holiday complete with swaying palm trees, glistening turquoise waters, and blindingly white sand, look no further than the Caribbean. There are numerous islands to visit in the region, but The Dominican Republic is especially popular with North American travellers looking for a luxurious all-inclusive vacation in Punta Cana. […]

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8 things about Buddhism you never learned in school

8 things about Buddhism you never learned in school

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Animal transfiguration, super strength hair follicles, self-mummification, power of the mind dry-cleaning - welcome to Buddhism school, rookie.

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8 reasons India will blow your mind

8 reasons India will blow your mind

by Hayley Griffiths @ Geckos Tales

When it comes to India, 'crazy' is an understatement.

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10 Amazing Fairytale Castles In Germany You Cannot Miss

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

Did you know there are over 20,000 castles in Germany? Yeah, neither did we! Deciding which German castles to visit can be a daunting task. We’ve traveled to Germany 6 times and seen a ton of gorgeous castles in Germany. Let us help you pick...

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How to shoot like a pro: tips from photographer Maja Zonjic

How to shoot like a pro: tips from photographer Maja Zonjic

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

"Owning the most expensive gear won’t make you a better photographer" and other advice from documentary photographer Maja Zonjic

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“Travel makes you happier than possessions” – science

“Travel makes you happier than possessions” – science

by Taz Liffman @ Geckos Tales

Scientists think experiences will make you happier than material stuff. Who are we to argue?

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Your guide to Vang Vieng: Eat, Drink, Do

Your guide to Vang Vieng: Eat, Drink, Do

by Ben Leach @ Geckos Tales

Heading to Vang Vieng? Read this first.

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10 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam

10 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam


Go Asia Travel

Most travelers to Vietnam are attracted by the country’s wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south. Vietnam however is also a country with a long history and ancient traditions. It has many historic attractions and old temples. An overview of the most amazing tourist attractions in Vietnam.

33 Travel Memes That Accurately Describe Going On A Vacation

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

A collection of funny travel memes and GIFs that are real AF and perfectly describe any of your last vacations. Featuring some of my favorite ones ever! Going on a trip is full of funny situations that happen over and over. I’ve put together what usually happens to me and went looking for memes and […]

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A roadtrip in Karnataka, India: Flower fields, Mysore, and Coorg

by Savi Vid @ Bruised Passports

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Tropical plantations punctuated with gold sunflower fields, modern highways flanked by marigold fields as far as the eye can see, neon green paddy fields surrounded by palm trees – a summer road trip in Karnataka showcases makes for a memorable getaway with friends and family   Itinerary for a road trip in Karnataka Day 1: […]

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Nine Reasons I Always Get Travel Insurance

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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12 Things to Love About Ibiza

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The island of Ibiza is well-known for its lively nightlife scene, beautiful beaches and more than six million tourists who visit it each year.

Hands Up If You Love Animals! 8 Places To Head To in Singapore For Wildlife Lovers

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

What it actually looks like to trek in Nepal, Geckos style (photos)

What it actually looks like to trek in Nepal, Geckos style (photos)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Picture this

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How to spend 50 British pounds around the world

How to spend 50 British pounds around the world

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Where will you spend your nifty fifty?

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Snowboarding in Iran: turns out it’s a thing

Snowboarding in Iran: turns out it’s a thing

by Taz Liffman @ Geckos Tales

One traveller. One snowboard. One Iran. Much epic powder

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An Awesome 2-Week Thailand Itinerary (For First-Timers)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article will help you craft your very own Thailand travel itinerary. After reading this, you’ll be ready for a trip to one of the most adventure-packed destination in the world! Thailand is a one of a kind place in the world. Despite getting 30M of tourists every year – some spots are already lost […]

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7 awesome things to do in Costa Rica

7 awesome things to do in Costa Rica

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

There's more stuff to do in Costa Rica than look for sloths, you know.

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9 sweet spots to check out in Mexico

9 sweet spots to check out in Mexico

by Jeremiah Ganicoche @ Geckos Tales

South of the border, down Mexico way

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What you need to know before hiking the Annapurna

What you need to know before hiking the Annapurna

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Get some knowledge inside of you

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Things to do in Luang Prabang

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

With the entire old town of Luang Prabang designated as a UNESCO site, lots of beautiful old colonial French architecture has been immaculately preserved and...Read More

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No Vietnam Visa Required For Citizens Of Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

From July 2015, you don’t need to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam if you’re a citizen from Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain Vietnam Embassy, Bangkok The Vietnamese government have announced a important change for Vietnam tourist visas – if you’re from Britain, Germany, France, Italy or Spain, you no longer need to […]

Move Over Las Vegas; Here are 3 Reasons Why Tourists Prefer Macau

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Thanks to appearances in countless Hollywood movies, Las Vegas has been widely regarded as the gambling capital of the world, with the bright lights of Sin City drawing visitors from around the globe for many decades.

However, the famous Nevada city can no longer claim to be the king of casino culture, and, in truth, hasn’t been for just over a decade now.

Rising to park itself firmly on that particular throne is Macau, which has transformed itself remarkably from what was once a sleepy fishing port to a booming Asian tourist destination at the top of many ‘must visit’ lists. Move over Las Vegas, because Macau is where the action is!

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A Fun Stay At Vietnam Backpacker Hostel: The Downtown Hostel (Hanoi)

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Written by Huong on Jul 13, 2016 The experience of backpacking through Southeast Asia would not be fulfilling without spending a night at a backpackers’ hostel. Among all the experiences I have had so far in Southeast Asia, one of … Continue reading

Singapore Will be Witnessing a Blue Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse on 31 Jan 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Things to do in Yogyakarta

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

Borobudur Sunrise Photo Credit : satunusanews.com  Take a look at the greatness of the 9th century Mahayana Buddhist temple, see the beautiful sunrise from the...Read More

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The best places to visit in March

The best places to visit in March

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

When March rolls around you will have just gotten stuck in to the year, but you’ll probably already be ready for a break from uni or work. That’s why we’re bringing you our top picks for places to visit in March

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What to Pack if You’re Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro (Packing List)

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

In October 2010 I traveled to Tanzania with the goal of conquering a mountain. And at 5,895 metres (19,341 ft), it was really, really tall. The highest mountain in Tanzania, the highest mountain in Africa, and the highest free-standing mountain in the world, if we’re keeping score.

I trekked through some truly incredible landscapes, transformed as a person along the way, and battled through one of the world’s most challenging journeys over 7 days.

Kilimanjaro is powerful, awe-inspiring, and an experience which inspires transformation. But if you don’t know what to pack it’s going to make your life a hell of a lot harder than it has to be.

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4 reasons to quit real life and go travelling

4 reasons to quit real life and go travelling

by Chloe Papas @ Geckos Tales

Is it time for you to call it quits and indulge in some wanderlusty hedonism? Maybe.

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Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

Don't look for nightlife in Saudi Arabia: alcohol, dancing, movies and mingling with the opposite sex are all prohibited.

Is this Japan’s coolest samurai city? All signs point to yes

Is this Japan’s coolest samurai city? All signs point to yes

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Pump up the Kill Bill soundtrack and let’s get started. Here's 7 good reasons to pop in on Kanazawa next time you're in the Land of the Rising Sun

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10 Underrated Attractions in Singapore to Check Out on Your Next Trip

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Exploring Japan: a video diary from Flying the Nest

Exploring Japan: a video diary from Flying the Nest

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Get ready for ramen, a day at Tokyo Disneyland, some fascinating cultural sites, more ramen and heaps of cool and kawaii things

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Best Snowshoe Destinations for Families

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

When you are looking for the perfect destination for a winter family getaway (that includes plenty of snowshoeing) there are so many options to consider.

8 Things to See and Do in St. Lucia

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

St. Lucia, with its varied topography, provides some stunning visuals.

10 Underrated Attractions in Singapore to Check Out on Your Next Trip

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

11 inspirational movies that’ll make you want to travel

11 inspirational movies that’ll make you want to travel

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

No, Eat Pray Love does not feature anywhere on this list

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London street eats: Our ultimate market guide

London street eats: Our ultimate market guide

by Julia D'Orazio @ Geckos Tales

Please sir, can I have some more

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Korea’s photoshop masters are winning the internet

Korea’s photoshop masters are winning the internet

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

I genuinely don’t know what people expect when they make honest-to-god requests of faceless internet bodies. Like, c’mon world – this is the same web that gave us Rick Rolling and 10 hours of the Nyan Cat.  But boy, am I glad that they do. Because once in a while, something so full of beauty and

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What the heck is that? Navigating Japan’s foodie wonders

What the heck is that? Navigating Japan’s foodie wonders

by Nick Reid @ Geckos Tales

Udon know what you’re missing

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Go to Buenos Aires. Party with La Bomba.

Go to Buenos Aires. Party with La Bomba.

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Konex Cultural Centre is renowned for being a hub of Buenos Aires nightlife. But on Mondays, the effervescent atmosphere gets turned up to 11, at around the same time as La Bomba die Tiempo take to the stage

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12 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Hoi An

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

6 things to do in Danang on Lunar New Year 2018

by Holiday Beach Danang Hotel & Resort @

Danang is the third largest city in Vietnam where Lunar New Year (or Tet Nguyen Dan) is celebrated grandly. If you are planning to celebrate the New Year of the Chicken at the beautiful beach city in Central Vietnam, we would suggest several venues and events for you to take part. Bach Dang Flower Street […]

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8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip a Visit to Wales

by Brea Elford @ EscapeHere

Wales is often the overlooked country in the United Kingdom.

Discover: Jacksonville

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville, Florida, don't expect to see the eponymous fort itself; it's now beneath the waters of the St. John's River.

Your Search for the Top Honeymoon Destinations Ends Here

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Weddings are a wonderful time of celebration, and should be one of the most unforgettable events of your life. But if there’s one event more memorable than your wedding day, it should be the honeymoon!

If you’re tossing up between an unforgettable honeymoon and the value of the diamond ring, it could be a tough choice in deciding which one should win.

But with the aim of strengthening the bonds of togetherness and marriage, perhaps one of the following destinations will inspire you!

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Top 6 Specialty food to bring back from Da Nang

by Brandee brande @

Are you traveling to Danang and looking for something to bring home from this beautiful city? Here are the different special food options so your friends and families at home can enjoy a bit of Danang too. 1. Cha Bo (Grilled beef) Cha Bo or Grilled beef is a specialty which many visitors looking to […]

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26 emotions you’ll have on an overnight train in Vietnam

26 emotions you’ll have on an overnight train in Vietnam

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

All aboard!

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13 things only people who’ve been to Java will understand

13 things only people who’ve been to Java will understand

by Louise Burton @ Geckos Tales

Java is a full-on travel experience. Here are 13 reasons why. You're welcome.

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The Absolute Best Things To Do In Da Nang, Vietnam - NOMADasaurus Adventure Travel Blog

The Absolute Best Things To Do In Da Nang, Vietnam - NOMADasaurus Adventure Travel Blog


NOMADasaurus Adventure Travel Blog

The ultimate list of the best things to do in Da Nang, Vietnam, and where to stay in the city. Don't miss out on any of the fun when travelling here!

Experience the Best of Downtown NYC on a Bus Tour

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Unlike Upper Manhattan, Lower Manhattan, also known as the Downtown, offers a dramatic contrast between the new and the old. The experiences you will get there span from the 17th century, and the best way to savor every moment is by using a bus tour service.

Basically, there are so many things to do and see in Lower Manhattan, and what tour you choose depends on the time you have to spend in the area. Keep in mind that Manhattan is the mother of New York City, thanks to the contribution of the Dutch and the British.

Read on to learn more about touring Downtown NYC on a tour bus.

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Canada’s 8 Best Winter Getaways

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Canadian’s don’t bother hibernating in the winters, they embrace it and this country is the perfect place to enjoy an awesome winter getaway.

Why you should drop everything and travel Cuba now

Why you should drop everything and travel Cuba now

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Havana good time

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Inca trail permits are up, guys. Here’s all the deets

Inca trail permits are up, guys. Here’s all the deets

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It's on. It's on like Donkey Kong.

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Heading to Vietnam? 6 things you should definitely know

Heading to Vietnam? 6 things you should definitely know

by Lauren Marinigh @ Geckos Tales

Vietnam has crazy amounts of things going for it

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8 reasons the Galapagos Islands are awesome

8 reasons the Galapagos Islands are awesome

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

They're Ecuadorable *mic drop*

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A quick guide on getting to Vietnam

by admin @ Vietnamese Private Tours

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The here and Laos: your ultimate guide (to Laos)

The here and Laos: your ultimate guide (to Laos)

by Cam Hassard @ Geckos Tales

Everything you need to know about Laos, with pictures and maps and stuff.

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Discover: Bergen

by @ Wikitravel

The Norwegian city of Bergen is famously rainy, but the locals say there's no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.

10 Things to See and Do in Sarajevo

by Kirsten Schlewitz @ EscapeHere

Sarajevo, a place where east meets west and where centuries of Ottoman influence collide with Austro-Hungarian rule. It is one of the most unique cities in the world.

Are These the Best Jobs in the World? Jobs That Allow You to Travel (Some With No Experience)

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

While there are many careers that will not afford you a care-free lifestyle, or give you the option to work from the comfort of a hammock, in Bali - there are plenty that do (cue the ‘OH. MY. GOSH, no WAY!’)

Check out our list, and maybe quit your job to follow your dreams in 2018!

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The unofficial history of the selfie (a tale of four parts)

The unofficial history of the selfie (a tale of four parts)

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Everything you never wanted to know about how selfies didn't start.

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Where to Stay in Bangkok Can Make or Break Your Trip

by Adam @ Getting Stamped

Deciding where to stay in Bangkok, more than in many other cities, can really make or break your trip. Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok is home to more than 9.5 million people. If you look at a map of Bangkok you’ll be more than overwhelmed...

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6 of the weirdest travel accessories you probably don’t need

6 of the weirdest travel accessories you probably don’t need

by David Nagle @ Geckos Tales

They're the gadgets we deserve, but not the ones we need right now.

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Top 12 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Singapore

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

8 Things You’re Missing If You Don’t Visit Harlem

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Harlem, on the north side of Manhattan, hasn’t always had the best reputation and, in fact, many travelers have avoided this area of the city.

Feel like a complete local in Cebu – things to do in Cebu

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

If you’ve searched for things to do in Cebu, chances are that any other lists you would have come across would leave you wanting more...Read More

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12 European Christmas Market Images To Get You Into The Holiday Spirit

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

For many, the holidays just seem to kind of sneak up on us.

5 reasons why New Orleans is the food capital of the U.S.

5 reasons why New Orleans is the food capital of the U.S.

by Alex Temblador @ Geckos Tales

Here's everything you need to know about this foodie must-visit

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Turkey mythbusting: everything you know is wrong

Turkey mythbusting: everything you know is wrong

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

If Turkey was a TV show, the following points could be considered ‘spoilers’.

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8 things Bill Murray can teach you about travel

8 things Bill Murray can teach you about travel

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

He does films, he does advice; he's your new favourite travel guru

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The 10 Most Exotic and Out of the Way Destinations for Couples

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

You have traveled to Cancun and done the party scene, spent the night in a lodge in the mountains and now you are looking to just get away from it

5 things you never knew about the Galapagos Islands

5 things you never knew about the Galapagos Islands

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If we told you Charles Darwin didn't invent evolution, would you believe us?

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Heads up: London is holding a year-long festival of punk

Heads up: London is holding a year-long festival of punk

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Don't be another brick in the wall.

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Unique and Unusual Places to Visit in Milan

by Sharon Goodes @ TripZilla Magazine

When Your Life Changes Somewhat Unpredictably

by Stephanie @ The Passport Lifestyle

I used to be one of those people who believed that free will determined everything. Whenever I heard someone say ...

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12 Years Of Travel: View From Cortona, Italy

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Famous as the backdrop for the 2003 movie Under The Tuscan Sun, Cortona is a stunning medieval town perched above the surrounding countryside View from Cortona, Italy 11 June 2013, 2 Years Ago This Week: Despite the vast amount of information about every conceivable travel destination available, I still find myself occasionally stumbling upon places […]

Istanbul will turn you into a massive tourist but that’s ok

Istanbul will turn you into a massive tourist but that’s ok

by Urban Adventures @ Geckos Tales

Sometimes totally fanning out over a destination is compulsory.

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What is Switzerland Famous for? Here are 13 Things!

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Switzerland is the world’s only country where there are four national languages. These include French, Rumantsch, German and Italian. This isn’t the only thing that makes this beautiful country unique. Can I challenge you to name something Switzerland is famous for, before you look at our list?   So What […]

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10 of the world’s most other-worldly creatures

10 of the world’s most other-worldly creatures

by Hayley Griffiths @ Geckos Tales

You don't have to travel to outer space to see some weird stuff.

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A professional photographer’s guide to Turkey

A professional photographer’s guide to Turkey

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Our photographers friends have unfollowed him on Instagram because they can't stand seeing him getting paid to do super cool stuff, like going to Turkey, whilst getting paid for it. Understandable.

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Geckos photo comp is back, baby

Geckos photo comp is back, baby

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

You've got to risk it to get the biscuit

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Love Halloween? Get to Salem, USA

Love Halloween? Get to Salem, USA

by Che-Marie Trigg @ Geckos Tales

It's scary good

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15 Best Retirement Cities in Europe

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Retirement is an exciting time of wrapping up your many years of service to society and starting a new adventure in life using all the knowledge and wisdom you’ve acquired

5 awesome things to do in Kathmandu (that aren’t epic hikes)

5 awesome things to do in Kathmandu (that aren’t epic hikes)

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Kathman-don't miss out!

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Top tourist attractions in Hanoi - Same Same But Different

Top tourist attractions in Hanoi - Same Same But Different


Same Same But Different

Hanoi is full of interesting things to do, from visiting temples to walking around tranquil lakes. Here are the top tourist attractions in Hanoi.

Brunch? Or an epic adventure?

Brunch? Or an epic adventure?

by Justin Meneguzzi @ Geckos Tales

We see your cold drip filter and raise you a Vietnamese iced coffee (in Vietnam).

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A Vegetarian Guide to Japan

A Vegetarian Guide to Japan

by Nick Reid @ Geckos Tales

Miso happy!

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10 Things to See and Do in Greenland

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Move over Iceland; there’s a new northern country in town. Long ignored by travelers, Greenland is finally earning its place on the international stage.

Three Places To Visit In Chile In Just Ten Days

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

L'articolo Three Places To Visit In Chile In Just Ten Days sembra essere il primo su My Adventures Across the World.

Fun Things to Do in Munich for the Adventurous Soul

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Yes, Munich is home to Oktoberfest, offers tours to Neuschwanstein Castle, has the BMW Museum, and numerous beer gardens, and it's for these attractions the city is most famously known.

But what if you are looking for something new and exciting to do in Munich. This Bavarian city offers many secret activities and adventures that are sure to add some excitement to your next German holiday, and some will most definitely push you outside of your comfort zone!

So once you’re tired of listening to the sounds of a glockenspiel and are done playing dress-up with lederhosen and dirndls, why not try these adventures on for size. Put down that bratwurst or schnitzel, book a Munich taxi, and head to one of these quirky off the beaten path attractions.

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Heading to Japan? Here’s what you should definitely know

Heading to Japan? Here’s what you should definitely know

by Brooke Forman @ Geckos Tales

Here's everything you need to know: what to pack, what to eat, how to get around, and more

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9 Ways to Stimulate Your Senses in Costa Rica

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Once ruled by Spanish conquistadors in the 1500s, Costa Rica today evokes thoughts of lush, emerald rainforests, lofty, mist-capped mountains, and a bounty of some of the earth’s rarest and

8 reasons Central America is dominating right now

8 reasons Central America is dominating right now

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Central America. It's so hot right now

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10 Cool Day Trips from Bangkok

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Bangkok is an extremely cool city to explore and while we recommend taking the time to discover everything it offers, there are also some pretty epic day trips to take

5 of SAIGON’S BEST HIDDEN COCKTAIL BARS

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is a place of surprises, much of them elusive to first-time visitors with just a few days on the ground. Though a bit challenging at first, Ho Chi Minh City eventually became our favorite city in the world and a base for many of our adventures in the Southeast Asian region. It’s also a pretty great place to go out and grab a drink, whether it’s a Monday or Saturday, Saigon’s music venues, breathtaking rooftop bars, and tiny neighborhood spots are buzzing.

Unlike the more world famous, easy-to-find spots of Bangkok and Shanghai, Saigon is a city of tight neighborhoods which unveil themselves only to those intrepid enough to explore the tiniest, faintest lines on the map. Saigon doesn’t have a Times Square or Pudong. It’s a megacity comprised of small, distinct districts and alleys. Perch ... Read More »

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25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam


Touropia

Most travelers to Vietnam are attracted by the country's wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south. Vietnam however

24 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Osaka

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Have pounds, will spend: how to live the high life in London

Have pounds, will spend: how to live the high life in London

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

It's London. Like a boss.

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An unforgettable night in the Sahara

An unforgettable night in the Sahara

by Ciara Johnson @ Geckos Tales

Camels, mint tea, and sleeping under the stars? Yes please.

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Travel: it’s all in the anticipation

Travel: it’s all in the anticipation

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

I’m two weeks away from hauling myself across the world and I’ve suddenly realised something new

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Extreme Sports Guide: 10 Best Spots in the World for Insane Stunts

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

From base-jumping and snowboarding to canyoning and bouldering, check out these beautiful natural spots where adrenaline junkies get their daily fix of death-defying stunts.

10 Steps to a Perfect Vacation

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

No matter if you’re planning the trip of a lifetime, or if you’re embarking on a quick weekend getaway, having an awesome vacation (i.e.

8 Cool Things To Do In Singapore To Escape The Perpetual Summer Heat

by Carissa Ng @ TripZilla Magazine

Heads up: The Taj Mahal will be covered in mud for a year

Heads up: The Taj Mahal will be covered in mud for a year

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Going to India? Read this

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What To Do With 7 Days In New South Wales

by Guest Writer @ Goats On The Road

The southeastern state of New South Wales in Australia is famous for its charming coastal cities, breathtaking islands and a plethora of national parks. The jewel of the state is its capital, Sydney, with the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge showcasing the beauty of this port city. Inland you’ll find the jagged Blue […]

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10 facts that will make you fall in love with sloths (all over again)

10 facts that will make you fall in love with sloths (all over again)

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

Sloths are by far and away the best animal in the world. They are both adorable and utterly ridiculous. Here's proof

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The ultimate guide to India (part 2)

The ultimate guide to India (part 2)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

What's the quickest way to make friends in India? Does the Taj live up to the hype? We've the answers.

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The 10 Most Beautiful Views in Iceland

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Iceland is sometimes known as the Land of Fire and Ice, thanks to a wide range of landscapes that include everything from volcanoes to thundering waterfalls to creeping glaciers.

The Top 10 Hotels Pools in Orlando

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It is easy for any hotel to dig a hole, fill it with water and charge extra because they now offer a pool.

7 Muslim-Friendly Destinations for The Budget Traveller in 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Safari etiquette 101: 8 tips for an African adventure

Safari etiquette 101: 8 tips for an African adventure

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

To help you get the best out of your trip

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7 Fun Things to Do in The Picturesque City of Sintra, Portugal

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

There are so many things to do in Sintra, a picturesque city located just 45 minutes north of Lisbon Portugal. The history of the area dates back to the 1400’s when a single monastery was placed on a hilltop in Sintra during medieval times. When the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 destroyed most of the city, the […]

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Bokor Hill Station: An Abandoned Site in Cambodia Worth Exploring

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

No Indonesia Visa Required For Citizens Of 45 Countries

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

The Indonesian Government recently announced citizens of forty five countries no longer need a tourist visa to enter Indonesia. Indonesia Immigration Stamp How Does Visa Free Entry To Indonesia Work? If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, arrive at one of the entry points below and proceed to Passport Control. […]

Roadtripping from LA to San Francisco, in photos

Roadtripping from LA to San Francisco, in photos

by Phoebe Escott-Kenny @ Geckos Tales

Everything was a first for me. Every place and activity on the itinerary, roadtripping with a small group from LA to San Fran, was a new experience for me

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Quiz: Canada, How Well Do You Know Your Own Country?

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

How’s your Canadian geography? If you like to think of yourself as an expert on all things Northern, take our short quiz to see just how many Canadian cities you

12 Things to See and Do in Antarctica

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Antarctica; a place where only 40,000 people visit each year, a landscape so strikingly beautiful it’s hard to believe it’s real, a continent so isolated it takes two days of

16 nuggets of travel wisdom (and trash) from twitter

16 nuggets of travel wisdom (and trash) from twitter

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Twitter: home to Justin Bieber's ego, trolls, swathes of useless information, cat pictures and, when you dig a little deeper, some interesting takes on the world of travel.

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8 ultimate sights you should see in Marrakech

8 ultimate sights you should see in Marrakech

by Naomi Russo @ Geckos Tales

Unmissable things, by very definition, should not be missed. Here are some of those things in Marrakech.

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7 Exciting Holidays Where You’ll Actually Learn a Thing or Two

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

For all of you multi-taskers and fidgety folk: have you ever considered going on a holiday that would teach you something you didn’t know before? Travel (no matter where you

The West Coast: What They’re Known For and Why You Should See It

by Bethaney Wallace @ EscapeHere

California, Oregon and Washington State – they’re all about the beautiful sights and the good times.

Things to do in Vietnam: readers’ travel tips

Things to do in Vietnam: readers’ travel tips


the Guardian

Beautiful countryside, delicious food and fascinating culture ... readers share the most memorable places and experiences from their travels, often discovered in the company of knowledgeable locals

Sri Lanka: down to a tea (infographic)

Sri Lanka: down to a tea (infographic)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Some travel brands are good at making infographics (us), some countries are good at making tea (Sri Lanka). When you put the two together, you get this.

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The Essential Traveller’s Guide To Khao Lak

by Guest Writer @ Goats On The Road

Literally meaning, Lak Mountain, after one of the main peaks in this mountainous region of southwestern Thailand, Khao Lak offers travellers serene beauty, white sand beaches, towering cliffs and a less touristy alternative to other Andaman superstars like Phuket and Railay. This is where most liveaboard dive boats leave for long scuba trips in the […]

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Top 10 Badlands Around the World

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

When you imagine badlands, the mind goes to alien looking formations, minimal vegetations, fascinating colors and other geological forms.

The Park Royal on Pickering Singapore: The Balance of City & Nature

by Stephanie @ The Passport Lifestyle

Singapore is tied for my favorite country for various reasons but one of which has to do with the fact that ...

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15 Amazing Film Locations From the James Bond 007 Franchise

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Since 1962, the suave secret agent known as Bond has been thrilling cinema-goers with his climatic action sequences, high-tech gadgets and steamy romance scenes.

EscapeHere’s Top 12 ‘Parkitecture’ Masterpieces

by Bruce Yaccato @ EscapeHere

The accomplished American documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has called the U.S. National Parks system “America’s Best Idea.

The most beautiful travel film ever made?

The most beautiful travel film ever made?

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Filmed over 20 days and 3500km, Leonardo Dalessandri's incredible 'Watchtower of Turkey' video raises the bar for other travel films.

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8 Unusual Organized Tours for an Outstanding Vacation

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

Are your usual travel plans seeming a little flat? Do you want a travel experience that is truly conversation-worthy when you return home? Do you crave something out-of-the-box, but can’t

Stunning Pictures from the best resorts in Da Nang

by Brandee brande @

Da Nang is not only known for its many scenic spots, but also famous for its many beautiful resorts. See all these pictures, you will understand why the resorts in Da Nang is always a place that many people want to experience when coming to here. Holiday Beach Da Nang hotel & resort With a […]

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Get from Hanoi to Hoi An (& Vice Versa)

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Hoi An is a small town in central Vietnam that has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1999. It is known for its rich history, historical heritage, architecture and atmosphere.Well that is all lovely and I bet you already know that Hoi An is worth a visit.  So […]

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6 Outstanding Counties in Ireland

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Ireland is nothing short of fulfilling with striking landscapes and visions of natural allure. The Atlantic brings welcome, warm geothermal gusts and the rare geological wealth is astounding.

The Most Complete Travel Guide to Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This easy-to-follow Pico travel guide contains all you need to know to explore Pico island in Azores. Find out the best places to go and how to budget and plan your itinerary. And of course, what and where to eat. Let’s get started! Each island in the Azores has its own charm and appeal. There’s […]

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Discover: Santa Fe

by @ Wikitravel

In the celebrated art colony of Santa Fe, New Mexico, you can of course get paintings of the scenery of the southwestern United States, but did you know you can also get original paintings of Daffy Duck and Wile E. Coyote?

10 Best Things to Do in Vietnam - Vietnam Best Attractions

10 Best Things to Do in Vietnam - Vietnam Best Attractions


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Attractions in Vietnam are plentiful, ranging from stunning natural landscapes, untouched islets and quaint villages to war museums, colonial structures, and ancient citadels. The Cu Chi tunnels, located outside Ho Chi Minh City, represent the sheer grit and ‘can-do’ attitude of the Vietnamese while a visit

Snoop Dogg’s attempt to hire an entire country is completely legit

Snoop Dogg’s attempt to hire an entire country is completely legit

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

The internet is losing its mind because Snoop Dogg tried to rent an entire country. Turns out it wasn't such an outlandish request.

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Backpack Review: Osprey Porter 46 (Newest 2017 Edition)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Osprey's new 2017 model of the Porter 46 sees some great improvements, but how does it compare to the Farpoint 40?

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Cherry blossoms flooding a lake = magic

Cherry blossoms flooding a lake = magic

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

This is why God invented drones

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Dragon Fruit (Pitaya): Health benefits and everything you need to know

by Vietnamese Private Tours @ Vietnamese Private Tours

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Things to do in Saigon » A Guide to Top Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City - Love & Road

Things to do in Saigon » A Guide to Top Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City - Love & Road


Love & Road

An ultimate guide to all the top things to do in Saigon. Where to stay, transportation, attractions in Ho Chi Minh City and safe issues.

6 Incredible Reasons to Explore Dorset

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

With everything from castles to cake, not to mention some of the most geologically diverse landscapes in the UK, there are plenty of reasons to explore Dorset. Reasons to Explore Dorset Located on the southwest coast of England, acclaimed landscape photographer Andy Farrer discovered there's a lot to get excited about in Dorset and its […]

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The 8 Commandments of Traveling with Your Partner

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

In collaboration with Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group We have been traveling the world together for over 1,600 days (and counting) straight. Luckily, we travel pretty well together – but travel can be a big test of a relationship. A few things about traveling with your significant...

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24 hours in Panama City

24 hours in Panama City

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

With unmetered taxis, supreme coffee options and one of the world’s greatest engineering feats at your doorstep, there’s a lot to like about Panama City

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Travel Experts Choice: 27 of the Best Tourist Spots in the Philippines

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

There are 7,641 islands in the Philippines how do you decide which ones to visit? We asked 30 travel experts what their favorite place in the Phillippines was and made this list of the best tourist spots in the Philippines. No matter where you go...

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19 photos that prove Egypt is really wow

19 photos that prove Egypt is really wow

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Egypt. Home to ancient civilisations, mind-boggling landscapes, totally unbelievable architecture and a raft of utterly awesome travel experiences in waiting. If you're into that kind of thing.

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The giant Galapagos tortoise in numbers (infographic)

The giant Galapagos tortoise in numbers (infographic)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If there's one thing we about the Galapagos Islands, it's the giant tortoises. Here's everything you ever wanted to know about them.

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18 Must Know Anguilla Travel Tips

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

Anguilla is the Caribbean’s best-kept secret. Just a few miles away from busy St. Martin, Anguilla couldn’t be more different. One trip is all it will take to fall in love with this Caribbean gem, but there are a few things you should know before...

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10 Over The Top All-Inclusive Vacation Amenities

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

All-inclusive vacations are undeniably easy; all you have to do is show up and every need is catered to, without you having to open your wallet.

13 amazing Airbnb places you must try immediately

13 amazing Airbnb places you must try immediately

by Caroline Bellinger @ Geckos Tales

Shut up and take our money

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17 pics of Malaysia that will make you want to go RN

17 pics of Malaysia that will make you want to go RN

by Passport & Plates @ Geckos Tales

Get around it, people

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Four Places Worth Visiting in Santorini

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

As your ferry approaches the port of Santorini and you watch the island getting closer and closer, it’s easy to believe that you’re sailing into the view of one of Alfred Sislay’s idyllic paintings.

On the southernmost border of the Aegean archipelago, Santorini is not only considered to be one of the most beautiful islands of Greece, but one of the most stunning in the world.

Once you set foot on the island, Santorini will take you on a trip into its past: it’s here you’ll come face to face with the ancient Minoan civilization and the magnificent frescoes it left behind, the grand and fearsome eruption of its volcano and the huge caldera that’s still marveled at by thousands of tourists each year, and of course, its beautiful re-birth as one of the most picturesque places of this Earth.

These are the four top places to visit while you’re there.

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A life on the road: Chuck Ragan

A life on the road: Chuck Ragan

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

"Travelling's where we came from, and where we are." We catch up with globe-trotting folk troubadour, Chuck Ragan, and talk about his life on the road.

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36 Things I’ve Learned in 3 Years Living Abroad

by Justine @ Travel Lush

About halfway through writing my July monthly roundup post I realized that July actually marked my 3-year expat anniversary! For those of you who are new readers, I started this whole living abroad adventure in Jakarta, Indonesia, roughly three years ago, in July 2014. Back then, I had just wrapped up a year-long backpacking trip…

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12 free (and awesome) things to do in New York

12 free (and awesome) things to do in New York

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

No money no problems.

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The 9 Best Street Foods in India

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

India and street food truly go hand in hand with streets in every city lined with vendors looking to fill your belly with delicious eats.

Make it at home: pisco sour recipe

Make it at home: pisco sour recipe

by Leigh Barnes @ Geckos Tales

Everybody knows that the Pisco Sour is Peru's most famous - and delicious - drink. But not everybody knows how to make a Pisco Sour. Well, we do. And we're willing to share this information with you, so long as you repay us by making us some Pisco Sours at some point down the track. Deal? Good

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An Introvert’s Guide to 8 Incredibly Secluded Places

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Stare at the horizon for hours; ponder the world; dig your toes in the sand; climb a mountain; gaze across endless forest or ocean–change your perspective and you can change

10 Great Jobs to Travel While You Work

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

Quitting your job and traveling the world is one of the most common daydreams. Sadly, the business of earning a living often gets in the way of prolonged vacationing.

Sun And Sea Vacations For Newlyweds Through Vietnam Holiday Package 2018

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to its colonial structures, sparkling bays, gorgeous beaches, stunning landscapes, exotic cuisine, and colorful culture, Vietnam is always appealing to many honeymooners in all parts of the world. So, if you are newly married couples and wondering where to go in the S-shaped country for unforgettable and meaningful experiences, then Vietnam Holiday Package 2018 […]

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8 of the Best Cafes in Hanoi

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

The big cities in Vietnam have a cafe culture that is virtually unknown to the rest of the world. Don’t expect a Chemex of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe with hints of blueberry and strawberry or an Aeropressed Kenyan. You might be able to locate one eventually, but not before tripping over scores of cafes serving up tumblers of coffee so dark it looks like used motor oil and smells like the most intense mocha you’ve ever had. It’s no secret that we love Vietnamese coffee and as a follow up to our very popular Saigon cafes list, we offer a list of some of our favorites in the northern capital city. Also be sure to check out our handy guide to ordering coffee in Vietnam.

So, in the event that you can’t find this guy rolling around town, keep scrolling and we’ve got ... Read More »

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5 places you need to check out in Northern Thailand

5 places you need to check out in Northern Thailand

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

This ain't your daddy's Full Moon Party

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5 ways travel will help you through your quarter-life crisis

5 ways travel will help you through your quarter-life crisis

by Melissa Spurgin @ Geckos Tales

Forget yoga and gym memberships. This is only way through.

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Vietnam Travel | Places to visit in   Vietnam

Vietnam Travel | Places to visit in Vietnam


Rough Guides

Explore places to visit in Vietnam with Rough Guides: find out when to go, view itineraries and read about lakes, bays, street food and water puppets.

11 Fun Things to Do in Batam for Your Next Weekend Getaway

by Snow L. @ TripZilla Magazine

Bali what? Here’s why you totally have to visit the Gili Islands

Bali what? Here’s why you totally have to visit the Gili Islands

by Juliann Cheryl @ Geckos Tales

There's so much more to Indo than Bali

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An Overview of Different Travel Bags: Why it’s so Important to Choose the Right Bag for Your Trip

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

I’m sure every traveler at some stage has found themselves in the situation where they’re stuck traveling with the wrong kind of bag.

Whether it’s trying to lug a suitcase through the jungle and beating the crap out of your wheels (been there), or throwing everything into a hiking pack for a stay at a luxury hotel, a travel experience is often about choosing the right kind of bag.

And there are many different types of bags, which will be suitable for different types of trips. So don’t fall into the trap of thinking any bag will do, because you just need something which will transport your things.

Bags are not sacks. They are not meant to be used as sacks. Bags are painstakingly blueprinted to strike a perfect balance between design and utility, for specific types of trips.

So to avoid committing ‘bags faux pas’, consider the following types of bags, and which will be most suitable for your upcoming trip.

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Thieves Are Targeting Luggage in Hong Kong’s Airport Buses

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

7 ways to record your travels so they last a lifetime

7 ways to record your travels so they last a lifetime

by Jen Welch @ Geckos Tales

Look back fondly on the sights, smells and sounds, and be reminded of your travels long after they've ended with 7 ways to record your journey

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Geckos’ ultimate guide to Bangkok

Geckos’ ultimate guide to Bangkok

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Get more Bangkok for your buck

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Reasons why you will Fall in Love with Honfleur France!

by Andrzej Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Everyone writes lists of the best things to do in Honfleur, France … ultimate guides on what to do in Honfleur, France. But what about an adventure? What about the spontaneity of discovery? Can you discover things to see in Honfleur that no one has seen yet? Our France road […]

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10 Tiny Towns Around the World

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Get ready to channel your inner King Kong in these tiny replicas of major metropolises from around the world.

9 Fabulous Places To Visit In Sri Lanka

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

L'articolo 9 Fabulous Places To Visit In Sri Lanka sembra essere il primo su My Adventures Across the World.

8 Cool Things To Do In Singapore To Escape The Perpetual Summer Heat

by Carissa Ng @ TripZilla Magazine

Lisbon 3-Day Itinerary: What to See In Europe’s Hipster Capital

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon 3-day itinerary is ideal for anyone visiting for the first time the portuguese capital. It’s packed with insider advice of what’s REALLY worth to do and hipster tips to see the major sights. Bem-vindo a Lisboa! Oh Lisbon. The city oozing the million-dollar combination of tradition, charm and modernism. The alluring culture, the […]

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Ho Chi Minh City Things To Do – Attractions & Must See - SmarterTravel

Ho Chi Minh City Things To Do – Attractions & Must See - SmarterTravel


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Ho Chi Minh City Things to Do Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam. Given its size and history, it should be no surprise that there are many attractions and things to do when visiting. Religion There are many historic religious structures in the city.  Cao Dai Temple, …

Quiz: Name That City Map

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Most of us rely on GPS and Google Maps to get where we need to go, but can you still read a map when you need to? Take our short

Why it’s better to do Europe on a group tour

Why it’s better to do Europe on a group tour

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

There's a whole lotta Europe to explore. This is how you do it right

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11 Tips for Getting Past TSA Quicker

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

You have been planning and looking forward to that great getaway vacation and now the time is almost here.

10 European Attractions Every Kid Should Experience

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Taking your kids on vacation is always a gamble, will you be able to find enough fun, engaging activities to keep them satisfied and tired out at the end of

England Facts

by Ryan @ Same Same But Different

England Culture Fact: It all boils down to tea One thing you may already know about the English is that we love our tea. This is not just a stereotype; Britain consumes 60 billion cups of tea a year, or 2.5 cups a day per person. Unlike most countries, tea in England is often drunk […]

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Our guide to East Africa’s Great Migration

Our guide to East Africa’s Great Migration

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

There's just one place on Earth to catch the Great Migration: East Africa. But should you visit the Serengeti or the Masai Mara? And when should you go?

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Did You Know Australia Has Pink Lakes?? You Have To See These To Believe!

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

It was the crack of dawn but Peter and Jeanie Kelly from Murray Offroad Adventures were on time and ridiculously chirpy. All it took, however, was a dash down the Mallee Highway and a quick pit stop at the Hattah General store (Jeanie phoned our coffee order ahead, the star) for those early-morning dozy feels to disappear as the day started to brighten and the temperature began to rise.

The pink lakes of Murray Sunset National Park are truly breathtaking. Endlessly blue skies sit against bright pink waters and sparkling salt deposits; this is one phenomenon you have to see to believe.

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6 Amazing Underwater Attractions

by Rina Marcotte @ EscapeHere

With over 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface covered in water and billions of years of world history, it’s no wonder that our planet’s oceans, seas and lakes hold 

31 emotions only travellers will understand

31 emotions only travellers will understand

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

As a company that runs trips all over the world, we feel pretty qualified to try and summarise how it feels to take your first trip. So we did, with gifs.

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V’Spirit Classic brings the art into your Halong Bay cruise.

by Thanh Tung @ V'Spirit Cruises

The word “V’Spirit” actually means “Vietnamese Spirit”, and our goal is to create a space for Vietnamese culture and to bring the quintessence of Vietnamese traditions to all passengers. In this regard, in every little details of V’Spirit, there is always a connection to an aspect of our rich and diverse culture. Bát Tràng porcelain […]

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20 signs you’ve found your travel bestie

20 signs you’ve found your travel bestie

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

You get me. You really get me

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The 8 Best Holiday Window Displays in the World

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The unveiling of window displays for the Christmas season is felt all over the world, though most notably in New York City as thousands of people turn out each year

Brooklyn’s 9 Best Hidden Gems

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

It’s safe to say that anyone who knows anything about New York City knows that Brooklyn has a lot to offer.

The Taj Mahal has wifi, goes insta crazy

The Taj Mahal has wifi, goes insta crazy

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

The Taj Mahal, India’s 17th century ode to love, death and all things marble, recently decided to go wifi friendly and in response the world went selfie crazy.  Which was only to be expected. I mean, we’re talking about the Taj here. Probably one of the internet’s most googled travel images. So to prepare you

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China Vacation: 10 Things To Know Before You Take Off

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

You’ve booked your ticket, made your hotel reservations and you’re ready to enjoy the glorious combination of unspoiled natural beauty, lively cities, and cultural history that await the fortunate travelers to China.

Day trip to Sagunto

by Janine @ Same Same But Different

It was definitely about time for us to take another day trip out of Valencia, and finally head to Sagunto together. I visited Sagunto 3/4 years ago so I was excited to go back and show Ryan. There’s something great about revisiting a place, appreciating details that you had forgotten about and noticing new things. […]

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Why Sri Lanka Inspires for a Second Trip

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Since I started travelling four years ago, I have been lucky enough to experience truly varied cultures and places, many of which I hold dear. Sri Lanka, however, has always had a special place in my heart and I’ve made it my mission to convince everyone else of its merits.

Despite a troubled past, Sri Lanka and its people are well on their way to a full recovery. More than that, they are very welcoming to people who wish to experience the beauty of their country and perhaps contribute a bit to stimulating the local economy.

I had such a great experience in Sri Lanka that I even decided to start my own blog about the country and inspire as many people as possible to visit! You can find the blog at takemetosrilanka.com.

With friendly people, incredible food, and stunning locations throughout the country, there are plenty of reasons to choose Sri Lanka as your holiday destination. You’ll love Sri Lanka for the following reasons, and it’s for these reasons that the country will inspire a second trip!

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50 Unique Things To Do In Vietnam - Journalist On The Run

50 Unique Things To Do In Vietnam - Journalist On The Run


Journalist On The Run

From kayaking through caves in Halong Bay to eating mysterious food in Hanoi and bonding with hill tribes in Sapa, here's 50 unique things to do in Vietnam.

14 Security Tips for Smart Travelers

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

Traveling internationally can be both rewarding and exciting. Along with seeing new places and experiencing new cultures you can take away memories that will last a lifetime.

How to be an introvert and still be awesome at travelling

How to be an introvert and still be awesome at travelling

by Kristy Atkinson @ Geckos Tales

If "alone time" ranks consistently high on your list of things to do, this one's for you.

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7 strange and epic things to do in Cambodia

7 strange and epic things to do in Cambodia

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Yes, ogling Angkor Wat, feeling humbled at the Killing Fields, and eating your body weight in amok are Cambodian essentials, but there’s a few must-do things for those of us who dabble in the wilder side of life. Though there are many daredevilish experiences to be found exclusively in Cambodia, I’ve come up with a

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Unique and Unusual Places to Visit in Milan

by Sharon Goodes @ TripZilla Magazine

8 Awesome Things to Do on California’s Kern River

by Kathryn Casna @ EscapeHere

Looking for a great place to visit where you can really get a feel for the California landscape? Then check out the Kern River.

So, you think you can cross the road in Vietnam?

So, you think you can cross the road in Vietnam?

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Chicken not included.

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Authentic things to do in Hanoi - Discover the real Hanoi!

Authentic things to do in Hanoi - Discover the real Hanoi!


Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Authentic things to do in Hanoi! Discover the Hanoi Old Quarter; away from the Hanoi tourist attractions you will see the local way of life!

It’s official: these are the 10 cities with the hottest locals

It’s official: these are the 10 cities with the hottest locals

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Get them while they're hot

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10 Amazing Honeymoon Destinations (one for every kind of traveller)!

by Savi Vid @ Bruised Passports

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Let me count the ways in which I love thee Luxury traveller or backpacker, wine connoisseur or adventure enthusiast. I don’t like typecasting travellers – every traveller is different. There is NO right or wrong way to travel and don’t ever let anyone tell you otherwise! Floppy hats or hair pulled back into a ponytail, […]

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9 foolproof tips for getting cheap flights

9 foolproof tips for getting cheap flights

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

There are cheap flights, there there are cheaper flights, then there are flights you get when you use these tips.

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North America’s Coolest Indoor Waterparks

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Indoor water parks promise endless summer, a perfect getaway as the winter months are quickly coming.

8 English Attractions Every Kid Should Experience

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Taking your kids on vacation is always a gamble, will you be able to find enough fun, engaging activities to keep them satisfied and tired out at the end of

Discover: Japan

by @ Wikitravel

Good things come in threes — and in Japan, the list includes views, castles, gardens, mountains, hot springs and giant Buddha statues.

An interactive guide to etiquette around the world

An interactive guide to etiquette around the world

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Across the globe, societal norms for tipping, dining, greeting people and other forms of etiquette is totally different. This cultural variation is one of the biggest reasons we travel, but can also be one of the biggest causes of cultural faux pas. You don't wanna be "that guy"

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Lisbon Travel Blog: Complete City Guide for 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon travel blog and guide has all you need to know to plan your trip to the trendiest hotspot in Europe right now. Budget, tourist traps and places not to miss vs main tourist traps, places to eat and of course insider tips. After all I’ve lived in Lisbon for a decade! I know […]

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10 Things to See and Do in Oxford, England

by Tammy Landry @ EscapeHere

Located in the central southern part of England, Oxford, a city of a little more than 150,000, is world renowned for its university.

The 6 Most Beautiful Views In Italy

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

We have all wondered where those photographers get those stunning postcard prefect pictures of Italy, but wonder no more.

Vacationing 101: How to Pack Smart and Pack Small

by Bethaney Wallace @ EscapeHere

When booking a vacation – and the subsequent packing that follows – there are plenty of things to get ready for.

What’s New in Cuba For 2016

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

For Cuba, the tourists just keep pouring in as the ‘it’ country of the Caribbean sees global attention thanks to an on-going ease of travel restrictions for Americans.

10 Things to See and Do in Santa Cruz, CA

by Tammy Landry @ EscapeHere

With a population of a little of 62,000, Santa Cruz is situated on the northern edge of Monterey Bay about 32 miles (51 km) south of San Jose and about

A sweet tooth’s guide to Tokyo

A sweet tooth’s guide to Tokyo

by Samantha Reid @ Geckos Tales

Willy Wonka would be proud

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7 Trips Perfect for Taking in Your 20s

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Age is just a mind set but your body, on the other hand, can deal out something a little less easygoing than attitude when you start getting up in numbers.

5 Things to See and Do in Transylvania

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Transylvania is one of Eastern Europe’s most captivating regions and although it is often known as the land of bloodthirsty vampires and wolves, it is in fact loaded with incredible

4 Best Places to Visit in Doi Tung, The Switzerland of Thailand

by Serene Chan @ TripZilla Magazine

Vietnam: 10 Not So Obvious Places To Visit - Travel Happy

Vietnam: 10 Not So Obvious Places To Visit - Travel Happy


Travel Happy

Saigon, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hanoi -- there is a well worn backpacker circuit through Vietnam of its famous cities, but there are also scores of places just

Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

25 Epic Things To Do In Namibia

by Adam @ Getting Stamped

One of the most underrated places on the planet is the southern African country of Namibia. If you love adventure, nature, and culture you’ve come to the right place – There are plenty of things to do in Namibia. Home to the oldest desert in the...

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The art of crossing the streets in Vietnam…..

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Locals or anyone who has lived in Vietnam a long time, who have observed the traffic, will see it as though they are watching a perfectly coordinated ballet performance of people, motorbikes, cars, buses or even the occasional chicken. If … Continue reading

The 8 Trendiest Suitcase Sets for Business Travel

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Travel is the perfect opportunity to sport fun looks and trendy styles. But when traveling for business, it can be tricky keeping up with the latest trends while still maintaining professionalism. It also depends on the industry you’re in.

Whatever your business is, bonding with colleagues, engaging in business meetings, and impressing clients is a part of all business travel. In order to make a good impression, you have to look good from head to toe.

Choose a suitcase that compliments your style and makes you look put together. From mid-century to sleek, here are some of our favorite catalog finds and brand favorites specifically for trendy business travel.

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Vietnam Facts

by Ryan @ Same Same But Different

Vietnam  /  Việt Nam Culture Fact: Organised religion is rare in Vietnam Only about 27% of Vietnamese people follow an organised religion, most of whom are Buddhist. The other 73% do have a system of beliefs though: the “Vietnamese folk religion”. There is no “bible” of the Vietnamese folk religion, and it can vary a […]

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Everything you need to know to plan an EPIC trip to Sikkim

by Savi Vid @ Bruised Passports

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Glittering glacial lakes, endless pastures, waterfalls at every turn, quiet monastery towns, and scenic drives on some of the worst roads we’ve encountered on our travels made our trip to Sikkim an adventure we will never forget   The state of Sikkim, nestled in the North Eastern part of India, isn’t exactly on the tourist […]

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5 Overlooked Eastern European Destinations Worth Exploring

by Brea Elford @ EscapeHere

Western Europe is more common with European tourists; the travel is easier, the landmarks more popular, the language barrier less frightening.

5 Overrated Attractions in Seoul and Where To Go Instead

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Discover: Havana

by @ Wikitravel

For an "authentic" experience in getting around Havana via public transportation, try El Camello, a split-level bus pulled by a semi-truck, and resembling a 2-humped camel.

Treat yo’ self: 5 beaches you should probably be on (right now)

Treat yo’ self: 5 beaches you should probably be on (right now)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

There’s nothing like it: kicking back on golden sands, taking ‘leg or hot dog’ selfies, sipping coke as the sun sets behind the bottle (just like in the ads), and selecting the photo filter that will engender maximum jealousy in your friends back home.

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Vietnam’s Visa System is a Mess (Here’s How it Actually Works)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Explaining the four different ways of entering Vietnam visa-free or with visa.

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The 8 Best Places to Travel in January 2016

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

It’s January. The holiday season has passed.

Quiz: What Kind of Traveler Are You?

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Everyone is unique, and every traveler has their own style. We all love to travel but we each do it a little bit differently.

Best Hotels & Resorts in Vietnam: Recommended Places to Stay for a Memorable Trip!

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Are you scared of getting scammed, when booking your Vietnam Accommodation?   Worried that the place you are booking is not going to live up to your expectations?   Well, WORRY NO MORE!   Today we will share with you a list of the best hotels in Vietnam.  How do we […]

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7 Island Getaways with pros and cons – choose one that is right for YOU

by Savi Vid @ Bruised Passports

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It’s easy to get swept up with visions of idyllic beaches and dreamy sunsets but one always ends up confused when it comes to choosing an ideal island getaway for oneself. So we thought we’d put together a list of 6 of our favourite island getaways, with pros and cons of each, so it is […]

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7 Small Texas Towns Perfect for a Weekend Getaway

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

Small towns have a style all their own.

12 Most Exciting Philippine Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

by Kate Biol @ TripZilla Magazine

Gift Guide For The Travel Lover In Your Life (Updated For 2017)

by Arnette @

A Gift Guide For The Travel Lover! This post was originally posted in 2014 but updated in December 2017! I still love these items and travel with them! I can’t believe it’s December already!! Wow!!! And that means it’s time to start holiday shopping!! Have you started? Do you know what you’re buying your loved […]

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Cyber Monday: All Books and Courses Up to 50% Off!

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

This Cyber Monday, all of my books and courses are up to 60% off! If you've ever thought about learning to blog, improving your writing or photography, or wanted to become a travel vlogger then you'll definitely want to check out this sale! There is something for everyone, but the sale won't last so don't wait!

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The ultimate alternative bucket list (for travellers)

The ultimate alternative bucket list (for travellers)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Because there's more to a good travel to-do list than just falling out of the sky, seeing the sights and locking your love to a bridge in gay Paree

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15 postcard-perfect places to visit before you die

15 postcard-perfect places to visit before you die

by Natalie Babic @ Geckos Tales

If these places were postcards, they'd be really good postcards

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How to get over the post-holiday blues (in 10 easy steps)

How to get over the post-holiday blues (in 10 easy steps)

by Urban Adventures @ Geckos Tales

Now you’re home, and the relief you first felt at returning to your own bed is waning. Here’s our unscientific guide to beating the blahs

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Canggu Bali: The Ultimate Digital Nomad Guide

by Dariece Swift @ Goats On The Road

Imagine waking up in a private pool villa in Canggu Bali with the sun beaming in through the glass windows. The agenda for the day consists of surfing in the morning at a Canggu beach and working at one of the funky co-working spaces until it’s time for a fresh, healthy lunch. The afternoon might […]

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Godzilla is now a Japanese citizen, for reals

Godzilla is now a Japanese citizen, for reals

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

So it turns out Godzilla is 61-years old. Yep that monster guy or girl, with its giant monster feet, could actually be your dinosaur-lizard amalgam grandparent. And that dinosaur-lizard amalgam grandparent is now a certified, legal and official citizen of Japan. Aren’t you proud? Just recently, the fire-breathing, radioactive Godzilla was welcomed into Tokyo with

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9 Things to See and Do in Serengeti National Park

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Africa’s Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is one of the most famous parks in the world and the ultimate destination for game drives or witnessing the astounding, annual Great Migration.

11 awesome facts about India

11 awesome facts about India

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

The fact of the matter is, you probably haven't heard these

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6 things Joey Essex learned about Africa when he was in Africa

6 things Joey Essex learned about Africa when he was in Africa

by Joey Essex @ Geckos Tales

We took Joey Essex to Africa. After we were sure he got home one piece, we asked him to tell us about all the stuff he learned whilst he was there

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5 Benefits of Staying at hotels in Danang beach

by Brandee brande @

Danang is a popular destination for both domestic and international visitors with magnificent beaches and majestic natural scenery. It attracts tourists year-round and summer is the time to have the most visitors. Staying at the best beach resorts Vietnam is a great thing for those who come to Da Nang. Experience of many visitors is […]

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Fun facts about Hanoi that you may not know…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hanoi translates to “city inside rivers” (there are nine lakes in the city). It’s historic and more formal name is Thang Long, which has a more bad-ass meaning “Ascending Dragon”! Hanoi is over a thousand years old! The city celebrated … Continue reading

There’s still time for Brazil. Get on it.

There’s still time for Brazil. Get on it.

by Tarah Miller @ Geckos Tales

Rio. It's always a good idea

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How to Travel Independently (and Cheaply) in Cuba

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Salsa, cigars, 1950s cars and mojitos await in this fascinating country. But you should be aware of a few things...

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8 Healthy Homemade Snacks for Your Next Flight

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

What’s more exciting than flying?! Alright, maybe flying isn’t exciting to everyone but it means you’re traveling…and we looooooove traveling! But what’s one of the first things to fall by

My 31 Favorite Travel Tips From My 31 Years Of Age (Auch!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Looking at my travel resume, I have been fortunate to have visited more than 30 countries in 4 different continents. About time to put together my favorite ever travel tips that work anywhere in the world. This year I’ve turned 31 years old (auch!) which also means 31 years of collecting travel experiences. With every […]

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LIVE LIKE A LOCAL: RENT A SHORT-TERM APARTMENT WHILE TRAVELING

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

If you want to experience the true life of a place, experience it like a local: get an apartment in a true neighborhood. Wake up to the sounds of street vendors and garbage trucks. Be recognized with a smile by your local noodle-slinger.

If a city strikes your fancy, rent an apartment for a month and stick around for awhile.

Another advantage of worldwide Internet networking is that it allows us to exchange short-term apartments without going through an agent or company. Check the New York City craigslist sublet page and you’ll find plenty of Parisians happy to exchange their Left Bank apartment for a little temporary stepping stone on the Upper West Side. Though apartment exchanges are rare in Asia, there are plenty of expats and locals alike who will be vacating their adobe and happy to have someone trustworthy in ... Read More »

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12 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Hoi An

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Yoga much? 7 places to bring your downward dog

Yoga much? 7 places to bring your downward dog

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Open your chakras and let's do this.

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Travel tips in Lunar New Year 2018

by Brandee brande @

Do you intend to visit Vietnam on Lunar New Year 2018? The following notes will help you during this trip.  Choose your destination The tourist attractions waiting to welcome the new year and the most interesting things that tourists should visit on the occasion of the first year are: Hanoi ancient capital with the ups […]

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Most Beautiful Places in Norway to Include on your Bucket List!

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

From its picture-perfect fjords to breathtaking mountains to fairytale-like cities, Norway; in Europe; is a lovely visual bonanza. With a postcard-like landscape that can be experienced through hiking, boating and long drives. Norway is known for its stunning natural phenomena like the mesmerizing northern lights and midnight sun. Norway is […]

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7 Things to See in and Around Dover, England

by Rina Marcotte @ EscapeHere

Widely known to be a common thru-city between the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, there is actually much more to Dover than the fact that it’s a departure point for

The Absolute Best Halong Bay Cruise | Top 13 Recommendations

by Andrzej Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

Are you looking for the best Halong Bay cruise for your next holiday in Vietnam? Join in with thousands of happy travelers on a trip of a life time on the best Halong Bay tour in Vietnam! In order to make your planning that much easier, we have compiled a […]

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Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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Top 6 Places to Visit in Sarikei, Sarawak

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

Traveling to Vietnam during Tet: Things to know about.

by Thanh Tung @ V'Spirit Cruises

If you had to pick one holiday of the year as the most important to Vietnamese, the Tet Nguyen Dan would be the one. The festival is celebrated in Vietnamese communities all over the world. The Tet Festival is a great time to visit as the days building up to the Festival are abuzz with […]

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Top 10 spiritual tourist attractions in Vietnam

Top 10 spiritual tourist attractions in Vietnam


VOV - VOV Online Newspaper

(VOV) -The Vietnam Book of Records (Vietkings) has announced the top 10 spiritual destinations that attract a large number of domestic and foreign tourists.

Bolivia is South America’s most underrated country. Here’s why.

Bolivia is South America’s most underrated country. Here’s why.

by Amber Dunlap @ Geckos Tales

This is a MUST

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16 things you can fit on a bike in Vietnam

16 things you can fit on a bike in Vietnam

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

Not all heroes wear capes

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Quick fix: 3 awesome animal videos

Quick fix: 3 awesome animal videos

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Procrastinate from whatever it is you're supposed to be doing, and head to Uganda, Peru and Kenya in under a minute

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Britain’s 15 Best Beaches

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Many people don’t necessarily think of hitting the beach when they visit the UK, but in fact it is absolutely loaded with beautiful coastline, alas the water isn’t always the

How to Become Fluent in Japanese

by Stephanie @ The Passport Lifestyle

  Mastering fluency in any language is an elusive concept because fluency is a relative term. What exactly does it mean ...

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FACTY THINGS: 10 FACTS ABOUT BRAZIL

FACTY THINGS: 10 FACTS ABOUT BRAZIL

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

The world cup's about to take place in Brazil, so here are some facts 'bout it so you don't turn up and look all silly and fact-less.

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Spending Lunar New Year in Halong Bay with V’Spirit Cruises

by Thanh Tung @ V'Spirit Cruises

Travel to Halong always promises a great experience to travelers, in any occasions during the year. Tet Holiday is not an exception, although there are things you should learn to expect in advance. What is Tet? Tet Nguyen Dan, or Tet for short, is considered the biggest and most popular festival of the year in […]

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Mexico Vacations: 10 Things to Know Before You Take Off

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

More Americans visit Mexico more than any other international destination, and Canadians are not far behind.

10 Places Being Destroyed By Tourism

by Rachel Despres @ EscapeHere

More people than ever before in history are exploring beyond the boundaries of their own country to take in the incredible beauty the world has to offer.

Wi-Fi free zone: 7 essential offline apps for travellers

Wi-Fi free zone: 7 essential offline apps for travellers

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Let’s be honest, Internet is the biggest rip-off when you’re travelling. Fear not amigos, here’s seven apps that have your back for those wifi-free moments in life (not that they’re a bad thing)

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Why Paralysis Made Me Want to Travel to Every Country in the World

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

My set plan was always to gain two years of career experience after university before thinking about travel. But that would all change. With the beige anoraks and cashmere black overcoats flurrying past me in my blurred peripheral vision, the sound of hundreds of pairs of shoes walking sharply past my ears, I knew something […]

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How To Get From Lisbon Airport to City Center (Without Getting Scammed)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Find out how to conveniently get to some of the most popular places in Lisbon’s city center. First tip: stay away from taxis! Lisbon is one of the most charming capitals in Europe. There are many unique things to do, see and taste here, ensuring you have a memorable time. I recommend that you stay […]

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5 Things You Should Know About Traveling to Spain

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Spain is one of the richest countries in the world from a cultural perspective. Its history runs from as far back as the period of the Roman Empire, the inquisitions among other eras that shaped world history.

This makes it an interesting country to visit, at least once in a lifetime. However, there are things you need to know before visiting Spain to make your stay an enjoyable one.

The following are 5 important things to know about traveling to Spain.

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17 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Zurich

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

Discover Lunar New Year Celebrations Around the World

by Holiday Beach Danang Hotel & Resort @

Traditional New Year or Lunar New Year is a great holiday of many countries in the world. Follow us to discover the culture of Lunar New Year. 1. The Vietnamese Lunar New Year Lunar New Year (or Tet Nguyen Dan or Tet ) is Vietnam’s most important festival and holiday time. It is the Vietnamese […]

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8 Best Winter Adventure Parks Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

So you want to have a winter adventure but you have no desire in strapping on downhill skies or a snowboard.

The Safest Cities for Women to Travel Alone in the U.S.

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Put away your preconceptions, because traveling alone in the United States is actually quite easy and safe to do, even for solo female travelers.

Top 10 Things to Do in Laos - Laos Must-See Attractions

Top 10 Things to Do in Laos - Laos Must-See Attractions


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Laos is one of the few truly exotic travel destinations left in the world. With a 'back-in-time' feel to it and with a truly friendly population combined with atmospheric Buddhist temples, places of interest and enigmatic heritage sites, you are guaranteed a roller coaster of a cultural ride

Top 6 Things to Do in Mandalay on Your First Visit

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

‘A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY’: THE TWILIGHT ZONE EPISODE THAT EXPLORES OUR NEED TO TRAVEL

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

“a place around the bend where he could jump off”

Created during a time (1959-1964) when American television seemed eerily clean and domestic, The Twilight Zone challenged viewers to examine a possibility of uncertainty beyond the comforts and assumptions of contemporary life. It was my favorite thing on TV. One episode in particular always stuck with me- A Stop at Willoughby. It brings up questions. How could such a ‘successful’ man working in a New York tower and living in an upscale suburb be so miserable? Why would he dream of escaping to a sleepy village where the streets have no name and the children wear overalls and go fishing?

A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY is the story of an advertising executive named Gart. Gart feels endless pressure from his pugnacious boss and his minion-like coworkers at his New York City office during ... Read More »

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Annapurna vs. Everest: which hike will you like?

Annapurna vs. Everest: which hike will you like?

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If you're already tossing up whether or not you should tackle Everest Base Camp or the Annapurna Circuit, good. You're on the right track.

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5 Best Low Cost Long-Haul Airlines for Budget Travellers

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Best Cafes in Valencia

by Janine @ Same Same But Different

If you’ve been to Spain you’ll know it has a big cafe culture; you can’t turn a corner without seeing people outside sipping coffee and chatting about their day. This does mean you have an amazing selection of cafes but it can also be a minefield deciding which one to go to. There are so […]

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9 reasons you should seriously consider traveling to Egypt

9 reasons you should seriously consider traveling to Egypt

by Passport & Plates @ Geckos Tales

The land of pharaohs and pyramids certainly doesn’t need an introduction

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Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City


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Ho Chi Minh City has exotic food, colonial architecture, and memories of war, writes Guy Wilkinson.

10 Most beautiful beaches in vietnam you should visit at least one

by Brandee brande @

Vietnam has a long coastline more than 3,400 kilometres, which is favourable for sea tourism. The beauty and tranquility of the beaches in Vietnam is one of Asia’s best kept secrets. Vietnam is one of the best beach holiday destinations in Southeast Asia. Here is the list of best 10 beaches in Vietnam, South to […]

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Geckos traveller treks Everest base camp, makes awesome video

Geckos traveller treks Everest base camp, makes awesome video

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If there was any achievement worth documenting, it would undoubtedly be that time you conquered Everest Base Camp. Right? So when talented traveller Nicole Van Heeswyk decided to don her hiking boots, she made a savvy decision and threw her camera in too. What resulted was a rad little video taking you day-by-day on a Geckos Nepal

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Where to go after Halong Bay cruises?

by Thanh Tung @ V'Spirit Cruises

Magnificent Halong Bay – UNESCO World Heritage site has charmed many people before, during and after their visit to this wonderland. But maybe because of its dreamlike beauty, travelers sometimes feel being let down when visiting other places. Well, don’t worry, Vietnam has many to offer. Right here, we will introduce to you some places […]

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How to pack everything you need in your carry-on luggage

How to pack everything you need in your carry-on luggage

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It can be done. Seriously.

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New York City Christmas – 10 Great Things to See in the City

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Who doesn't want to celebrate Christmas in New York? It seems that every great Christmas movie or memory of ours is somehow associated with NYC. When IHG© Rewards Club  asked us where we'd like to spend our last trip of the year, we suggested the Big Apple. A New York City Christmas celebration has always been our […]

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A guide to Hoi An’s Lantern Festival

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hoi An, at any time of the year is stunning but it’s particularly magical during the full moon. The electricity is switched off; the streets are closed off to traffic and the old town is transformed into a fairyland of … Continue reading

6 Reasons You Should Go On a Canal Barge Cruise

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Cruising has become one of the biggest trends in travel recently, though have you ever considered going on a canal barge cruise?

Canal barging is a unique form of slow travel popular throughout Europe, especially in France, Italy, Scotland and Ireland. The size of the canal dictates the size of the barge, but the maximum number of guests on board usually ranges from 4-12 passengers.

On board the barge are a handful of crew members who will help make your journey an effortless one, and while the options for barge cruises are vast, a luxury, all-inclusive barge cruise is definitely way to go.

While there are many reasons to take a canal barge cruise, here are the 6 most compelling.

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The Best Off the Beaten Path Honeymoon Destinations

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Throw everything you ever thought about honeymoons out the window. Forget the typical all-inclusive resorts, cruises or cottage getaways.

The 10 Most Beautiful Views in New Zealand

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

New Zealand is a vast country rich with scenic grandeur on a magnificent scale. From busy cities to towering mountains to rushing blue streams, splendor is always on display in NZ.

Our 2017: From Asia To Europe

by Janine @ Same Same But Different

As 2017 is coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on what we’ve done this year, the experiences we’ve had and our best bits. We feel incredibly lucky to have had another year full of adventure and fun, living our dream of travelling and working abroad. 2017 has been a big year for us; […]

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8 Top Places to Visit in Northern Vietnam - International Living

8 Top Places to Visit in Northern Vietnam - International Living


International Living

Vietnam is one of the most scenic countries I have ever explored. No matter where I go, I’ll find something beautiful, odd, or just different than...

Is Naples Safe For Tourists? What You (Really) Need To Know

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

It’s 2017 so time to sort this drama once and for all. Is Naples safe for tourists or not? Let’s spill the truth! It’s the elephant in the room of every discussion around Naples. Just like happened when I visited Rio de Janeiro, most of my conversations before heading to Italy’s third largest city had […]

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8 Fantastic Free Things to Do in the Galapagos Islands

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Vacationing in the Galapagos Islands is a dream shared by countless outdoor adventurers and wildlife enthusiasts.

8 Best Cafes and Coffee in Chiang Mai

by Jamon @ Backstreet Academy

Chiang Mai is a chill-out jewel of the North, with a manageable population, enough space to go around and a great many interesting things to...Read More

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Reading on the road: 5 inspirational travel books

Reading on the road: 5 inspirational travel books

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Because getting lost in a new book is right up there with getting lost in a new city.

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23 Best Things to Do & Places to Go in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

8 Things to See and Do in Sapa, Vietnam

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

The French settled Sapa in 1922 as a hill station, and over time it’s become a boon for tourism in northwest Vietnam.

6 incredible animals our park rangers protect

6 incredible animals our park rangers protect

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

Park rangers are doing it tough to protect our wildlife. Here's the lowdown on just a handful of the incredible creatures they're laying their lives on the line to protect.

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Visit Myanmar 2018 Tips For Newcomers To Gain Unforgettable Memories

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Fall in love with the Buddhist temples and monasteries, pristine white beaches, and ancient Asian culture? Then, it is time to visit Myanmar, or commonly known as Burma. Here is a must-see destination for those who are fond of Buddha and beaches. What makes the country apart from the crowd is a collection of numerous […]

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Treat yo’ self: the world’s best local markets

Treat yo’ self: the world’s best local markets

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Although it’s tempting to seek out the golden arches of McDonalds or retreat to the familiarity of the nearest supermarket while overseas, we urge you to take a different path.

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20 Places To See Before It’s Too Late

by Bruce Yaccato @ EscapeHere

Technically we are all in places that are about to change drastically. There are many remote idyllic, places being threatened by climate change that face melting glaciers or catastrophic flooding.

The Top 6 Small Cruise Ship Experiences

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

While huge luxury vessels have their appeal (think glitzy shock and awe) and offer a huge amount of choice when it comes to activities, dining and amenities, bigger doesn’t always

What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to the perfect geographical location, Vietnam has inherited many wonderful landscapes from Mother Nature and absorbed the essence of neighboring cultures. This makes people wonder what to see in North Vietnam. Because I have spent almost all of my life here, I can confidently say that I know this area inside out. My friends […]

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Summer Special Offer! The Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

  We couldn’t be prouder of our Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run. Taking you to everywhere that makes Vietnam so damn great, many years of hard work have gone into designing this adventure. And this summer we are offering an … Continue reading

7 Castles You Don’t Know Are in America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

People often think that in order to see castles they have to travel across the pond, but in fact the very opposite is true.

6 French faux pas to avoid in Paris

6 French faux pas to avoid in Paris

by Millie Lester @ Geckos Tales

Don't find yourself on the wrong side of a ‘sacré bleu!’.

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Top 6 Places to Visit in Sarikei, Sarawak

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

Wish you were beer: 12 ales to sip on your overseas escapades

Wish you were beer: 12 ales to sip on your overseas escapades

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

The beers we like the most, in the places we like the yeast.

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7 Unforgettable Backdrops on California’s 17 Mile Drive

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

California’s 17 Mile Drive winds along a dramatic coastline connected to the Pacific Coast Highway, a world-renowned coastal drive with a wealth of striking natural attractions.

The 10 Coldest Places in the World

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Winter is coming. Actually for many places, the season of chapped lips, cracked knuckles and putting on five layers before stepping foot outside is already here.

7 Tips for Exploring Greece on A Budget

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

10 Amazing Historic and Cultural Attractions to See in New Mexico

by Jeff Waddle @ EscapeHere

For over four centuries, New Mexico has been a cultural crossroads, a place where Spanish, Native American, Mexican and American influences have co-mingled to create a rich and unique society.

Nepal: 21 photographs that will blow your mind

Nepal: 21 photographs that will blow your mind

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Enjoy, friends. This is Nepal

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Amsterdam with Kids – 7 Attractions You and Your Child Will Love

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Spread the word! Amsterdam is as much a family-friendly destination as anywhere else in the world. Our family travel specialist Ari Charlestein proves you to can travel to Amsterdam with kids.  Amsterdam with Kids For too long, traveling to Amsterdam came with a significant, negative stigma. It had been thought of as a European “Sin […]

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The 10 Best Places To Spend New Year’s Eve in Europe

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

New Year’s Eve is a time most of us look forward to putting the old year behind us and starting with a fresh slate in the new year.

The 12 Best Luxury Spa Resorts in Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

If you combine luxury accommodations, fine dining and an incredible spa with epic views, you will be looking at some of the most luxurious spa resorts in Canada.

How to Achieve your New Year’s Resolution

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

It was exactly 10 years ago that we fulfilled our New Year's Resolution that changed our lives. It was, January 2008 as we sailed down The Nile River in Cairo celebrating the kick off of The Tour d'Afrique; A cycling race down the continent of Africa. One Year earlier Dave and I made a New […]

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7 Muslim-Friendly Destinations for The Budget Traveller in 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

A practical guide to climbing a volcano

A practical guide to climbing a volcano

by Louise Burton @ Geckos Tales

Scaling a Nicaraguan volcano isn't just about the physical challenge of doing the thing. It's about taking in all of the awesome (and wildly different) landscapes you'll pass on the way up and back down

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16 animals that have better beards than you

16 animals that have better beards than you

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Animals: proving beyond reasonable doubt that being completely covered in hair is no excuse for not having a massive beard

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10 FREE Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur for Travellers on A Budget

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

How to know you’re a born traveller

How to know you’re a born traveller

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Don't deny who you truly are

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10 awesome facts about Peru

10 awesome facts about Peru

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Peru has loads of facts. Here are 10 of them, curated by us, for you. Travel well.

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What Makes The Holidays At Universal Orlando Epic

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

The holidays are here and they’re in full effect at Universal Orlando. All of your favorite things at the park are still here, but there might be a few holiday twists. There isn’t a bad time to visit Univeral Orlando but we think it’s safe...

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25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN THAILAND

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand, with over 26 million foreign entries in 2016, can be a very touristic place to visit. By some accounts, 20% of the Thai GDP is based on tourism (worldwide nations average about 10%). Thailand is often an entry point for all of Asia, a constant revolving door of tourists on short or extended trips. We’re writing this article to help you avoid getting your hand caught in that often dangerous door.

Thailand is a country that can live up to its high expectations and reputation. It really can be paradise. On the other hand, it can be a disappointing place filled with drunken pub crawlers, tourist scams, empty promises and subpar made-for-tourists versions of local dishes. Pad thai made with instant noodles? You’ll find it all over Phuket and Koh Samui. If you venture past the tourists districts, the food ... Read More »

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What is Ebola and what does it mean for travellers?

What is Ebola and what does it mean for travellers?

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

The whole world seems focused on the West African Ebola outbreak, but what exactly is EVD and should it stop you travelling

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13 Amazing Vietnam Destinations | Traveling To Vietnam

13 Amazing Vietnam Destinations | Traveling To Vietnam


Getting Stamped

Traveling to Vietnam and looking for the best Vietnam destinations? When planning a trip to Vietnam narrow it down to the best places to visit in Vietnam.

Island Hopping in the Caribbean: 10 Pristine Getaways

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

For the ultimate paradise experience, head to theses 10 pristine getaways filled with tropical wonders.

25 Fun Things to Do in Seoul on Your Very First Visit

by Dina Malyana @ TripZilla Magazine

23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!

23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Discover these 23 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest and busiest city in Vietnam. Don't miss these incredible attractions when you're there!

A look back into V’Spirit 2016 New Year Gala Dinner – The Space of Vietnamese Culture

by Thanh Tung @ V'Spirit Cruises

First and foremost, V’Spirit Cruises wishes you a Happy New Year, a year big with success and achievement, a year rich with the affection of those who are dear to you, a year with mellow with happiness and contentment! Just a few days ago, the world said good bye to a memorable 2015 and welcomed […]

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9 Awesome Canyons That are Just as “Grand”

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

What’s in a name? When we’re talking about canyons, one name will always come to mind before any other: the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA.

Top Tips For The Best Family Australian Road Trip

by Jolene Ejmont @ Wanderlust Storytellers | Family Travel Blog | Travel with Kids | Travel Tips

 Have you always dreamt of taking an epic road trip across Australia? There are many memorable and exciting places to see in Australia. It is also a brilliant country to explore for a family vacation.  Get in your vehicle and hit the road, because Australia will gift you with experiences […]

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6 Things to Do This Winter in Northern Vietnam

6 Things to Do This Winter in Northern Vietnam


TripZilla

Escape the heat from December to March in Northern Vietnam.

Weekday Wanderlust: Okavango Delta, Botswana

Weekday Wanderlust: Okavango Delta, Botswana

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

No such thing as the Delta blues in Botswana

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5 awesome things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

5 awesome things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

by Chloe Papas @ Geckos Tales

The coastal Vietnamese town of Hoi An is known for its sleepy atmosphere and strong French influence. It’s a great spot to relax between bustling capital cities, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do.

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Tips for Traveling with the Whole Family

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Taking a trip is supposed to be fun, but travelling with the whole family can have challenges of its own, especially if you have children of different ages.

Making sure everyone is having fun means a lot of compromise, while at the same time you have to ensure that you leave time as adults for your own activities and relaxation.

Trip planning is sometimes difficult, but if you take some simple steps and make the right plans, it can be enjoyable for everyone involved. Here are some tips for traveling with the whole family.

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12 Most Exciting Philippine Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

by Kate Biol @ TripZilla Magazine

Epilator: What Is It And Why I Stopped Shaving My Legs

by Arnette @

Happy 2018 dear friends!! I thought I would write a post because it’s been forever just to warm me back up into the whole blogging thing. It’s going to be a funny post but it’s going to ease me back into the habit of blogging. Epilator. Do you know what it is? Here’s a definition of […]

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The ultimate global pub crawl (prepare your liver)

The ultimate global pub crawl (prepare your liver)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Do not attempt this at home.

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Bucket List Trips Worth Saving For

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Travelling can be very pricey but so incredible. Sometimes places are expensive just because of the hype that surrounds in with celebrity travel, media or even just Pinterest.

What your travel habits say about you

What your travel habits say about you

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Got travel hacks? Tell us your best and win the trip of a lifetime to India, Vietnam or Turkey. Here, we’ll explore the big questions such as, are you a roller or a folder? A window or an aisle guy? A backpack or suitcase go-er? You know, the kind of habits you debate with fellow

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An Experiential Stay at The Fratelli Vineyards in Akluj, Maharashtra

by Savi Vid @ Bruised Passports

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Undulating vineyards, memorable sunsets, nuanced wines, and affordable accommodation – a stay at Fratelli Vineyards in Maharashtra makes for a perfect weekend getaway! We love ourselves a good vineyard stay. Over the years, we’ve visited vineyards, sampled dozens of wines, and stayed in some great vineyard hotels in New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, US, and even […]

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Facty things: 10 facts about Egypt

Facty things: 10 facts about Egypt

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

There’s old, and then there’s Egypt old. It’s a whole new level of old. Even Cairo has been around since 969 CE (that’s just like BC but more politically correct).

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It’s Mid-Autumn Festival Time… What is it?

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks the beginning of the Mid-Autumn Festival! Named Têt Trung Thu in Vietnamese, it is also known as the Children’s festival. It is said that name came about, as it’s a way for parents to make up for the … Continue reading

Turn down: your ultimate guide to Angkor wat

Turn down: your ultimate guide to Angkor wat

by Travel Textbook @ Geckos Tales

Be a traveller, not a tourist. Do Angkor Wat right.

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Getting to know more about V’Spirit Cruises new destination – Cat Ba Nature Reserve Area

by Thanh Tung @ V'Spirit Cruises

Starting from February 1st 2016, V’Spirit Cruises will apply a new itinerary with new destinations and new activities. In the new course, we will take you to Cat Ba Natural Reserve Area. Why don’t we spend a little time to know more about our newest destination. Cat Ba Island is situated a mere 50 km east of […]

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The 10 Most Unfriendly Cities in America 2015

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

When people talk about travel, a lot of the discussion will focus on the best places to travel—and there are certain places that rank high on the list of great

5 road trips to take you back in time

5 road trips to take you back in time

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

There’s something about a good road trip that brings out the child in all of us. Hours are spent watching the world whizz by to the tinny soundtrack of a specially curated playlist, and there will likely be a sing-a-long at some point too (and who doesn’t love a sing-a-long?). More often than not, though,

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Discover: Savannah

by @ Wikitravel

Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia was the site of the bus stop in the movie Forrest Gump, but don't look for the famous bench; it was just a prop.

10 awesome travel podcasts that should be on your phone

10 awesome travel podcasts that should be on your phone

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

The world is divided into those obsessed by podcasts, and those who will one day become obsessed with podcasts.

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The Ultimate Itinerary of São Miguel Island (Made By An Azorean)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

São Miguel in the Azores is a vibrant garden in the middle of the Atlantic. With so many different landscapes and things to do there, planning a route to explore the island is essential. This is the exact road trip itinerary I use when I get friends visiting São Miguel island and now I’m sharing […]

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Wonderful family trip to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

It is likely that building a strong family bond and exploring new lands will be two of the most popular resolutions in 2018, as strengthening the family relationship and discovering new cultures will significantly change the life of each person. So, obviously, a wonderful family trip to Vietnam will be a stone killing two birds […]

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How to (not) conquer the Inca trail

How to (not) conquer the Inca trail

by Amanda Linardon @ Geckos Tales

Because sometimes these things don't go to plan.

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How To Visit The Amalfi Coast, Vesuvius and Pompeii From Naples Independently

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

I’m sharing my full planning insights to visit Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius and Amalfi Coast on a fully independent trip. I’ve used no expensive tours or agencies and I now show you how you can do the same. This is the fun and adventurous Italy! I just came back from a surprise trip I prepared to […]

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What the one item you can’t travel without says about you

What the one item you can’t travel without says about you

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

We admit it. We travellers can be just a little judgmental when we see the things that you just can’t leave home without.

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10 Ecotourism Hotspots for 2016

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Eco-tourism has become something of a buzzword in recent years.

6 must-have tips for happy camping

6 must-have tips for happy camping

by Kellie Bright @ Geckos Tales

Going camping soon? Read this first. Or suffer the consequences.

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6 things you’ll probably learn in Burma

6 things you’ll probably learn in Burma

by Damien Currie @ Geckos Tales

Burma (Myanmar) is a South East Asian country totally unlike any of its neighbours. Here are six things you'll probably learn there.

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Top-5 tourist attractions in Vietnam’s southern Bac Lieu Province

Top-5 tourist attractions in Vietnam’s southern Bac Lieu Province


Thanh Nien Daily

The top five sites worth to visit in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu, located some 280 kilometers north of Ho Chi Minh City.

6 tips on how to win at travel photography

6 tips on how to win at travel photography

by David Nagle @ Geckos Tales

While we’re not all just aiming for Insta and Facebook Likes, everyone still wants amazing travel photos to remember their trip and show their friends – to wow them, inspire them, and maybe make them more than a teensy bit jealous. But short of hiring a professional photographer to tag along (yes, apparently that’s a thing now),

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The beautiful game: Brazil world cup infographic

The beautiful game: Brazil world cup infographic

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Four things we love: Brazil, football, the World Cup and presenting facts in an attractive and accessible way.

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6 Incredible Travel Books to Delve Into

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

The masterful telling of an iconic journey will take you places, spark your imagination, and inspire grandiose plans.

7 Tips for Exploring Greece on A Budget

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

7 Things to See and Do in the Cook Islands

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

One hears the words “Cook Islands” and immediately thinks of clear turquoise waters, volcanic peaks, palm-fringed beaches and a feeling of being cast away into another world.

Amazin’ animals of Peru’s Amazon

Amazin’ animals of Peru’s Amazon

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

They're animals. They're amazing. What more do you want

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5 places you should absolutely check out in North India

5 places you should absolutely check out in North India

by Evan Ceretti @ Geckos Tales

India will change you, one way or another

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Tested And Reviewed: A Fall 2017 Beauty Product Round-Up

by Arnette @

I’ll be the first to admit I’m a product junkie. Whether it’s travel product, tech, makeup, or beauty, I can’t help but love trying new things. It probably comes from my days when I was fashion retail buyer. I’m always watching trends and seeking out new things. In the past few months, I’ve tested a lot […]

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Vietnam Tourist Attractions . What to See & Do in Vietnam

Vietnam Tourist Attractions . What to See & Do in Vietnam


Vietnamese Private Tours

Vietnam Tourist Attractions: step by step guide on what to see & to do in Vietnam including destination guide, tourist sites and more in Vietnam.

Lan Ha Preservation Zone Clean-up: Small Steps, Big Impact

by Thanh Tung @ V'Spirit Cruises

Halong Bay is the first choice of many travelers when it comes to Vietnam. This is why the number of tourist increase annualy in Halong. Thanks to its magnificent beauty, the reputation of Halong Bay has traveled wide and far, in fact, many travelers fly to Vietnam just to have a look at this infamous […]

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The 7 Best Cheap Eats in New York City

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

The Big Apple can get pricey and with so many gourmet restaurants and notable chefs in the city, food sometimes doesn’t seem to come cheap either.

Photo comp: winners, grinners and epic shots

Photo comp: winners, grinners and epic shots

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

The illustrious Geckos photo comp is underway, which means we’re knee-deep in the best travel shots from all around the globe. And because we’re kind and considerate people, we thought we’d share the most epic photographs to come across our desk and grace our computer screens thus far.  There’s everything from the cute (but admittedly kinda

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Into the wild: Borneo like you’ve never seen it before (video)

Into the wild: Borneo like you’ve never seen it before (video)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

We decided that the film crew should do everything a Geckos traveller would do; sleep in treehouses, cruise the Kinabatangan River and climb a mountain

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8 things to look out for at Cusco’s San Pedro market

8 things to look out for at Cusco’s San Pedro market

by Amanda Linardon @ Geckos Tales

Peru's San Pedro Market is a good one. Here are the top eight things that will assault your senses, and perhaps even your sensibilities, at San Pedro Mark

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The Best Urban Parks in Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Canada is known for some of its incredible National Parks but often what gets overlooked in this great nation are the incredible urban parks that have popped up from coast

The Easiest Places on Earth to Learn How to Surf

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

So you want to learn how to surf? Let us be the first to tell you that it probably isn’t going to be easy, especially if you make the rookie

Bruised Passports’ 2017 – A Year In Travel (And Life!)

by Savi Vid @ Bruised Passports

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Every year, when I sit down to pen my this photo essay of our adventures, I always tend to look back at the year with astonishment – at the amount we travelled, joy – at the people we met and the connections we made, and sadness – because no matter the year, I miss my […]

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7 Legendary Toy Stores That Even Adults Will Love

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It is no secret that kids go crazy for toy stores and planning a vacation with a trip to one always brings smiles.

10 Gorgeous Places To Visit In Asturias, Spain

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

Nestled between the mountains of Cantabria and the Bay of Biscay, Asturias is one of my favorite parts of Spain. I have been there twice already, and enjoy it every time. What I love about it is the peaceful atmosphere, and the feeling I have of being let in to a secret place. Indeed, despite

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The Year that Was and What’s Coming Next for The Planet D

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

When we look back on the year that was, it's hard to believe that we travelled to 22 destinations on five different continents in 2017. It was our plan to slow things down a bit, but when amazing opportunities come up, how can you say no? From horse treks in Kyrgyzstan to basking in the […]

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6 places you need to visit in western Canada (as told by a Canadian)

6 places you need to visit in western Canada (as told by a Canadian)

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

O Canada!

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A Journey Through Madagascar: Notes on the Privilege of Travel

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

We travelers are a lucky bunch. It's easy to forget just how privileged we are to be able to travel the world. The truth is, most people rarely even leave their own country, let alone visit destinations all over the globe. My recent visit to Madagascar reminded me that it's important to keep this perspective in mind, and to give back to organizations that help the places we visit.

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Things You Need to Know About the Mount Everest Base Camp Trek

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Are you looking for an extreme trekking challenge? Then you’ll love Nepal’s epic 62-kilometer trek to Everest Base Camp which lies 5,365 meters above sea level.

The Mount Everest base camp trek will take you through tiny mountain villages and pine forests, alongside topaz rivers and across staggeringly-high suspension bridges to the foot of the world’s highest mountain. However, with sub-zero temperatures and altitude sickness to contend with this isn’t a challenge for the faint-hearted.

Having completed the trek myself, here are some important tips on how to survive the journey to Everest Base Camp.

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My Mom Says This Blog is Boring

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Last month, my mom told me she thought this blog was boring. “Where’s all the fun stuff? I want to see more photos of you traveling. I don’t care about these other updates.” “Mom, I live in Austin now. You know I’m not on the road that much,” I replied. “I know but still….I want […]

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The best countries for surviving a zombie apocalypse

The best countries for surviving a zombie apocalypse

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

It’s the zombie apocalypse. It’s finally here. Stick with us if you want to get out alive.

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10 places you should totally travel after exams

10 places you should totally travel after exams

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Sweet freedom

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Seven things you have to do when you visit Morocco

Seven things you have to do when you visit Morocco

by Katie Hoare @ Geckos Tales

Your wanderlust will be off the chart when you’ve finished this read

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10 Countries Travelers Should Avoid in 2016

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Travelers talk a lot about their must-see places; top-ten lists abound, often listing the same destinations over and over. Almost everyone has a bucket list.

The South American food you (probably) won’t want to eat

The South American food you (probably) won’t want to eat

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

We love South America with all of our hearts and all of our souls and all of our brains. But we don't necessarily love it with all of our stomachs, all of the time.

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6 Ways to Get Out of the Grind in Cuba

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Thoughts of Cuba evoke images of pristine beaches, far-reaching ocean, and tropical drinks.

Everything you need to know about: Sri Lanka

Everything you need to know about: Sri Lanka

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Sri Lanka's often referred to as something of a 'Little India'. Find out why its an incredible country in its own right

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The Best Of Siquijor: Itinerary, Tourist Spots and Budget in 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Siquijor travel guide and itinerary has all you need to know to plan your trip to one of the best hidden gems of the Philippines. Dreamy waterfalls, secret tropical beaches and memorable sunsets await you in Siquijor: the island of fire! Siquijor island has been known as land of witchcraft, enchantments and sorcery. So […]

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Fun Things to Do in Changi Airport Whether You’re A Local or Tourist

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

7 Unique Experiences and Things To Do in Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

These are some of the most unique things to do in Pico you can’t miss when you’re in the island. Pico is the second largest island of the Azores archipelago – after São Miguel. Despite being the most obviously volcanic, it still boasts an incredible variety of landscapes. Between the green meadows, the lava fields, […]

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Welcome to Amed, the Prettiest Place in Bali

by Justine @ Travel Lush

It’s insane to think about. I’ve been traveling to Bali for the past four years. I’ve visited this island a whopping six times, spent a total of six months here and thoroughly explored seven different areas of the island. Yet somehow before my recent trip to Amed, I had never traveled to northern Bali. How…

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Climbing Mount Pico: All You Need To Know For an Epic Hike

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

During my last trip to Azores, I had the pleasure of climbing Mount Pico in Pico island. Here’s my experience and how you can get to the top safely. While it’s not by any means amongst the tallest in the world, Mount Pico can be deceptively difficult to conquer which leads to many failed climb […]

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The 8 Best Hotels for Foodies in the USA

by Emily Matras @ EscapeHere

Traveling is about discovering new people, places, culture, and—of course—food, glorious food.

3 of Everest’s tallest tales

3 of Everest’s tallest tales

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Did you hear the one about the dog who climbed Everest?

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Eerie Abandoned Olympic Venues Around the World

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

The Olympics are an exciting time.

Elephant welfare: what you can do to help

Elephant welfare: what you can do to help

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Some simple points to help make the world a better place (for elephants).

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6 Scenic Ways to Navigate Norway

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

One of the most fitting ways to explore the ins and outs of Norway is by traveling along any one of the country’s national tourist routes; well established drives that

The 7 Best Places to Spend New Years Eve in America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

New Years Eve is quickly approaching and it’s about that time you start deciding where you want to ring in the year 2016.

The other way to Machu Picchu: a guide to tackling the Quarry Trail

The other way to Machu Picchu: a guide to tackling the Quarry Trail

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Though the 'classic' Inca Trail gets a lot of press, the Quarry Trail is a pretty damn fine alternative.

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Top 12 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Singapore

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Thailand Vacation: 10 Things To Know Before You Take Off

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

You’ve booked your ticket, made your hotel reservations and you’re ready to enjoy the glorious combination of tropical beauty, lively cities, and cultural history that await the fortunate travelers to

Củ Chi tunnels one of Vietnam's most popular tourist attractions

Củ Chi tunnels one of Vietnam's most popular tourist attractions


Vietnam Travel Consultant | A Perfect Advise For Every Holiday In Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels are part of a massive war museum that offers a sneak-peek at the underground life of Vietnamese soldiers back in 1948. Located 70km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, the historical site comprises more than 120km of underground tunnels with several trapdoors, living areas, kitchens, storage facilities, armoury, hospitals, and command centres.

Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

25 Fun Things to Do in Seoul on Your Very First Visit

by Dina Malyana @ TripZilla Magazine

10 Unmissable Things To Do In Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

With all the incredible things to do in Mexico, I think I will never tire of it. I have been there 3 times already, and each time I visit I discover a little bit more. I am absolutely in love with its people, its culture, and the overall atmosphere and vibe I get when I

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A Walk in Washington DC – 12 Must See Monuments and Memorials

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

This is a sponsored conversation written by us on behalf of IHG Rewards Club. The opinions and text are all ours. We didn't expect to love Washington DC but if there's one thing we learned in our travels it is that anywhere can surprise you. When IHG© Rewards Club asked us if we'd like to […]

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Into the wild: a photographic journey through Borneo (with Melissa Findlay)

Into the wild: a photographic journey through Borneo (with Melissa Findlay)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Whether you already thought Borneo was cool or you've never even thought of Borneo at all, these photos will melt your face.

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10 Most Enchanting Towns in Germany

by Kirsten Schlewitz @ EscapeHere

In a country filled to bursting with medieval villages, charming towns, idyllic small cities and gorgeous scenery, it’s tough to narrow down a list of the 10 best places to

A day in the life of a Burmese street food enthusiast

A day in the life of a Burmese street food enthusiast

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

You’re a satay connoisseur, regularly grab Rogan Josh on the run, break fortune cookies by the handful and can smell Vietnamese mint from a mile off, but you’ve probably never said “let’s get Burmese for dinner tonight”.

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Tips for saving for an overseas adventure

Tips for saving for an overseas adventure

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

We’ve put together our top penny-pinching tips so you can hop a big jet plane and begin your adventure sooner rather than later

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How Much Money Do I Need For Hong Kong?

by Guest Travel Writer @ Travel Happy

Hong Kong has it all – heavenly food, high-octane nightlife, striking architecture and top shopping all laced with heaps of culture and tradition. There are plenty of ways to spend a fortune, but Lee Cobaj explains how Hong Kong doesn’t have to be prohibitively expensive Hong Kong © barbara-pictures Compared to its SE Asian neighbours, […]

8 of Vietnam and Cambodia’s best street foods

8 of Vietnam and Cambodia’s best street foods

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

Cambodia and Vietnam are home to more deliciousness than you could begin to imagine. Also, memes.

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5 Ways To Survive When Traveling In Rougher Countries

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Most people follow the Banana Pancake Trail when setting off on their adventures. In other words, they follow the same routes millions of travelers have already experienced. They are playing it safe even if they don’t know it.

Surviving when you’re traveling in rougher countries isn’t the same. You need to approach things differently if you want to stay out of trouble. Let’s look at a few examples to ensure you’ll always be prepared.

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12 of the weirdest airports you’ve ever seen

12 of the weirdest airports you’ve ever seen

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Travel and airports. They’re intrinsically linked. Love ’em or hate ’em, there’s simply no avoiding ’em (unless you swim). There’s loads of splashy, flashy ones that make you so relaxed you’ll forget about the seven hour layover. But today we’re going to look at some of the world’s weirdest. 1. Qamdo Bangda Airport, Qamdo, Tibet If

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8 Exciting Things That Are Coming to Singapore In 2018

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

The big debate: are you team sunrise or team sunset?

The big debate: are you team sunrise or team sunset?

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

If there's one thing we humans love more than unparalleled beauty and smug holiday sunset photos, it is trivial arguments. So, I'm pitting sunrises and sunsets against each other. I'm sorry

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Discover: Clipperton Island

by @ Wikitravel

If you somehow find yourself visiting Clipperton Island and lack things to do (understandably), try running around the island and timing yourself; the record circumnavigation time is one hour and 17 minutes.

How to Order Coffee in Vietnam Like a Local

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Vietnam is a country that runs on coffee. There is a cafe on just about every block in Saigon and Hanoi and they’re packed most of the day with a mix of locals leisurely sipping away enjoying the day and others grabbing a quick fix on their way to wherever they’re headed. The cafe culture in Saigon is why it’s one of our favorite cities in the world. To see the list of our favorite Saigon cafes, check out our post on it.

Coffee is brewed differently in Vietnam. It’s sort of a mix between the French press and pourover methods and despite producing great coffee, it’s surprisingly “low tech”. You won’t see any chem-lab looking siphons or giant blown-glass drip towers. Coffee is brewed in a little metal filter called a “phin”. Grounds go in, water goes in, and coffee ... Read More »

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Facty things: 10 facts about Turkey

Facty things: 10 facts about Turkey

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

You could say that Turkey has so many things to see and do it needed an extra continent to share the load. Anyway, facts

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5 Off The Beaten Track Destinations in Vietnam - Goats On The Road

5 Off The Beaten Track Destinations in Vietnam - Goats On The Road


Goats On The Road

This is a guest post from Anna, who is one half of the incredible duo over at Adventure In You. To learn more about Anna and Tom’s journey and their various projects, check out their website in the bio below. We loved travelling in Vietnam and hope you’ll love hearing about these 5 off track places …

8 Fun Things to Do In and Around Nha Trang, Vietnam • Travel Lush

8 Fun Things to Do In and Around Nha Trang, Vietnam • Travel Lush


Travel Lush

There are some real gems in and around Nha Trang that visitors don't seem to know about. Here's my guide on some awesome things to do in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

Meet the lego couple doing travel better than you

Meet the lego couple doing travel better than you

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

They've been around the block

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15 Amazing Hotels Around The World For Under $100

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

While it is very easy to spend a lot of money when staying at a nice hotel there are some places around the world that have world class service and

Tourist attractions that you cannot miss when visit the South of Vietnam

Tourist attractions that you cannot miss when visit the South of Vietnam


Travel Sense Asia

Vietnam is a hospitable and nice country with lots of natural beauty. Once you come to Vietnam, especially Southern Vietnam, you will be attracted by beautiful beaches, farms with lots of flowers and fruits, many floating markets on rivers where almost people live on the boat… All of them are so Vietnam. Were you excited …

10 Innovative Travel Accessories You Won’t Be Able To Travel Without

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Travelling is something we get so excited for and are always counting down the days until take off.

Things to do in Siem Reap besides temples

by Backstreet Editorial Team @ Backstreet Academy

Templed out? We totally get you! There are tons of templed out tourists in Siem Reap and sometimes you just need a little something without...Read More

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10 Great Gift Ideas for the Travel Obsessed

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

If you haven’t yet started your Christmas shopping, it’s time to get in the game! Of course this list will be helpful at any point in the year when you’re

Vietnam Backpacker Hostels Grateful of No Serious Injuries in recent Public Ferry Collision

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

On 1 January 2017, a scheduled public ferry carrying passengers from Cat Ba Island to Hai Phong Harbor, Vietnam made contact with a bridge pylon. The accident resulted in damage to the ferry’s bow, and several seats inside the passenger … Continue reading

12 Must-Do Activities in Penghu to Include in Your Taiwan Itinerary

by Cheryl Seet @ TripZilla Magazine

8 places you definitely shouldn’t take travel photos

8 places you definitely shouldn’t take travel photos

by Katrina Imbruglia @ Geckos Tales

Back away from the camera. Put down that filter. Slowly lower your ridiculously oversized iPhone 6+ to the ground. Sure we all want to be heroes on Insta, but do you really want to be that guy who posts pics of locals trying to bathe in peace or takes a selfie at a cremation? This is

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Attention: Chicago is recreating the Ferris Bueller parade

Attention: Chicago is recreating the Ferris Bueller parade

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

A festival dedicated to a world that doesn't think it's seen anything good today

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17 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Zurich

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

8 Reasons Why Vacations Are Good for Your Health

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that vacations are good for us—after all, taking time for ourselves to discover new places, to engage in activities we enjoy and

Where you should travel next (using tv theme songs)

Where you should travel next (using tv theme songs)

by Kellie Bright @ Geckos Tales

Yes no. Maybe. I don't know. CAN YOU REPEAT THE

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Is this the happiest dog stuck in a hedge ever?

Is this the happiest dog stuck in a hedge ever?

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Once in every generation there comes someone whose never-say-die attitude and relentless optimism in the face of hardship set an example for every living thing on the planet. Today, we have found that someone. He is a Shiba Inu dog in Japan who got stuck in a hedge. Snapped by twitter user @yamamochi223, this little

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20 Places You Must Visit In Vietnam

20 Places You Must Visit In Vietnam


Trip101

Find out the things you just have to do when visiting Vietnam. Whether you are just dropping by Hanoi, or riding through Ho Chi Minh city, do check out the places and activities listed!

Five must-visit places in Vietnam

Five must-visit places in Vietnam


The Jakarta Post

Need a place to spend your summer vacation? Think Vietnam.

Five Gorgeous Places To Visit In Galicia In Just Three Days

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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8 Things to See and Do in Newfoundland

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

They say you will never run out of things to see and do in Newfoundland, whether you plan your trip from start to finish or just show up and go

Suffering from a quarter-life crisis? There’s a mountain for that.

Suffering from a quarter-life crisis? There’s a mountain for that.

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Whilst travel to the likes of South East Asia, Europe, Africa or South America is ever popular, there are ways to get even more out of your hard-earned escape from normality

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The Hungry Ghost Festival…What is it??

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks an important event in the Lunar Calendar – The Ghost Festival or Hungry Ghost Festival! This festival typically starts from the 7th month in the Lunar Calendar and on the 15th Day, and lasts for a month. Why … Continue reading

The Perfect Honeymoon spot: Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

The Maldives is that tropical paradise we all dream about and hope to visit someday. The images we saw instantly sold us on making the trip, but how do you pick which Maldives resorts to stay at? We spent 6 weeks island hopping around the...

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Toasted cheese sandwiches of the world

Toasted cheese sandwiches of the world

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

First you get the cheese, then you get the power, then you get the women

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10 Fun Local Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam | The Passport Lifestyle

10 Fun Local Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam | The Passport Lifestyle


The Passport Lifestyle

There are a ton of local things to do in Hoi An, but if you want to experience Vietnam like a local, you'll find these travel tips helpful.

The 5 Best Places to Buy Property in Australia

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Australia is known for its friendly people, sandy beaches, the famous Great Barrier Reef, warm temperatures and unique countryside.

How to Know When to Travel Anywhere – The Rove.me experience

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

We live in a rushed era where the “fast-food” concept has arrived to the travel world too. Many people out there can do a life of travel based on keeping a count of countries visited and bragging themselves because of it. But is that really the essence of traveling? For me, the whole purpose of […]

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5 Top Places Not to Miss in Vietnam - Mapping Megan

5 Top Places Not to Miss in Vietnam - Mapping Megan


Mapping Megan

There are numerous reasons why you should make it to Vietnam one day. Breath-taking landscapes, friendly and hospitable Vietnamese, affordability (backpacking in Vietnam is popular and it's a well known destination among budget travellers), and of course, coffee, coffee, coffee! Yes, there is nothing better than enjoying a cup of black (ca phe den) or iced coffee with condensed milk (cap he sua da) while watching as life goes by on a corner of the street!When planning your Vietnam itinerary, there are certain places you can’t afford to miss. You may not know, but Vietnam has all the off-the-beaten-path experiences that you are all looking for, such as hiking the Northern mountain area of Sapa or taking photos over the beautiful sunrise in Hoi.

10 Most beautiful culture in Vietnam’s Lunar New Year

by Brandee brande @

The Lunar New Year (Tet, Lunar New Year, Lunar New Year) is considered the most important holiday and festival of the year by the Vietnamese Lunar calendar. This is the family reunion, the children gathering, and so many cultural features are handed down through generations. In this articel, we would like to introduce to you […]

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India: Taj Mahal tidbits (infographic)

India: Taj Mahal tidbits (infographic)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Because infographics are awesome, India's Taj Mahal is awesome, and this just seemed like a good thing to do.

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7 Charming Places to Visit in Cuba

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Most travelers to Cuba have one thing in common; they tend to stick with the better-known areas of Havana, Varadero or Cayo Coco.

Vietnam Tips And Tricks: 26 Key Things To Know Before Your Trip

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This list of useful tips and tricks of Vietnam is mostly intended for first-time visitors but it can help anyone achieve a safe and worry-free travel. It should alert you for common mistakes and prepare you for traveling to one of the most amazing countries on Earth. I mean it. Not gonna lie: Vietnam is […]

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THE BEST MONTH TO VISIT VIETNAM? SEPTEMBER!

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Yes, Vietnam is a great country to travel all year round depending on the region – but if you ask us which time of the year we like to travel most, it’s definitely the month of September! Here’s why: It’s … Continue reading

Street Artist Quint Brings Love and Beauty to the Streets of Bali

by Justine @ Travel Lush

If you’ve read along with this blog for awhile, then you’ll know that I’m fairly obsessed with street art. And lucky for me the street art in Bali is amazing. One of the things that makes me so excited about having the chance to spend the summer in Bali is that the Tropica Bali Street…

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5 awesome things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

5 awesome things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam


Geckos Tales

The coastal Vietnamese town of Hoi An is known for its sleepy atmosphere, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do.

How to do full moon parties right

How to do full moon parties right

by Travel Textbook @ Geckos Tales

Buckets of booze, open water and a flaming rope. What could possibly go wrong?

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VBH Guide to Vietnamese TET New Year & The Year of the Rooster…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

2017 represents the Year of the Rooster according to the zodiac. To the Vietnamese, the Rooster is one of the most important animals that govern human life. It’s an essential protein for nourishment but is also often used as an … Continue reading

Chiang Rai Province: Why It’s Worth a Stop in Northern Thailand

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Chiang Rai highlights: from mountain-top views stretching into Laos to scenic villages among the tea fields.

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12 Years Of Travel: Jawfish With Eggs, Derawan, Indonesia

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Indonesian Borneo has several islands with some great scuba diving – there are plenty of surprises waiting underwater Jawfish with eggs, Borneo 2 June 2010, 5 Years Ago This Week: Jawfish are one of my favourite sea creatures – they live in vertical tunnels dug in the sand and peer out over the top with […]

8 things to expect when backpacking with your bae

8 things to expect when backpacking with your bae

by Brad Whiteford @ Geckos Tales

What to expect when you're expecting loved-up, adventurous bliss.

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The 5 Safest Cities for Women to Travel Alone in Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Canada is one of the safest places to visit, whether you are traveling in a group or alone and that bodes well for women who are looking to visit this

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which Vietnam City Is Right For You?

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Struggling making a decision between Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh for your upcoming trip to Vietnam? In this article I’m comparing both cities in terms of food, safety, places to visit and overall vibe for you to decide its overall travel potential. Which one is the right for you? Vietnam is not the easiest of […]

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Surviving Venice on a backpacker’s budget

Surviving Venice on a backpacker’s budget

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

It costs a lot to look this expensive

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Travel the world in 45 seconds

Travel the world in 45 seconds

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Watching this video will make your heart beat a little faster.

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An anti-romantic’s guide to Paris

An anti-romantic’s guide to Paris

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Get a room, people

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Dear Female Travelers: Reasons Knixwear Is the Greatest Travel Underwear You’ll Ever Own!

by Meg Jerrard @ Mapping Megan

Forget your passport, when it comes to travel, appropriate underwear is one of the most essential things. (Don’t actually forget your passport, but I’m sure you get what I meant!)

But traditional cotton underwear isn’t always the best option for travel – they’re slow drying and they absorb moisture meaning cotton isn’t the most comfortable or hygienic thing to wear for extended periods of time.

Underwear might be one of those things you don’t think twice about, but purchasing a pair for the practicalities of travel can make or break a trip. There are plenty of options out there for travel-specific underwear, but when it comes to being specifically designed for women, Knixwear is a Canadian based brand you should know.

The following are seven reasons why Knixwear is the greatest travel underwear you’ll own. But the biggest reason? The amount of confidence you gain from wearing them, for all the reasons below.

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