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Travel articles, guides, travel tips, unusual things to do, travel challenges and secret places in Asia

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Three places to go to feel like an ancient king or pharaoh

Three places to go to feel like an ancient king or pharaoh

The challenge: Travel the world to feel like an ancient royalty Ok, because of some weird misunderstanding, you weren’t born with a silver spoon in y
Six unusual things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia (+map)

Six unusual things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia (+map)

Whether mainstream or just plain weird, there are always things that you can do when you travel that you cannot do at home. Not only do they make for
Cycling in the steppe of Mongolia – a book excerpt

Cycling in the steppe of Mongolia – a book excerpt

Planning to cycle in the steppe of Mongolia? Read an excerpt from the book, “Terning: Around the World by Bike” by Sam Gambier where he tells the stor
18 quotes about Russia that explain its mystery

18 quotes about Russia that explain its mystery

Searching for inspiration for your trip to Russia or for captions for your Instagram photos? Here are the best quotes about Russia, Russians and the m
18 signs you have been living in China for too long

18 signs you have been living in China for too long

1. You speak slowly, loudly, and clearly to everyone you meet… even other native English speakers. Also, maybe you now speak a little bit of Chinglish
Experience the Hai Van Pass in Vietnam by scooter

Experience the Hai Van Pass in Vietnam by scooter

Upon leaving the UK, our parents were relatively relaxed, or as relaxed as ones parents can be as they wave their offspring off on a year-long adventu
8 philosophies of a happy life from around the world

8 philosophies of a happy life from around the world

You don’t have to be a philosopher to find a brand new philosophy of a happy life, and experience it as you travel free from cares and non-philosophic
Four pilgrimage routes to walk or bike with purpose

Four pilgrimage routes to walk or bike with purpose

Today many of the traditional pilgrimage routes have turned into a tourist business rather than a matter of religion. But times change and if you feel
Istanbul Tulip Festival 2018: the best parks to see flowers (+ map)

Istanbul Tulip Festival 2018: the best parks to see flowers (+ map)

The challenge: explore Istanbul, tulip by tulip Every year in April, Istanbul turns into the capital of tulips. This is when millions of bulbs show u
Inspiring women on the road: Filmmaker Iara Lee

Inspiring women on the road: Filmmaker Iara Lee

Iara Lee, a Brazilian of Korean descent, is an activist, filmmaker, and founder/director of the Cultures of Resistance Network Foundation, an organiza
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