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Top 10 Things To Do in and Around Hanoi, Vietnam

17 February 2014

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Top 10 Things To Do in and Around Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam’s bustling, atmospheric capital Hanoi is crammed with interesting pursuits for the curious backpacker, from dodging motorbikes in the Old Quarter to sampling unique street food cuisine and even visiting the embalmed body of one of the world’s most famous Communist leaders – there’s a lot to write in your travel diary! With so much to delight your senses we helped you boil it down to the top 10 things not to miss while in this undeniably electric city!

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Pot Holes and Rice Fields: A Journey Through Cambodia’s Center

6 February 2014

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Pot Holes and Rice Fields: A Journey Through Cambodia’s Center

We travel to realize the basic power of connection, through chance encounters we are able to loose our carefully crafted identities and simply relate to each other as human beings. Photographer Dylan Goldby takes us on a journey away from Cambodia's capitol Phnom Penh, into the heart of the country, and introduces us to a part of South East Asia not typically travelled.

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Will the Real Koh Phangan Please Stand Up! Beyond The Full Moon Party

16 December 2013

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Will the Real Koh Phangan Please Stand Up! Beyond The Full Moon Party

Home to the notorious monthly Full Moon Party, it's no shock that Koh Phangan has somewhat of a dodgy reputation. The truth however, is that this island is special and offers far more than it is given credit for. It’s creative, eclectic, underground, spiritual, artistic; it’s got a great, free-flowing vibe; a tight community that integrates both expats, locals, and travellers who keep coming back. We introduce you to the often overlooked dynamism of Koh Phangan.

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The Gap Year Fear! Taking the plunge into the unknown. In need of a safety net?

3 January 2013

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The Gap Year Fear! Taking the plunge into the unknown. In need of a safety net?

Deep in your heart you know that taking a gap year is the thing you want to do most in the world – yet you can’t quite bring yourself to make the jump. What if you never do? Can you imagine if you’d never had that first driving lesson or very first date? Sometimes, all you need is a gentle push, a helping hand; support; a good safety net, something to set you on the path to an experience of a lifetime…

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Top 10 Things to do in the Philippines

3 October 2012

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Top 10 Things to do in the Philippines

So how do you sum up the Philippines? Here is our guide to the top 10 things to do in the Philippines that we reckon backpackers just can't miss!

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Have Job… Will Travel! 5 Stories of People Who Work Abroad Doing What They Love

15 March 2012

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Have Job… Will Travel! 5 Stories of People Who Work Abroad Doing What They Love

Sat at work dreaming about travel? Reading blogs and travel websites and living vicariously through the adventures that you read? Usually such musing can be written off as mere fantasies and easily whisked away by grumbles about money and making ends meet. But wait, there's good news! Travel and work don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Countless people, from a diverse range of professions are figuring out ways to make travel and work compatible. So how do they do it? Is it as good as you imagine? Does it really pay the bills? Travel writer, Marisa Charles caught up with a few of these working travellers to see what it’s really like...

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