Posts Tagged with "city"

Exploring Phuket’s Little-Seen Old Quarter

Sunday, May 19, 2013

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Exploring Phuket’s Little-Seen Old Quarter

Sip milky iced tea while listening to melodic jazz from a street café. Haggle over homemade batik at a Malay fabric shop. Just a few reasons, says travel journalist Leigh-Anne Hunter, to ditch the beach for a day and wander through Phuket’s fascinating, but little-seen Old Quarter...

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Backpacker Video of the Month: Six Months Walking in Asia

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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Backpacker Video of the Month: Six Months Walking in Asia

To discover the beauties of the planet and to make them immortal; to represent the spirit of every magical corner of the world and every culture... June's Backpacker Video of the Month is Marco Giovanelli's wonderful visual representation of his adventure through Asia. It kept all of us at the office captivated and smiling - you're gonna LOVE this..!

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Join the Flash Mob! The Lofi Inn & The Rise of Budget, Boutique Hostels in S. E. Asia

Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Join the Flash Mob! The Lofi Inn & The Rise of Budget, Boutique Hostels in S. E. Asia

Swanky and elegant are not usually words synonymous with the backpacking world but ‘times they are a changing!’ Gone are the days of travellers-on-a-shoestring having to endure rat infested dorms and filthy beds as a new wave of hostels pops up all over South East Asia...

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Photo of the Month: Forgiven or Forgotten?

Friday, June 8, 2012

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Photo of the Month: Forgiven or Forgotten?

Our Photo of the Month for June appears insignificant at first glance - a middle-aged man in a bright shirt, posing for a picture in front of a pretty backdrop; what's so special about that? - but, what it represents could mean so much more...

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Top 10 Attractions To Do on a Budget in Singapore

Saturday, January 14, 2012

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Top 10 Attractions To Do on a Budget in Singapore

Perceived as an economic concrete jungle, Singapore is recognised for being a worldwide financial center powerhouse. For this reason, many travellers on a budget visiting South East Asia fail to consider Singapore as a travel destination. However, there is more to Singapore than just banks! The city exudes with diverse and countless points of interest, stunning parks and gardens and a fascinating mix cultures representing many other areas of Asia. Even on a tight budget, it is nice to know these Top 10 will not put a dent in the pocketbook...

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