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A blue house with a red roof and a white Ger sit isolated in Mongolia's Orkhon Valley This is How to Travel to Mongolia – Overlanding the Least Densely Populated Country in the World - Travel to Mongolia means tackling a land of extremes. Both in the landscape, from its vast desert lands and rolling Read It
The Death Railway in Kanchanaburi, Thailand – A Scenic Journey Into a Dark Past - The cast-iron bridge over the River Kwai and its accompanying two-hour cliff winding, countryside-strewn train journey are what remains of Read It
A woman wearing a yellow backpack takes a picture of the city of Tarragona from the top of the golden stone Roman Circus building The Living History of Tarragona – The First Roman City of Spain - Where the Roman past is layered with the medieval and the modern, a visit to Tarragona, Spain means being able Read It

Borderlines

The yellowy earth and grey watch tower in the walled-off preserved area where you can see the Berlin Wall and Border Strip. View is from the the roof of the adjacent Berlin Wall Documentation Centre The Best Place to See the Berlin Wall and What to Learn From It - Alongside its alternative scene, many visitors to Berlin want to know the best place to see the Berlin Wall or, Read It
A great pyramid of Giza looms behind the sphinx that sits in front of it as part of a necropolis complex, in the dusty desert area of Gize in Egypt This is How to Travel to Egypt – Tips to Visit Safely & Responsibly - From temples, tombs and slow journeys on the Nile, to understanding the delicate tourism situation as the country always tries Read It
The Monument to Party Founding in Pyongyang Travelling to North Korea – Where Preconceptions and Reality Collide - This guide to travel in North Korea was updated for 2020, to provide up to date information about tourism in Read It

Cultural Travel

City of Athens viewpoint This is How to Travel to Athens – A City Explorer’s Guide for Greece’s Capital - Travel to Athens is about understanding how misunderstood Greece’s capital is, in that people cite initial disappointment in finding a Read It
Arial view of Salzburg city in Austria as seen from the rooftop of a museum Why You Should Visit Salzburg, Austria – The Musical Metropolis Beyond Mozart & The Sound of Music - There are many reasons to visit Salzburg, Austria, and in this travel guide, I highlight what this city is about Read It
Halloween party in Bran Castle, Transylvania, Romania How to Celebrate Halloween in Transylvania, Romania – The Bran Dracula Castle Party - Do you want to celebrate Halloween in Transylvania, Romania? Fearlessly revel in the footsteps of an old legend? Have a Read It

Responsible Tourism

Get up close to elephants without riding them in Elephant Nature Park Why Riding Elephants in Thailand is Wrong – Visiting Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai - Updates to this post surrounding the controversial topic about riding elephants in Thailand are to reflect the ongoing plight of Read It
Burmese people welcome a tourist in a temple Benefits of TEFL Abroad and Volunteering – What You Need to Know - Are you thinking about using TEFL abroad and volunteering? These top tips will show you the best way to gain Read It
Six Giant Pandas on a wooden deck eating bamboo as seen on a Ghengdu Panda Tour in China Taking a Chengdu Panda Tour: Conservation and Education at China’s Cutest Tourist Attraction - As popular as visiting the Great Wall of China in Beijing or the Terracotta Army in Xian, taking a Chengdu Read It

Adventure Travel

A group of trekkers at Everest Base Camp posing for a group shot around a sign with a 2012 date. Behind are the lower brown mountain slopes and a patch of ice. Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal – A Guide to Reach the Top of the World - This Everest Base Camp trek guide shows how the Nepal EBC journey isn’t a light-hearted adventure. It’s a mini-expedition that Read It
a white sand beach overed by aqua blue sea water, backed by high green hills - a scene of nature on Jeju Island, Korea All the ‘World Wonder of Nature’ Things to Do on Jeju Island, South Korea - South Korea’s tallest mountain, the dormant volcano of Hallasan, sits in the very centre of its largest isle south of Read It
Things to Do in Banff in Winter – Seven Months of Snow and Ice Adventure - I went straight into the minus degree heart of winter in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, to take in Read It

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