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Why there are so many temples in Bali

Why there are so many temples in Bali

We asked Brett, our local guide in Bali, what’s with all the temples everywhere on the island — and how to be respectful when you visit one. “There seems to be temples everywhere!” That’s what travellers always say to me. And, well, yes, they are everywhere — small shrines in...
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The complete guide to: Krakow travel

The complete guide to: Krakow travel

According to legend, Krakow was founded on the defeat of the Wawel Dragon. While the dragon may be gone, what you will find is Europe’s largest market square and a charming Old Town — in fact, the city itself has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1978. If you’re...
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The complete guide to: Essaouira travel

The complete guide to: Essaouira travel

The city of Essaouira, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, is rich in culture, architecture, and character. Once known as Mogador, its modern name means “the little rampart,” a nod to the fortress walls that still enclose part of this coastal city. If you’re planning a trip, take a look through our...
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40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

There are some basic rules that follow travellers around wherever they go: watch out for pickpockets in tourist zones; negotiate a taxi rate before you get in the cab; when in doubt, don’t drink the water. But then there are some specific rules for each country, and even each city....
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Things to do in: Jakarta

Things to do in: Jakarta

If I asked you to think of Indonesia, you’d probably conjure up images of crystal-clear water, sunset walks along coconut and palm tree-lined beaches, thatched-roof huts shading you from the warm sun, peace, serenity — realistically, you’d be describing Bali. I think it’s safe to admit that the film “Eat,...
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Complete guide to: Lisbon travel

Complete guide to: Lisbon travel

Travelling to Portugal and checking out the sights in Lisbon? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting the city, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Portuguese music you should listen to before you go, to the coolest local events you should...
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The complete guide to: Jakarta travel

The complete guide to: Jakarta travel

Travelling to Java and checking out the sights in Jakarta? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting the capital, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Indonesian music you should listen to before you go, to the cool local events you should...
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Holiday celebrations around the world

Holiday celebrations around the world

‘Tis the season to celebrate! It’s that time of year when we start thinking about Christmas, New Year’s, Hannukah, King’s Day, the solstice, and how we’re going to fit into our pants after all those holiday dinners. But because we realise that all around this great big world of ours no two celebrations...
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Great Czech brewery daytrips from Prague

Great Czech brewery daytrips from Prague

When you first come to Prague, you’ll quickly discover that Czech beer culture is much different from the more Westernised countries. Firstly, we drink a lot here. But secondly, the manner in which we drink is vastly different. It is quite rare to see people shouting over music, or on their...
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24 hours in: Chennai

24 hours in: Chennai

So you’ve got 24 hours to see Chennai? No problem! Sure, it might be tight trying to cram it all in, but even with just a day, you can still get a feel for life in this South Indian city. Here’s our guide to making the most of a mere...
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