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What to do beyond the beach in Goa

What to do beyond the beach in Goa

The seaside region of Goa may be famous for its beach parties and wild nightlife, but there is much more to see here besides waves, hangovers and haze. Goa is a slice of paradise offering everything from serene beaches to a lively cultural scene, architectural delights, bustling bazaars and plenty...
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The complete guide to: Goa travel

The complete guide to: Goa travel

Tiny Goa on India’s southwest coast is the smallest state in the country, but that doesn’t mean it lacks for things to see and do. Alternatively, Goa offers a dizzying array of sights and activities well worth your time. Whether you’re planning to be a beach bum for a few...
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Things to do in: Goa

Things to do in: Goa

You probably know all about the beach parties and wild nightlife that Goa is famous for. But there’s far more to see and do in the state than stay up ’til dawn. Here are a few things to check out while you’re here — and the best part is, none...
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24 hours in: Goa

24 hours in: Goa

Goa is a sliver of India all its own, a slice of paradise where the beach beckons and the only pace is slow and relaxed. It’s enough to make you want to stay forever — but alas, we know most of us can’t. While a mere day’s stay seems like...
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The traditional Tinder: Why matchmaking families flock to Shanghai’s Marriage Market

The traditional Tinder: Why matchmaking families flock to Shanghai’s Marriage Market

In 2016, SK-II, a Chinese skincare brand, filmed a takeover of Shanghai’s Marriage Market, marriage’s monument to capitalism in People’s Park in the city centre. Addressing the issue of China’s “leftover women,” the four-minute video asks for daughters to be permitted to be strong and free of traditional expectations. The moment I...
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24 hours in: Split

24 hours in: Split

Croatia’s second largest city has the prefect blend of beaches, historic sights, museums and scenic spots to wander, making this destination somewhere you will want to come back to again and again. Combine that with great food, a buzzing waterfront promenade, and an Old Town oozing charm, and you have...
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How locals really celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Mexico

How locals really celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Mexico

Dust off your sombrero, find a bar and celebrate with tequila or margaritas and a joyful mariachi band! It’s Cinco de Mayo, Mexico’s most famous holiday. But is that really how Mexicans celebrate the day, and what does Cinco de Mayo really represent? Here are five facts about Cinco de Mayo...
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Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Rio de Janeiro

Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Rio de Janeiro

Você está preparado?! (Are you ready!?) With the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia rapidly approaching in June, Cariocas and expats alike will soon flood Rio de Janeiro with the greens and yellows of Brazilian futebol pride. Expectations are high as Brazilians across the nation begin to pull on their...
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24 hours in: Poznań

24 hours in: Poznań

Let’s be honest — you probably didn’t plan on staying in Poznań for a long time. Most of the visitors coming to the city spend a day or two, but since this is a place worth a longer visit, our local Poznań tour guides have prepared a plan for a...
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Easter across Europe: How to celebrate Holy Week like a local

Easter across Europe: How to celebrate Holy Week like a local

There’s more than chocolate treats and egg-hiding bunnies to Easter — and in many Christian European countries, Holy Week and Easter weekend are the biggest celebrations of the year. From pagan traditions celebrating spring, to throwing water on your crush to secure her affections, to holy processions honouring the resurrection,...
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