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Does this Chang Phueak restaurant have the hottest som tam in Chiang Mai?

Does this Chang Phueak restaurant have the hottest som tam in Chiang Mai?

If you come to Som Tam Udon on a weekend, be prepared to wait a while. The massive restaurant (it easily sits about a hundred people) is so insanely popular among locals that there’s regularly a line-up down the street on weekends. Yet despite its massive popularity, few travellers find...
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A spicy adventure in Zanzibar

A spicy adventure in Zanzibar

If variety is the spice of life, then Zanzibar is nature’s supermarket. East Africa’s favourite island playground, Zanzibar appeals to those who want to heighten their senses in a kaleidoscopic world of flavour. The island is renowned for its exotic aromas, spices and herbal remedies, and discovering these delights in...
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Sarajevo is Europe’s best-kept secret (and will forever change the way you drink coffee)

Sarajevo is Europe’s best-kept secret (and will forever change the way you drink coffee)

You can experience the highlights of the Bosnian capital in a long weekend, but here’s why I remained much longer. In early fall, just as the leaves on the Olympic mountains started turning from green to vibrant hues of orange, amber and red, I arrived in Sarajevo as part of...
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9 ways your travels are harming the planet… and how to fix them

9 ways your travels are harming the planet… and how to fix them

One of the greatest things about travel is getting to see the planet; unfortunately, there are some aspects of travel that can harm the very thing we’re going out to explore. Carbon emissions, animal exploitation, water waste — there are a lot of eco-unfriendly factors that you could be contributing...
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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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Things to do in: Panama City

Things to do in: Panama City

There are a lot of good reasons to visit Panama, a country packed with tropical beaches, history, culture, wildlife and adventure-travel opportunities. Panama City alone could take up the majority of your travel time thanks to a burgeoning culinary scene and buzzing nightlife, and of course the marvel of engineering...
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Things to do in: Taipei

Things to do in: Taipei

Whether you’re interested in museums and art galleries, hiking and hot springs, architecture or eating your way through night markets, Taiwan’s bustling capital has something for you. If you’re not sure where to start or what to add to your itinerary when you’re there, our local Taipei city guides have...
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The best souvenirs to buy in Chiang Mai

The best souvenirs to buy in Chiang Mai

If you’re coming to Chiang Mai, there’s a good chance you’ll want to spend some quality time at various markets, like the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Warorot Market, and both the Saturday and Sunday Walking Street markets. There will be plenty of handmade goods on display, from jewellery and hand-painted...
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6 dishes you must eat in Madrid

6 dishes you must eat in Madrid

The rich history of Spanish cuisine dates back thousands of years. With each region of the country having its own ‘claim to fame,’ Madrid offers visitors a taste of the best dishes Spain has to offer, all in one chaotic, quintessentially Spanish foodie playground. Madrid’s food scene is in constant...
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Cornflakes on your sundae: How to cool off in Chiang Mai

Cornflakes on your sundae: How to cool off in Chiang Mai

When you first walk into Pinky Milk (or Nom Chomphoo in Thai), you’d be forgiven for thinking you had stumbled into a cartoon-like alternate universe. The name is appropriate — everything is bubble gum-hued, from the walls to the tables to the massive strawberry milks being served up. It’s also...
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