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Our travel wish list for 2015

Our travel wish list for 2015

While the world might feel like it’s getting smaller, the list of places we want to visit just keeps growing. And with a new bright and shiny year of adventures ahead of us, we’re already compiling our picks for places to go. But the world’s a very big place, and sometimes...
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8 non-travel books for travellers

8 non-travel books for travellers

My favourite books are those that create a real sense of place. Perhaps it’s the geographer in me, but the ability of a story to capture my imagination with its narrative as well as its portrait of a place (or places) is what turns me into a one-woman marketing machine...
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Travel trivia: October

Travel trivia: October

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz of the month! The biggest fireworks display in history happened on New Year’s Eve of 2013–2014. What city hosted the event? What city has the highest level of light pollution in the...
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6 Cities Best Explored Underground

6 Cities Best Explored Underground

Sometimes, the best views of a city aren’t from above, but from below. From underground bunkers to subterranean villages, many of the world’s great cities are home to some surprising finds beneath their streets. Here are six places where the best views are under your feet. Budapest, Hungary If you’re...
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Top Tips for a Trip to Vietnam

Top Tips for a Trip to Vietnam

No doubt about it, Southeast Asia is one of the top choices for travellers. Beautiful scenery, friendly people, and cheap food and accommodations make it a popular destination not just with backpackers, but with anyone who wants an affordable trip to paradise. As one of the less traditional stops on...
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What to eat and where to eat it in Vietnam

What to eat and where to eat it in Vietnam

I’m a big lover of food and I recently visited Vietnam. And as a big lover of food who recently visited Vietnam, I felt an overwhelming sense of responsibility to deliver to you, the internet, a comprehensive modern-day piece of content that shares with you some of the best stuff...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnam

A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnam

I thought I knew Vietnam. I grew up watching movies like Good Morning Vietnam and Platoon, and episodes of China Beach on TV. My parents took me to see Miss Saigon at Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre. Even though I was born several years after the fall of Saigon, 1980s...
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