Hostel Vs Capsule: Which is better?

When you’re trying to travel the world but can’t afford the luxury of a hotel room hostels are typically your next best option. While they’re stereotyped to cater for young party travellers not all hostels live up to their criticisms. I’ve stayed in many throughout my travels and have found most to be clean, sociable […]

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Is Manila the most Instabramable city in SE Asia?

Stood facing a sky-high building a plethora of colours stare back at you so brightly they could be a mirage. Arms stretched high like a bird showcasing its wings, your head clocks to one side as your hip pops into pose at the sound of the camera shutter. You already have the perfect musical lyric […]

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Manila’s most common misconceptions dispelled

“Tourists should avoid Manila.” With over 7,000 islands on offer most people who visit the Philippines are advised to fly into Manila and then leave elsewhere as soon as possible. This means the capital is often overlooked and has been dubbed as nothing more than a layover for tourists. While it may not be for […]

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Philippines: Meet Manila

If you’ve ever discussed visiting Manila, the Philippine’s bustling capital and the biggest city in South East Asia, then chances are you were told to leave as soon as you landed. Its infamous traffic jams and crazy crowds have branded the metropolis as merely a layover on the way to one of 7,000 islands thought […]

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Why Cambodia is my favourite country

Cambodia. Many call it, “a country of scars” due to its turmoil history and its notorious tourists’ scams and health risks, such as malaria. Because of its reputation as a third world country, people are often surprised when I declare it as one of my favourites to visit. But with its friendly people, untouched beaches […]

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10 films that will make you want to travel

Have you ever had serious travel envy while watching a film? With the new year coming up we look for new adventures and trips to look forward to. Here’s a list of 10 films that will have you booking flights before the credits start. Into the wild Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, Georgia, Arizona, Nevada and […]

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Before you go to Cambodia…

Home to the eighth wonder of the world, a turbulent Khmer history and beautiful countryside, Cambodia boasts more than just a heck of a lot of rice. This third world country has a lot to offer and subsequently is my favourite country that I have visited thus far. I went in the summer of 2012 with my […]

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Top 10 things to do in bustling Bangkok

Thailand’s capital, Bangkok is known for its beautiful shrines and vibrant street life. It’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed when trying to explore the city because of its crowded population and notorious tourist schemes. So here’s my guide of all of the essential things to do and see when visiting bustling Bangkok to make it that […]

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