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Thompson Hotel Toronto

The Best Boutique Hotels in Toronto

A cosmopolitan Canadian city found on the northwestern coast of Lake Ontario, Toronto should top every traveller’s hit list. With soaring skyscrapers, lakeside views, a world-class dining scene and ha...
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5 Places to See Orangutans in the Wild

Orangutans may be the largest tree-dwelling primates on the planet, but it’s not their size alone that makes them impressive. It’s a combination of this and their recognisably human characteristics, t...
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A Guide to Wildlife Watching on Borneo’s Kinabatangan River

During my six-month stint travelling Southeast Asia, few experiences were more memorable than my three-day, two-night safari along the Kin...
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Delta Launches NEW Premium Economy Cabin

You’re about to jet off on your dream holiday; a little slice of well-deserved ‘you’ time in paradise. All that stands between you and your destination is that lengthy 11-hour flight… Although flying ...
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What it's Like to Fly Business Class with British Airways

The view from a British Airways Club World seat (image: Lauren Burvill) If I’ve learnt one thing during my many long-haul flights between the UK and my hometown in Australia, it’s that a flatbed is ...
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Nine Arch Bridge Sri Lanka Sophie Cole

A Guide to Exploring Sri Lanka

It is no wonder that Sri Lanka is nicknamed the pearl of the Indian Ocean: it is a land of natural beauty where mountain jungles, beautiful beaches and cultural treasures await around every corner. ...
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Aerial View Vis Croatia

A Guide to Vis: Croatia's Hidden Gem

Over the past decade or so, Croatia has slowly been gaining a reputation as a hotspot for festivals and its 24-hour party scene. My first visit back in 2012 – to what was then a relatively ‘unknown’ E...
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Tacos in California

The Best Things I Ate on a Californian Road Trip

When people asked me what I was most looking forward to on my Californian road trip, I felt like they expected me to say driving over San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge, or taking in those epic...
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Clown Fish

What to Expect From a Trip to the Great Barrier Reef

 
When someone tells you “you have to see the Sydney Opera House” you have a pretty good idea of what to expect: You will either; wander around the building’s famous façade and snap a few photos or you’...
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Angel's Landing, Zion National Park (image: Alex Cronin)

A Guide to Hiking Angel’s Landing

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Deep breath in. Grab onto the chains. Pray to whatever divine influence there is that you don’t lose your footing. I’ve never had a fear of heights. At least, that’s what I told myself before I set of...
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Flying Around the World

How to Plan a Round the World Trip

Always dreamt of travelling around the world and finally thinking of making that fantasy a reality? If so, we’re jealous - trip of a lifetime alert! Although not too jealous to not help you plan it. A...
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Chinese Dim Sum

The Best Spots for Dim Sum in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known for being a food and shopping paradise and of course, a trip to the fragrant harbour would not be complete without a dim sum feast. From luxurious Michelin-starred fine-dining exper...
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