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The Future of Travel: Our Predictions

In 1899, French artist Jean-Marc Côté tried to describe what the world would look like in the year 2000 through a series of illustrations. As part of this he actually suggested that the human race wou...
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Sun bear in Borneo (image: Hazel Plush)

8 Wild Adventures to Have in Sabah, Borneo

Love fly-and-flop holidays? Look away now. Because while Sabah’s beaches are admittedly lovely, it would be criminal to languish on a sunlounger when its epic adventures await... For this is a land of...
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Vineyard in New Zealand

Water and Wine: Tasting my Way Around New Zealand's Landscapes

New Zealand is beloved for its Tolkien-esque topography and endless opportunity for adventure, but it’s the water-rich landscapes and maje...
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The view from Table Mountain, Cape Town, Lizzie Lacey-Brennan

How to Honeymoon in South Africa

 
There is one trip you may take in your lifetime that beats any other, the biggest of them all and potentially the most extravagant - your honeymoon. One momentous holiday where married life kicks off ...
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Hiking the Oribi Gorge

Tales from the Road: South Africa

Dutch photographer and photo-blogger Water van Zwienen found history, wildlife and raw beauty in abundance on a dream road trip across South Africa... As a child I travelled a lot with my family, alwa...
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Boston USA

A First Timer's Guide to Boston

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The historic city of Boston is a confection of arts, music, sports and delicious cuisine. Whether you have two days or two weeks in this New England city, here is a run-down of the must-do sights and ...
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Around the World In Coffee: the Bucket List

I love lists: Shopping lists, to do lists, gift lists (for other people, not me); I would be lost without them all. Some lists are more serious than others but none are more important than my Coffee B...
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8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Going to Laos

When I announced my intention to visit Southeast Asia, my friends asked me heaps of questions. Which beaches are you staying at? Are you going to Angkor Wat? How long are you staying in Bangkok?  Whil...
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5 Travel April Fools’ Day Pranks We Wish Were True…

The history behind April Fools’ Day is a bit muddy. Did it stem from the turn of the seasons? Or from the adoption of a new calendar? We may not have the answer, but what we do know for certain is tha...
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Malacca River Malaysia

Your Guide to Exploring Malacca

Malaysia is one of the most diverse countries in South East Asia, a true melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian and western cultures, but amongst this diversity, the city of Malacca stands out above th...
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Why We Love Travelling with our Mums

Travelling with a partner comes easy. Travelling with friends is fun. But travelling with your mum is special. A fleeting chance to relive your childhood and get to know more about the woman in your l...
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12 of the Sunniest Spots in the World

 
Winter, spring summer or fall – no matter the time of year in the UK you can always count on one thing: the unpredictability of the weather. So when you're getting soaked on the way to work, deic...
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