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5 of the Best Malaysian Food Spots

In the Southeast Asian food stakes, Malaysian cuisine often gets lost in the popularity of Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes. However, it deserves its place alongside those familiar plates, not leas...
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A Foodie's Guide to Cairns

Queensland’s tropical north capital, Cairns, is known by many as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef--the meeting point of two World Heritage places: the world’s oldest rainforest, the Daintree Rain...
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Praia do Carregam, Portugal (image: Ross Jennings)

5 of the Best Beaches in Portugal

If you’re heading to Portugal in the not too distant future then you’re already making a good choice. Fairy tale castles, sunshine all year round and a jaw-dropping coastline, not to mention that coff...
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Top 10 Pools Worth Drooling Over

Looking for the perfect poolside retreat? We’ve searched far and wide for the most unique pools that you’ll definitely want to dive into on your next holiday. Whether you prefer infinity, salt water, ...
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6 of the Best Foodie Hotspots in Rio

Famous for Carnival, caipirinhas and of course, the Copacabana, Rio is a dynamic, diverse city where tourists and locals mingle against a backdrop of beautiful beaches, lush jungle and magnificent mou...
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Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco, Game of Thrones

5 of the Best Game of Thrones Locations

After nearly a decade of exploring Westeros and hearing the words “winter is coming”, one of the world’s most successful TV shows, Game of Thrones, has drawn to a close. And for those of you like me w...
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Burgos © Dan Convey

7 Spanish Destinations You've Never Heard Of

With so many destinations becoming overcrowded, and residents taking a backlash against tourism, more and more travellers are looking for alternative destinations to visit, away from the hordes. One d...
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How to Spend 3 Days in Sydney

Soaking in the stunning view of Bondi Icebergs Pool (image: Lauren Burvill)   If, like me, perfect to you is a big city vibe with golden beaches at your fingertips, then Sydney is your bliss. Austra...
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Victoria Peak Hong Kong Lizzie Lacey-Brennan

How to Spend Four Days in Hong Kong

Hong Kong really is one of those places where there is something new to discover around every corner. For some, this can be overwhelming, so here’s a little guide on how to spend four days in this won...
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The Best Ways to See New Zealand’s Glaciers

New Zealand features on most travel bucket lists, and it’s not hard to see why; with its deserted beaches, winding coastal paths and undulating mountains, it’s a true outdoor wonderland. But there’s o...
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Lake Lugano Irina Ginghina

From Switzerland to Italy: A European Road Trip

Most people think exploring exotic places means flying long-haul, but we tend to forget that Europe is magnificent as well.  To prove the point, our Travel Expert Irina and her family took a road trip...
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Snow covered Grand Canyon from helicopter Phil Murray

The Grand Canyon: A Big Statement for Nature to Make

Route 66. The Mother Road. The Main Street of America. Just a few hours after leaving Las Vegas, we were cruising down this legendary highway, heading to Seligman, Arizona, for what would be the first...
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