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See the home of bubble tea

Taipei is the cosmopolitan capital city of Taiwan, and a surprising mix of futuristic modernism and ancient tradition. Home to 2.6 million citizens, it’s a city that never sleeps with renowned night markets featuring arguably some of the most amazing street food in the world. The Raohe Street Night Market in Taipei It’s a buzzing city…

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Be First To Japan!

Like many of the Asian countries, Japan has opted to carefully plan its reopening to the world. And that makes good sense for everyone. But, the country has finally announced the way forward. And we've got some great options for you to book your trip, courtesy of our affiliate friends WendyWu Tours.…

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Go green. Top flight-free travel tips for travelling in Europe by train.

We live in North America, but have lived in other parts of the world, too. It still boggles our minds how so many the residents of this part of Mother Earth still cling to the idea that a fossil-fuel burning vehicle is the way to go when it comes to getting around. Admittedly,…

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FantAsia

For many, this article will be a refresher. But, if you've not been to Thailand (or even if you have) there is always something new to explore. With astonishingly great food, a tropical climate, fascinating culture, majestic mountains and great beaches, Thailand is a magnet for travellers around the world, and quite rightly…

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Almost everywhere is on sale right now

The World is on Sale for a Limited Time Only with Wendy Wu Tours Explore near and far in 2022 & 2023 with huge discounts on tours worldwide for every departure for a limited time only. Simply book any of their group tours with just a £99 / ($128 USD) deposit per person to…

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Ceylon, sailor, to Sri Lanka

See what we did there?  We are such pranksters.  We promise that the rest of this article is pun-free. For background, or as a refresher - Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is in Southern Asia. It is an island country in the Indian Ocean, south of India.  Sri Lanka has more than 2,550 years…

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The eighth wonder of the world

Turkey stands at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, and has so for millenia.  Its importance cannot be understated, especially when you consider all that it has brought to the world. If you've been, you'll know that one of the most unforgettable experiences there is the Bosphorus.  Huge, bustling, vibrant and stunning, it has also had…

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Let’s promote remote

There are so many fabulous places in the world in which to travel.  Many of us are lucky enough to be able to do so.  And, many of us have already been able to make the rounds and see all of the "star" locations, such as Paris, New York, Beijing etc. It will come as no…

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India’s underwater kingdom

India is a spectacular place.  So many layers of so many things.  History that stretches far into the past and a future that is rocketing into fantastic new directions.  Lovely, kind and curious people.   But, its antiquity also holds its own foggy mysteries.  One of which is the lost kingdom Dwarka.  Originally,  Dwarka was believed to…

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Visit the land of snow monsters

Collectively, we are so used to seeing Japan as squeaky clean streets, gracious and polite residents and - almost - not a hair out of place.  Cherry blossoms.  Mount Fuji.  Bullet trains.  Mind-blowing food. And, of course all of that is correct.  But there are some places in Japan that don't always bubble up to the…

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But what will you do with all that time?

It won't be surprise if we say that Japan is one of the happiest and most welcoming countries in the world.  Its residents strive every day find happiness in even the little things.  But, some of the quiet islands take that ethos even further. Okinawa, Japan has highest congregation of  people over 100 years of…

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Ride the Hong Kong dragon

As if Hong Kong is not enough on its own, it also shyly features quiet joys. Fear not.  We're not discussing a fiery Cantonese dish (most aren't.)  Nor are we proposing some kind of thrill ride that requires diapers (although this activity features thrills of its own.) One little-known joy of Hong Kong is Shek O Peak,…

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