Zdravo Belgrade

October 31, 2017

At the crossroads where the Balkans meet Central Europe lies one of Europe’s oldest cities, the capital of Serbia, Belgrade. Although very much a western city, Belgrade’s location and history of inhabitation by many different cultures and civilizations have left it with a feeling of the magic of the east. Belgrade has become one of …
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hola Mexico City

September 19, 2017

Mexico has always intrigued me due to the ancient civilisations and beautiful, white, sandy beaches. Mexico is the second largest economy in Latin America and the country caters to all kinds of visitors, from those seeking luxury in the resorts along the Riviera Maya to the backpackers having a slice of the beach at Cancun …
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Cuba, the last socialist paradise

August 13, 2017

Cold war, communist state, trade embargo. These are the three phrases that come to mind whenever someone mentions Cuba. Thanks to our western-dominated media influence, many people do not have a good impression of Cuba. When I informed my family members that I was headed to Cuba, they were all so worried for me and …
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Southern Africa on a budget

March 1, 2017

An astonishingly diverse region fused by its prolific wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and remnants of ancient culture, Southern Africa will etch itself on your heart. Most people will immediately think of safaris or impoverished people when ‘Africa’ is mentioned or ask “Is it dangerous?”, but did you know that South Africa is the second largest economy …
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Chronicles of Annapurna circuit trek

July 4, 2016

Day 1 From Kathmandu we took the morning bus to Besi Sahar which is the starting point of the trek. We had to carry our backpacks on our laps as the bus got more crowded and it was uncomfortable for us. We were not sure when the bus reached Besi Sahar as it was supposed …
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How to choose your hike in Nepal

July 3, 2016

 Nepal is home to 8 out of 10 of the world’s tallest mountains, including the mother of all mountains Mt Everest (8848m), so naturally when you think of Nepal, you would associate it with mountain climbing. The best way to discover Nepal is on foot; nothing beats walking from teahouse to teahouse under crystal-clear Himalayan …
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How to stretch your dollar in Maldives

June 6, 2016

Welcome to paradise! The Maldives is home to the best beaches in the world; they are available on almost every one of the country’s nearly 1200 islands and are so consistently perfect that it’s hard to fault them. With the white sandy beaches, serene turquoise lagoons, richly colourful coral reefs renowned for their biodiversity, the …
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Prague-matic guide

April 24, 2016

After hearing about the proposed name change to “Czechia”, I felt that Czech Republic deserves a post. Well, I find that the new name would sound like the Chechnya separtist region in Russia, or that it sounds like the “chacha” dance. I guess most of the locals are opposing to the new name as they …
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journey to Antarctica

December 5, 2015

Why’ll go to Antarctica? Why is Antarctica a great place to visit? Because if you are looking for a holiday, voyage or adventure with a difference you cannot go past Antarctica. Why visit a cold extreme place like Antarctica? It really is the last mostly unexplored frontier on earth. Everything about Antarctica is unspoiled, it is pristine and …
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