Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Located on an island in the Persian Gulf, Abu Dhabi has long been a major transport hub. Recently the city has built several new attractions to encourage visitors to extend their stopover in Abu Dhabi to more than the airport. […]

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Lights in a market in Instanbul

Istanbul, Turkey

Straddling Asia and Europe, Istanbul is a melting pot of cultures, religions and historical influences. Experience the splendour of empires in the Topkapi Palace or Aya Sofya, where glittering mosaics, beautiful courtyards and breathtaking architecture come as standard. Food lovers […]

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Golden Pavillion in Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan

The former capital of Japan, Kyoto is a city of history. While parts feel very modern, it’s one of the most traditional cities in Japan. There are over 2000 temples and shrines, many historic artisan districts producing traditional crafts and […]

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Hilltop village in Oman

Oman

Oman is unlike its Middle Eastern neighbours in many ways; there’s not the fabulous wealth of the Emirates, nor the political extremes of Saudi Arabia. Instead you’ll find spectacular desert scenery, pristine beaches and traditional Bedouin hospitality with a strong […]

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tuktuk in Chennai

Chennai, India

Formally known as Madras, Chennai is a hotbed of South Indian culture. Expect ornate temples, incredible artwork and fantastic food, but without the tourists and hawkers that crowd many other Indian cities. To find out more about the history of […]

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Petra, Jordan

Built around 2500 years ago, Petra is one of the most spectacular man-made sights on Earth. Located in the south of Jordan, Petra is easily reached by road from either the capital Amman or the coastal town of Aqaba. After […]

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shanghai skyline

Shanghai, China

Shanghai is the most populous city in the world, with something to offer even the most jaded traveler. From towering skyscrapers to art deco confections, there’s also fine dining, amazing nightlife and a thriving cultural scene. After all, 24 million […]

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap is the nearest town to the incredible temples at Angkor Wat. The temple was built around 900 years ago and is the largest religious complex in the world with numerous shrines and smaller temples surrounding the main structure. […]

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Mongolian Horse riding

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

If you’re looking to get off the beaten track, Mongolia is one of the remotest and least visited countries on Earth. The capital, Ulaanbaatar, is a bustling modern city. Expect the unexpected, as you are just as likely to bump […]

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SIngapore Gardens By The Bay

Singapore

Singapore is often neglected as just a stopover but it has plenty worth seeing. Whether it’s part of a longer trip or a destination in itself, this equatorial city state has lots to recommend it to travelers of all types. […]

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