Osaka, Japan

Thought as Japan’s second city, Osaka was once a port town supplying Kyoto. Now home to over 19 million people, it’s become a destination in its own right. Osaka also has a reputation for good times; with both the food […]

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Al Rahma Mosque, Jeddah

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah is the second biggest city in Saudi Arabia, and one of the most cosmopolitan areas of the kingdom. It’s the gateway for holy pilgrimages to Mecca and Medina, as well as an important trading post. Only Muslims are allowed […]

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Hangzhou, China

Although unfamiliar to many Western travellers, Hangzhou in China is one of the oldest and most prosperous cities in China. Located on the eastern coast of the country it’s long been a major trading centre and has used the wealth […]

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Fireworks in Macau

Macau, China

Perched on the Pearl River opposite Hong Kong, Macau is a former Portugese colony that is now part of China. Known as the “Las Vegas of China” Macau is famous for its high end casinos and luxury hotels but there’s […]

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Fruit stall in Hanoi

Hanoi, Vietnam

Formally known as the “Dragon Edge” and now as the “Paris of the East” Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and a great base for exploring this region of South East Asia. Vietnam has only recently opened up to visitors […]

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Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Dubai, UAE

Dubai has been booming since the discovery of oil in the 1960s. The incredible wealth in the city means that it is home to some of the most ambitious projects on Earth. Not only is there the tallest building in […]

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Ubud, Bali

Bali, Indonesia

The island of Bali in Indonesia is synonymous with lush rainforests, mystic temples and stunning beaches. Add in luxury hotels, budget hostels and a super-friendly local culture to give a superb destination for any traveler looking for some rest and […]

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Nong Nooch Tropical Garden, Pattaya

Pattaya, Thailand

Once a small fishing village, Pattaya in Thailand become a huge tourist destination after American troops stationed nearby during the Vietnam War spread the word about its large beach and tropical climate. As a result the town is bustling with […]

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Roman Temple in Amman

Amman, Jordan

Amman, the capital of Jordan is one of the safest and easiest cities to visit in the Middle East. The city itself has incredible ancient ruins, great museums, upmarket shopping streets and traditional neighbourhoods. It’s also a great base to […]

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Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur, India

Jaipur is the capital of Rajastan, India. Founded in 1727, it’s nicknamed the Pink City due to the distinctive pink colour used in the buildings in the old town. The city surrounds an impressive royal palace, which is still the […]

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