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My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai

My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai

My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai – Understand Think of Chiang Mai as one huge ‘Khao San Road’ backpacker destination that has gone upscale in many parts and has gotten seriously trendy in China and South Korea. Chiang Mai is a rather small town that has some ‘big city’ vibes and ticks all […]

Posted on July 30, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan

My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan

My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan – Understand Tokyo needs no introduction. This massive metropolis stands for the rise of Japan from World War Two to one of the richest nations on earth. Tokyo is where the money is invested into mind-boggling infrastructure and skyscrapers. The city is home to more than 13 […]

Posted on July 14, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane

My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane

My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane – Understand Brisbane is a city of two million on Australia’s east coast. Brisbane is just an hour inland from the sun-kissed Gold Coast that has tons of beaches (as you’d expect in Australia). Brisbane has a beautiful location along the Brisbane River and the city council seems […]

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Mendoza, Argentina in 15 pictures

Mendoza, Argentina in 15 pictures

As part of our new photo review series, here’s a selection of some of our favorite photos taken in Mendoza, Argentina. But wait, Argentina has more to offer – we have written guides before, including what to do in Buenos Aires, the reasons to visit Perito Moreno and a guide to visiting the Iguazu Falls.

Posted on May 13, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The Canary Islands are located in the Atlantic, just 75 miles off the coast of Southern Morocco, north of the Cape Verde islands. The Canaries consists of seven islands – Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Both Tenerife and Gran Canaria have major urban centers (Santa Cruz and Las Palmas) […]

Posted on January 17, 2018 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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My Favorite 12 Things to do Balikpapan, Indonesia

My Favorite 12 Things to do Balikpapan, Indonesia

My Favorite 12 Things to do Balikpapan, Indonesia – Understand Borneo’s Balikpapan is the Novosibirsk of Indonesia; it’s the biggest city in Indonesia’s version of Siberia – a frontier city inside a huge swath of land with precious few people but lots of natural resources. Indonesians refer to the huge island of Borneo as Kalimantan. […]

Posted on September 12, 2017 by in $20 off Getaround, Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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My Favorite 25 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa

My Favorite 25 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa

My Favorite 25 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa – Understand Cape Town needs no introduction – it’s famous for its incredible scenery, quirky weather and European ‘savoir vivre’ lifestyle. The former British ‘Cape Colony’ has been getting much cheaper since the harsh devaluation of the South African Rand. It’s now starting to become a […]

Posted on February 13, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Everything we know about Mozambique, Visa on Arrival, Places to See, Safety & Suggested itineraries

Everything we know about Mozambique, Visa on Arrival, Places to See, Safety & Suggested itineraries

Mozambique, located in Eastern Africa, south of Tanzania is getting a much smaller share of visitors than their East African neighbors. Mozambique has recently been ensnared in a debt crisis and the long-overvalued currency has come down in value compared to the dollar and euro. It’s now more affordable (but still not a cheap place […]

Posted on August 30, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 13 Things to do in Barranquilla

My Favorite 13 Things to do in Barranquilla

My Favorite 13 Things to do in Barranquilla – Understand Barranquilla is just 80 miles from Cartagena, but feels more like the affluent residential parts of Panama City than Cartagena. There is little tourism in Barranquilla to speak of, but there are beaches in Puerto Colombia (about 30 minutes outside the city), which has a small number […]

Posted on June 26, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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What to expect in Luanda, Angola

What to expect in Luanda, Angola

Angola is a big country with a relatively small population of 12 million in South-West Africa. It is one of the biggest oil producers and has plenty of minerals it carves out from its rich soil. After being a sleepy Portuguese colony until 1975 it fought a bloody civil war and has found riches in […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 37 Things to do Mexico City (Updated in 2018)

My Favorite 37 Things to do Mexico City (Updated in 2018)

My Favorite 37 Things to do Mexico City – Understand Mexico City is America’s largest metropolis, with almost 26 million people calling it home, and while Spanish is its official language, English is somewhat spoken. The city is huge in square miles but ultimately only a few neighborhoods are of interest (or safe enough) for your […]

Posted on May 12, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite Things to do in Bandung

My Favorite Things to do in Bandung

Following another visit to this city in August, 2017, we have now updated this Things to do Guide.  My Favorite Things to do in Bandung – Understand Bandung is Indonesia’s third largest city and sits in a mountain valley surrounded by active volcanoes. It’s often much cooler than the 2,400 feet of elevation would suggest, […]

Posted on April 13, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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