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The One Thing You Say That Annoys Young Travellers The Most

We were sitting at dinner one evening with a group while travelling and overheard something that is all too common. The lady must not have realised how young we were and started ranting about how ridiculous it is that young people travel. “It must be from their parents. There’s just no other way!” She exclaimed …

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travel imperialism

Travel Imperialism: Is Travel Just Modern-Day Imperialism

AS SEEN ON ELITE DAILY    Dozens of tourists swarm a young monk as his master looks on and reminds him to remain mindful and undistracted [space_40] Throughout our lives as travellers we often bask in how amazing the experiences are, and how travel can make people more open-minded, worldly and tolerant. But recent conversations in …

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Volunteer Abroad

Volunteering Abroad: Is It Actually A Good Thing?

  It is human nature to do good but is this voluntourism craze all it is cracked up to be? Many travellers  incorporate ‘giving back’ into their holiday itineraries, especially during extended trips like Gap Years. Engaging in volunteering can be a great way to make a difference, become grateful for what you have, and build your …

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Bagan Photo Diary

Bagan Guide: Ultimate Guide To Explore Bagan

Bagan is somewhere that you constantly see in pictures, travel advertisements and Instagram posts (guilty as charged). It is a place that leaves you thinking “it cannot look that good in real life”. But, it actually does.   This beautiful network of over 2200 temples spans100 square kilometres in the Mandalay province of Myanmar (Burma). …

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Nepal Earthquake

What It’s Really Like Traveling in Post-Earthquake Nepal

“Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are” – Allan Lokos   Life is still hard here in Nepal. The culmination of the Earthquake and the Fuel Crisis has made this tourist season barren in comparison to most. With many places still in ruins, and the cost of fuel …

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