Asia

2018 Summer Plans Are Here – Travel Textbook Summer Adventures

In some ways this year has gone incredibly quickly, and in other ways, it has been long stretches of placement with no end in sight. With final med school exams looming ominously overhead, locking in holiday plans has provided something to look forward to. This summer I want to mix all the good things in …

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Tokyo Travel Guide

Tokyo, Japan: Hustle, Bustle, and Bright Lights

Tokyo is Japan’s expansive and ever-bustling capital city. You often hear Tokyo described as “another big city” but within this impossibly large metropolis there are nuggets of culture, history, and deliciousness to be found. Tokyo welcomes you with vibrant neon lights, architectural icons, fashionable residents, and the most complex rail system I’ve ever seen.   …

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Kyoto Travel Guide

Kyoto Travel Guide: Three Days In Japan’s Cultural Capital

We stumbled out of the airport, bleary eyed from our sleepless flight, and hobbled straight onto a train bound for Kyoto. The train was different to the Melbourne public transport I am used to. In Japan the trains are clean, the seats are a splendid velour, and the seats are heated for the winter. Safe …

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Asia safety

Asia Safety: How to Keep Yourself Safe When Travelling in Asia

  – GUEST POST –    Asia is a phenomenal place to explore and is bursting with wonderful travel experiences. Asia is also generally an extremely safe area to travel. However, if you are still worried about Asia safety, there are a few precautions you can take to ensure a safe and fun experience. Obviously …

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myanmar money

Myanmar Money: What’s The Deal?

MYANMAR MONEY: RECENTLY UPDATED 2017    Myanmar (formally called Burma) has only been open to tourists since the early 90s, so it sometimes lacks tourist facilities that other countries have developed. However, this is rapidly changing as more and more people rush to visit the spectacular things that Myanmar has to offer. Blogs quickly become …

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