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Thursday, March 23, 2017

COUCHSURFING – Travel like a local

If one thing brings your travel plans to an abrupt end, it is cost. You may be lucky and come across a cheap flight...

TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILWAY – From snowy St Petersburg to bustling Beijing

Winter. It’s not exactly beach weather outside so if it has to be like this, why not embrace it to its full extent? Escape...

HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE – Thumbs up to the Caribbean

Most of us see hitchhiking as a great danger that will surely lead to terrible horror movie-like scenarios. However, in reality, it is not...

GENIAL GALAPAGOS – Discovery waiting to happen

words | Lewis Stagnetto Located in the Pacific Ocean about 970 km west of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are most famously associated with 19th century...

SOPHISTICATED TRADITION – Japan: Kyoto, Osaka & Hiroshima

  words & photos | Aidan Hernandez Contrasts Few places stir the imagination as much as Japan - or ‘Nippon’ as referred to locally. It is a...

SENSORY OVERLOAD – Hong Kong: Asian melting pot of skyscrapers, neon...

words & photos | Aidan Hernandez My visit to Hong Kong brought with it the thoughts of cheap electronics, Bruce Lee and Neon Lights, but...

ROMANCING ROME – Artistic allure, museum mooching and fantastic food

When in Rome... eat lots of Fettuccine Alfredo. At least that’s the mantra I adopted. After a brief stint in this beautiful capital, experiencing...