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Thursday, June 29, 2017

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...

DYNAMIC DUBLIN – Guinness and the infectious Irish charm

I have come to know two types of people to be of the same calibre of welcoming, community value and real warmth; namely, the...

RIVETING ROMANIA – Visiting Draculand

Ask the person next to you to talk for one minute about Romania and watch them crumble into a quivering mess of hesitant mumbling...

IDYLLIC ICELAND – Where fire and ice hold hands…

February, the month of St. Valentine. Many of us choose to buy gifts or go for a meal; some opt for a romantic break....

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...

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...

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...

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...

WEATHER APPS LIE – Tricks they use to get you to...

“Cheddar Gorge, it is a lovely place, they have lots of goats, they have an insane amount of goats.” I must have missed that...