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Friday, April 28, 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...

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...

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...

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...