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Why you definitely, absolutely, probably should visit Jakarta

January 5, 2015

Visiting Jakarta could be a love it or hate it experience. Tourists and locals alike will tell you how horrible the traffic jams are, how unreliable the public transportation is, the pick pocketers… and the list goes on and on.

However, behind all these imperfections, Jakarta still holds a lot of treasures for it to be worth a visit. Here are 5 reasons why you should visit Jakarta, the capital and the largest city of Indonesia:

1. It has a rich and colourful culture

Jakarta houses a number of interesting museums and

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5 Reasons To Visit Budapest, Hungary

August 7, 2014

Famously dubbed as the Paris of Central Europe, Budapest is a beautiful city filled with activities for every kind of traveler. Budapest has the right balance of culture, beautiful architecture and nightlife to keep anyone entertained for a few days.

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5 Reasons You Must Visit Prague

August 7, 2014

There is no disputing that Czech Republic is one of Central Europe’s touristic gems. The country, despite being a young nation, is steeped with rich culture and heritage. There are various cities within the Czech Republic, each with its own character and history.

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5 Places You Need To Visit Before You Die

July 14, 2014

At the top of my bucket list is a list of places I want to visit and explore. Because this world is far too great and far too beautiful for me not to see it all. What are places you want to visit before you die?

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What It’s Like To Visit a Concentration Camp

July 11, 2014

I remember it all too well – it was a cold April morning and I was on the Berlin U-Bahn making my way to yet another Berlin Walking Tour. My friend and I had been travelling through Europe for the past few weeks and have joined numerous walking tours – this, however, was different. We had been in Berlin for five days and were on our way to the infamous Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp.

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5 Reasons To Travel Whilst You’re Young

July 11, 2014

At one point in our lives, we would have encountered a thirty-something year old working adult lamenting about being ‘old’ and missed opportunities. Travelling is definitely a lifelong experience, and does not need to be limited to just the young. However, travelling whilst you are young can be the best thing you probably ever did!

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5 Reasons to Visit Singapore

June 30, 2014

A small, compact city-state that is situated in South East Asia, Singapore has become a popular touristic destination for many international and regional travellers. Famously dubbed the ‘Switzerland of Asia’, the rich city-state has much to offer to both the budget conscious travellers and the all-out luxurious, high-end traveller. Here are 5 reasons to convince you to visit Singapore!

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The Ethical Way to Travel

March 17, 2014

The world is constantly changing and in 2014, it is undeniable that there are many problems plaguing the world and this has just intensified as time passes. 2014 should be the year when we, as citizens of this earth, attempt to make a change in the world. Backpacking, meeting strangers from all walks of life and partying by the beach is simply passe.

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Typhoon Haiyan Hits Phillipines

November 13, 2013

One of the most powerful storms ever recorded hitting coastal towns of the Philippines. The path of the storm lies along the towns of Tacloban, Samar Island and the northern tip of Cebu. With an estimated 10,000 dead or lost with many rescuers aren’t able to to reach many remote areas which are still cut off from any means of communication.

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Spend Halloween Abroad: Trick or Treat or Travel?

October 10, 2013

Halloween is soon to be upon us and although Australia is not big on this particular tradition, I know that there are many of us itching to put on a costume for a round of trick or treat. For those of you not in the know, Halloween falls on October 31st every year and is celebrated all around the world with different countries hosting different events and tradition to celebrate this “day of death”.

So since

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