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Where to Stay in Tokyo, Japan (+ Neighbourhood Guide)

Tokyo Neighbourhood Guide Tokyo is a capital city that’s very much made up by its neighbourhoods. No two are alike and each area has a totally different vibe, and speciality making Tokyo one of the most interesting capitals to explore. While it is what makes Tokyo special among cities, it does make it difficult to …

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Travelling as Partners: How to Be Stronger Together

Teamwork can be a challenge. Even those who revel in it and find the most satisfaction in it can fail, come to blows, and end up walking away. This is true in sports, construction, design, even writing. When it works, however, it’s gratifying and makes the journey more fluid and less frightening. In travel, many …

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5 Books to Read Before Backpacking Southeast Asia

Before you set out exploring or backpacking Southeast Asia, there are some incredible books for you to discover which can light your way and make your journey even more exciting, fascinating, and possibly life-changing. After all, if you’re backpacking Southeast Asia, you want all the enrichment you can get. And we guarantee you’ll find that …

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Travel Writer’s 20 Most Memorable Destinations

From Korea to Jordan, read the perfect moments and memorable destinations each of these travel bloggers would like to share with you. If you’d like to know more about these journeys then you can visit all of the wonderful websites listed below their story. Jeju Island, South Korea Chosen by Willow Paule I lived on …

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Photo Essay: A Tour of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Zone

The Story So Far in Fukushima On 11th March 2011, the Tohoku Earthquake (magnitude 9) hit the north-eastern coast of Japan, leading to 15,000 deaths and a subsequent eight-metre high tsunami which devastated several coastal towns and caused the overheating – and subsequent three meltdowns – of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Since this …

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Bookstores Around the World: @Wonder (Tokyo, Japan)

Tokyo’s Jimbocho district is renowned for its 300+ bookstores, each offering something unique and exciting. What sets @Wonder apart, however, is its alleyway entrance, bookended (pardon the pun) by near-endless shelves of second hand Japanese texts to peruse and admire, and the store’s attractive upstairs café. @Wonder is one of the newer bookstores in the …

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Best Food and Drink in Hanoi (and where to find it)

Vietnam has a world-class reputation when it comes to food. The renowned street food plus the unique spices and herbs mean that foodies have very much put Vietnam on their travel bucket list. Here’s a quote that many will be familiar with from Anthony Bourdain: “Going to Vietnam the first time was life-changing for sure. …

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Video Post: Coron, Philippines: A Few Nights in Paradise

We recently had the pleasure of visiting Coron. Staying in a lagoon with Paolo and his family on Paolyn Houseboats was one of the best things we’ve ever done. Here’s a video of some of the incredible views we saw in Coron and things we got up to. Read our full article here. Read our …

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Coron: How to Live in a Natural Paradise

Explore Coron, Philippines The title probably sums up our experience of Coron in a nutshell. The Philippines is a destination that I had never really considered visiting, let alone soon finding myself re-visiting in less than three months. Check out my wonderful experience in Bohol. I spent a long time choosing where to stay in …

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