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5 Beautiful Books to Read Before You Visit Paris

Ah, Paris. The world’s most romantic city could never be called truly romantic if it wasn’t for its legendary literature, powerful feminists, and groundbreaking philosophers. But before you visit Paris, there’s a lot you can learn. There is so much depth and beauty to Paris’ art, architecture, cuisine, and literary scene that it’s only fair …

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How to Spend One Day in Singapore – A City Guide

Singapore is often thought to be part of Malaysia, but it has been an independent city-state and island country for 53 years following its liberation from Britain. With four official languages – English, Malay, Tamil and Chinese – and a predominantly Islamic religion, it makes for a very unique and interesting country to visit. Luckily, …

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How to Spend One Day in Kuala Lumpur – A City Guide

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and is a unique city to visit in South East Asia. At first glance it is a modern city like any other, filled with skyscrapers and modern buildings. However, look closer and you will find that it is also home to fascinating colonial architecture, natural parks, and durian…lots …

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7 Books to Read Before you Visit Canada

If you’re planning to visit Canada and check the Great White North off your bucket list, then you’ll definitely want to familiarize yourself with some of the best authors and books about Canada. Preferably written by Canadians! Wondering What to Read Before You Visit Canada? Canada has a very strong literary tradition and many Canadian …

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Top 3 LGBTQ-friendly Places to Visit in Japan

It’s no secret that Japan is far behind other developed countries when it comes to LGBTQ rights. While some local governments issue same-sex union certificates, gay marriage still isn’t recognized by the Japanese government, and the Supreme Court recently ruled that transgendered people must be sterilized before they can legally change their gender. And yet, …

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Where to Stay in Tokyo, Japan (+ 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 conquer as a …

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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 Writers’ 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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A Tour of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Zone

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 This tsunami devastated several coastal towns and caused the overheating – and subsequent three meltdowns – of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Since this dark day, Fukushima has been …

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