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Asia Travel Guide

Asia is so much more than pristine Thai beaches or idyllic Indonesian islands. From the green hills of Lebanon in the Middle East to the Chinese deserts, Asia is a continent of magnificent contradictions waiting to take your breath away at every turn. 

Whether you choose the luxury of Dubai hotels or the comfort of a Combodian backpacker’s hostel, this guide full of great blog posts will help you to plan your trip to Asia. 

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Best things to do in Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka

When travelling to Sri Lanka, you should not miss out on the beauty of this paradise island’s beaches. Hikkaduwa is one of the most popular beaches and is known for having great waves for surfing and the sea turtle hatchery.

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Best hotels with a Burj Khalifa View

When heading to Dubai of course you would want to stay in the heart of the city where all the action happens! You will want to book a hotel close to the Burj Khalifa or a hotel with Burj Khalifa

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Best hotels in the Dubai Desert

Most tourists heading to Dubai won’t venture outside of the city. However, the Dubai Desert is a wonderful place full of wildlife and extraordinary beauty. On your trip to Dubai it might be nice to book a stay in one

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Best 5 star hotels in Colombo

Sri Lanka has gained its popularity as a tourist destination in Southeast Asia. The hospitality industry has seen a rapid expansion in Sri Lanka as tourists’ flock to the paradise island every year to experience the many great resorts and

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The best temples in Colombo

Although Colombo is Sri Lanka’s capital – we can hardly call it the capital of culture. Where other capital cities like Paris, Bangkok or Lima are rive with history, the same can’t be said for Colombo. It’s oldest buildings are

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Best Dubai Tours By Boat or Luxury Yacht

From speed boats to private luxury yachts, Dubai has it all. With a myriad of options, tourists are spoilt for choice when considering a Dubai tour by boat, from adventure to relaxation, from more intimate settings to group outings, if

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Metro City Hotel Colombo Review

Josh and I have never been travellers that spend hundreds on hotel rooms a night. In fact, I think our upper limit in Sri Lanka was a cool $25 a night. We figure that hotels are just for sleeping, right?

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10 tips for visiting the Souks in Dubai

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What is the best time of year to visit Nepal?

I have to admit that Nepal is one of my favourite countries in the world. It perfectly marries ancient history with urban bustle, amazing scenery and nature and the absolute most kind and friendly people I have ever met. When

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10 best things to do in Xi’An

When Joshua and I booked our trip to Xi’An we honestly had no idea what to do or see apart from the Terracotta Army. Yet Xi’an is a vast city and a central city to the province of Shaanxi in

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Sunken Garden Shisha Lounge Dubai Review

Sunken Garden is a hookah or shisha lounge in the Dubai DIFC district. It is located in the Ritz Carlton and is known for its great, calm atmosphere and great shisha. What is Sunken Garden Dubai Like Also Read: Cheap

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At.Mosphere Burj Khalifa Breakfast Review

Having breakfast in At.mosphere, the highest restaurant in the world located in the fabled Burj Khalifa? Count me in! Although Joshua and I had visited the Burj Khalifa before with friends, we never visited the restaurant located on the 122nd

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Kana Cafe Dubai Review

Kana Cafe Dubai at Business Bay has long been one of my friend’s favourite places to hang out. They have great pasta, nice juices, and great sheesha. What is Kana Cafe Dubai Kana Dubai is a sheesha lounge and restaurant

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10 dishes you need to try in Nepal

Although Nepali food is not as widely spread as, let’s say, Indian or Chinese food – it is just as nice and fragrant as it’s neighbouring country’s dishes. Josh and I used to live near Woolwich, where we often visited

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Top 10 best hotels in Kathmandu Nepal

When travelling to Kathmandu it might be hard to find a good hotel. Although there are loads of amazing small family owned hotels around Thamel, these hotels are not everyone’s cup of tea. In order to make your trip to

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Top 10 best beach hotels Dubai with private beach

Dubai is an amazing city that perfectly marries luxury city life with beach resorts. Although many tourists are tempted by the beautiful inner-city skyscraper hotels, you might also want to have a look at the luxury beach hotels in Dubai.

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Do you need a visa for Dubai?

As with almost any country: whether you can enter the United Arab Emirates – and thus Dubai, without a visa strongly depends on what passport you carry. Citizens of the European Union, the United States and Canada can enter the

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Alcohol in Dubai – Everything you need to know!

Many people think that alcohol is completely banned in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, and therefore importing, buying and / or drinking alcohol are punishable by harsh jail sentences. I don’t blame people for thinking this as the Western

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Dubai weather and the best time to visit

Dubai is located on the Arabian Peninsula which is known as one of the hottest places on earth. Because of this, the emirate has a subtropical, warm desert climate. Thanks to this climate, the sun shines almost all year round

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Kathmandu Market Tour by Social Tours – Review

Kathmandu is more than just Thamel and temples. In fact, during my trip to Kathmandu I loved walking through the bustling markets of Asan and the small and narrow streets leading off to small grocery stores, secret stupa’s and squares

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5 things to do in Hamra, Beirut Lebanon.

Hamra is one of the main streets and districts in Beirut, Lebanon. When my husband and I travelled to Lebanon we decided to stay in Hamra as it would mean there were copious amounts of bars, restaurants and even a

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Palazzo Versace Giardano Brunch – Review

From the tiles to the fabric, from the chairs to the flowerpots: everything is Versace in the Versace Hotel in Dubai! This ostentatious and over-the-top hotel in Jaddaf Waterfront mixes the luxury and style of Versace Design with luxury food

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What to pack when travelling to Dubai?

Many people dream of visiting Dubai, and as someone who did not want to live here but now does (hehe), I can say it totally rocks! There are massive malls, amazing beaches, great food and beautiful mosques. But before you

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10 cheap Airbnbs in Beirut under $50

Renting someone else’s apartment with Airbnb is a fun alternative to the traditional hotel business. You can learn a lot from other people’s different cultures by their places. And you also get to travel and be independent in your own

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What to wear in Dubai – The Dubai dress code

Dubai is a very popular destination. With amazing malls, great beaches and legendary parties, no wonder millions of tourists visit this city every year. It is the most popular and open emirate in the United Arab Emirates. We need to

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Top 5 museums to visit in Beirut

When my husband and I decided to spend a few days in Beirut over New Year, we had no idea what to do. Going to Lebanon was a bit of an impulsive decision and we had no idea what to

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