Five Days in Japan

With just five days in Japan, it’s time to hustle. The wealth of offerings means there’s no shortage of customizable itineraries, but one that allows a look into both the ...

The Ten Cities with the Best Nightlife in Asia

Sure, every continent has nightlife, but trust us when we say that no continent has nightlife like Asia! From the seedy clubs of Bangkok, to the high-end cocktail bars of ...

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Chicago

The Windy City is not for the faint of heart, literally – the food is some of the richest on offer in the United States, and the harsh winters are ...

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The sun glittering off the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur.

Travel Guide to Kuala Lumpur and its Attractions

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s glittering capital has all the makings of a world-class city. With its high rise buildings, contemporary hotels, swanky shopping malls, and international cuisine, Kuala Lumpur, or KL as it is commonly known, is Malaysia’s most developed and happening city. The city, which took roots as a small time mining town, has in […]

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The World’s Ten Best Places to Watch the Sunset

Watching the sun set seems like a rare treat with all the day-to-day nonsense, but it’s possible to make it a real luxury by seeing the sun melt into the horizon from a spectacular location. Whether from a mountaintop, next to the ocean, on a glacier or at the top of a skyscraper, looking to […]

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A look at the Sphinx and the pyramids at Giza.

Travel in the Middle East in 2014

It is possible to have a great time traveling in the Middle East and to broaden your horizons at the same time. Of course, much of the appeal of these countries is to do with their long histories, but going there does not mean that you have to spend all your time looking at ancient […]

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Luxury yachts and a mountain backdrop make for a pretty Andalucian scene. Photo by Tomás Fano/Flickr.

The Top Four Things to Do during Your Holiday in Marbella

Marbella is one of the most popular resorts in the Spanish Costa del Sol region, and offers a range of things to see and do for those looking for an enjoyable, relaxing holiday. Over the years it has developed a reputation for being somewhere for the more discerning tourist to travel to, due to the […]

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Queenstown and Around: Get Out and See the Best of the Area

If you are heading to Queenstown, there’s a good chance that you are thinking about launching yourself from a bridge attached to a bungee cord or cruising down some white water rapids when you arrive. It is the extreme sport capital of New Zealand, after all. However, if you decide to take a break from […]

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How Big is South Korea in Comparison to the United States, Germany, Japan and UK?

If you’re planning a trip to South Korea, you should know how big your destination is. The following maps and figures will give travelers a good idea of South Korea’s size relative to its nation counterparts and should assist in planning itineraries. Keep in mind, however, that South Korea’s transportation infrastructure could be different than […]

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How Big is Vietnam in Comparison to the United States, Germany, Japan and UK?

The first thing any traveler planning a trip to Vietnam needs to know is the geographic size of the country. Well, here are the raw numbers along with a bunch of helpful maps to put Vietnam’s size and unique shape into perspective. As you’ll see, Vietnam is not a particularly large country, but it is […]

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Visit Five of the World’s Most Beautiful Libraries

If you’re a book lover, you probably tend to gravitate to public libraries and bookshops when you travel. Whether it’s the scent of old books, the allure of knowledge or the history of grand buildings, there is something tantalizing about seeing how each city chooses to showcase literature. From centuries-old establishments that ooze history to […]

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Restaurant Review: Yan Toh Heen, Intercontinental Hong Kong

The newly renovated Yan Toh Heen is even more elegant and sophisticated than ever. And bear in mind that this cultural gem of a hotel restaurant is actually a one-star Michelin-rated venue – an accolade that it has enjoyed for five years in a row. Famed for its exquisite Cantonese food and not-so-shabby harbor view […]

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Heartbreak Hotel: The Best Places to Get over a Breakup

With Valentine’s Day looming, it can be a tough time to be single. It can be an even tougher time to be newly single. In 1966 Jimmy Ruffin asked the eternal question “what becomes of the broken hearted?” – well, Jimmy, let me tell you – the broken hearted go on holiday, have some fun […]

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