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5 Health Risks to Consider When Travelling Abroad

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When travelling the last thing anyone wants to be thinking about are the potential problems that might arise. Despite this, sometimes it’s best to plan ahead – especially when taking a trip out of the country. Here are five health risks to consider when travelling abroad. Infectious diseases No...

The Epic World Nomad Games In Kyrgyzstan In 40 Photos

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Get ready for the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan from 3rd to the 8th of September! It is without a doubt one of the most photogenic events I have witnessed in 19 years of travelling, and being a photographer it is absolute heaven. Around 40 countries come to Kyrgyzstan to compete in traditional...

Backpacking In India – The Love/Hate Relationship

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Oh India, I love and hate you all at the same time. It’s a country that at once amazes and frustrates you often all at once. I have visited twice, the first time in 2001/2002 and again in 2006/2007  for a total of around several months. It really is one of the most culture shock countries...

Hiking In Taiwan’s Stunning Toroko Gorge

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The Toroko National Park in Taiwan has some of the best gorge scenery out of any hiking I have done. Just like if you visit Norway you must see the fjords, the same can be said about a visit to Taiwan and going to Toroko. It has stunning mountains and gorges and all covered in a lush jungle forest...

5 Tips for Traveling Green in Asia

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This is a guest post by an expert in conservation and explains how we can help travel better with our environment, something we should all try to do, and something I believe in strongly. Travel Green Traveling should be a memorable and fun experience, but it can be stressful for those of us...

10 Japanese Foods You Should Try

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Japan is an amazing country for so many reasons, which I’ve written about in other articles. I still haven’t done a dedicated food post about things to eat there, so figured I should as one of the best reasons to visit Japan is to eat the delicious food. Here’s a run down on some...

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