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Top 10 Historical Cities History Buffs Should Visit in Europe

Top 10 Historical Cities History Buffs Should Visit in Europe

The cultural mix that has shaped Europe left us with a rich culture that can be experienced in its major cities. And each of these cities has a unique history, reflected in its architecture, museums, educational institutions, and more. For those who want to steep themselves into cultural history, here are 10 European cities that are a traveler’s “must.” 1. Barcelona This city is more than 2,000 years old and reflects the mix of Christian and Muslim religion's influence at different times in...

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Tsim Sha Tsui – An In-depth Look

Tsim Sha Tsui – An In-depth Look

Found on the top edge of Hong Kong’s peninsula next to Victoria Harbour, Tsim Sha Tsui is known for its legendary view of the city’s harbour. Any first time visitors to Hong Kong should make this neighbourhood a top priority. Anyone who wants to sample the best shopping and nightlife district in Kowloon, look no further than Tsim Sha Tsui. Roadside dining and eclectic local shops are packed along neon-lit Nathan Road, while luxury malls line nearby Canton Road. Then of course there is the Hong...

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Nepal Top 5 Things to Do

Nepal Top 5 Things to Do

Trekking You simply cannot go to Nepal and not do some trekking, whether you are a novice or experienced trekker – there is something for everyone here. The 4 days Poonhill trek is one of the better short treks in Nepal; the Everest Base Camp trek is a great trek if having 12 days available; while the Everest Base Camp - 3 Passes trek or the Manaslu trek are some of the best adventure treks in Nepal, taking you on unparalleled trekking routes amidst pristine nature. See Pokhara There is...

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Philippines – A Culinary Hub

Philippines – A Culinary Hub

Sometimes standing in the shadow of better-known culinary neighbours such as Thailand and Vietnam, Filipino food has just as much of a right to be celebrated and devoured in equal measure. With so much to choose from it can be hard to know where to start. With such a fine tradition of culinary delights, the Philippines also offer some modern day trends that add a new twist to the traditional meals. . Filipino recipes exemplify chefs’ most common advice — balance a dish by incorporating a range...

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The Krabi Top 10

The Krabi Top 10

Emerald Pool This natural pool is a majestic bit of nature. Thanks to the abundance of minerals from surrounding limestone hills gives this pool a sparkling green shade. Part of the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve, the Emerald Pool is filled with pure spring water filtered from thermal hot springs that are deep underground. Koh Phi Phi Without doubt Thailand’s party capital. This is the place to go if you want to let your hair down and have some fun. There are a copious amount of beaches,...

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Resilient Sri Lanka

Resilient Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country that has endured tough times recently, after recent troubles however British travellers are no longer being warned against travelling to Sri Lanka following a change in the UK Foreign Office’s advice. With so many beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants, rolling surf, cheap prices, fun trains, famous tea and flavourful food all contribute to still make Sri Lanka a destination you need to see. Sri Lanka is truly a place where is definition something...

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Sithonia Lodge – Greece Macedonia Region

Sithonia Lodge – Greece Macedonia Region

Sithonia Lodge is a newly refurbished cluster of bungalows located in the second leg of the Halkidiki Peninsula. Built in the middle of a pine tree field and surrounded by green grass, the area is ideal for guests looking for rest and relaxation. Our small bungalows sleep up to 4 people with one double and one simple bed in the bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and a terrace overlooking the lush greenery. The medium-sized homes are more spacious and suitable for more guests. If you...

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Y Loft | Hostel | Hong Kong

Y Loft | Hostel | Hong Kong

Exploring Hong Kong is a sensory bombardment, the legendary skyline is a feast your eyes while the intoxicating smells of the street food will fill your nostrils. Not known to many, but there is also a green side to Hong Kong worth exploring too. Affordable and modern, Y Loft is directly connected to Chai Wan MTR Station (Exit A) via a footbridge meaning you get to explore all these different sides of Hong Kong. Y Loft is packed full of useful amenities, aside from a 200 yards sky jogging...

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Nikko | City of History & Culture

Nikko | City of History & Culture

The picturesque city Nikko is located 120 km north of Tokyo. This is a popular spot for tourists and also amongst Japanese holidaymakers, who are looking for a weekend escape from Tokyo’s crazy, fast paced lifestyle. Nikko has an eventful history, with many UNESCO World Heritage sites, and an outstanding natural landscape with mountains surrounding the whole area and waterfalls draining into Lake Chuzenji. Nikko's three most famous sights are Toshogu Shrine, Futarasan Shrine and Rinnoji...

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Xi Hotel | Award for Excellence in Service | Hong Kong

Xi Hotel | Award for Excellence in Service | Hong Kong

The Tsim Sha Tsui area on Kowloon of Hong Kong has always had a reputation for setting trends, Xi Hotel located in heart of this lively district is no different. With contemporary flair, Xi is perfectly located for a night out in its leisurely wine bar or a stay in one of its chic, contemporary rooms. Xi offers modern comfort offering you the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong as it unfolds on your doorstep. Xi translates as heart and happiness in its Chinese character; this...

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