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How would you feel about spending almost 19 hours straight on a flight? A group of 161 passengers have just done exactly that, as Singapore...

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Newbie's Guide to The Day of the Dead The Día de los Muertos - an ancient and spiritual festival in Mexico and Latin America The Day of the...

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Holland Exists Outside Amsterdam Mum is gazing in dismay at a rack full of magnets with clogs on. This is nothing new – every second...

Written by: Dave Owen There are so many things to do in Victoria, Australia that many visitors down under argue it’s the best state in the...

The country can claim The Mona Lisa, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and slurp-worthy spaghetti as its own, but Italy’s not only home to...

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Southern Tunisia for Backpackers Forget the Arab Spring; Tunisia is still one of the richest and most awe-inspiring cultures in the world, with lots of...

Vietnam is a warm and wonderful country, one where east meets west and one where it’s cheap to eat and stay. There’s more than 2,000...

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