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The Statue Of Unity In Gujurat, India, The Uncrowned New World Wonder.

When talking about some of the worlds greatest tourist sites it is easy to launch into hyperbole, everything can be great, or awesome, or amazing. More often than not those superlatives are genuinely earned, but occasionally you come across something special, something so completely unexpected it leaves even writers powerless to describe it. One such site is the Statue of Unity in Gujurat, the uncrowned new World Wonder that every traveller should visit.

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Top 13 Unmissable Sites And Experiences In Ahmedabad.

Often overlooked by many travellers passing through the well worn backpacker trail in India, Ahmedabad is a powerhouse of a city packed with amazing things for backpackers to see and do. Here is the quintessential top 10 list of what travellers should see and do in Ahmedabad.

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Travelling In Gujurat During Navratri.

India is already one of the most colourful and vibrant destinations on the planet and Gujurat is no exception to that rule. Already one of India’s most diverse and culturally rich states, the festival of Navratri turns Gujurat into one long, extravagant, over the top and dizzying celebration, and visiting Gujurat during Navratri will be one of the most lively and sensory overloading experiences you will ever have, even if you don’t get to play the Garba yourself!

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10 Common Travel Mistakes In India.

India is one of the most popular backpacking destinations in the world, and for good reason, but it isn’t always the easiest destination to travel through and can give most backpackers a heavy case of culture shock. Here are the 10 most common travel mistakes all backpackers make on their first time in India, and how you can avoid them. 

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Where To Stay In Bangkok. An Insiders Guide To The Best Bangkok Neighbourhoods.

Bangkok is many backpackers first introduction to Thailand and south east Asia, and can seem overwhelming at first with so many things to do and so many places to stay, so where do you start? Here is an insiders guide

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What To Expect And Prepare For At Your First Full Moon Party.

The full moon party is a right of passage amongst many backpackers in Thailand, but what is it exactly? What should you expect from the famous island party and what do you need to know before you go? The full

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The Ultimate Guide To Gavin And Stacey Filming Locations In Barry, Wales.

Barry is a seaside resort town in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales, and more importantly than that is the setting for the iconic Gavin and Stacey TV series. But where was Gavin and Stacey filmed exactly? Here is your ultimate guide to every Gavin and Stacey filming location in Barry so you can go and see what’s occurin’ for yourselves!

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