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How To Avoid Taxi And Tuk Tuk Scams In Bangkok.

Taxi and tuk tuk scams in Bangkok is a persistent problem for backpackers and travellers, and one that has led to a lot of trouble and resentment for many people visiting the city of supposed angels. Here are some of

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Survival Tips For A Long Haul Flight.

Long haul flights can be brutal on your comfort, your health and even your sanity, but with these simple survival tips for long haul flights you can make things if not better, then at least bearable until you finally get to your destination.

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Etiquette For Visiting Buddhist Temples In South East Asia.

With more and more high profile stories of travellers behaving inappropriately and causing offence in temples and religious sites throughout south east Asia, knowing the rules and etiquette of visiting Buddhist temples is increasingly important. Here are just a few simple tips to ensure you can enjoy visiting these majestic temples without inadvertently causing offence.

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How To Avoid The Annoying Touts In Egypt.

Touts in Egypt can be relentlessly annoying and aggressive in their attempts to extract money off tourists, and this can for many people ruin what should be an otherwise enjoyable experience visiting some of the worlds greatest historical sites and treasures. Here are some of the ways you can deal with them and still enjoy Egypt in relative peace and quiet.

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Top 10 Tips For A Stress Free Trip.

Travel can be stressful, especially if you are heading off on a long term gap year or backpacking trip, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are my top tips for staying stress free on your next trip, most of which have been learned the hard way! 

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How To Pack A Kick Ass Carry On And Travel Like A Boss!

Travelling with carry on only is an absolute life saver when you are heading off on a trip, making getting through the airports a hell of a lot easier and saving you from the compacted spinal pain from the dreaded backpackers hump later in life, to name just a couple of benefits. But packing a carry on pack is a fine art that not everyone gets right; let me show you how I do it.

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Hiking The Seven Tiered Waterfall Of Busay.

Hiking through a jungle to swim in a tropical lagoon sounds like every adventure minded travellers dream, and the Busay falls in Malilipot gave me the chance to do just that! Read on to find out exactly how you can do it too.

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