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Discover Turkey’s Turquoise Coast on foot

The Turquoise Coast in Turkey has become an increasingly popular holiday destination in recent years, but that doesn’t mean you can’t escape the crowds if you visit the region. One of the best ways to discover it is on foot, as there is a host


The Rules of the Spanish Siesta

I am a big-time fan of afternoon siestas. Your body loves them too as there are many proven benefits for taking a daily snooze. These include: More energy Improved productivity Improved alertness Reduced stress Improved communication skills Increase in happiness and wellbeing Siestas have been


5 Northern Thai Specialties Not to Miss

Having moved to Chiang Mai a month ago, exploring northern Thai cuisine has been a top priority of mine (tough job, right?) and luckily, there is no shortage of opportunities to try all the local specialties at incredibly cheap prices. From food stalls at the


Seven Strange Foods from Around the World

One of the coolest parts of traveling the world is trying the local specialties of a region- sometimes exotic and delicious, and sometimes just plain weird!! It can be quite disorienting to be faced with a dish made of animal parts not normally utilized in


A Taste of Viennese Kaffehouse Culture

Vienna’s charming coffee house culture is part of what makes it such a unique and enjoyable city to visit. Often called “public living rooms”, the many ornately decorated coffee houses lining the city’s streets display tempting cakes and pastries as patrons chat, reflect and sip


8 Foods to Try in Malaysia

Such a multicultural country such as Malaysia is fortunate to have many influences over their cuisine, including Chinese, Indian, and other South Asian countries. Here are 8 great things to try when you’re there: Satay A simple yet staple and delicious Malaysian specialty, the satay


Eating Your Way Through Istanbul’s Kebabs

Vegetarians, be warned! While Turkey has plenty to offer you, from falafel to stuffed grape leaves, it’s time to focus on purely about Istanbul’s signature dish: the meat kebab. What exactly is a kebab, you may ask? While we hear about “kebabs” in everything from

eating fugu, a type of sashimi, in Japan

Japanese Cuisine: Top 7 Foods to Try

Asian cuisine features a rainbow of delicious dishes and flavours that will tantalize anyone’s taste buds. In Japan, the geography lends itself to an expansive fishing industry. Seafood, along with beef, pork, chicken and numerous veggies, are used in a myriad of delicacies and comfort


Exotic Tours to Ladakh

If you’re an active holidaymaker looking to avoid the more conventional European ski trip or UK based adventure holidays then look no further than the beautiful Indian region of Ladakh. With established trekking routes, white water rafting and mountaineering to challenge both the experienced and


5 Specialties you Must Try in Sicily

Sicily…largest island of Italy, with a culture, dialect and lifestyle all its own from that of its Italian neighbor. This place truly embodies the culture of the South- if you ask for directions, the Sicilian you asked for directions will probably walk you where you’re