The World’s Best Airlines

Top 10 Airlines As a backpacker you are always looking for the cheapest, most efficient way to get from point A to point B. However, not all airlines are the same. Sometimes its worth the extra splurge to have the flying experience offered by these top 10 airlines; and while the experience may not justify
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El Nido’s Untouched Beaches

The Beauty of El Nido and the Bacuit Islands Alex Garland’s novel “The Beach” and its film adaption, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, put Thailand on the map for any South East Asian travel adventure but it is the mystery of the country’s untouched beaches that lured travellers to its shores. Supposedly the movie was filmed off
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Top 10 Cheap Destinations

Top 10 Cheap Destinations While most individuals shy away from taking off to some exotic country fearing it will liquidate their bank account, this assumption couldn’t be farther from the truth. Some countries, in fact, are even cheaper to travel in than living your day to day life in the comfort of your hometown –
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Meditative Repose

Want to learn the art of meditative thought but never met a yogi? Four years ago, in Rishikesh, India (the yoga capital of the world) I had the opportunity to study yoga and meditation with a fantastic teacher. He instilled in me a meditative regime that I still follow to this day and it serves as a constant source of calm and relaxation in my life.

Tom Yum Recipe

Tom Yum Soup Recipe This thai dish is a mix of hot and sour flavours made with stock and fresh ingredients such as lemongrass, shallots and kaffir lime leaves. It is usually served with either prawns, fish or chicken and lots and lots of mushrooms.  Adding chills to the broth gives the soup its reddish
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Getting Wild in Borneo

Borneo’s Wildlife The word mere Borneo conjures up images of dark, menacing jungles and wild rivers flowing through low lying forests as depicted by Joseph Conrad in the Heart of Darkness; however, it is Borneo’s wildlife in the Sabah state that makes the country truly unique: from orangutans swinging in the trees to proboscis monkeys protruding
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The World’s Grossest Delicacies

What are the World’s Grossest Delicacies? Every culture is proud of their traditional dishes: Peru has ceviche; Spain has paella and Thailand has pad thai. While these delicacies may make your mouth water just thinking about them, other countries prepare such unusual delicacies that they could make you lose their lunch. While I am a
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8 of the Best Treks, Trails and Climbs

Backpacking is a great way to experience new cultures and take in the splendour of new scenery, if you are up for an adventure check out the best treks, trails and climbs brought to you by our friends are travelbyu. With so many beautiful treks to choose from…