Exploring Vietnam: Top 4 Best Bars in Ho Chi Minh City

With its exotic landscapes and rich culture, Vietnam is an exciting travel destination that offers plenty to see and do. Ho Chi Minh City is the cultural centre of Vietnam, as well as the country’s largest city. Located along the scenic banks of Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh wows visitors with its impressive architecture, great…

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5 Most Spectacular Atolls in Which You Can Spend Your Gap Year

Atolls, if you don’t know it yet, are called small, ring-shaped coral islands, which lie in the middle of the lagoon. These, usually remote, scattered patches of land in oceans, often give spectacular views and a chance to run away from mass tourism. Moreover, almost every time atolls are also surrounded by breathtaking coral reefs,…

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The Top 5 Things to do in Indonesia on Your Gap Year

Picking five things to do in Indonesia is like saying you can only have one piece of chocolate from Willy Wonka’s factory. With over fourteen thousands islands making up the Republic of Indonesia, it’s a tough call but we’ll give it a go. Whether you are just passing through Indonesia on your Round the World…

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Best Places in the US to Spend a Working Gap Year

A working gap year might have seemed like unfamiliar territory once upon a time, but now more and more students and travellers are heading overseas to spend a year in a foreign country. Gap years often start or end in the States and with a J-1 visa, more or less any type of work is…

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Unique and Alternative Things to Do in Bangkok

Imagine a land that is as friendly as it is mysterious. It’s a place that is brimming with life, from open air markets, to colourful flowers, to fragrant, spicy smells wafting through the air. It’s hot and steamy and the traffic is worse than any big American city, but Bangkok offers the charm of an…

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It’s All a Matter of Perspective and Definition

Back in August 2015, U.S. Virginia based Stayer University made the news headlines for its proposal that the definition of success, specifically as the Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines it, should be changed. The Webster’s definition of success – that it is to achieve wealth, respect, or fame – is, according to interested parties at the…

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Punta del Diablo, Uruguay – Feels Like Home

Punta del Diablo was originally a small fishing village on the coast of Uruguay. Today it is a bustling summer resort town that has drawn the attention of tourists and developers. The town sits up the coast from Punta del Este. Cash and development have been fed into the area, spurring lots of development and…

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Into The Ice – Lindstrom’s Polar Legacy

Mount Salen rises above the Soroysundet sound, offering majestic views of the surrounding Norwegian islands and the Arctic Ocean. Climbing the mountain was not quite like being on the top of the world, but being in the northernmost town in the world has a pretty special feeling. Whilst on a Hurtigruten cruise, I took the…

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