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Five Authentic Cultural Experiences in Japan

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Japan, a country steeped in mythical traditions and modern wonders. Here are the top Five Authentic Cultural Experiences in Japan according to Travel Bulletin. 1. Traditional Tea Ceremony Tea ceremony or Chanoyu in Japan is a beautifully choreographed art. The ancient ritual is centred around the act of serving matcha, a finely powdered, traditional green tea. […]

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How to pack for an overseas trip

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A recent weekend away with friends to Australia’s Mornington Peninsula highlighted a very important issue faced by travellers the world over: the inability to pack efficiently. I met my pals at the car, my small knapsack packed with toiletries, PJs, underwear and a few changes of clothes, only to see that they had enormous (and I […]

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Collecting Moments

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Collecting moments – that’s what travel is all about to many of us. It’s not just about collecting passport stamps or ticking off the bucket-list icons. It’s the bits in between that matter – the smallest details of the lives you cross, the flavours you discover, the laughs you share. It’s noticing that someone else’s […]

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Carrie Visits South Africa

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I recently spent 2 nights at the Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge in Pilanesburg National Park. Staying at Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge includes 2 game drives per day (early morning & late afternoon). On our game drives I saw: Zebra Lions Leopard Hippo Giraffe Wilder beast Elephants White Rhino Mongoose Dung beetle Warthog Impala Baboon Jackel […]

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Photographic proof that Switzerland is too beautiful for its own good

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Everyone knows Switzerland has an abundance of chocolate and mountains. But it’s not until you visit that you appreciate just how chocolatey the chocolate and how mountainous the mountains. In some cases you just have to look at a snow-capped vista complete with obligatory wildflowers and people yodelling and say ‘Oh, stop it, Switzerland’. Intrepid recently featured […]

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It’s official, guys: here are the 6 hottest destinations in 2016

It’s that time of year again, folks. Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2016 list is hot off the press. As travellers and professional where-to-next-ers, we look forward to this thing every year. It’s a much better way to pick our next adventure than what we normally do: throw darts at a revolving globe, which is not very helpful and […]

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