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Posted 6 months ago in Asia

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10 Wonderfully Weird Ways To Travel, Around The World

Posted a year ago in Asia

Autonomous flying vehicles carrying commuter’s around a major metropolis? The days of this being a reality solely reserved for the cast of Futurama are seemingly numbered and Dubai is leading the revolution. Dubai has declared their first ‘Volocopter’ test a success in what is a landmark moment for autonomous transport. The Volocopter is an 18-rotar, two-seat …

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Heading to Peru in 2018? Inca Trail Permits Released Four Months Earlier Than Usual

Update: The Peruvian Government has now released further details of when permits throughout 2018 will be released. With only 500 permits available per day, they will be gone very, very quickly! See below: January 2018 – Released 5th Oct March 2018 – Released 6th Oct April 2018 – Released 9th Oct May 2018 – Released …

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Five unique attractions to visit in Colombia

“Magical” may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of what it might be like to travel to Colombia, but believe it or not, it’s actually one of the best countries to travel to. Though Colombia has a history of not necessarily being the most tourist friendly, in recent years Colombia’s been …

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Cost Of Living Index: 9 Cities That Have Seen A Huge Five-Year Drop In Cost!

Posted a year ago in Asia

Each year, The Economist launches an in-depth survey which focuses on hundreds of products and thousands of data points to give as accurate a picture of the cost of living globally in the world’s biggest cities. The latest edition has just been published and there have been some huge decreases in the five-year period from …

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10 Destinations Set To Have Their Biggest Year For Visitors in 2017

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

2016 was a year when visitors to Ireland broke an all-time record. Over 10 million people stopped by to see the likes of Dublin, Glendalough, The Giant’s Causeway and Skellig Michael. While that’s great for them and we’re thrilled to welcome even more visitors in 2017, we can’t help but wonder where else in the …

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[INFOGRAPHIC]: World Map Includes Top Attraction In Each Country

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

This is a great infographic for expanding your 2017 Bucket List! Once the Christmas and New Year circus comes to an end, thoughts immediately turn to where to visit next year. With that in mind, VoucherCloud’s cool infographic below is going to really help you make a decision.

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Top Destinations for LGBTQ Community in 2017

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

Society is constantly evolving. Sometimes it can be seen as a step backwards but then again, sometimes it’s a significant leap forward!

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Climate Change: 9 Parts Of The World We May Not Be Able To Save

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

The world is changing. With Leonardo Di Caprio’s new documentary, Before the Flood (you can watch it below) making waves across the globe, it reinforces the stark reality that the planet is suffering…and it’s our fault. 31 countries may have now ratified the historical Paris Climate Agreement but there’s a very long way to go in …

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