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5 Things To Do In Bucharest In Winter

5 Things To Do In Bucharest In Winter

Visiting Bucharest in winter, you will see the city in a whole new light. The snow adds a new dimension, lining the wide boulevards, capping the monuments in the city centre and dressing the neo-Romanian buildings in a new light. It’s definitely worth braving the cold...
7 Fun Things To Do In Taipei

7 Fun Things To Do In Taipei

Walking from the subway station towards our guesthouse in the Ximending area of the city, we had this strange sense of familiarity. Although we had never been to Taipei before, it felt very comfortable. Anyone we know who has visited has never had a bad word to say...
5 Days In Madrid: Why We Found it Hard to Leave

5 Days In Madrid: Why We Found it Hard to Leave

Madrid is often overlooked by those visiting Spain, who tend to favour Catalonia’s Barcelona as the ‘must-see’ Spanish location. This is most definitely not the wisest option as Madrid has plenty to offer. The good news is it’s very well connected with the...
How To Spend A Few Days In Tokyo, Japan

How To Spend A Few Days In Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is one of those iconic cities, which is on a lot of people’s radars to visit; us included. Living in South Korea for more than three years, it was always such a short hop away and yet we had never found the time to visit. With our time in Korea coming to an end,...
How To Spend 2 Days In Kyoto: The Perfect Itinerary

How To Spend 2 Days In Kyoto: The Perfect Itinerary

Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a millennium, so it’s no wonder that it’s Japan’s second most-visited city after Tokyo. It’s a beautiful city, full of culture, a blend of traditional and modern and it’s surrounded on all but one side by mountains. While...
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh was our first stop in Vietnam and what a great place to begin our travels in the country. On the bus ride into the city center from the airport we kept ourselves entertained looking out the windows, taking it all in as we made our way towards the...
Top 10 Things To Do In Beijing

Top 10 Things To Do In Beijing

Beijing is the 8th most populated city on the planet, with Tokyo, Japan taking first place and India’s New Delhi second! It’s hectic, it’s busy but most importantly Beijing is packed full of things to do. You could spend weeks exploring the different attractions...
What To Do For Two Days In Edinburgh On A Budget

What To Do For Two Days In Edinburgh On A Budget

Two of our closest friends whom we had met in Korea, travelled to Japan and China with and crisscrossed all over Nepal, India and Sri Lanka with, had just moved to Edinburgh. With return flights from Dublin coming in at forty euro with RyanAir and a couch to crash on,...