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10 must try cafés and bars in Thailand!

Check out this Top 10 hit-list of cafes and bars in Thailand from our Thailand Adventure competition winner Mia. Trust us she knows where all the tasty hotspots are hidden!

1. Bangrak Café – Bangkok

Bangrak Cafe

Image: bangkok-nightlife.net


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Top 3 reasons why you should visit Japan

Welcome to the fascinating world of Japan where modern technology meets ancient traditions. You’ve got everything from bum washing toilets to trains as fast as bullets, Geisha tea ceremonies to buzzing nightclubs. Here are 3 reasons why you definitely need to make Japan next up on your bucketlist!

1.Food & Drink

Yakitori

Image: www.recipeshubs.com

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7 reasons you should travel India on your Gap Year

When choosing where to go on your Gap Year, you’ve probably got some key things that a country needs to offer, whether it’s blissful beaches, full moon parties, world famous monuments, epic trekking, life-changing volunteering projects or, quite simply, really cheap beers. Want all of the above? Pfft, no problem. We’re now going to convince you, in 7 simple points, that India is the place to travel on your gap year.

1. India is a proper culture shock

Taj Mahal
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What’s volunteering in Thailand all about?

There’s more to Thailand than full moon parties and buckets. We are given the privilege of travel, so why not give something back? By volunteering in Thailand you’ll immerse yourself in the country’s culture and really get to know the wonderful people of Thailand. Whether working with animals is your thing or you’ve always wanted to teach English, here are two fantastic ways to immerse yourself in Thailand…

Big shout out to our wise traveller Emma Moreton for telling us about her personal experience at the Elephant Nature Park… she was the one scooping the poop!

Volunteering with elephants

Elephant Nature Park Chiang Mai
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A highlight in Oriental Asia: South Korea!

What do you think when you think ‘South Korea’? Unknown? Mysterious? You couldn’t be more wrong! South Korea is a cosmopolitan hidden gem tucked away in East Asia. Its super modern, home to Samsung, LG, Hyundai and one of the richest and fastest developing nations in the world. The food is delicious, nightlife is buzzing and the beaches are glorious basically the traveller’s dream destination. Sitting comfortably in between China and Japan it can be added into a little Asian adventure very easily. What’s more, it makes for a wicked stopover on the way down to Oz!

There’s actually more to South Korea than Gangnam style. Who’d have thought?

So here’s a little break down on all things South Korea:

Where is South Korea?

South Korea

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