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Beijing to Mongolia (UlaanBataar) overland

The journey to UlaanBataar from Beijing can be done in many ways. The local way”, is much more cost efficient but takes a longer time. But judging that you actually save quite a lot...

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How to get to Jinshanling (Great Wall) from Beijing

Seeing the Great Wall is epic, but not as epic if you’re on a crowded tour group with hoards of chinese tourists, or if you’re walking on sections of the wall that are overcrowded...

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10 things to expect when travelling in China

While China is a huge and beautiful country to travel around, it’s also good to know what to expect to avoid being thrown off by the lack of courtesy or intense culture shock. After...

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The bike journey from Samosir to Tele

Many have boasted about the beauty of lake Toba, the geographical wonder of the supervolcano crater, the surreal experience of a certain magical fungi. I took the bait and headed out to Medan to see...

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South Korea’s Santorini

If you only have 1 day to spare in Busan, the one place you should totally check out is Gamcheon Culture Village. Only about 1.5 hours away from Haeundae (Busan’s main tourism district), Gamcheon...

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バンザイ!

Nihon in the spring of 2016 Tokyo – Takayama – Shirakawago – Kyoto – Osaka

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Wat Rong Khun or Atlantis Mirage?

Wat Rong Khun is the famous white temple Chiang Rai is known for. But the truth is, it isn’t really a temple. Its an art exhibit privately owned by the artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, who...

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Getting the ultimate boat tour experience on Inle Lake

It’s impossible to say that you’ve been to Inle lake without taking a boat tour. Plenty of options are available if you waltz into downtown Nyaungshwe, from the overpriced private boats with fancy little...

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Nyaungshwe & around Inle Lake

The massiveness of Inle lake is not one to be underestimated. Like most, I thought this was just another regular small lake but in fact, this shallow lake stretches 22km long and densely houses...