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Without a doubt, the country of Indonesia offers up some of the most stunning sights in terms of scenery and natural wonders. From high, smoking volcanoes to low lying plateaus of jungle and forest, temple complexes that overlook highlands and fields of rice to the beaches that provide some of the most stunning and incredible […]

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It’s no secret that in the furthest corners of the world where waters run wild and forests are left to grow freely that groups of people live alongside nature in perfect amicable harmony. Tribal peoples across the world have always been a keen point of interest for those outside the tribes, conjuring up curiosity of […]

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Everyone knows that trying local and unique dishes while in a foreign land is part of the whole travelling experience, and for good reason. Those canopied street-side vendors with plastic picnic chairs and tables can sometimes herald the most unique and traditionally local delicacies available that you won’t find in your typical restaurant – even […]

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It’s easy to think of certain imagery when Japan comes to mind – the neon lights of Tokyo, the strange but wonderful futuristic experiences such as the Robot Cafe, the colourful and sometimes bizarre costumes of Harajuku and of course the world famous Mount Fuji. While many people come to explore the unique streets of […]

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When most people think of South East Asia it can be easy to imagine ornate temples, floating markets on the Mekong or island life unhampered by the stresses of the west. While these sites and experiences are some of the best parts of South East Asia, there is a whole other side of the region. […]

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Just like how India had huge cultural influences on South-East Asia, the dynasties that ruled over much of what is modern day China had a similar impact on East Asian countries such as Vietnam, Korea and Japan. Within the territory of what marks modern-day China today was a long line of dynastical rulers whose power […]

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Few would argue that the influence Indian culture has had on the rest of Southern Asia is comparable to the influence Ancient Greece has had on European culture. Indeed, the first major civilisation in Asia was the Indus Valley civilisation that flourished from 3300-1700BC during the Bronze Age, and spanned across what is now Northwest […]

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In many ways, Hanoi could not be more different when compared to Ho Chi Minh City in the south. To some degree, it swaps out the hectic swarms of scooters found in Ho Chi Minh City for bicycles, while its architecture – an eclectic mix of colonial French, Chinese and indigenous styles –  is refreshing […]

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Malaysian cuisine is undoubtedly one of the most underrated in Asia and indeed the rest of the world. Most of us know about how good Thai, Vietnamese and Indian food is because there are so many restaurants show-casing these cuisines in the West. However, it’s quite rare to have any restaurants that are quintessentially Malaysian. This […]

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Angkor’s Formation If South-East Asia had a civilisation that was equivalent to the Ancient Greece in Europe, it would have to be the mighty Angkor Empire that dominated all of what is now Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and several smaller swathes of Myanmar and Vietnam. It all started in 790AD, where Prince Jayavarman II declared – […]

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