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Taking a trip into the tropical rainforest of Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia's premier national park, is a chance to get back to basics and immerse yourself in all things wild and wonderful... read more »
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Destination: Bangkok, Chiang Mai
Trip type: Gap Year
Looking for somewhere to stay in Thailand without blowing all your baht? Check out these backpacker gems in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Chang and Koh Phangan... read more »
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Destination: Beijing
Avoid the stressful haggling of Yashow and the tourist crowds of the Silk Market in Beijing. Instead, follow my advice on where to shop, eat, stay and find a real bargain in the Chinese capital... read more »
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Destination: Bangkok
Lumpini Park is Bangkok's oldest, largest, and most loved public park. Get there at 5am and watch, or join in, as the daily workout for health conscious residents begins... read more »
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Destination: Bangkok
Beyond the thronging streets of Bangkok lies an island where cars are forbidden and the skyline is no higher than a palm tree. Ko Kred is the perfect remedy when the bustling city becomes too much... read more »
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Destination: New Delhi
In New Delhi, India, even the culture shock of stepping from the airport can be unbearable if you have never been to Asia. This guide will help budget travellers get to grips with the Indian capital... read more »
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Destination: Mumbai (Bombay)
The chaotic Indian setting for hit movie Slumdog Millionaire, cricket-obsessed Mumbai will shock, seduce, sadden, charm and confound you in equal measure... read more »
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Destination: Ko Tao
Bask beneath swaying palms with a plate full of fresh fruit and a cool drink while watching the sun rise before a dive. Welcome to Turtle Island - one of Thailand's last secret beauty spots... read more »
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Destination: Beijing
Want to go to Beijing but not sure where to start or what to see? Check out this brief lowdown on the cheapest way to see the best that China's capital has to offer... read more »
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Destination: Langkawi
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year
Eagle spotting, Cable-car riding and beach lounging on a backpacker's budget in Malaysia's Langkawi... read more »
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Destination: Hong Kong
Filled with authentic old-style Chinese culture and food, Kowloon is a place tour guides don't mention--but it has sights and tastes that can't be missed... read more »
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A backpacker's guide to Japan on the cheap... read more »
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A guide to one of the most beautiful islands in Thailand - Koh Tao. Great beaches, fantastic food, friendly locals and some of the clearest waters in the world... read more »
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Destination: Chiang Mai
From a Thai take on English breakfast to a rooftop bar where you can watch the stars, here are the places a hungry backpacker in Chiang Mai needs to know... read more »
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Destination: Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Himeji, Hiroshima
Trip type: Cultural, Gap Year
Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world but with a few tips on saving money under your belt, you can still experience all the amazing culture on offer without breaking the bank... read more »
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