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Paracas & Islas Ballestas, Peru

Paracas, Peru.

I don’t think many people would stop at small coastal town Paracas, if it wasn’t for the famous wildlife haven of the Isla Ballestas, a group of islands a short boat journey away. 426 more words


Hiking the Great Wall

“Go on and do it! People will say no, and I’ll tell you why they say no, it’s not to hurt you it’s not to stifle your dream, it’s that from where they see it, it’s too scary.” …

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Grand Lisboa, Macau

A magnificent skyscraper of Macau, the Grand Lisboa is a 58-floor hotel of 260 metres in height which opened in 2008. It is designed by two known Hong Kong architects Dennis Lau and Ng Chun Man and is the tallest building in the city. 9 more words


Introducing.. the lulo

Lulo is gross if you try and eat it like an apple – sour and a bit bitter.

Whizz it up in a blender with lots of sugar and ice, though, and it becomes the most refreshingly zingy drink you’ve ever tried. 50 more words


48 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City

This week saw the end of our trip in Vietnam- the most aesthetically pleasing place I have visited in my twenty-five years. Like many ‘backpackers’ (I use that word with reluctance), we booked an Open Bus ticket, which hits up a bunch of spots throughout the country.  818 more words