A foreigner’s guide to Tet in Vietnam

A foreigner’s guide to Tet in Vietnam

With the Lunar New Year upon us, we’ve been talking to our team over in Asia to see how they celebrate at this special time. In Vietnam, the New Year holidays are called Tết, and families and friends across the nation gather together. If you’re a foreigner in Vietnam during...

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Read this post, take better photos

Read this post, take better photos

When you put in the time, effort, and money to travel somewhere, it’s only natural to want to document the experience in order to relive it down the road (and — let’s be honest — it’s fun to show off a little on Instagram). But not all photos are created...

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Urban Adventures Treasure mApps

Urban Adventures Treasure mApps

Whomp whomp. Unfortunately, our Treasure mApps have been discontinued from iTunes (but good news for those of you who have already downloaded a few: you’ve now got heaps more smartphone space for snapping photos — and then tagging #localsknow on Instagram). But have no fear, all that information hasn’t disappeared....

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5 ways to celebrate World Responsible Tourism Day at home or on the road

5 ways to celebrate World Responsible Tourism Day at home or on the road

How responsible of a traveller are you? If you’re like us, sustainable tourism isn’t just something to talk about — it’s the mandate that guides your travels. And you know that being responsible doesn’t end once your plane touches down back home. November 4th marks World Responsible Tourism Day, and...

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15 Halloween Costume Ideas for Travellers

15 Halloween Costume Ideas for Travellers

Heading out for Halloween and looking to put a little wanderlust into your costume? Don’t just be a Bavarian beer girl or a French mime, pump your costume full of originality! We’ve pulled together a list of fifteen less-than-predictable travel themed Halloween costumes to help inspire you! 15. Mexican Luchadore Lucha...

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6 tips for better Instagram travel pics

6 tips for better Instagram travel pics

Want to be a better travel Instagrammer? There are dozens of great tips out there, and there’s more to Instagram than just slapping on a filter and calling it a day. But of the many pieces advice out there, here are six of our tried and true tips for better Instagram...

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6 foods you have to try in India (and where to try them)

6 foods you have to try in India (and where to try them)

When you think of India, you think of food. And when you think of Indian food, you think of curry – or the bland butter chicken found in food courts around the world. But like most countries you visit, there is so much more to Indian cuisine than makes it to...

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Your India travel guide

Your India travel guide

So you’re going to India (cue squeal of excitement!), now what?! You’ve got to figure out what to pack, what movies to inspire you, where to eat, and WHAT TO DO! Well, we’ve got you covered with this ultimate India travel guide — from pinning your must-dos on Pinterest, to answering...

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Is India a good travel destination?

Is India a good travel destination?

It’s a question we get a lot, and naturally, we’re pretty biased. We know how intense, powerful, exciting, and colourful India is. We know how travelling in India ignites your senses, pushes your boundaries, and keeps you on the edge of your seat. We could tell you this until the...

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Yes, it is possible to travel with kids

Yes, it is possible to travel with kids

Four and a half years ago, something amazing happened. I became a dad. A pivotal moment in anyone’s life that pretty much changes everything. My wife and I met whilst living in Egypt. We were both tour guides and wanderlusters of the highest degree. Travel wasn’t just something we did, it was...

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