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This week we’re celebrating International Women’s Day, a global day bringing light to the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Although these achievements are celebrated every day in many places around the world, this special day marks a global celebration – an official holiday in many countries including Afghanistan, Cambodia, Eritrea, Uganda and…

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10 Christmas Gifts That Keep On Giving

It’s that time of year again. The time where everyone rushes out to spend copious amounts of money on copious amounts of things for the one and only reason that is… Christmas. Through all this rush and all this mayhem when we try and buy all the right things for the people we love, and even for…

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A Homestay Experience In Sapa Vietnam

In all my travels I am lucky enough to visit some of the world’s most beautiful destinations. Occasionally, a place will stand out to me. Occasionally, a place will amaze me in such a way that rekindles me with my love for the natural beauty of this world. Sapa, Vietnam is one of those places….

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The Philippines – Behind the Postcard

As the postcard shows, we see the Philippines as a myriad of pristine white sand beaches and emerald waters so clear you can almost see your own reflection. It’s the kind of image that makes most of us want to teleport from our dull grey offices right into that colourful postcard of sunshine, laying on…

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Manila’s Slums – The People Left Behind

A thousand years spread through this city, a vast spectrum of incomprehensible inequality and indifference.     One end beholds the rapid construction of high-rise buildings where individuals spend their days operating for the monetary gain of the Philippine’s most affluent. Tailored suits and classy attire march through the streets like an army of structure…

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