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33 Photos of Cyprus that Show It’s More Than Just a Beach Destination

Photos of Cyprus

Cyprus is known to many as a sun-kissed beach destination — but few of us know its history or culture. Armed with a curiosity to learn about this island, we headed to Cyprus last week to find out what this country is all about. As it turned out, Cyprus is far more than just a summer destination. It […]

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Market Fever at Osh Bazaar in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Locals selling bread

The fragrance of freshly baked Kyrgyz nan (bread) and red hot spices fills the air as I wander through the labyrinth of Osh Bazaar, the most famous market in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. I snake my way between the mountains of bread and heaps of fresh vegetables, smiling and greeting friendly vendors with a soft “salaam”. Women with floral scarves wrapped around their heads […]

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A Quick Guide to Walking the Camino de Santiago

Trail markers on the Camino

As a well-known long-distance trek, the Camino de Santiago is a network of pilgrimage routes running across Europe, all leading to the city of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain. Retracing its origins to the 9th century, Camino de Santiago, also known as “The Way of Saint James”, was an important pilgrimage route for the Christians. The Christian apostle Saint James […]

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Family Time in Singapore and Thailand – Captured on Instagram


Our trip back home to Singapore this January/February was a very special one. It was the first Chinese New Year with my whole family together in quite a few years. Joining us for the first time in Singapore was my sister’s boyfriend Gary and their one-year-old kiddo, Dominic (also my current favorite person in the world). We spent our […]

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Tasting West Sweden: A Shellfish Safari in Grebbestad

Catching crabs

Our recent trip to West Sweden brought us plenty of surprises – but the biggest surprise of them all was its food. The shellfish in West Sweden is said to be some of the best in the world, thanks to the region’s cold, clean waters. During our visit, we sampled everything from lobster au gratin to traditional Swedish fish stew and mussels in garlic […]

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A Pilgrimage to Colombia’s Mount Monserrate


If you trekked up the Cerro de Monserrate in Bogotá early on a Sunday morning, you would find old women kneeling at the base of a white-washed church, or walking the steps with pebbles lodged in their soles for penance. 3,152 meters above sea level, the Monserrate Sanctuary watches over the sprawling city of Bogotá […]

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Photoblog: Nordic Charm in Trondheim

Of all the places we visited on our Ice Run with Eurail, Trondheim has got to be the biggest surprise for us. Surrounded by fjords,  the city is a charming Nordic enclave rich in history and traditional flair. The town itself is tastefully built around a hill, studded with narrow cobble stoned alleys, classic Norwegian houses and […]

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Georgia’s New Horizon

**We’re now publishing full feature articles from WildJunket Magazine! Here is a piece from our editorial assistant Erin Ridley for our ‘Under the Radar’ section, on her cross-country trip through the Republic of Georgia. The former Soviet country’s hospitable people await with open arms to share their land– from the soaring green mountaintops to the […]

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Culinary Travel: Best Places to Eat Around the World

La Boqueria Market in Barcelona

Spain has its colorful seafood paella, vibrant tapas scene and world-famous jamón; Japan has its fresh-from-the-sea sashimi; and Mexico its whole slew of tacos, burritos and sizzling dishes… It’s a well-known fact that food plays an important part in travel – especially so in our travels. The hunt for good food has brought us through […]

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A Food Tour of Manila’s Chinatown

Ivan and lumpia lady

ilipinos have always bonded through food,” said Ivan, “The best deals have been settled on the dining table.” With that, we began our journey into the Philippine culinary world. In Manila’s Binondo district, also known as Chinatown, we met up with our guide, Ivan Mandy, who co-owns Old Manila Walks, an outfitter that aims to unpeel […]

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Wacky Festivals Around the World

Mardi Gras

Whether you’re partying in the outdoors or throwing tomatoes at strangers, participating in festivals can add plenty of fun to your travels. Having recently taken part in the water festival in Thailand and Burma, we’re convinced that the best time to visit a country is during a festival. So get your party hat ready – […]

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Dinner Etiquette: How to Eat Abroad

For my first post on WildJunket blog, I thought I’ll start by discussing dinner etiquettes, an issue that I’m often concerned about  when traveling to a new country. If friends and acquaintances are kind enough to show you around their home country and share their culture with you, the last thing you’d want to do […]

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Street Foods Around the World

Ask any traveling foodie about memorable times on the road, and you’re bound to be regaled with stories of the delicious (and sometimes unusual) street foods they’ve encountered along the way. In many countries, street foods are the ultimate option for quick, inexpensive, and flavorful meals, and according to some studies, account for up to […]

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World’s Most Bizarre Foods

If you’ve grown tired of choosing the same dishes off restaurant menus, why not spice things up by putting your taste buds to the test with some unusual cuisine? Eateries across the world serve a wide range of strange and bizarre food, so eating any of these weird dishes could prove a shock to the senses […]

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Daily Travel Photo: Marrakech, Morocco

Djemma el Fna market in Marrakech

Sheep’s head galore in the outdoor market of Djemma el Fna in Marrakech, Morocco.

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