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Postcards from the Dominican Republic

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Hundreds of kilometers of coastline define the Dominican Republic – some of it white-sand beaches shaded by rows of palm trees, other parts lined dramatically with rocky cliffs, wind-swept dunes or serene mangrove lagoons. Some of the bays and coves where pirates once roamed are now home to fishing villages and thousands of migrating humpback […]

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20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Colorful Nuuk, Greenland

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A photo essay of Nuuk, the colorful capital city of Greenland. Picturesque and quaint, Nuuk is probably the cutest capital city I’ve been. Scandinavian high-roofed houses can be found in every color you can imagine: from indigo blue to electric pink, lime green to dark burgundy. While the buildings were initially color-coded as a form […]

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My Iceland Ring Road Itinerary

I’ve shared my secret tips on how to drive the Iceland Ring Road (including where to eat, sleep, refuel etc) — here’s a detailed breakdown of my (awesome) Iceland Ring Road itinerary to help you plan your own journey. There’s no better way to explore Iceland than by driving the Ring Road, a.k.a. Route 1, […]

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Driving Iceland’s Ring Road: All You Need to Know

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In this travel guide, I share tips and recommendations on how to drive the Iceland Ring Road to help you make the most of your time on the road trip and see as much of Iceland as possible. Marooned just outside the Arctic Circle, Iceland is a Nordic island nation that’s just a hop away […]

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Norway in A Nutshell

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Frozen lakes, dark green pines, and white-and-red Scandinavian farmhouses flank both sides of the railway as we swoosh through the white snow on our modern-day polar express. We’re climbing higher and higher into the mountains and the slopes are plunging into the endless depth. As I peer down and look beneath the tracks, my head spins slightly. It’s easy to get […]

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Is It Safe to Visit Iraq?

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When I launched my new tour to Iraqi Kurdistan, I received quite a few emails from people who were interested, but hesitant to come. Safety was their biggest concern and most people were worried about the security issues there. Understandably so. It is Iraq we’re talking about after all and the question of whether it […]

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Where to Find the Best Wine & Tapas in Barcelona

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If you’ve noticed, I’ve been having the Spanish fever lately, posting a lot of stories on Spain, my adopted home. Today we have a post from my friend Esme Fox, who lives in Barcelona. She’s my good friend and fellow travel writer who has a deep love for her adopted home. Here she shares tips […]

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Join Me on My Nagaland Hornbill Festival Tour!

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 Come witness a Nagaland Hornbill Festival Tour with me! My first WildJunket tour was such a success that I am going to be running more tours from now on! This is my third tour and a trip that I’m particularly excited about as I’ve been planning it for the past year or so. Join me on […]

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Celebrating WorldPride Madrid 2017

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We were lucky enough to celebrate WorldPride 2017 in Madrid last weekend! Here’s what we got up to: From 23 June to 2 July 2017, WorldPride was celebrated in fervor in the Spanish capital city of Madrid. It was the world’s biggest LGBT pride celebration, with about 2 million participants descending upon the city to […]

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A Perfect Weekend in Malaga, Spain

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Planning a weekend in Malaga? For travelers in Europe, Malaga is often seen as a touristy destination that has  been simply ‘overdone’. This coastal city in southern Spain was the hottest beach destination in the 1980’s, and it continues to be a popular holiday spot for those seeking sun-kissed beaches and all-night-long parties. For that […]

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Three Days in Beijing: My Recommended Itinerary

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On my recent trip to Tibet, I made a short stop in Beijing before catching the train to Lhasa. It was my third time in the Chinese capital, but it still blew my mind. Here’s why. Traditional yet vibrant, Beijing is a city that encapsulates the spirit of China perfectly with a slew of ancient […]

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How to Travel Tibet — A Complete Guide

A detailed travel guide to Tibet: from visa requirement to safety. Tibet is called the ‘Roof of the World’ for good reason: With an average elevation exceeding 4,500 metres (14,800 ft), the Tibetan Plateau is sometimes the world’s highest and largest plateau, with an area of 2,500,000 square kilometres (about five times the size of […]

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First-time Travel to Tibet: Things to Know Before You Go

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Tibet for First-Timers and Things to Know Before You Go Monks, monasteries and mountains — Tibet is a spiritual place that has the power to move even the most hardened traveler. This remote, far-flung region is seemingly in a world of its own, with fabled villages tucked between some of the highest mountains in the world, […]

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Pictures of Tibet: the Roof of the World

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A look at some of my best pictures of Tibet: from its landscapes to people. Tibet is called the ‘Roof of the World’ for good reasons: With an average elevation exceeding 4,500 metres (14,800 ft), the Tibetan Plateau is sometimes the world’s highest and largest plateau, with an area of 2,500,000 square kilometres (about five […]

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Highlights of the WildJunket Tibet Tour

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Have you ever returned from a trip that was SO good that you wish it wouldn’t end and could just go on forever? My trip to Tibet was just like that. This journey to Tibet was truly one of the best trips of my life — and I’m not saying it because I organised the […]

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