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Affordable Accommodations in the Seychelles

If you thought the Seychelles only had ultra-luxurious 5-star resorts, think again. This island paradise may have the most expensive resort in the world but you may be surprised to learn that the Seychelles also has many affordable accommodations in the form of self-catering chalets, villas and apartments, some with prime beachfront locations.

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How to get to La Digue in the Seychelles

Travel tips: How to get to La Digue in the Seychelles

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The Seychelles – an intro to Seychellois Cuisine at Chez Batista Restaurant

MAHÉ, THE SEYCHELLES – An enormous red snapper – all 15 pounds – lords over the table, its mouth agape, under-bite protruding over the edge of the platter, sharp little teeth conveying his displeasure over his situation. He was baked.

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Journeys in Iran: Persia, picnics, pomegranates & poetry

From historic silk road desert towns to modern metropolises to remnants of the glorious ancient Persian empire, Iran will amaze even the most intrepid of travellers. My journey through the authoritarian country, finding laughter and hospitality at every turn.

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“Butanding!”

DONSOL, THE PHILIPPINES – After three hours of aimlessly crisscrossing the waters I thought the guide would call it a day without us having caught a single glimpse. Not a fin. Even the spotters, perched high on the small boat’s bamboo towers, slumped and seemed less optimistic.

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Portraits of Northern Laos: The story behind the colours

Portraits of Northern Laos: The Story Behind the Colours This photo essay is the first of a series of posts to give you a rich narrative of this region. 

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Coppelia Ice Cream Parlour, Cuba’s Cathedral of Ice Cream

Coppelia, HAVANA, Cuba – Forget cigars, rum and old cars. Forget Hemingway, Fidel and Che. If there are only two things to remember about real Cuban life, it’s this: queues and ice cream.

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Plunge into local life in Luang Prabang at Phosi Market

Phosi Market | LUANG PRABANG, Laos – Silvery, slithery things indignantly flick their tails sending a wave of water out of the bucket. Unidentified creatures with small paws sizzle on a grill.

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Din Tai Fung & the Art of the Dumpling

The art of the dumpling & how legendary Din Tai Fung restaurant brought Taiwanese food to the world stage.

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I’m on Tripbod! – Personalized trip planning for Luang Prabang & Southeast Asia

I’m now on Tripbod for Luang Prabang & Southeast Asia!

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