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Entries for 'Asia'

Gail Palethorpe posted on October 22, 2016 00:30
Tiger tourism remains strong in Thailand even with government action and the many campaigning against the mistreatment of these and many other endangered animals.  Gail reflects on this still popular attraction and why we should not support it i...

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Categories : Travel
Tags : Stay Active, Thailand, Asia, South East Asia, Wildlife, Animal Parks, Tigers
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Rebecca Anne Nguyen posted on September 04, 2016 08:24
Why are Asia-based business travellers the most important business travellers in the world? Because no other group is as influential when it comes to defining when, where, and how business travel trends emerge, grow, and change over time.

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Tags : Stay Relaxed, Business Travel, Asia, Business Class, Travel Industry, Trends
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Rebecca Anne Nguyen posted on May 06, 2016 17:20
Backpacking Asia was once a budget travellers dream, a dream that is fading with modernisation and commercialisation.  Here are 7 Asian cities that are more expensive than you might think.

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Tags : Stay In Comfort, Laos, Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea, Korea, Bali
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Brad McGowan posted on May 03, 2016 18:19
Trekking of any sort is safer and more fun when you prepare and plan.  No more so than going to Nepal.  Here are some easy tips to make that great adventure all the more memorable.

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Categories : Travel Tips
Tags : Stay Active, Asia, Nepal, Health, Adventure Travel, Trekking
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Gail Palethorpe posted on April 12, 2016 20:58
The Thais know how to party to celebrate anything and everything, with their festivals amongst the best in the world. Here are 5 of the best for a tantalizing taste of the energy, the colorful kaleidoscope of costumes and the cacophony of human horde...

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Tags : Stay Relaxed, Thailand, Asia, Festivals, South East Asia
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Rebecca Anne Nguyen posted on June 30, 2015 00:30
Bizarre is in the eye of the beholder, however, here are 7 local customs that raise an eyebrow by most.  What is the most bizarre local custom you ever came across?

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Tags : Stay Active, South America, Asia, Brazil, Local Customs, New Guinea, Norway, Indonesia, United States of America
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Rebecca Anne Nguyen posted on June 29, 2015 00:23
In the midst of disaster recovery Nepal and its people have a unique strength and determination and a will to survive, and they will survive and thrive.

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Tags : Stay Secure, Asia, Nepal, South East Asia
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Wise Traveller posted on May 24, 2015 00:30
As exotic destinations become more accessible, do we really understand the risks of contracting this disease and should you medicate?

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Tags : Stay Secure, South America, Asia, Africa, Health, Disease, Malaria
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Gail Palethorpe posted on April 10, 2015 09:00
What began as a "water blessing" similar to that of a baby being christened with a few drops of water bestowed upon its head, has now degenerated into the biggest water fight to be had. Songkran is Thai New Year.

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Tags : Stay Active, Thailand, Songkran, Asia, Southeast Asia, Festivals
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Andy Probert posted on July 31, 2014 00:35
Flying is now big business and as the boom in south east Asia for travel continues afoot, here at the Wise Traveller,  we thought it would be great to give you the inside edge on what is developing in the field of airlines and airports.

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Tags : Stay Relaxed, Airports, Flying, Business Travel, Asia
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