A Guide to surviving Asian monsoons

You never know what adventures you’ll experience when travelling through south-east Asia. Maybe you’ll taste some exotic dishes that will have your friends squirming back home, maybe you’ll see a UNESCO world heritage site and uncover some historical secrets or maybe you’ll unexpectedly get stuck in the middle of a monsoon. Darkened skies, heavy rainfall, […]

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LOS Global Kitchen: Shoyu Ramen

The pandemic has slowed down travel for most of us and while we’re stuck indoors, it’s forced us to be creative and come up with other ways to keep travel alive. I’ve decided to start a new series on this blog: the LOS Global Kitchen! In this series I’m going to try recreating many of […]

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10 MORE Local Foods To Try In Japan

If you’ve read my post on 10 Local Foods To Try In Japan and couldn’t get enough of all of the delicious foods, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 10 more local foods to try in Japan! Food is one of the best ways to learn about a new culture and its also […]

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How I Left Home With $2000 and Travelled for 2.5 Years

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I left home to travel on my own for the very first-time in 2011. Back then I was still a student, completing my Master’s degree and I had been awarded an Erasmus scholarship to study abroad in the small town of Nijmegen, NL. I had travelled before on holidays with my parents… in fact, ever […]

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10 Local Foods To Try In South Africa

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In South Africa, you’ll find an array of local dishes inspired by the indigenous population. Cultural traditions along with Dutch, French, Indian and Malaysian influences have led to a range of unique and vibrant dishes that have become known as home -grown and which, should form part of every traveller’s itinerary when visiting! I’ve put […]

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Everything you need to know about teaching abroad

So, you’ve just finished university and you’re thinking about taking a gap year. Maybe you’ve been doing the 9 am – 5 pm corporate life for far too long and you really can’t take another meeting or boardroom drama. Then the thought strikes: why not teach abroad. You’ve heard about it… maybe even read about […]

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