A Brief History of the Summer Palace

China is home to many architectural wonders filled with deep history and cultural design. The Summer Palace forms one of the largest and most well preserved imperial gardens. First built in 1750, it covers an area of 2.9 square kilometers and is dominated by Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake which covers three quarters of the palace […]

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20 Photos To Inspire You To Visit Deventer

Deventer is one of those beautiful medieval towns located in the Overijssel province of The Netherlands. Situated just 88 km’s outside of Amsterdam this historic city is definitely worth a visit any time of the year. Every Dutch town has its own personality and Deventer is definitely not short of that. This centuries-old city encompasses […]

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

Happy Valley Beijing

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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30 Photos to Inspire You to Visit the Summer Palace

China has always held a special place in my heart. Living there for two and a half years meant I got to explore some of the many treasures. Back in 2014 I started my first year of teaching in Dongguan. It was then that we made a trip up North to the Old Summer Palace […]

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10 Photos To Inspire You To Visit Hiroshima

Planning a trip to Japan should consist of more than visiting the popular cities of Tokyo and Osaka. There’s so much history hidden in each city that you’ll need close to two weeks to even begin doing justice to the beauty that is hidden in every little city and town of Japan. On our trip […]

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