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For most tourists, going on holiday abroad is a chance to relax and unwind. But for adrenaline-junkies, visiting a new country isn’t complete without an adrenaline-pumping adventure. In Asia, visitors can find a whole slew of thrilling options that will test your nerves and your guts. Here are some of the most exciting Asian destinations…

This is my 3rd time traveling in SE Asia, and every time I’ve seemed to just chalk off Singapore. It’s too expensive, it’s too developed, etc. were the excuses I used to tell myself in the pursuit of more off-the-beaten-path destinations. Well, now I’m older, and after traveling for a few months in the Philippines,…

I just spent a full week in Kuala Lumpur (KL to locals), the capital of Malaysia and a true megapolis, home to over 7,000,000 people. Anytime I hear “capital city” in Southeast Asia, I automatically imagine hell. Concrete edifices hastily thrown up, brutal traffic, non-stop noise and sweltering heat. But, I’m very happy to say…

bangkok cityscape, by evoflash

Southeast Asia is one of the most popular backpacking destinations. From cheap flight tickets within the region to friendly locals and amazing food, there are many reasons to travel to the region. When to go Southeast Asia is an ideal travel destination anytime of the year. The countries that make up the region are located…

Beach and cliffs in Yogyakarta

A city with two UNESCO world heritage sites, a rumbling volcano, thousands of young university students, kick ass white river rafting, great off-road biking and any number of beautiful beaches should be on every traveler’s bucket list. The fact that it’s not on yours is something I’ll put down to you never knowing it existed…

Beaches in Thailand

If you have been keeping up with me for the past two months (come on, I know you checked in at least every of couple days to see what I was up to…right?), you would have noticed I’ve been ambling my way through southeast Asia. But, unfortunately the time has come  for me to head…

So it has almost been a month since I left sunny South Florida and headed to Asia. So far, everything has been great and I’m still enjoying my time in The Philippines. To date, I have been to Manila, Baler to go surfing, Hong Kong to visit my friend Matt and check out the city,…

Alaska Air Plane

When I decided to go to Asia a few months ago, I was only confronted with one major problem, shelling out for the hefty ticket!  I’ve been to Europe a few times, and I’ve managed to do so under a thousand dollars, but to Asia, I was pretty much just seeing any price I was…

Bangkok at night

Well, I head off to Asia this upcoming Saturday (9/1) with a brief stop in San Francisco. My first destination is going to be in the Philippines where I plan to start off in Manila and then work my way around the archipelago. As of now, I’ll be there for about a month and then…

From the US to Asia

If you were a  consistent reader of The World or Bust (yea you should be), you’d see that most of my travels over the past two years, while frequent, last for just about two or three weeks at a time. This let’s me focus on seeing exactly what I want/need to see, having a good…

What draws visitors to specific cities around the world? Is it Michelin-starred eateries that have recently opened? Is there a cultural heritage that spans generations? Proximity to the world’s natural wonders? Unsurprisingly, our discerning Travel readers consider all of the above when picking the best cities in the world. According to an independent research think…

Working culture has shifted in recent years from a 9-to-5 office job to working productively from the comfort of one’s own home. But this is not the latest trend because digital nomads have taken over the world by performing tasks while roaming across the globe.  The term ‘’digital nomad’’ refers to a new way of…

Online mobile gambling has become a trend in the recent past. The majority of Canadians feel incomplete when they don’t play their favorite games. Fortunately, gaming has been evolving to become better by adopting some of the latest technologies.  Smartphone gaming is among the current trends that are shaping the gaming industry. However, one thing…

Most people’s first priorities when travelling for tourism are to find places where they can go shopping, sightseeing or simply relax. For the adventurers, however, who are looking for the most exotic, dangerous and exclusive destinations where they can fell an “adrenaline rush”, there’s an entire category of vacation dedicated to it: The so-called “extreme…

You can’t miss the fragrance of cinnamon, but did you know that your dog might be drooling over it too? Yes, that spice is laden with rich properties to benefit your pooch in a plethora of ways. However, as a dog owner if you aren’t sure whether or not you could offer it to your…

Indonesia is one of the world’s most fascinating cultures, with a rich and diverse history spread across more than 17,000 islands in South East Asia. Every year, millions of tourists flock to some of Indonesia’s top vacation destinations like Bali, Jakarta, and the tropical forests of Ubud. Indonesian food and beverages are famous for the…

If you’re planning the trip of a lifetime, and traveling from Sydney, Australia to Havana, Cuba, there are many opportunities on offer to experience diverse cultures, and to explore beautiful and spectacular landscapes. A long haul flight from Sydney to Cuba, via the South Pacific route, may get you to your destination in the fastest…

For almost 400 years, up to 1767, the Siamese capital thrived. The first capital of Siam, dating back to 1238, was Sukhothai, but the future of the city as the Siamese capital was limited following the foundation of the city of Ayutthaya in 1350. By 1378 Ayutthaya was a thriving city of business and commerce…

How man’s dream took flight One of man’s earliest desires, taking flight has been one of the cornerstones of our advancement as a civilization. Thanks to the ability to cover thousands of kilometres within a few hours, nothing has turned the wheel of progress into motion quite like air travel. With flying becoming an important…

Studying abroad is every student’s dream. This dream becomes all the better if the cost of living, tuition fees and accommodation is drastically reduced. Thus, every achiever looks for opportunities to make their living in another country as affordable as possible. Two of the most favourite study destinations for prospective students are the USA and…