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3 Superb Reasons to Motorcycle Through Morocco

Morocco has become a tourist hotspot over recent years with more than 5.1 million tourists visiting the country during the first half of 2018. There are countless reasons why one of Africa’s northernmost countries has become so popular. Apart from sporting huge expanses of breathtaking landscapes, delicious traditional cuisine, and impressive architecture, Morocco is also … Read More

Indonesian Food Cheat-Sheet: Tips & Translations For First-Timers

Mie Goreng Ayam

Indonesian food can be summed up in two words: delicious and inexpensive. Whether street food or actual restaurant, whether on Sumatra, Java, or somewhere further east, it is pretty hard to go wrong in this culinary country. I’ve eaten some amazing meals that cost only 15,000 rupiah ($1.50 USD) yet have left me so stuffed … Read More

Free Things To Do In Auckland, New Zealand

Mount Eden, also known as Maungawhau, is the tallest mainland volcano in Auckland, New Zealand

Traveling New Zealand can be expensive, however there are plenty of free things to do in Auckland, the largest city in the country — but NOT the capital. (That is Wellington.) Most of the residents of New Zealand live in Auckland and for a good reason. Auckland is amazing! You never get bored here. Not … Read More

Top 10 Travel Tips For Backpacking Vietnam

Colorful lanterns in Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam is slowly but surely emerging as the preferred Southeast Asian destination for backpackers all over the globe. And why not? With so much to offer in terms of exotic street food, long pristine beaches with clear waters, ethnic people and lifestyles, ancient cities and monuments with rich history, breathtaking trekking locations, gorgeous landscapes and … Read More

Exploring Toronto’s Graffiti Alley in 100 Photos

Rainbow sunglasses street art at Graffiti Alley, Toronto, Canada

Toronto, like most modern major metropolises, is home to its own unique collection of street art. The heart of all this urban art is one long stretch of street aptly nicknamed Graffiti Alley. And although I already hate myself for saying typing this, Graffiti Alley is one of those perfect “Instagram-worthy” destinations. Definitely one of … Read More

Haiphong Road Temporary Market: Hong Kong’s Hidden Gem

Derek Eats That! Haiphong Road Temporary Market in Hong Kong

When traveling, the best way to get to know the country and the culture is to get off the beaten tourist path. Go where the locals go. Eat what the locals eat. Do what the locals do. This is how you have the most authentic experience possible. And that is exactly how I found the … Read More

Top 5 Best (And Worst) Things About Solo Travel

Road Trip Travel Inspiration

When I typed “solo travel” into Google today, it returned 60 million hits – yes, 60 million! As the world grows smaller through technological advances and travel becomes more accessible, solo travel has increased in popularity. The internet is full of information both from and for solo travellers, but what is it really like to … Read More

10 Secrets to Avoid Extra Baggage Fees at the Airport

Rainy Airport Day

Paying airline fees is no fun. Extra baggage fees at the airport are one of the most common (and most hated) these days. In fact, airlines continue to rely on baggage fees and similar other charges to improve their profitability. In 2012 airlines in the USA collected about $3.5 billion as baggage fees. Most passengers … Read More