A smiling statue in San Agustin, Colombia
31 Aug 2015

The Smiling Statues of San Agustin, Colombia

The smiling statues of San Agustin are a bit of a mystery to tourists and archaeologists alike. Who built them? Why did they build them? Were the craftsmen and their models all on magic mushrooms at the time? We looked at around 100 of these strange statues at the archaeological

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Extreme sightseeing in Paris, France
01 Mar 2015

Two Days in Paris: Extreme Sightseeing

You might not have heard of the obscure sport of extreme sightseeing, so let me give you a brief history lesson before I dive into my story about how I spent two days in Paris, including a record day of extreme sightseeing. Klaus Klein, kicked out of the German bobsleigh team

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Gardens by the Bay, Singapore, a must see during 2 days in Singapore
28 Sep 2014

2 Days in Singapore: The Best of Both Worlds

Having spent over 2 years in Singapore I finally feel like I’m qualified to give some advice on how you should spend your time there. When people ask me for advice on Singapore they usually only have a couple of days to kill between flights, so I’ve created a “2

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A Photo from the reflection pool of The Three Pagodas in Dali Old Town, Yunnan, China
28 May 2014

Dali Old Town: A Backpacker Paradise in China

From outside my window I could hear a covers band murdering an Arctic Monkeys song, I could see 4 western style restaurants, and every conversation I had with the staff at my guesthouse was fully understood in perfect English. Is Dali Old Town still in China, or had I travelled

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Kampong Buangkok, the last kampong in mainland Singapore
02 May 2014

Kampong Buangkok: The Last Remaining Traditinal Village in Mainland Singapore

The pumping pistons of the Singaporean dream machine are in full swing, turning this former rural backwater into the modern metropolis we know today. This sweeping modernisation definitely has its good points; Singapore has become the safest, cleanest and richest country in Southeast Asia, but at what cost? Turn the

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