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Gevgelija

Macedonia's small town with a big attitude

Gevgelija

Not the largest city in Macedonia, nor the oldest but it is definitely one of the favourites

Gevgelija is not the largest city in Macedonia nor it’s the oldest but it is definitely one of the favourites for both travellers and Macedonians alike. We’re here to show you why. If you ask any local to describe Gevgelija using several words most often... more »

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Vietnam's Most Unique Destination

Vietnam's Most Unique Destination

Vietnam’s port city of Hoi An once ranked amongst Southeast Asia’s most important trade harbors. Ships from all over the globe sailed in off the East Sea and down the Thu Bon River to unload, reload and overnight in Hoi An’s ...more »

Top Ten Sights to See in Ho Chi Minh City

Top Ten Sights to See in Ho Chi Minh City

These iconic city sights are not to miss, including: The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the old Central Post Office. The latter two are right next to each other, so they won’t take much time to see, and then the palace is ...more »

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

It's Christmastime again, and we here at My Destination Reykjavik just want to thank everyone for the past year - it's been a great ride, and we look forward to seeing what next year will bring! In Iceland, the main celebration of ...more »

December in Mexico: Beyond Christmas' Magic

December in Mexico: Beyond Christmas' Magic

Every December, Mexico becomes a lively, colorful, jubilant and delicious country for its many traditions and celebrations. Throughout the country, there is a 26-days festival locally known as “Guadalupe-Reyes” Marathon, starting on ...more »

Vevchani Carnival

Vevchani Carnival

Vevchani is one of the most idyllic mountain towns in Macedonia and as such it often attracts tourists looking to experience the true natural beauty of the mountains. Being only half an hour drive from Ohrid, Struga and the shores of lake ...more »

Wellington's Cuba Street

Wellington's Cuba Street

You may often hear somewhere described as an 'anything goes' kind of place which usually means that, in fact, only the more outlandish 'goes'. However, Cuba Street Wellington proves that the phrase can be used in its true sense. The ...more »

10 Icelandic Music Festivals to Plan Your Life By

10 Icelandic Music Festivals to Plan Your Life By

Icelanders have a very strong culture of music - as evidenced by the completely disproportionate amount of renowned musicians from here. So fittingly, there seems to be an unending amount of music festivals on the Icelandic calendar, from ...more »

KARYANA'S ARTISTIC JOURNEY

KARYANA'S ARTISTIC JOURNEY

Karyana is a self-taught, Balinese artist from Lombok, who has been drawing and painting most of his life. When he was a young boy he would draw stories in the sand for his friends. Each one was a portrait, inspired by comic book ...more »

An Interview with local expat, Tiffany Trood

An Interview with local expat, Tiffany Trood

Tiffany Trood, an expat from Canada, has been living in Ho Chi Minh City for several years, working as a teacher at an international elementary school. She was the perfect person to interview about getting custom clothes tailored in ...more »

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Arts and Culture Articles

Travel wouldn't be travel without taking in exactly what makes a destination come alive. Culture is such an integral part of a county's fabric that experiencing its many colours is both utterly unavoidable and deliciously intoxicating. From visiting an art gallery, watching a music concert or learning about local arts and crafts to checking out some home-grown theatre or taking in a museum, these articles give you an insight into the many ways you can soak up the local culture and traditions of your next holiday destination.

Maybe you want to know more about local customs, how to dress or say hello? Perhaps you'd like to coincide your visit with a local festival or celebration? Or, you just want to know which museums really are worth your precious holiday time? Practical tips as well as inspiration should help settle the appetite of our hungry culture vultures. The rest is then up to you...

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