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Things to Do on a Budget

A look into activities on Phuket to do without breaking the bank

Things to Do on a Budget

Adventure

You may have tight purse straps, but you can still make the most of your vacation and have FUN!

Many people perceive Phuket with its luxurious and exclusive beachside resorts as well as extravagant activities to do as a stomping ground for the rich and sometimes famous.  For those of us who are not amongst the jet setting and well-to-do crowd and, hmm... more »

Family Fun

Bali Marathon 2014 results

Bali Marathon 2014 results

They came from far and wide, 49 countries to be exact, but the 2014 Bali Marathon was dominated by Kenyans, so in our best Swahili, may we say: "Pongezi kwa runners Kenya.  Wewe ni daima kuwakaribisha katika Bali. Kufurahia fedha tuzo.  Mei wewe kukimbia kwa ushindi wengi Zaidi." (Congratulations to Kenyan runners– you are always welcome in Bali – enjoy the prize money– May you run to... more »

Seasonal Celebrations

Autumn in Moscow 2014.

Autumn in Moscow 2014.

Summer may be over, but the Russian capital more than compensates with a spectacular display of autumn leaves and bounteous local produce in the markets and on seasonal menus in the restaurants. But besides... more »

Inspiration

Yoga in Moscow

Yoga in Moscow

From times immemorial humanity has been trying to fathom mysteries of the universe, find a path to enlightenment, and reveal its capabilities. Earlier than any other, existing now, religions, about 5 000... more »

Editorial

Celebrating Nigeria at 54years

Celebrating Nigeria at 54years

On october 1st 2014, Africa most populous nation- Nigeria will be celebrating 54years of being a sovereign state. Nigeria  gained independence from the... more »

Mini Break

Unique holiday resort for people of all abilities

Unique holiday resort for people of all abilities

Going on holiday is a fantastic way to unwind from the stresses of work or the daily routine. It’s a chance to explore a new country, try a new sport, learn... more »

Arts and Culture

Aigul Ulkenbayeva

Aigul Ulkenbayeva

If you ask locals how they want the rest of the world to see Kazakhstan, many would be likely to draw reference to the reverence we have for our history and culture. Visiting VIPs are often treated to shows with a heavy focus on these traditions, and many are said to have been amazed by the colour and soul of the performance.   No such show could ever be complete without the traditional... more »

Food and Drink

Mooncakes are All Over Singapore

Mooncakes are All Over Singapore

When travelling to Singapore during the months of August and September, visitors will be confronted with colourful and delicately crafted pastries all over the island. Sold at stalls in hotels' lobbies,... more »

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