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How to Give Amazing Mindful Gifts Even if You’re Saving for Travel

When you’re saving for travel, holiday season can make a huge dent in the travel budget. Here’s how to get through the season without going broke — while still giving amazing mindful gifts to your friends and family. People are always looking for great gift ideas for travellers. But how should we travellers give back? […]

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The Resort in Kampot That Will Make You Feel Like (a Chilled-Out) Tarzan

This rustic resort in Kampot, Cambodia, is a perfect place to relax by Kampot river and experience the Cambodian countryside. For adventurers who are looking for a quiet retreat, this jungle hideaway is ideal. As a full-time traveller, I have stayed in all types of accommodation – luxury boutique hotels, colonial style beach resorts, family […]

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17 of the Best Books to Read While Traveling

If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly searching for the best books to read while traveling. In a self-serving move to fill my reading list, I asked my fellow travel bloggers to recommend their favourite travel books. Here are the books that changed the way these bloggers travel, that inspired them to do more and […]

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How to Choose the Best Gili Island for your Mindful Escape

Which is the best Gili Island? And what will you do when you get there? Where should you stay and where should you eat? We answer all your Gili Islands questions! If you want all the amenities of Ubud — without the terrifying traffic, the annoying scams, and the overwhelming hassle — hop on a […]

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Crave Adventure & Luxury? You’ll Love this Outstanding Kep Resort.

This luxury Kep resort a few miles north of Kep, Cambodia, is a perfect place to relax on the beach or unwind by the pool. For people who are looking for a tranquil or romantic retreat, these villas set in a lush botanical garden are ideal. As adventure-loving as I am, there’s a side of […]

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Need an Escape? Here are the 11 Best Places to Spend Christmas in Europe

If you’re in desperate need of a winter escape, or the travel bug just can’t wait for summer, then book yourself a ticket to one of the best places to spend Christmas in Europe. When it comes to Christmas breaks, Europe is awash with great possibilities. There are tiny seaside towns with deserted beaches that […]

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Best Boutique Hotels and Resorts in Jaipur for Mindful Travellers

The vibrant Pink City, Jaipur, India, offers some of the most beautiful hotels I’ve ever seen. These are our picks for the best resorts in Jaipur for mindful travellers. Jaipur is a thrilling destination for people who love historical architecture. It is home to the famous Amber Fort and the stunning Water Palace, but there […]

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Is the Climbodia Discovery Tour One of the Best Things to do in Kampot?

If you’re looking for adventurous things to do in Kampot, the Climbodia Discovery Tour will challenge you both mentally and physically – and leave you wanting more! I’ve always thought I would love rock climbing… but I never got around to actually trying it! Despite plenty of opportunities, I’ve managed to reach a ripe old […]

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Experience the Real Saigon at this Friendly Boutique Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

This cheery boutique hotel in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh District, is perfect for people who want to experience the real Saigon away from the touristy District 1. We love a boutique hotel with personality and Lief Hotel has plenty of it. From the colourful floor tiles to the bright photographs on the walls […]

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What Will You Discover on a Mekong Delta Tour in Vietnam?

This Mekong Delta tour is the perfect way to escape the crazy streets of Saigon and immerse yourself in the lush nature of the Mekong Delta. Though Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon) is great place to visit, it’s also big, busy, and jam-packed with traffic. After a few days exploring the streets, cafes and […]

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The Best Gili Islands Restaurants for Vegans, Vegetarians, and Mindful Eaters

The Gili Islands have a great food scene, including western restaurants and Indonesia eateries. The best Gili Islands restaurants offer plenty of choice for vegans, vegetarians and other mindful eaters, too. As with almost any island destination, most Gili Islands restaurants are focussed on offering fresh fish and seafood. If you want to eat a […]

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The Best Sarajevo Apartments for an Amazing Stay in the City

Forget about hotels for your trip to Sarajevo. The best deals are to be had in the city’s huge selection of apartments. These are our picks of the very best Sarajevo apartments in each budget range. Earlier this year, I took a quick jaunt around the Balkans, visiting Bulgaria, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The […]

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