Interesting facts about China

Olympic cities

Olympic host cities to put on your travel wishlist!

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As the 2022 Olympics kicks off in Tokyo, we remind you of the amazing Olympic host cities that have held this prestigious event over the years. Ever four years, the Olympics brings together around 200 national teams in the largest sporting event on earth. Furthermore, there is always a lot...

most famous museums in the world

Back to culture: the most famous museums in the world

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As part of our Back to Travel promotion, we’re highlighting the best ‘back to culture’ destinations! Nothing says ‘culture’ like a great museum, and the most famous museums in the world are worth travelling for. From world-renowned art galleries to archaeological museums, our pick of famous museums is sure to...

best street food in Asia

Best street food in Asia: where to find it

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Street food in Asia is the stuff of dreams. Foodies from across the world flock to Asia to sample its mouth-watering delicacies. A trip to Asia is incomplete without getting lost in the hustle and bustle of its street food markets. Steaming food stalls provide the most delicious insight into...

the 7 wonders of the world

What are the 7 Wonders of the World?

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Have you ever wondered ‘what are the 7 wonders of the world?’ We’re here to clear up any confusion. There have been many different lists of world wonders over the years. The most famous list was called the ‘Seven Wonders of the Ancient World’. Many of these ancient wonders have...

Black Friday holiday deals 2020

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A date on the calendar is approaching for those who enjoy online shopping and take advantage of the best discounts on products to make their Christmas gifts. We present you our Black Friday holiday deals 2020. Are you going to miss them? Where did Black Friday come from, and what...

Where In The World Should You Not Tip?

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Tipping is a complicated affair. If you don’t leave a tip while in the US, you will be greeted with a look of disdain; equally, you’d get a similar response when giving the waiter a few extra Yen in Japan. So, where should you not tip? Here we’ve outlined eight...

The coldest cities in the world

The Coldest Cities In The World

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There are two exceptional remedies for the winter blues: escaping to warmer climes and looking at how bad others have got it. Dealing with the biting winds of February may seem tough – but imagine braving the commute in one of these coldest cities in the world.  Harbin, Heilongjiang, China...

The Traditional Culture of Chinese Clothing

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The influence of traditional Chinese clothing on the West dates back to the Silk Road. More recently, traditional Chinese garments have worked their way into popular culture through films such as Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and the Kill Bill Volumes. However, creating clothes with such lasting appeal didn’t happen overnight....

Tea ceremonies

Tea Ceremonies Around The World

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The origins of the humble cuppa go back 5,000 years. According to Chinese mythology, emperor Shen Nung stumbled across tea after falling ill from poison. Fortunately for him, leaves drifted into his mouth, and upon chewing them he was cured. As a result tea ceremonies became an important part of...

Cheap Holiday Deals With Exoticca

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Christmas is well and truly over and the long wait for summer begins. Yes, this time of year is a slog; yet, there is a tried and tested remedy: a holiday. So, why not escape the drudgery of winter with one of our cheap holiday deals?  Peru: the land of...