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How Hard Is It to Climb Mount Everest?

Mount Everest has long held a fascination for climbers – the status quo of climbing the world’s tallest mountain is something special. But, in an age of growing accessibility, has the mountain become commercialised, asks Julianna Barnaby? Everest, Sagarmatha, Chomolungma, Qomolangma, Zhumulangma. These are just some of the names for the highest mountain in the …

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18 Cool Places in Singapore For You To Explore

Think it’s all been there, done that? Go and explore these cool places in Singapore  – there’s always more to discover. Ask anyone what they know about Singapore and you get a very wide variety of answers. It’s the place where chewing gum is banned, the namesake of a potent cocktail, it’s got that crazy …

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Pangkor Laut Resort Review: A Luxury Escape in Malaysia

Escape to private island hideaway Pangkor Laut for the perfect luxury hotel getaway. Just don’t blame me if you never want to come home. Read the full Pangkor Laut review now. Pangkor Laut Resort Malaysia Review Approaching anywhere by boat is generally impressive, but nothing had prepared me for the approach to Pangkor Laut. It’s the …

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Santani – A Sri Lanka Spa Retreat with a Difference

Santani Wellness Resort in Sri Lanka is one of the country’s newest luxury hotels. It’s been making waves in the world of luxury travel since its opening in September 2016, thanks to its combination of a world-class spa, delicious cuisine and a beautiful setting. The perfect Sri Lanka spa retreat. When I started researching my recent trip to …

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Tri Hotel Sri Lanka Review – Luxury Escape Near Galle

Tri Hotel, Sri Lanka opened at the end of 2015 on the shores of Koggala Lake. A boutique hotel with expansive views, it is fast becoming one of Sri Lanka’s luxury hotel hotspots. Here’s why.  “There used to be just a mud hut here,” Tri Hotel’s co-founder Rob Drummond gestured to a spot a few paces …

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Vietnamese Street Food: Traditional Vietnamese Food and Recipes From Hanoi

Vietnamese cuisine is full of fresh ingredients and bold flavours. Learn about the flavours of traditional Vietnamese food and try your hand at these Vietnamese street food recipes straight from Hanoi. It’s been a few years since I’d been to Vietnam and it had always been high on my list of places to return to. And …

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