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How to say “I love you”

Nelson Mandela once said, “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”  It...

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How to Make Daifuku – Japanese Sweets

Daifuku, 大福, are extremely popular in Japan. They come in a variety of flavours, but the most common is filled with anko, which is a sweet bean paste made from adzuki beans. If you’ve never had...

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Tips to Surviving Long Flights

One of the few things about traveling that many people hate is how long it can take to get certain places. Most travellers would have experienced one of these long haul flights at some...

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Pandas in Chengdu

About an hour outside of Chengdu, China is the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. This attraction alone is what draws many travellers to the region. Chengdu is a lovely enough city, but...

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How to find cheap airfares

For many, finding cheap airfares can be a daunting task. With so many travel booking websites out there, it is easy to end up lost, confused and spoilt for choice. But how do you...

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24 hours in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is a truly cosmopolitan city in the heart of South America. She has so much to offer but if you’re pressed for time, use this as a guide to get the most...