Malaysia's Batu Caves are a must-see


Slightly north of Kuala Lumpur, the Batu Caves house an almost hidden complex of Hindu temples, mostly set inside a large limestone cave system. The large, cool caves are a world away from the bustle of Malaysia’s capital city, and a must-see if you're in the area.

Embrace your inner bohemian - Things to do in Montmartre, Paris

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While other Paris neighbourhoods drift in and out of fashion, bohemian Montmartre, scattered across a large hill to the city’s north, has long been my favourite area of the city. With its unique streetscapes and reputation for liberalism, revolutionary politics, extravagant entertainment, and as the birthplace of modern art, there are lots of things to do in Montmartre, and it  certainly has character. 

Be scam-wise in Vietnam: How to avoid common scams

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Vietnam is notorious for its many scams and travellers often report feeling like they were treated as a walking ATM during their time there. However, if you go armed with a good understanding of the many tricks you might encounter, you will be well prepared to play the game. Here’s how to avoid the most common scams in Vietnam.

Discover Twitter travel chats - here are the best!

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Do you want to connect with other travellers? Do you have a Twitter account but feel you might not be making the best use of it? One of the best things about Twitter, in my opinion, is the ease with which a group of people can get together to discuss topics and share information. This is how the Twitter travel chats work.

Cyclone Marcia: My first cyclone in Australia

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It’s not every day that a Category 5 cyclone hits Australia. It’s certainly even more unusual that two cyclones hit Australia on the same day, but that’s exactly what happened during my first week back in Queensland. Wow, I timed that well, didn't I?