It's inevitable that at the end of a trip you'll come home with tacky, useless and pointless souvenirs. But when you're in Turkey, do yourelf a favour and keep an eye out for some of the incredible treasures on offer.
It's such a vibrant, gorgeous and exciting destination, with so much more to offer than a few postcards you'll forget to send. Armed with our advice you'll come home with gifts that will keep on giving, and will always remind you of your time in this magical part of the world.Read More
Smiles for miles...
There's something infectious about the smiles in India. Whether it's accompanied by a giggle or a shy, knowing look, you'll soon find yourself smiling right along with them.
India delivers everything it promises on the box. Sure, there's fine print, but you didn't come here to read that. Open your eyes and take a look around instead:Read More
Wacky, tacky, silly or special...it's pretty rare that you'll return from your travels without some sort of souvenir. If you're in South America, chances are you'll have limited space in your backpack. So here's our guide to some of the best items to scour the shops and markets for in each country.
Happy haggling!Read More
Go beyond the highlights and get into some of the awesome street art, shopping, food and culture that Cape Town has to offer. We'll get you away from the crowds, around the traditional wine routes andoff the beaten track.
Get up and at 'em early today, cos you might be feeling the effects of a few South African wines tomorrow morning. But before we get to that, it's time to get amongst Cape Town's thriving bean scene.
Japan - bright and bubbly, weird and wonderful. With Gecko's, we'll take you off the beaten track and show you some of the hidden gems. You'll be overwhelmed by elegant Kyoto and its ancient traditions. Head into the pristine highlands to experience timeless rural hospitality.
We'll take you up Mt Fuji to watch the sunrise, and into the modern chaos of Tokyo. Let off some steam in the ryokan steam baths. And stay overnight on Miyajima island, home to maple tree valleys, wild monkeys, Sika deer, temples and shrines.Read More
Nepal is one of those places that's on your bucketlist before you've even started to make a bucketlist. It's a dream, a goal, a challenge and a motivator.
And the beauty of it is, you can do it. Yes you! You don't have to be a gym junkie. You don't have to spend months training for it. You don't even need to carry your own bags! You just need to go.Read More