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24 HOURS IN KAMPALA

January 28th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Kampala is Africa in miniature. The food, the transport, the sights and the people.


WELCOME TO TALES!

January 28th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Welcome to Geckos Tales, a site for anyone and everyone who wants to learn more about the big bad world. Oh, and how about a trip to Cambodia?


FACTY THINGS: 10 FACTS ABOUT GREECE

January 25th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Greece is pretty much a magical wonderland for people with an Ancient history fetish. Actually, beach fetishizers (it’s a word, we looked it up on ze interwebz) will probably love it too


A CAREER, LOVE OR TRAVEL?

January 25th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Leaving a lover or a dream job for the sake of travel is a big deal, so we asked our Facebook fans if they've ever done it. Turns out they have


SOLO FEMALE TRAVEL TIPS TO LIVE BY

January 21st, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

More and more women are travelling on their own, which is awesome. It's what Beyonce would want. But as much as we hate to admit it, there are still certain things you should keep in mind if you're a solo female globetrotter.


24 HOURS IN THE GALAPAGOS

January 18th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

To spend 24 hours in the Galapagos you’ll have to do it largely by boat. No fancy restaurants and bars here, just the sea and a whole lot of wildlife. The beauty is that each morning when you dock, you’ll have a new adventure and a new destination.


24 HOURS IN QUITO

January 16th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

The city of Quito is surrounded by volcanoes. It’s also the fourth highest capital in the world. The city itself is filled with history, vibrancy and pretty amazing views no matter where you look.


24 HOURS IN BANGKOK

January 16th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Twenty-four hours here can make you feel like you’ve visited Vegas and had tea with Buddha. Here's how to spend those hours wisely.


24 HOURS IN VANCOUVER

January 15th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

You haven’t been to Van? Man… you gotta get to Van! How many times have you heard that Vancouver is the greatest, coolest, most liveable and dopest city


24 HOURS IN GRANADA

January 15th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Who needs to go all the way to Spain when you could go all the way to Granada instead?


24 HOURS IN KUALA LUMPUR

January 14th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

With glittering lights and blaring horns it’s hard to imagine that 200 years ago KL was little more than a makeshift mining village, where the most exciting thing going on was gang warfare


24 HOURS IN CESKY KRUMLOV

January 13th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

If you’ve ever wanted to star in your own fairytale then Cesky Krumlov is probably the best place in the world to do it


24 HOURS IN CHICAGO

January 13th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Overlooked by the tourist masses, Chicago is a quietly confident city full of endearing locals and some seriously brutal winters


24 HOURS IN UBUD

January 11th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Ubud’s the kind of place you decide to become a writer. Or an artist. Or a yoga instructor. Anything that will keep you here with the bright Bali colours, healthy lifestyle and culture


24 HOURS IN RANGOON

January 10th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

It’s pretty much impossible to waste time in Rangoon. Trust us, we’ve tried.


FACTY THINGS: 10 FACTS ABOUT INDONESIA

January 10th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

If temples, volcanoes and beaches are your kind of thing then travelling in Indonesia is also your kind of thing. It’s an archipelago of islands, with new cultures, new food and new experiences every time you switch islands.


24 HOURS IN VARANASI

January 9th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in India. Mother Ganga flows slowly by and pilgrims flock from around the country to bathe in her waters. Some even come here to die.


24 HOURS IN VIENNA

January 8th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Drop your misconceptions of Vienna at the door and spend your day uncovering the jackpot of cool finds hidden behind Vienna’s oh so cultured veneer


24 HOURS IN MBABANE

January 8th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

While most travellers come to Swaziland for the game watching, the kingdom’s sleepy capital still has a few tricks up its sleeve and is well worth a look while resting between game drives


24 HOURS IN KIGALI

January 8th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Although most travellers come to Rwanda for a hot date with a gang of mountain gorillas, visiting Kigale offers a chance to see what urban Rwanda is all about



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