Author Archives: Geckos Tales Team

10 FACTY THINGS ABOUT THAILAND

February 10th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Dreaming of escaping to Thailand? Us too. Like right now. Here's some stuff we bet you didn't know about the land of Pad Thai.


24 HOURS IN LUANG PRABANG

February 9th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

People say that Luang Prabang is the most charming city in Asia. You know what? The people speak the truth.


24 HOURS IN CAIRO

February 3rd, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Cairo is the gateway to the Great Pyramids of Giza. But you don’t need to get out of town to have an eye-opening time here.


24 HOURS IN SANTIAGO

February 3rd, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Used to living in the shadows of bold, brash neighbour Buenos Aires, Chile's Santiago is slowly sneaking up on the world. Here's how to spend 24 hours in it


FACTY THINGS: 9 FACTS ABOUT LAOS

February 2nd, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Laos is one of our favourite spots in South East Asia to travel to. It's similar to Cambodia and Vietnam, but has it's own, under-the-radar vibe to it.


24 HOURS IN ATHENS

January 30th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Athens is one of the oldest cities in Europe (it’s been inhabited continuously for 7000 years). It’s also the birthplace of Western philosophy and literature, the Olympic Games, democracy, political science, some major mathematical principles, and Western theories of comedy and tragedy. SUCH a show off


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.



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