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24 HOURS IN SIEM REAP

February 10th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Siem Reap is one of the must-stop destinations in Cambodia. Not only is the shopping great, the foot massages are amazing and the food creepily interesting


24 HOURS IN ISTANBUL

February 10th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Istanbul’s east-meets-west vibe gets us every time. It’s the best of both worlds with rich culture, ancient sites and food that makes you drool


24 HOURS IN HOI AN

February 10th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Beautiful Hoi An is the kind of place you could stay for a month and never get bored.


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


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.


AN AUSTRALIAN’S 6 TIPS FOR AUSTRALIANS ABROAD

January 24th, 2014 | by Eliza Elliott

I should preface this post by stating that I am a proud Australian. I love my countrymen and women. It's just that sometimes, when we're out there exploring a world, we can get it all a bit wrong.


5 AWESOME THINGS TO DO IN GUATEMALA

January 22nd, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Guatemala may be small, but it's packed full of things for travellers to do. Here, we've selected some of them and presented them in a completely original and groundbreaking list-like format for you. Isn't the internet great?


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



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