Browsing the "Travel tips" Category

33 tips for the first-time traveller

April 28th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

We asked our well-travelled Facebook fans what advice they'd give to the first-time traveller. Some of it was practical, some was profound, some was weird


The natural high of Iguazu falls

April 24th, 2014 | by Ella Benjamin

Forget Disney Land, Iguazu Falls is most euphoric, most uncontrollable smile-inducing place on earth. We've even got the science to prove it.


Latin America’s best party cities

April 14th, 2014 | by Tayla Gentle

From beachside reggaeton to back alley salsa, tango in hidden nightclubs and backyard samba competitions, Central and South America sure knows how to party


24 hours in Panama City

April 9th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

With unmetered taxis, supreme coffee options and one of the world’s greatest engineering feats at your doorstep, there’s a lot to like about Panama City


Go to Buenos Aires. Party with La Bomba.

March 28th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Konex Cultural Centre is renowned for being a hub of Buenos Aires nightlife. But on Mondays, the effervescent atmosphere gets turned up to 11, at around the same time as La Bomba die Tiempo take to the stage


24 hours in Buenos Aires

March 27th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

BA is for artists and lovers, dreamers and realists, foodies, fashionistas, shoppers, dancers, revolutionaries, historians and 24 hour party people.


24 hours in Havana

March 22nd, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Since Raul Castro’s sweeping economic reforms began to take hold in 2010, Cuba is evolving, with Havana at the vanguard of change


24 hours in split

March 13th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

There’s a real buzz about Split. It could be the sunshine, the food, the history, the views, the beautiful people. In truth, it's probably the lot


24 hours in Colombo

March 4th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Let’s get this out of the way first –yes, you can watch a local cricket match while you’re in Colombo. And you should. Seriously. These guys are amazing


24 hours in Barcelona

February 28th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

It’s hard not to love Barcelona. In fact, we don’t suggest trying. Just accept that this city is too awesome to not succumb to its charms


24 hours in Amalfi

February 26th, 2014 | by Oliver Pelling

If places could compete in beauty pageants, Amalfi would win the ‘Most Photogenic’ category by a country mile.


24 hours in Paris

February 24th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Visit Paris, be overwhelmed, fall in love (with pastries), and do all of this stuff.


The world’s 5 best hidden beaches

February 24th, 2014 | by Kellie Bright

You know what they say: life's a beach, and then you die. With that in mind, here are some beaches from around that world that you've prolly never 'erd of



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