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5 AWESOME THINGS TO DO IN GUATEMALA

Published on 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? ... Read More


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SOLO FEMALE TRAVEL TIPS TO LIVE BY

Published on 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. ... Read More


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5 OF ASIA’S BEST (WORST) FOODS

Published on January 19th, 2014 | by Kellie Bright

Some of us are adventurous eaters, and some of us are wimps. Whatever side of the fence you sit on, we won't judge you. In fact, when it comes to Asia, we're pretty sure there are more than two sides to the fence anyway. There's probably like, seven... Read More


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24 HOURS IN THE GALAPAGOS

Published on 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. ... Read More


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24 HOURS IN QUITO

Published on 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. ... Read More


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24 HOURS IN BANGKOK

Published on 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. ... Read More


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24 HOURS IN VANCOUVER

Published on 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... Read More


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24 HOURS IN KUALA LUMPUR

Published on 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... Read More


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24 HOURS IN CESKY KRUMLOV

Published on 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... Read More


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24 HOURS IN CHICAGO

Published on 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... Read More


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24 HOURS IN UBUD

Published on 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... Read More


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FACTY THINGS: 10 FACTS ABOUT INDONESIA

Published on 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. ... Read More


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24 HOURS IN VARANASI

Published on 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. ... Read More


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24 HOURS IN VIENNA

Published on 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... Read More


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24 HOURS IN MBABANE

Published on 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... Read More


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24 HOURS IN KIGALI

Published on 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... Read More


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24 HOURS IN BUDAPEST

Published on January 8th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Despite all the historic churches, ye olde curiosity shoppes, antique stores and Communist-era relics, Budapest is a city that is alive and kicking. ... Read More


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24 HOURS IN AMMAN

Published on January 8th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Amman’s buildings seemingly follow uniform construction protocols, so it’s a good idea to pack a map and pay attention to where you’re going while navigating through a sea of rocky, grey same-same-but-just-a-little-bit-different buildings... Read More


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24 HOURS IN OSAKA

Published on January 8th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

While Osaka may not have Niseko’s slopes, Tokyo’s scale or Kyoto’s heritage, Osaka has much to bring to the table... Read More


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24 HOURS IN CAPE TOWN

Published on January 8th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

With cracking coastal views, one of the oldest mountains in the world and sunshine on tap, audacious Cape Town shamelessly basks in its own beauty... Read More


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