Browsing the "24 hours in" Tag

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 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.


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.


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 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 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.


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 MARRAKECH

January 8th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Travelling to Marrakech is an open invite for chaos to enter your life - the Red City is every bit as frantic as you’d expect


24 HOURS IN MEXICO CITY

January 2nd, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team

Most Mexican fantasies involve food and booze, which is fair enough, because there are tons of both here.



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