Browsing the "travel" Tag

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


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.


FACTY THINGS: 10 FACTS ABOUT MONGOLIA

January 22nd, 2014 | by Kellie Bright

Mongolia's strange, exotic and relatively untouched; with rural families not just surviving, but thriving in totally most barren landscapes. Mental. Here are some Mongolian facts. They're like regular facts, but more interesting.


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.


5 OF ASIA’S BEST (WORST) FOODS

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


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



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