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Best Time of Year to Visit New Zealand
15 Sep

Best Time of Year to Visit New Zealand

To make the most of New Zealand’s beautiful beaches, rugged outdoors and rainforest hiking trails, the best time of year to visit is during summer (December to February). For those who prefer winter activities, there is an option of ski fields, volcanic hot pools and stunning mountainous scenery to be enjoyed between June and August.

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Getting Off the Tourist Trail In Shanghai
15 May

Getting Off the Tourist Trail In Shanghai

We all love it when we discover something unique and secretly local on our travels. Something that most people haven’t heard about and that is beyond the regular sights you would cover on a first timer’s trip to a new city. We want to help get you there faster. Here are our top 7 places that fly under the radar in Shanghai. 

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The 9 Best Restaurants in Shanghai
15 May

The 9 Best Restaurants in Shanghai

That moment when you’re travelling and pop something foreign into your mouth for the first time and you don’t know what to expect. Will it be terrible? Will it taste like it smells? Or like will it blow your mind and you find yourself seeking this new found flavour at every opportunity. Taste – one of the most powerful of our senses, and one that is so significant in connecting us to our travels.

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How to Capture the Best Photos of Shanghai
15 May

How to Capture the Best Photos of Shanghai

Point a camera anywhere in Shanghai and you’ll be rewarded with a ‘keeper’. But the dazzling lights and fast pace of one of the world’s most populated cities can also be overwhelming. Here are some ideas to photograph the many faces of this fascinating and well-loved city.

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48 Hours in Shanghai
15 May

48 Hours in Shanghai

You don’t need a lot of time to be swept up in the imperial opulence of a holiday to Shanghai. A brief stopover will have you stepping into the pages of history as this vibrant yet traditional city encapsulates you from the moment you arrive.

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The Ultimate Guide to Cuisines Around China
15 May

The Ultimate Guide to Cuisines Around China

For those who haven’t taken a holiday to China, it can be easy to fall into the trap of believing that Chinese cuisine is as we’ve experienced it at home: beef & black bean, kung pao chicken, spring rolls, and prawn crackers served up in pla

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