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Could Bolivia be about to face another coup d’état?

Election results around the world these days seem to be leading to more and more volatile situations; the October 2019 Bolivian election being no exception. The win by President Evo Morales has led to civil unrest throughout the country, with not a day going by without a new controversy, or scenes of chaos spilling out(…)


Understanding UK accents: Liverpool and Scouse

The English accent varies greatly depending on where you are visiting in the UK.  Some linguists might even tell you the accent changes every twenty miles! We’ll leave you to learn if that is true or not for yourself. If you happen to be visiting the north of England any time soon and want recommendations,(…)


These are the 3 most popular sports in the United Arab Emirates

If you are visiting the United Arab Emirates this year, why not consider taking in a little sport while you are there? In between sightseeing the incredible urban sprawl of the city of Dubai and touring the dunes on a camel safari, a little time on the side of a court or pitch might just(…)


5 Things You Should Never Ever Do in Taiwan

Most travel guides have etiquette sections for Asia-bound travelers and would-be expats, and most of those contain situationally relevant advice for Taiwan, e.g.: Don’t stick your chopsticks standing upright in a bowl of rice, ostensibly because it resembles the incense burned at Buddhist temples. Never use your hands to beckon someone, and never gift clocks,(…)


4 Steps to Getting Married in Mexico

Wedding planning is never easy. Arranging a wedding in a country other than your own can be downright terrifying. But once you’ve decided where to get married in Mexico, it’s time to start organizing. Here is a list of all the legal requirements for your Mexican wedding to help it go off without a hitch!(…)


How to be a Tourist in Thailand: 5 Top Tips

Visiting another country can be a wonderful journey leading to an enlightened outlook on life. It can also be a nightmare that causes you to turn xenophobic and never stray far from your doorstep. The experience is what you make it. You can choose to blend in and enjoy something different (and maybe even strange),(…)


Top 6 Child-Friendly Places in Phuket

Phuket is a lovely island in tropical Thailand where sunshine and smiles are plentiful. It’s more laid back than Bangkok and offers loads of entertainment options for adults and children alike. Let’s take a look at the six best places to visit in Thailand if you have kids. 1. Elephant Rides – Chalong Area – From(…)