Perth Restaurants: The Definitive Guide

Perth is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and was originally founded by Captain James Stirling in 1829. With a population of nearly two million, it’s the fourth most populous city in Australia, and it’s also the capital of the west.

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Manage Your Budget in a Most Effective Way While Backpacking in Australia and New Zealand, Part 1

Travelling on a budget doesn’t mean you are relegated to staying in one location and limiting your exposure to the country. In fact, far from having to stay confined to one place, backpacking lets you explore the entire country on a limited budget.  READ MORE »

Manage Your Budget in a Most Effective Way While Backpacking in Australia and New Zealand, Part 2

Australia and New Zealand are large countries, and the sheer size of Australia will make planning your route all the more important.  READ MORE »

The Wonders of New Zealand's South Island

The stunning land features of mountain meets water in the thick of New Zealand is an unforgettable experience! Explore the lush flora and fauna that make up South Island, and witness the beauty firsthand.

London is one of the best hubs in Europe with three international airports and tens air companies to choose. But when you are flying make sure you look at booking airport parking at Heathrow airport in advance, the savings you can make are huge. There are great deals to be had at all of the top airports with Holiday Extras offering great rates on Gatwick and Stansted parking too. Hop a plane to the greatest escape on South Island in New Zealand!  READ MORE »

Why You Need to Travel to Southeast Asia Before Anywhere Else

Let me guess, you want to become a world-class traveler but have no idea where to start on your fabulous adventure, am I right?

Of course you might already be fairly seasoned, perhaps taking family trips to Disneyland or the local water park but have you truly experienced traveling to a completely different culture without having to spend a fortune to do so? If not, then I have the perfect region in the world for you and I bet you didn’t even think of it as a starting point for your travels.  READ MORE »

Cringel articles in "Verslo klase" magazine

Download the articles below. Right-click and select "Save link as.." or "Save Target As..", save the file to your computer and open it from there. Make sure to select "View > Continuous (Facing)" in your PDF reader.  READ MORE »

Computer heaven in Bangkok

Pantip Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand

Pantip Plaza computer heaven, Bangkok, Thailand

 

So, you've arrived to Bangkok. You know that photography goods and computers should be relatively cheap here, especially bearing in mind the VAT refund scheme.

Asking around in a hotel reception and during the dinner, reveals that the best place to buy a laptop you've been dreaming about, is Pantip Plaza. The hovering image of a laptop in your mind obscures the wry smiles of your newly met friends at the dinner table.  READ MORE »

Surefire way to avoid traffic accidents permanently

If you think careful driving and awareness increase your safety, you are deeply mistaken.

Lucky amulets hanging from the rear view mirror, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Some simple protective measures (medallions, amulets, statues of deities) are fully sufficient.  READ MORE »

Fake your life in Khao San

While WIPO sleeps, Thais work.

Manufacturers of fake ID cards, Bangkok, Thailand

Manufacturers of fake ID cards, Bangkok, Thailand 

Similarly to many Asian countries, pirated CDs, DVDs, copied global newspapers and even Lonely Planet guide books are abundant in tourist populated areas.  READ MORE »

Skillful hands vs the fruit

I've spent too much time in front of computer and in dusty meeting rooms, buried under piles of papers. Far away from the real world.

 

Thai street vendor peeling mango fruit, Bangkok, Thailand

So when I eventually get myself outside and have a chance to see someone skilled in what she does, it is such a pleasure to watch and admire the speed and efficiency.  READ MORE »

Easy way to avoid food poisoning in Asia and still enjoy eating on the street

Ahh, Thai food..
A reason good enough to include the country into your travel plans. If you have plans to visit the country, don't forget to check online for affordable accommodation on Expedia hotels.

Having tasted a good variety of meals and dishes, I came to a somewhat strange conclusion.

The food sold on the street, or eaten on the "street", as is the case with beach restaurants, is generally better than the one ordered in a fancy restaurant.

Woman is enjoying Thai food on the street of Bangkok

A lady enjoys her meal bought on the street, Bangkok, Thailand

The latter is often too sterile for me, and I don't know if that's a psychological effect, or our genes send signals with a message - food tastes better in the fresh air.  READ MORE »

Is this for the purpose of creating art or self-defense?

Visitor is examining a huge lens. Bangkok Photo Fair 2007 @ Bitec Bangna, Bangkok, Thailand

"Jeez, this probably won't fit into my new camera bag!"

Bangkok Photo Fair 2007 @ Bitec Bangna, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Photo fairs are great.

It's so easy to  READ MORE »

Rough marketing strategy, street style

Street vendor chose a rough marketing strategy, Bangkok, Thailand

Street vendor chose a rough marketing strategy, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Life on streets is tough
But there's nobody like you,
To survive, you gotta be rough,
Don't let them strike ya!  READ MORE »

Work no rest, where's the comma?

They work from dusk,

Two fishermen working on a boat. Sun has just risen, Ko Samet island, Thailand
Two fishermen working on a boat. Sun has just risen, Ko Samet island, Thailand

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Swimsuit, reinvented

When swimming in public places, most Asians are shy. It's mostly women that do not show any part of the body exposed, except face, neck, legs down from knees and lower arms.
It is not unusual to see a man dressed up and bathing.

Bathing in sea with style, Ko Samet island, Thailand

Bathing in sea with style, Ko Samet island, Thailand

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