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What next for Nepal after the earthquake?

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What next for Nepal after the earthquake?

Why not help Nepal bounce back from last year’s earthquake by ditching the hotel and booking a room with a family instead? From Kathmandu to the Annapurna foothills, homestays offer an authentic slice of Nepalese…

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The Silk Road: An adventure concludes

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The Silk Road: An adventure concludes

As our Digital Nomad reaches the end of her 47-day Silk Road journey, she reflects on the six countries, 7,456 miles and 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites encountered along the way

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Turkey: Madrasas of Sivas

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Turkey: Madrasas of Sivas

A peek into the medieval centres of learning along the old silk routes of Turkey reveal a fascinating cultural history

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Turkmenistan: Ancient Merv

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Turkmenistan: Ancient Merv

Reaching her fourth country on the Silk Road, our Digital Nomad is drawn to the majesty of Merv's palaces and mighty walls in Turkmenistan

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Samarkand: The romanticism of the Silk Road

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Samarkand: The romanticism of the Silk Road

The romanticism and majesty of Uzbekistan's Samarkand, at the heart of the Silk Road's cultural crossroads, is in stark contrast to its former ruler Timur, whose reign of terror established the city as it is…

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