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Culture Smart Guide: Tradition and Culture in Japan

Why Culture Smart Guides? Culture Smart has just re-launched 22 of its bestselling titles. They’ve been totally re-designed and contain 32 additional pages of invaluable information to help people get the best out of their time abroad. As well as including a new section on relevant apps for each country and the country’s covid response… Continue Reading…

Solo Travel Books – Monthly Solo Insight

Over the years, there have been many female explorers that have taken on the world solo. In the eighteenth century, Mary Wollstonecraft, a British novelist, philosopher and advocate of women’s rights became a heroine with her way of travel. In the nineteenth century a British explorer called Mary Kingsley, travelled to West and Central Africa… Continue Reading…

Ideas For a Staycation

As savvy travellers, we all crave as authentic an experience as possible, wherever we happen to be in the world. The beauty of travel is that it allows us to soak up cultures, experiences and encounters that are completely different to what we’re used to at home, and as a result, our horizons are broadened… Continue Reading…

Should We Visit Controversial Destinations?

Travel is such an enriching experience with new cultures and new lessons to learn about the world and about ourselves at the same time. But as travel begins to slowly open up again, it begs the question, should we be travelling to controversial destinations?  There’s an argument about visiting countries where you don’t agree with… Continue Reading…