Indonesia’s reputation for pristine beaches, crystal clear waters and affordable prices seems to have disguised the country’s cuisine. But Indonesia is an archipelago of over 17,000 islands and is home to an even larger number of mouth-watering foods. From cheap noodle, rice and soup dishes in warungs (local diners) to street-side snacks and top-dollar plates, Indonesia is a country that can compete with, and even top, some of the best culinary destinations in the world. Continue Reading…
When you are travelling the world, at some point you will need to take a taxi. Sometimes it can be the cheapest way to get to your destination, or the most convenient – or sometimes it is the only option. If you take taxis while you are travelling, it is important to be aware of a few money-saving and safety tips.
It is a bit of a travel cliché that taxi drivers take advantage of tourists. They know that you are unfamiliar with the city and with how much things cost, so they will often try to charge you more than you should pay. In some locations, certain taxis can even be dangerous and there have been reports of tourists being driven to ATMs and forced to hand over the cash in their accounts.
In order to take taxis safely while you are abroad, make sure that you follow these 10 tips!
Oaxaca is a small colonial city about 400 kilometers south from Mexico City. It’s a charming little town that offers a lot of different activities to visitors. Here are the best reasons to head to Oaxaca!
1. The Food
A recent study showed that on average, Canadians receive just two weeks paid time off from their jobs each year, which ranks the nation third to last in the world amongst developed countries with an advanced economy. Only the U.S. and Japan ranked lower in the study, which examined the average number of vacation days allotted to employees in 21 different countries. Despite the low number of days that they have at their disposal however, many Canadians still don’t use all of their paid leave. This accounts for billions of dollars in benefits being left unused on an annual basis, not to mention employees not using the opportunity to escape from the office more regularly.
1. Choose the Right Seat
On an airplane, choose a seat in the middle. The middle of an airplane is the calmest area. In a car, sit in the front. Sitting in the front will allow you to focus on just the road ahead of you and not multiple things at once.