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3 days, Beach, Destinations, Experiences, Thailand

The unspoiled island

Over the past four decades, one of the most exotic destinations in the world turned into the most visited country in Asia, thanks to its stable political atmosphere and the development of its capital as a crossroads of international air transport.

Gushed about in guidebooks and beloved by the backpacker set, every day, thousands of travelers flock to Thailand’s sandy beaches, towering limestones cliffs, jungles and temples. With more than 30 million visitors a year, Thailand is no longer the region’s most adventurous destination, and the damaging effects of tourism are almost everywhere.

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3 days, 4 days, Australia, Beach, Diving, Oceania, Wildlife

The Ningaloo Coast, Western Australia

It’s six o’clock in the morning and we are sitting in a safari car in the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan. Another jeep parks alongside just before we spot a beautiful tiger. We start talking to two photographers in the car next to us about remote locations to travel to. They are from Australia and seem to be the type of people who know where the wild things are. We share our experiences. They mention their favourite wildlife places in Australia, and that’s how I hear about Ningaloo Coast for the first time, two years ago, while tracking tigers in India.

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7 days, Asia, Culture, Destinations, Experiences, India, Itineraries, Motorcycle, On the road

Rajasthan on two wheels

Two years ago, I put my feet in India for the first time. That was just a three-day trip, but long enough to fall in love with the remarkable Taj Mahal, drive 300km from Agra to Ranthambore National Park on a Royal Enfield Bullet, and track wild tigers in their natural habitat. Three days were way too short for a trip to India. Nevertheless, it was during this journey when a huge desire to learn about this compelling country was born.

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