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Crocodile Cage Diving – Inside The Crocosaurus Cage of Death

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Darwin is just a little different from other Australian cities. Life moves at that slightly slower pace. People seem more relaxed. Cars stop for you to cross the street. But then, right in the centre of Darwin… Crocodile Cage Diving. Adventure – Crocodile Cage Diving at Crocosaurus Cove Crocosaurus Cove is the only place in the Australia, and one of the few in the world, where you can get in …

Lamb Brains Curry, Delhi, India

Eating Lamb Brains Curry in Delhi, India (w/Video)

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It’s time for some zombie food! At some point in your life, as a carnivore, you’ve probably eaten brains. You might not have known about it. You might not want to think about it. But reconstituted meat, burgers, hot dogs… who knows what goes into them! If you are Scottish, you’ve almost certainly chowed down on some mind-meat. There is a difference from eating brains ground with other meat and …

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6 Lessons We Wish We’d learned Before Holi Festival 2014

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Holi – The festival of colour! You’ve seen the photos and now you want to go to India and have the real experience for yourself. But, there is more to Holi festival and getting the most out of the experience than is at first apparent. This is our guide to help you learn from our mistakes and maximise the fun! Holi Festival has been on our bucket list for sometime. …

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Eating Spiders (Tarantula) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Video)

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Can you eat tarantula? Why, yes you can. Today I’ll be eating spiders in Cambodia – In the capital, Phnom Penh to be precise. Surprisingly, this once hugely common dish has all but disappeared from major cities. We had to do some serious internet research to discover where to chew some tarantulas, without having to go rural. We finally tracked down “Romdeng” restaurant. They keep live tarantulas on the premises …

Thingyan 2014 (Myanmar) vs Songkran 2014. Which one should you go to? (w/ Video)

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The Buddhist new year celebrations of Songkran (Thailand) and Thingyan 2014 (Burma) are on their way! These massive water fights run for 4 days from 13th April to 16th April and are some of the most fun you’ll have in your life! But which one is best? In 2013 we decided to experience the water festivals in BOTH of the two best countries to do so – Myanmar (Formerly Burma) and …

Eating Balut, Philippines

Eating Balut (Boiled Duck Foetus), Philippines (VIDEO)

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TOMMO EATS SOMETHING TERRIBLE. Boiled egg with a difference? This is it. At 18 days into incubation, fertilised duck eggs are robbed from their mothers and boiled up to serve hungry Filipinos. This is one of the holy grails of strange food. The thing that amazed me most was that these are not a rare, impossible to find delicacy. In the Philippines you can find balut on every street corner. …

Masskara Festival 2013 VIDEO (Bacolod, Philippines)

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This is one of the most colourful festivals in Asia and, unlike Holi in India, you don’t need to get coated in paint in order to attend. It is still mostly a local festival but go soon as the word is getting out and it becomes more commercial and international every year. In this video we experience the final day of the festival, the highlight of which is the street …

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Why a museum about toilets is so much fun… (With VIDEO)

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FUN FOR A FIVER. This is one of the stranger “museums” we’ve ever been too. Never has one place celebrated toilets and defecation to such an extent. Still, if you are looking for some cheap fun just south of Seoul and don’t get embarrassed talking about poo, this will be an entertaining diversion! Not only is the museum shaped like a giant toilet but the grounds surrounding it are filled …

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Pandemonium at Seoul’s Pet Cafes! (With Video)

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In a coffee crazed country like South Korea you can expect to see a coffee shop on almost every corner. In Seoul some stores have decided to add a cute and cuddly twist… Those Crazy Cats! There are quite a few pet cafes to choose from in Seoul. We were actually looking around  for a completely different kitty cafe when we stumbled upon the appropriately named “Cat Cafe” (that was …

9 Tips For Surviving Mongolia (Video)

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As one of the least densely populated countries in the world, Mongolia can be quite a culture shock for travellers who have been accustomed to things like beds and hot water for most of their lives. Epic wilderness, untamed beauty and challenging travel experiences are par for the course when going trans-Mongolian. Mongolia offers a real sense of freedom from civilisation but navigating the country independently can be both dangerous, …

Epic Mongolia: 9,000 Landscapes from Ulaanbaatar to Khovsgol (With Video)

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9 days inside a Russian Military van crossing the epic and endlessly changing landscape of central Mongolia with 7 other people is certainly an experience! It may be challenging but it is certainly rewarding beyond anything we may have imagined before undertaking this journey. This second part of our trans-Mongolian adventure takes us from the capital of Ulaanbaatar to Moron (Pronounced Muren), just south of Khovsgol, Mongolia’s largest lake. In …