Category Archives: Local Knowledge

Like being in the loop on the best mouth-watering goods? Check out our tried-and-tested (ahem, tasted) guide to delicious Dutch dishes.

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Looking for a one-stop weekend guide to all things Tokyo? Then your search is over! Check out Tokyo’s lesser-known corners and must-see haunts here.

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Whether it’s toilets, trains or the sheer cost of the place, Japan is full of surprises for first-time visitors. To avoid some shocking dilemmas, read here!

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Ireland has much more to offer than just Dublin. Complete your trip to the Emerald Island by visiting some of its other magical Irish cities.

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Volunteering abroad, but wondering what to pack? Then read our comprehensive packing list for people volunteering abroad!

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On this history tour, take a trip back in time to learn where Tokyo has been (Godzilla and all) and where the world-famous capital of Japan aims to go.

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Headed to a place where you don’t know the local language? Turns out the experience will give you a ton of communication skills! Learn what these are here.

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About to head off to the UK? Use this packing list to ensure you’re bring everything you need for your semester abroad in the United Kingdom!

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What makes Japan’s purkikura photos booths so different from other photo booths? Find out more on the Japanese craze, purkikura!

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Native American culture is a crucial but often overlooked part of US history. Here, Nuria shares the importance of learning about it while abroad in the US.

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Read up on the best craft beer bars and breweries in the Netherlands – each of which are brewing up a variety of beers that are DEFINITELY worth your visit!

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For first-time travelers in Asia, squat pots can be surprising! Have a stress-free trip to the porcelain throne with our tips on using Asian squat toilets.

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