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Backpacking in Asia? Be sure to check out these five cities, but don’t forget to pack some essential items as you prepare for your trip! Osaka, Japan Osaka is a beautiful city that brings tourists from all over the world. But you know what this means…you’ll be doing a lot of walking during your time here in order to see everything possible. Dotonbori will be on your list of things to see – some people have dubbed this as “the Big Apple of Osaka”, so be sure to bring your comfortable shoes! Just remember, comfort beats style any day. You…

With February almost over, remote workers everywhere are starting to get a little stir-crazy from bearing down in one spot … after all, isn’t travel one of the biggest lures of the digital nomad lifestyle? These awesome destinations for 2015 will rekindle your love for the road, as well as your chosen way of life… 1) Mexico Heading south of the border? If so, don’t miss historical gems like Mexico City (most museums per capita in the world – check out the Museum of Anthropology if you’re short on time), Guanajuato (a stunning colonial town perched high in the mountains)…

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In the UK, as winter begins to surrender to spring, the National Hunt is galloping towards its first major event of the year, The Cheltenham Festival. However, for the numerous backpackers presently half-way across the globe from Cheltenham, there are more scenic and less competitive equine-related activities to explore. Indeed, whilst some homebodies sit and watch valiant runs by contenders More Of That and Peace And Co., travellers will be trotting beneath a leafy forest canopy or sloshing across a glittering bay. But, for those who love to see the world by e e pack, where should you to get the…

https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenzwerink/6649030521/in/set-72157628332449223 In the digital nomad community, hubs have formed to enable the emerging mobile workforce to baseline their expenses and gather together, with the latter being an important quality in an often lonely line of work. While places like Chiang Mai, Medellin, and Berlin have formed the first generation of meccas for our fellow roving laptop jockeys, new centers are beginning to form as more people join our ranks. What up and coming places are hot this year? These places are on track to become digital nomad hubs for 2015, so if you are traveling close by to these locales,…

Thailand is a renowned backpacker’s paradise, offering glorious beaches stretching on as far as the eye can see, some of the world’s most beautiful natural scenery and of course those infamous full-moon parties. But this Asian nation has far more to offer than cheap getaways for gap year travellers, with a vibrant food scene that will tantalise the taste buds of any foodie. And there’s far more to Thai cuisine than the usual green curry. You won’t want to leave without sampling this delectable selection! Tom yam Often known as ‘sour Thai soup’ on British menus, this broth heavily features…