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August 1, 2011

13 budget tips for Oslo

    It’s quite upsetting and sad to see what has happened in Oslo. I was there only a few weeks ago.It’s the most unlikely place on earth where you could have imagined an act of such terror could take place. There is no right or wrong place for terrorism anywhere but Norwegians are some […]

July 29, 2011

Budget Places to stay: Majnu ka Tilla, Delhi

        Amongst the rickshaws and crowds of Old Delhi, travellers might be forgiven for forgetting Delhi has a sky, let alone the Yamuna River. But go north, to the New Tibetan Colony, and you can stay by its very edge.       Accommodation here is not expensive. This writer stayed in […]

July 29, 2011

East Timor on a budget: 5 tips

East Timor, an ex-Portuguese colony, is a tropical island just one hour north of Darwin.   Getting there Once you have overcome the initial panic of seeing the odd shell of a firebombed car by the side of the road, and one or two burned out villas on your ride in from the airport, is […]