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Updated 1 month ago for Tromso, Norway
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Here's the brief from Maria's original article:

First and foremost, it's pure luck if you see it or not! But you have the following options:

Option 1: Guided

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Submitted on Nov 05, 2018 for Cuba
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Here is the brief from Ciara's original article:

Internet access in Cuba is very restricted and limited:

  • Wifi is restricted to certain areas, for both locals & tourists…
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Submitted on Nov 25, 2018 for Koh Samui, Thailand
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Here is a brief extract from Steph's original article:

  • Flying is fastest and easiest way to get to Koh Samui is to fly from Bangkok, but also…
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Submitted today for Manila, Philippines
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Updated 2 days ago for Tanzania
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There are several ways to get to the Selous game reserve. This game reserve boasts of being the Largest game reserve in Africa and is particularly popular because…

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Updated 2 days ago for Tanzania
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  • The Udzungwa national park is located in Tanzania and is a national park that covers largely an area of 1990 square kilometers.
  • The nearest town to this national…
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Submitted yesterday for Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico city is large and getting around can be really expensive. Here are some tips on how to save money on transport around the city.

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  • Avoid…
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Submitted today for Bohol, Philippines
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  • Right now the only way to get to Bohol from Manila is to fly. There used to be a weekly ferry operated by 2Go from Manila to…
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  • NAIA has free wifi in all the terminals (well at least terminals 1-3, not sure about terminal 4 which I've never used in recent years)
  • To connect to…
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Submitted yesterday for Manila, Philippines
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  • When you're in Manila, you almost never have to worry about not being able to find free wifi hotspots when you need to connect to the internet for…
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Updated 2 days ago for Tanzania
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Ngorongoro crater is located 180 kilometers west of Arusha in Tanzania. One could get accommodation In Arusha at a 3-star hotel for about US $250 per night or…

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Updated 3 days ago for Palawan, Philippines
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  • Next to tricycles (the three wheel motorized taxis), scooter and motorcycle is probably the most popular way to explore Palawan amongst foreign tourists. The island has miles of…
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Submitted yesterday for Guatape, Colombia
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Anyone interested in escaping the hustle and bustle lifestyle of Medellin would absolutely love a day trip to Guatape.

With loads of things to do, this hidden gem…

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