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6 Things You Need To Know When Travelling In China

Spanning over 9.5 million kilometres, boasting six official languages and over 600,000 million years of history, China is the most incredible and daunting place to travel. Here are some things you need to know before you go: The people are ridiculously helpful No matter where you go, what you want or who you are, the Chinese will do everything in ...

The strangest places on Earth

Thought that alien landscapes and fantasy settings are something that you could only see in the movies?

Our planet offers some exciting natural surroundings that would make you think you're on the set of Star Trek.
The Socotra Islands, Yemen

The Socotra Islands, part of Yemen are incredibly unique because one third of the species cannot be found any where else in the world. The bizarre radish looking tree and the Dragon's blood tree evolved because of the hostile environment. Amazingly some of the plant varieties are a staggering 20 million years old.

Socotra island has a tropical and semi desert climate with an average temperature of 25°C.
The islands are located in the Indian Ocean some 250km away from Somalia and 340km from Yemen.

Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Turkey

No this is not Willy Wonka's new experiment in cotton candy, but a hot springs located in Turkey. The springs have been bathing people in its milky blue, 96 degree water for thousands of years w


Diners charged ‘air cleaning fee’ in China

In Eastern China, a restaurant have been caught charging customers a cheeky “air cleaning fee” on top of their food bills. The official Xinhua news agency have reported that diners at the restaurant in Zhangjiagang city, Jiangsu Province, were each charged one yuan ($0.15; 10p) to cover the cost of purifying the air inside. We know that cities in the ...

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