Stories from the Desk of Zafigo

Mistakes To Avoid While Backpacking Around Southeast Asia

By , June 17, 2019

Southeast Asia — an eclectic region of food markets, jungles, beaches, hot humid summers, and wild wet monsoon seasons. Many backpackers view travelling here ...

11 Ways To Get Your Flights For Cheap

You board the plane and while chatting with the other passengers discover t...

Easy Yoga Poses You Can Do Anywhere To Reduce Period Pains

Even the most seasoned woman traveller knows that holidaying while on your ...

Why Is Sichuan Food So Darn Spicy?

If you’re a lover of spice and often find yourself missing heat in a meal...

The Haka: More Than Just A War Dance

For most people, the Haka is synonymous with the culture of New Zealand. Th...

Beautiful Trails To Hike In Southeast Asia

By , June 20, 2019

Sometimes, lying on the beach is all we need during a holiday, but some places have views too beauti...

Myanmar: The Home They Never Knew

By , June 19, 2019

I had doubts prior to confirming my trip to Myanmar, but with a dream of seeing Bagan flirting in my...

6 Things To Know Before Going To Pulau Kapas, Malaysia

By , June 18, 2019

If you live in Kuala Lumpur, then there’s a high chance you’ve fantasised about crystal clear wa...

The Sardine Run of Cebu, Philippines

By , June 17, 2019

What’s not widely known is that the Philippines hosts a sardine run. It’s set in the beautiful s...

Mistakes To Avoid While Backpacking Around Southeast Asia

By , June 17, 2019

Southeast Asia — an eclectic region of food markets, jungles, beaches, hot humid summers, and wild...

Letters From Latin America: San Martin, Argentina

By , June 14, 2019

After a 26-hour bus ride from Córdoba, I arrived at the tail end of the Easter holidays, to a fully...

Home Of The Three Wise Men In Amidiya, Iraqi Kurdistan

By , June 13, 2019

Amidiya (or Amedi) in Iraqi Kurdistan is surrounded by spectacular natural beauty, but the reason to...

The Best Water Bottles For Travelling

By , June 13, 2019

A trusty reusable water bottle (or two) never hurt anybody. And it certainly does less damage to the...

Adventure Seeking In Dahab, Egypt

By , June 12, 2019

Dahab's name means ‘gold’ – referring to its golden sandy beaches. It offers plenty of activit...

24 Magical Hours In Oahu, Hawaii

By , June 11, 2019

There are so many sights to see and gems to discover in Hawaii. Oahu is the most visited island in t...