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Almost every great trip starts at a computer by gathering information about your destination, the local food, the sights, the people, and pretty much anything you can think of. Although the internet is an exhaustive collection of knowledge, it is difficult to find all the information you desire and in a coherent form. Gathering information about traveling is no exception.

TripGiraffe travel blog aims to help you find all the information you need easily, just as to provide you with useful travel tips and inspirational stories so you know it is possible. Find information you need in categories below and get your planning going!

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Thailand Itineraries

Thailand Itineraries

Thailand is a rich and diverse country, and it can be hard to juggle the different travel options. From the lush green hills of the north to paradise island beaches in the south, and from ancient temples to the buzzing city of Bangkok, it probably has something to offer to each and everyone. Covering long distances, though, is not always fast when travelling overland, and it is worthwhile planning a basic itinerary. The ones that follow do not cover the whole extension and possibilities of the…

05 MAY 2017 by TripGiraffe

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3 Euros Can take You Far

3 Euros Can take You Far

There are as many good reasons to embark on a journey as there are to do it on a small budget. The will to explore, to cross borders, to get far, the need of challenge, the feeling of adventuring somewhere we have not been before. But those with tiny budgets usually search one more thing that money cannot buy, and that is simplicity, a search for what is special in everyday life. To travel on a budget is not always easy, nor all the time joyful, but anyone willing to give it a try may find out…

23 APRIL 2017 by TripGiraffe

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10 Must-See Cultural Festivals in Asia

10 Must-See Cultural Festivals in Asia

There are as many reasons to visit a new destination as one may wish to imagine, from cultural landmarks to exotic cuisines, adventure travels or photogenic landscapes and for travellers to Asia, the continent offers many more wonders than one would ever be able to unveil; cultural festivals and celebrations are amongst them. For many travellers, local events spark their interest for one particular destination and, with the dates and location in mind they plan their trip around it. For others,…

23 MARCH 2017 by Tripgiraffe

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Backpacking in Thailand

Backpacking in Thailand

Paradise beaches, ancient ruins, opulent palaces, delicious cuisine, colourful markets and overly kind people, Thailand probably has  everything that a backpacker may wish for, including hundreds of other backpackers that pour into the country season after season, contributing to the development of one of the most vibrant backpacking scenes. Thailand is probably the best place to start a journey to South East Asia, or to beginning one’s wandering around the world. This short guide…

18 FEBRUARY 2017 by TripGiraffe

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How To Save Money Before Your Trip

How To Save Money Before Your Trip

Let's start with saying that traveling is not always as expensive as you may think. Actually, traveling can often be cheaper than staying at home. In any case, you need to have some money saved and here are some tips on how you can cut some of your expenses to make that dream trip happen.   Always do your homework   Before you start saving, do some research on how much you need to safe first. You can find information on living expenses of your destination on numbeo.com where you can…

23 JANUARY 2017 by Tripgiraffe

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Cambodian Tuk-Tuk Drivers

Cambodian Tuk-Tuk Drivers

Cambodia is best known for its majestic Angkor Wat temple complex, but for backpackers it is equally known for a great amount of tuk-tuk drivers. Whenever you decide to just walk around in Cambodia, you will face countless tuk- tuk drivers offering their services with a simple: “Sir/Madame, a tuk-tuk?“     If you are like most travelers, you will soon get tired of tuk-tuk drivers running after you and trying to convince you to use their services. The only thing you can do…

19 DECEMBER 2016 by TripGiraffe

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