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What did Palestine look like in 1896?

If you’ve ever travelled to Israel and Palestine, this would have gone through your head at some point. And with this incredible archive footage from YouTube, you have answers! In 1896, 85% of the population in Palestine was Muslim, 10% Christian and less than 5% Jewish (half the population of Jerusalem, however, was Jewish –…

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Why is London so miserable?

Why is London so miserable? This is one from Informed Explorer’s very own Benjamin Zand, for the BBC. How do you make London happy? It is the least satisfied and most anxious place in the whole of the UK. Put it it this way, if it was a person it would be rubbish at parties. At…

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Is Dongguan really China’s sex capital?

Here’s a video I made for the BBC about internet users in China taking to social media to write positive things about the city of Dongguan after state media exposed widespread prostitution there. Have you been to Dongguan? I’d like to know what the place is really like, so comment below and let me know!…

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Places to see: Graffiti Tunnel, London

If you’re heading to London, are a fan of street art and want to see amazingly talented artists in action – ‘Graffiti Tunnel’ is for you. Also known as ‘Bansky’ Tunnel and officially called Leake Street, it is a road near Waterloo in London that is about 300 metres long, and sits under the platforms and tracks of Waterloo…

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Voodoo Unicycles: Exploring the Highlands

Earlier this year, Voodoo Unicycles went on roadtrip around the Scottish Highlands with a talented filmaker. The result? An amazing film showing the true beauty of the Highlands, and the skill of these fantastic riders. The Highlands is an amazingly dramatic landscape that all travellers should visit once in their lives, and the sport of…

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Ryanair boss defends company’s controversial practices

Ever travelled with Ryanair? Then you’ll definitely have an opinion on their services. Have a watch of Ryanair chief executive officer Michael O’Leary speaking on BBC’s Newsnight about getting cheap publicity, being misunderstood and his macho culture.…

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World Beard and Moustache Championships

Hundreds of contestants have gathered for the World Beard and Moustache Championships in Germany. Entrants were competing for the best facial hair in a range of categories in Leinfelden-Echterdingen. Organiser Juergen Burkhardt said the turnout was better than expected…

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Is it possible to not be a racist?

The next in our Exploration Conversation series. ‘Is it possible to not be a racist?’ Benjamin Zand (@BenjaminZand) and Mohamed A Mohamed (@MoMoTheXplorer) from Informed Explorer (@InformedXplorer) discuss racism, what it is, and whether in a world full of contrastingly different people, it is possible to not hold preconceptions, characterise and prejudge each other. Watch:…

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VIDEO: Places to see: Brixton, London

Going to London? Want to see some fascinating places? Of course you do! Why not go and explore Brixton? Take a look at this travel video with Informed Explorer’s Hannah Jackson. Hannah takes you on a tour around Brixton. The district is one of London‘s most interesting areas, harbouring a fascinating history and culture, whilst…

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A Christmassy Edinburgh

Need some inspiration to visit the beautiful city of Edinburgh? Of course not! We decided to make a short (belated) video anyway of the beautiful city at Christmas, to give you a taste of some of the things it has to offer:…

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10 Road Trips in Eastern Europe

Road trips are a great way to see a place without spending a whole lot…

5 Must-See Sporting Events before you die

Nothing beats the thrill of watching live sports in a venue packed with screaming fans.…

Trekking Nepal - an adventure guide to…

You can hike all over the world, but there is no place like trekking Nepal.…

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This is a guest post from Mick from Campervan rental in Australia In the present day, tourism truly plays a very significant…

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