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10 Things You Must Know Before Travelling To Japan: Our Top Tips

The old vs the new. Nowhere incorporates the modern and the ancient like Japan. Ancient traditions and Thousand-year old temples nestle quietly between modern skyscrapers and karaoke bars, while Kimono’s go unnoticed amongst modern fashion trends and flashing neon signs light up farmer’s old paddy fields. Japan is a country that is fascinatingly foreign, despite […]

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Travelling Sydney 101: EVERYTHING You Need to Know

Sydney is Australia’s largest, oldest and most expensive city; and it is easy to see why. Commonly mistaken for Australia’s capital (which it is not), Sydney hugs the east coast and proudly surrounds the world’s largest natural harbour and stretches towards the incredible Blue Mountains to the West. Ranking 10th in the world in terms of quality of living, […]

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14 Essential Cultural Tips for Traveling Thailand

Thailand, the land of a thousand smiles. Islands dotted with palm trees overhanging white beaches, long tail boat filling the hot tropical waters and spice infused cuisine; Thailand is one of the greatest, most memorable travel destinations you’re ever likely to experience. Stunning scenery, captivating temples, ancient villages, soaring mountains, mouth-watering food and incredible hospitality, […]

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How to Save Money Before Traveling (It’s All About the Benjamin’s)

One of the biggest myths about backpacking, or traveling in general, is that it’s expensive, and you need to have a lot of money in order to do it. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Need an example? Look no further than the bearded 30-year-old man talking to you right now.. I watch my friends […]

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Highway To Heaven

This story brings you back to one of the best weeks of my life- the simpler days. Throughout this article, you will meet myself (George Game) and Tom Ward (my travelling buddy) as we raced through the spiralling roads Vietnam. Who is George Game? Occupation: Founder / CEO of GoKo Travels Early in 2014, with little money and […]

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Why not visit Nepal? All the tips, tricks and best bits.

Nepal, the Himalayan Kingdom. Home to the great Mount Everest and it fellow Himalayan brothers, Nepal hosts some the most challenging trekking in the world. Often described as “India’s cousin”, Nepal couldn’t be more different. Yes, on the service Nepal looks much the same, however, unlike India, Nepal is kind, forgiving and certainly less dramatic (apart […]

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BEST Places In Thailand To Visit This Year & Our Top Tips

Thailand, the land of a thousand smiles. Islands dotted with palm trees overhanging white beaches, long tail boat filling the hot tropical waters and spice infused cuisine; Thailand is one of the greatest, most memorable travel destinations you’re ever likely to experience. Stunning scenery, captivating temples, ancient villages, soaring mountains, mouth-watering food and incredible hospitality, Thailand magically […]

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Incredibly Cheap Backpacking Trips You Should Do In Summer 2019

As we slide into 2019, are you beginning to wonder where is best to start your new year adventures? Here at GoKo-travels we have your back will a list of top places to visit this year: 1) Nepal Oh, Nepal – the Himalayan Kingdom –  You really are a beauty! Home to the great Mount Everest […]

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A Road-Trip Through Vietnam: An Experts Perfect Itinerary

We recently released a short video of our epic journey through Vietnam on a motorbike. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pf1x28v3ucQ&t=5s But how did we do it? Now although driving through Vietnam seems quite a daunting task, this was my (and most other peoples) first time riding a motorbike – so do not fear, its not as scary as it […]

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5 Things I Want to Tell My 2010 Self About Traveling Abroad

This is a guest post written by Amber & Billy Parker from https://www.lessonsfromtravel.com × Dismiss alert As I gazed upon the approaching Phnom Penh International Airport, I remember asking myself in disbelief, “What am I doing?” In the summer of 2010, my now husband and I decided to quit our jobs in the US, sell […]

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