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The Best Shoes for African Safari

The Best Shoes for African Safari

When we talk about African safaris, we often forget that we’re actually talking about activities which stretch across a huge swath of the continent. What this means is that depending on exactly where you safari, climate, topography and altitude are all going to dramatically differ, which will of course have a profound effect on your […]

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International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

By on November 20, 2017 in Backpacking, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

On this trip to Southern and Eastern Africa, I’ve been reminded (a lot!) about the trials and tribulations of international border crossing! Entering and exiting no less than 5 countries in the first 2 weeks of the Absolute Africa Overland trip, it’s safe to say I had it pretty down pat by the time we […]

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How to Save Money on Gas During a Road Trip

By on August 19, 2017 in Money Savers, Road Trip, Top 10's, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
How to Save Money on Gas During a Road Trip

Who doesn’t love a good road trip? That wonderful feeling of driving along the highway with the wind blowing on your face and the radio blaring some great tunes really is hard to beat. Plus, traveling by car is the best option when it comes to having the most freedom. Just within the US alone […]

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Safari Insurance : Why I Chose Travel Insurance from World Nomads

Safari Insurance : Why I Chose Travel Insurance from World Nomads

So if you haven’t heard the latest news … we’re off to Africa! Yep, leaving Australia and the giant road trip Down Under behind us, we’re off to experience a different type of road trip in a very different continent. Yes for 2 months, I’ll be joining the guys at Absolute Africa for a mammoth […]

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13 Perfect Budget Travel Destinations to Visit in your 30’s

13 Perfect Budget Travel Destinations to Visit in your 30’s

We all know what it’s like … ok maybe not all of us, but quite a few of us know what it’s like to still be budget travelling in your 30’s. Yes, jobless, homeless and pretty much penniless after the age of 30? It does happen. And yes, it’s happened to me. Mostly because of […]

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Bobby Backpack Review // The Best Anti Theft Bag for under $150

Bobby Backpack Review // The Best Anti Theft Bag for under $150

Are you looking for the perfect day bag for your next overseas trip or perhaps the best carry-on for your next long-haul flight? Do you want to combine this with making sure all your valuables are safe when travelling too? Well now you don’t have to compromise! Yep, the new trend sweeping the backpack world […]

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10 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Money

10 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Money

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or simply looking for some money-saving tips for your next trip, the following 10 travel hacks will definitely help you save money while on the road. And even if they seem like small suggestions, trust me when I say that combining many of them together will result in more spending […]

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How to Travel the World for Longer with Less

By on June 10, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Travel the World for Longer with Less

Travel is one of the most rewarding experiences that you can have. It gives you the opportunity to explore new cultures, meet new people, and learn much more about yourself. One of the main barriers to travel however, is money. This barrier is both real and implied. It is real in the sense that you […]

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My 4 Biggest Travel Fails and How to Avoid Them: One Traveller Reveals All

By on June 8, 2017 in Travel Tips with 0 Comments
My 4 Biggest Travel Fails and How to Avoid Them: One Traveller Reveals All

Hindsight is such a wonderful thing isn’t it! It’s always very easy to look back on a situation and see the mistakes you made, but it’s not quite as easy to recognise them in the moment! This can be especially true when you’re travelling. Being surrounded by new things and new places, it can be […]

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The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

By on May 25, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Flying, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

If there’s one thing that living in Australia these last 4 years has taught me, it’s how to deal with long-haul flights. Yep from Perth it’s going to take me a whopping 22 hours to get to Paris when I jet off in a few days … and if I was flying from Sydney, Melbourne […]

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