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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on Published: September 12, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

It’s a funny old thing when, after you’ve been backpacking for over 15 years, you find yourself looking to purchase a carry on suitcase, instead of a tattered old rucksack, and realise, with an alarming alacrity that you’re suddenly getting older! I guess it happens to the best of us! Because let’s be honest carry […]

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Holiday in Bibione: Dream a little Dream of Italian Beach

By on Published: February 21, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in ITALY with 0 Comments
Holiday in Bibione: Dream a little Dream of Italian Beach

There is no doubt that Italy has an endless list of “must visit” places! From the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain in Rome to the Florence Cathedral, St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace in Venice and even the Milan Cathedral, there’s so many great sights in Italy to choose from. But if all you want is […]

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Top 5 Shows to See in London (& How to Get Cheap Tickets)

By on Published: July 23, 2015 | Last Updated: August 18, 2022 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 0 Comments
Top 5 Shows to See in London (& How to Get Cheap Tickets)

As an ex-Londoner, with a background in the arts, I can’t help but still keep a close eye on this city’s exciting theatrical scene. The scope and diversity of artistic output in the buzzing capital of England is huge and not being surrounded by this sort of culture and creativity is one of the top […]

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A Weekend Away in Brittany, France

By on Published: June 22, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Europe, FRANCE with 0 Comments
A Weekend Away in Brittany, France

I love France and growing up in Jersey Channel Islands, it was a frequent summer holiday destination for us as kids. Just across the water, the French coast can actually be seen very clearly from many places on the Island and this tantalisingly close doorway to Europe has always excited me. Only around 45 minutes […]

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How We Could Afford to Spend the Night in a Castle

By on Published: June 8, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 2 Comments
How We Could Afford to Spend the Night in a Castle

When visiting somewhere like the UK from somewhere like Australia, it seems mandatory to get involved in as much historical activity as possible. Whether it’s visiting museums, frequenting archaic tearooms or walking round relics and ruins, it seems that traveling from the “new world” to the “old world” unearths in many, the sudden and deep […]

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5 Reasons I’m Glad I Visited Albania

By on Published: February 3, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Europe with 11 Comments
5 Reasons I’m Glad I Visited Albania

Still very much under the radar, the tiny country of Albania lies nestled in the Southeastern corner of Europe. Bordered by Macedonia, Montenegro, Greece and Kosovo, it’s home to less than 3 million people and is one of the poorest countries in Europe. Silenced for so long by the communist iron curtain (Albania was under […]

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