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6 Things I Always Regret Packing

Raise your hand if you like packing… I’m going to assume that not many people raised their hands. Let’s just be honest — packing sucks! If you’re like me, I usually leave it until the night before the flight leaves. I’m usually spending longer than necessary trying to figure out what to bring, looking at […]

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Top 10 Experiences To Have In 2020

There are countless experiences to have in this world, so where do you start?! We narrowed down to the top 10 experiences to have in 2020. Can we come with you?? 1. Sleep Under The Stars At Uluru Uluru is in the beautiful Red Centre of Australia — you know, where the dirt is red, […]

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What’s an Eco-Village and Why Should You Visit One?

Travelling can take quite the toll on the environment. While this is an unavoidable fact, there are certain ways to counteract your impact, from packing reusable rather than disposable items to travelling by land rather than plane to making conscious decisions about where you stay. Today, we’re going to talk about the latter. There are […]

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Hostels vs. AirBnBs: Which is Right for You?

If you’re a backpacker in need of accommodation, hostels may seem like the obvious choice. They’ve come to be known as the standard for affordable and flexible lodging in most parts of the world. But since AirBnB has started gaining traction, many young and/or budget-conscious travellers have been choosing this as an alternative option. While […]

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St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland – What’s It Really Like?

Like many internationally-celebrated holidays, St. Patrick’s Day is seen much differently in Australia or America than it is in its country of origin.  It’s common for non-natives to take advantage of these and other holidays (Cinco de Mayo, Mardi Gras, even Bastille Day) as an excuse to drink and get rowdy. While we won’t get […]

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Top 7 Travel Destinations for Couples

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the idea of a romantic getaway may be on your mind. But before booking a trip with your sweetie, it’s important to know which spots are best for couples traveling together. Whether you prefer the city, beach, mountains or country, there’s sure to be something on this list […]

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Making the Most of your Travel Money: the Backpacker’s Budget

So your tickets are booked, your bags packed, and your bank account is on the decline. Your savings have taken quite the hit (punch) and it’s completely messing with that post-booking high you’ve been riding. The journey is all mapped out, but the finances seem a little slimmer than they should before a big trip. […]

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