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Tips for first-time Airbnb guests

Whether you’re globetrotting or simply going on a quick trip for work, Airbnb allows you to get that home away from home feeling. A favourite go-to for travellers from all over the world, there are a few things you need to know to be the best guest. Narrow down your search First thing’s first, decide […]

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It’s a tough life for Australian passport holders

The Passport Index ranks the Australian passport as the eighth most powerful in the world. Aussies can travel to 151 countries without a visa, but there are a few countries that aren’t so keen on them. From the stubborn to the ridiculous, here is a list of countries that make it extremely difficult for Australian […]

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Tips to save money on airfares

We’ve put together a few tips to help you get the cheapest airfares. Buy flights on the weekends Friday is the most expensive day of the week to buy a plane ticket. Prices can be inflated by more than 10% compared to those bought on a Sunday. Regardless of where you’re flying to, you’ll likely […]

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Solo travel: Practical tips for travelling alone

Solo travel can seem intimidating, even for the most experienced traveller. Whether you are concerned about safety or feel uncomfortable sitting at a restaurant alone, we share a few tips to help you get the most out of your adventure. Plan in advance You don’t need a detailed itinerary for every day, but at least […]

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Top 5 places to take your gap year

Have you just finished school? With no mortgage, full-time job, homework or studies to worry about, it’s unlikely that you’ll ever have more freedom than you do right now. It’s the perfect time to explore and adventure. We look at the top five places to take your gap year. Thailand  Thailand welcomes 16 million international […]

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5 trailblazing modern female explorers

International Women’s Day encourages us to stop, recognise and celebrate the many economic, political and social achievements accomplished by women. With this in mind, we thought we’d take a look at some trailblazing modern female explorers. While we all know who Amelia Earhart is, and that Sacagawea was the brains behind Lewis and Clark, there […]

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