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Your complete August Travel Guide

Singapore You’re hard pressed to find a bad time to visit Singapore. Because of its proximity to the equator you can rely on warm weather nearly year round. As August is one of Singapore’s driest months, that makes it the perfect time to explore Singapore’s street stalls. If you are a food lover then Singapore […]

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Know before you go: Rome Edition

1. Plan your visit in advance Rome is a city with a rich history and countless attractions. Plan your itinerary in advance to make the most of your time and ensure you don’t miss out on must-see sites. If you want to book any activities to make it even easier I have included a widget […]

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Quick tips for travelling light

Despite travelling becoming quicker and more convenient, it’s just as easy as ever to bring everything except the kitchen sink. Holidays are a time for relaxing but we seem to be at our most stressed when packing and getting ready for the airport. It’s unlikely you are going to need everything, and in this day […]

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New Year Travel Tips

A new year means new plans and resolutions. Preparing for the years adventures can be exciting. And with January offering holiday sales there is no better time to do so. Read on to find out my 5 of my New Year travel tips 1. Make a New Year plan, but don’t get too attached to […]

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What is Travel insurance and why do you need it?

Travelling opens us up to a world of infinite possibilities, unfortunately not all of these possibilities are happy ones. With every activity, there’s always an element of risk, no matter how small. Sometimes that risk is injury, and sometimes that risk is the weather affecting your plans. That is where travel insurance steps in. It […]

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Greenwashing: What to keep in mind when booking your next trip

What is Greenwashing? With the rise of Eco-travel set to continue well into the future, we are beginning to see a rise in Greenwashing from more scrupulous travel companies. I always encourage good travel habits whenever I plan a trip, but now it’s more important than ever to choose carefully what companies we support and […]

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Know before you go: Iceland edition

If you want a country that has it all, Iceland is the place to go. Stunning landscapes, incredible food, relaxing lagoons and a sense of adventure. Iceland is a place that has something for everyone. But to get the most of your experience it’s worth knowing a few things. So with that heres everything you […]

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The Northern Lights: Know before you go

The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon that can be found on nearly every traveller’s bucket list. Thousands of tourists flock to Reykjavik each year hoping to grab a glimpse of this sight. But not everyone is so lucky. Solar storms on the sun are sending electrically charged particles towards the earth, most of these […]

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Dingo Safety on K’Gari

K’Gari (formerly known as Fraser Island) has a large and healthy population of Dingoes (Wongari).  They are one of Australia’s top predator. Due to their isolatation on K’Gari they have remained pure and are classed as their own unique species of Dingo. Dingos have been on K’gari for thousands of years. They are not something […]

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