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Hello readers! Hope you’re all well as we approach the festive season. Steve and I are currently in Borneo at the moment and LOVE it here, although the heat and sunshine (still around, despite the approach of the monsoon season) mean the run up to Christmas is a little different for us at the moment! […]

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Backpackers: Let Your Feet Do the Talking

We’ve all seen it – the female sightseer staggering around ancient ruins in heels. Of course you’d never be silly enough to wear inappropriate footwear while travelling – right? Not only does it spoil your trip (and your companion’s) when your feet are covered in oozing blisters or you’ve sprained your ankle, it can be […]

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Tips for Sending Christmas Presents When Travelling

Buying, wrapping and sending gifts at Christmas can be a chaotic time. If you’re travelling during December then the stress of getting presents to your loved ones safely and on time is tripled. Sadly Santa is often too busy to pick them up on his way round the world so you’ll have to resort to […]

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Backpacking with kids… It can be done!

We know what you’re thinking: once you have kids, your backpacking days are over. But thankfully, that’s far from the truth. If anything, in this day and age, the internet and Wifi have opened up the possibilities for all kinds of independent travel — even backpacking with children. These days, it’s easier than ever to […]

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5 best locations for your career break

  If you have wanderlust after completing your doctoral degree or are taking a well-deserved break from work, then a year-long career break is the perfect way to break out of your comfort zone and see something spectacular.   Finding the money to fund your trip can be the most difficult part of setting out […]

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Skiing on a budget – The top 4 destinations

A ski holiday usually does not come cheap. But you won’t just be lying on a beach; you’ll be taking part in the thrilling action and then winding down in the evening with great food and drinks. You might be taking the whole family, all of who have their own needs to be catered for. […]

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The Gadgets You Just Have To Take Camping

On camping trips, there are different levels of deprivation people are prepared to tolerate. No matter how you do it, by simply leaving home and heading off into the great outdoors, we are taken out of our comfort zones. It seems the whole camping lark is defined differently depending on who you speak to – […]

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