New Zealand Travel Advice

If you like the great outdoors, beautiful landscapes, or adrenaline sports, New Zealand is the country for you. This country holds less than 4.5 million people, but is packed with some of the best outdoor activities in the world.

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You’re a Girl, and You’re Travelling Alone?

Yes, you out-dated fool, it’s not 1930. More and more frequently are we encountering brave, witty and notoriously adventure-seeking young female travellers that pack their backpack and hit the road. Alone. Gosh, gasp. Funnily enough, I speak often with other female travellers and have myself copped some decently misogynistic...

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South Korea Travel Advice

As a resident of South Korea for a year (I was teaching English), I know the country well and I know what it feels like to be in the country, but look different from everyone else.

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Things You Should Know Before Traveling to China for the First Time

There’s really no doubt about it – China can be a daunting, jarring, and even overwhelming experience for foreigners. Not only is there a language barrier to struggle with, but there’s also the huge population, teeming traffic, choking pollution and cultural differences that you’ll find in most larger Chinese cities.

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Paris on a Budget

Paris is always a good idea. While that was Audrey Hepburn’s opinion, I’d have to say I agree. Paris is a city that captures the heart of Francophiles and Franco-wary alike, with its iconic architecture, world-famous gastronomy and unbelievably fashionable women.

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Should natural disaster affect your travel plans?

A New Zealand tour operator recently released a news blurb and offered discounts to summon people to come to a wilderness area near earthquake-shattered Christchurch. Tourism groups in Queensland, Australia issued similar pleas a few months ago after flooding and a cyclone slammed the state.

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6 Free Things to do in Nice, France

The French Riviera is synonymous with glamour, celebrity and sunshine. It’s the home of the Cannes Film Festival and the destination of the most luxurious yachts in the world. Granted, it’s not exactly the ultimate budget destination — but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to spend a day without spending money.

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Keeping in Touch While Travelling

One objection many people have regarding long-term travel is having to move away from their social network.  Family and friends are strong emotional bonds, and the thought of not seeing them in person for an extended period causes most to simply dismiss the idea.  We often hear “Oh, I could...

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7 Packing Tips For Girls

Although for the most part, a girl's packing list will be the same as her male counterpart's, there are certain differences between the sexes that will be reflected in what goes into the backpack. And I'm not talking about high heels either - nobody should be carrying those on a...

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Five Reasons You Should Pack Light For Your Next Trip

The first few times we did any sort of traveling we packed the way most people typically pack.  We took everything but the kitchen sink, because you never know when you might *need* something.  We filled cars to the brim for weekend getaways, we lugged fifty pounds in a backpack...

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