Southern Ocean Wildlife Adventure

There are so many options when planning a trip to Australia! From the East Coast to the West Coast, it’s hard to even know where to begin. Unless you have unlimited time you really need to zero in on one region and explore the area to it’s fullest potential.

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5 Ways to NOT look like a Newbie Traveler

Do you remember your first time? Was it in the back of a bus? On an airplane? Perhaps a cruise ship? You’d been thinking about it for months, years maybe and it was the culmination of all your hopes and dreams. The place and the people you were with are...

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Three Touristy Spots Still Worth a Visit

“It’s not worth it. It’s so touristy.” Have you ever heard this warning (or something similar to it) after telling a friend or fellow traveler that you’re planning to visit someplace firmly located along the tourist trail? It might be the Las Vegas Strip, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, or...

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What to Do with £50 a Day in London

London consistently ranks as one of the most expensive cities in the world. It makes sense that visiting the city on a shoe-string budget seems like a daunting task. But it can be done, according to two budget travelers who’ve lived in the city.

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A Million Things to do Before You Die

Go to any bookstore and head for the travel section, there you will find numerous tomes offering advice on where to go, what to see, how to travel and of course things to do before you die.

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Backpacking Meals That Will Knock Your Sweaty Socks Off

When you finally arrive to your backcountry hut after a grueling day of tramping, you are rewarded with the pleasure of getting to know your fellow campers. You chat, make friends, sip tea and whisky, share stories, apply various ointments to soothe your bites/blisters/burns and wind down.

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Cruising on Lake Titicaca

Peru is an incredible country, full of ruins that attest to its full and complex history. But one of my favourite experiences was visiting a living culture on Lake Titicaca. There were five of us travelling together, and we'd learned that we didn't need to book accommodation in advance, we...

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The Chilean Earthquake - A First Hand Experience

South America has had its share of disasters this year. Everyone heard about the floods in Peru which closed Machu Picchu for three months, and only a few weeks later Chile was hit by one of the largest earthquakes since records began.

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Going Dutch

"We have to go cycling, it's very Dutch." It seemed like everything we did that day was "very Dutch". Luckily, that was what I wanted, given that we were in the Netherlands, hoping to experience as much Dutch culture as possible.

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The Village People of Northern Thailand

The Village people of Thailand, are they on your must-see list?  They were on mine, especially the long-neck tribes.  And that was lesson number one, there is more than the long-necks, there are many tribes and all have their own history and ethnic backgrounds.   Some are unrecognised by the Thai...

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Top Travel Generation Writers

  1. 01. Lisa Miller Lisa Miller
  2. 02. Jamie Bowlby-Whiting Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
    from a small village in rural England
  3. 03. Leah Bostwick Leah Bostwick
    from Detroit, Michigan, USA
  4. 04. Sofie Couwenbergh Sofie Couwenbergh
  5. 05. Inka  Piegsa-Quischotte Inka Piegsa-Quischotte

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