How to Couch Surf

Incase you're not already aware, CouchSurfing is both a social network and a hospitality exchange website. Since its launch in 2004, the website has grown to become one of the largest online communities of travellers in the world and has 7 million members (according to CS) across 207 countries.

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5 Free Things to do in Queenstown

Located in the South Island of New Zealand, Queenstown is a stunningly beautiful town situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Majestic mountains surround it, which makes for some breathtaking scenery. With so many adventure opportunities on its doorstep, Queenstown has become known as the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’.

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How to Travel Stress Free

Travel is completely fabulous in every way. Except when it isn’t. When you are uncomfortable, can’t relax, feel homesick or are just plain stressed out, you can’t enjoy even the most wonderful destination. Even the loveliest beach resort in Hawaii can make you long to be home in your...

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Hitchhiking from Istanbul to the UK: A Photo Story

After spending a few months teaching English in Istanbul, I was tired of the kids and tired of a monotonous routine. I wanted to get away and I wanted to do it in a way that I would remember and that would make me happy, rather than simply taking...

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Some Sure-Fire Ways to Beat the Post-Travel Blues

We’ve all been there, we’ve all felt the hopelessness associated with the return to normalcy and adjustment back to your everyday life after a travel adventure. People speak often about culture shock when gallivanting across the globe, however I feel as if reverse culture shock is somewhat glazed over.

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Travelling Extensively with No Money

Knowing how far and how extensively I have travelled people assume that growing up money was never an issue for me. Which is true, but not because we had so much, but because we had so little.

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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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Bulgaria: Europe's Hidden Gem

In comparison to most European countries, Bulgaria is not frequented by many tourists.  It has a reputation for being a bit desolate, plagued by poverty, crime, and a never-ending stream of corrupt politicians.   Although many people over the age of thirty show signs of a hard life- they did...

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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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How to get Anywhere with Anything for Nothing

If you roll a million-sided dice a million times you should expect to hit the jackpot. Traveling can be like that too.   I'd like you to try a simple mental exercise before we begin.

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