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10 Easy Ways To Save Money For Travel.

Travelling the world is expensive, there’s no real way around that. Sure there are ways to travel cheaply and tips and tricks to make world travel cheaper, but either way you will need to have a good chunk of cash

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Is Indonesia The New Ultimate Backpacker Destination?

Thailand has long been hailed as the ultimate backpacker destination, but with Indonesia shooting up in popularity with gap year travellers, is Thailand about to lose its crown to one of its southern neighbours? I have said for a long

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How To Deal With Homesickness On The Road.

Travelling the world is an amazing adventure, one that so many people work hard to save and plan for, so it is strange to think that when it happens some people start to miss home. So what do you do

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10 Mistakes You Will Make As A First Time Backpacker.

Backpackers are a funny lot. Despite the abundance of advice available now on how to take a gap year or travel around the world independently there are still the same groups of people making the same mistakes over and over.

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Why I Love Airports.

Airports sometimes get a bit of a bad reputation. Long queues, overzealous security, arguments with flight employees and the endless tedium, stress and desperation that comes with thousands of people all trying to get somewhere. But I absolutely love them,

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Posted in Travel Talk

The Bemused Backpacker Code Of Responsible Travel.

The Bemused Backpacker Code Of Responsible Travel has been designed to give travellers around the world an ethical guideline on how to travel in a fully informed, ethical and responsible way. Responsible travel is something I believe passionately about, as

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Backpacker Accommodation Alternatives; Beyond The Hostel.

The hostel is a quintessential part of both the backpacker experience and image, and has been for decades. They have changed and improved drastically over the years, with levels of comfort, cleanliness and originality getting increasingly better with time and

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Posted in Travel Talk

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