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What To Do When An Airline Loses Your luggage.

Frequent travellers will have all felt that dread when their backpack doesn’t come out of the conveyor belt and they realise the airline has lost their luggage. The stress of flying plus the nightmare of having all your clothes, essentials and your favourite lucky pack going on an adventure without you is the last thing you need, but don’t give up hope. There are steps you can take to retrieve your favourite backpack. So what do you do when an airline loses your luggage? 

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The Vegetarian And Vegan Guide To Ethiopia.

Ethiopia is an extremely vegetarian and vegan friendly destination, with a culture based around fasting and being meat and dairy free for large parts of the year and with a wealth of delicious vegan friendly food to choose from. Vegans or vegetarians travelling in Ethiopia will have no problem finding something to eat to suit their needs, and that goes for those who need gluten free food too. Here is your extensive guide to Ethiopian vegan and vegetarian cuisine to make sure you never go hungry.

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How To Travel Overland From Singapore To Malaysia.

Flying between Singapore and Malaysia is cheap and easy, but getting to Malaysia from Singapore overland is a great alternative way to slow travel and backpack your way across south east Asia and take in more of the countries you are visiting as well. Here is the perfect guide to crossing the border from Singapore to Malaysia.

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How To Plan A Trip To Komodo Island, Indonesia.

Travelling to Komodo National Park to see the legendary Komodo Dragons up close and in their natural habitat is the ultimate bucket list adventure on many backpackers gap year itineraries, but how exactly do you do it? How do you get to Komodo Island? Where do you stay? This article will help you plan your trip to Komodo Island and the surrounding area.

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How To Score Luxury Accommodation As A Budget Backpacker.

Backpacking around the world on your gap year isn’t all about ultra budget backpacker hostels and dorm rooms. Sometimes it is, but there’s no rule that says you have to stick to that either, and there are some real luxury options out there for even the most budget of backpackers if you know how to bag them! 

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How To Avoid Taxi And Tuk Tuk Scams In Bangkok.

Taxi and tuk tuk scams in Bangkok is a persistent problem for backpackers and travellers, and one that has led to a lot of trouble and resentment for many people visiting the city of supposed angels on their gap year. Here are some of the most annoying problems with taxis and tuk tuks in Thailand and how you can avoid them.

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Survival Tips For A Long Haul Flight.

Long haul flights can be brutal on your comfort, your health and even your sanity, but with these simple survival tips for long haul flights you can make things if not better, then at least bearable until you finally get to your destination.

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