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Travel Blogger Interview: The Aussie Flashpacker

Simone and Dan are an Australian/British couple who met whilst travelling around South America. They are currently based in the UK and use every second they get to travel and explore. The Aussie Flashpacker is their personal travel blog where they share stories, adventures, travel tips and advice, and inspire others to travel and see the world. They are both …

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You Know You’ve Travelled to India When…

Travelling through India is an absolutely unforgettable experience. Some moments you’ll be high-as-a-kite as you discover an amazing new food or chat to the nicest person that ever graced the planet, then out of nowhere you’ll receive some kind of karmic punishment in the form of illness, utter confusion or yet another travel delay. Here are 24 things that everyone who …

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Here Goes Nothing: A Month in a Thai Fitness Camp

The time is finally here. I’ve arrived in Phuket for my month-long stint in a fitness camp. Time to get fit and healthy! At 29 years old, people often assume you’ve got your shit together, but that’s really not the case at all. I’ve spent the last 10 years travelling the globe, or working in jobs where I got to …

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A Day on the Mekong Delta with Tinggly

I’m a sucker for choice. When people use the phrase ‘kid in a candy store’, they might think it’s a good thing. However, I’m filled with equal measures of excitement and dread. Excitement because I’m going to get some sweets (obvs), and dread because I can never make up my mind. In the case of choosing actual sweets I’ll stand …

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Travel Plans for the Next Few Months, Including a Big Surprise

After getting all the sadness off of my chest last week, I’m finally ready to start feeling happy again. I’m writing this from a lovely hotel room in Phnom Penh, Cambodia after crossing the border yesterday in a little under 8 hours from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The ride with Giant Ibis bus company was really very comfy and …

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Why So Quiet? A Personal Post

When I was growing up I remember a few of my friends’ families going through tough times. A divorce, a death in the family, a long illness. It was never easy to watch each of my close friends endure such a painful period in their lives, and it used to really play on my mind. For hours I would turn …

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Ventoura – The App for Social Travellers

Do you ever wish there was an easier way to meet people when you’re travelling? I mean, it’s all very well and good chatting to your roommates in your hostel or meeting people in a local bar, but this is the 21st Century. Can’t we be a bit more creative? Luckily, I’ve found the answer. Ventoura is a new app …