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How to Hike with a Dog

How to Hike with a Dog

Hiking can help you get the much-needed exercise and enjoy the outdoors. It’s often easier to hike with your dog than without them because they can help you find exciting scents (and sticks) along the trail. If you’re thinking about taking your pup on a hike, here are some tips …

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Travelling New Zealand in a Spaceship

Travelling New Zealand in a Spaceship

When I told my friends I was going to spend three weeks travelling in a Spaceship, they first looked surprised, and then worried. But I wasn’t becoming an astronaut or going crazy – I was merely heading out on a uniquely Kiwi roadtrip in a bright-orange campervan. I’d been put …

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Exploring Lithuania, an Eastern European Delight

The capital of Lithuania is Vilnius. The first time I went to Lithuania, I got an over-night train from Poland, I needed to renew my Polish visa and it was a fast and cheap option to head to Vilnius to do it. I’ll never forget that visa; I was trying …

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7 Tips For The Best Road Trip Ever

7 Tips For The Best Road Trip Ever

Road trip! An iconic metaphor for an extended bit of travel and fun with friends that involves wild adventures, lots of drinking and endless pursuit of the opposite sex. Movies and folklore abound with the stories of the great road trip from Easy Rider to Thelma and Louise, Bonny and …

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An Adventure Traversing Lithuania

It was my second trip to Lithuania and I saw a lot more of the country, certainly way more than I had planned. One of Klaipeda’s most recognisable symbols – Meridianas I was bound for Estonia from Poland, so I caught a bus in Vilnius, Lithuania to get there. Even …

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Discover Suba Diving In Thailand

A few points about learning to scuba dive in Thailand If not the cheapest place in the world to earn your certification for scuba diving (Utilla holds that privilege I believe) it can be the most relaxed and rewarding one around. Our author, Peter Smith diving a wreck in Phuket, …

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8 Essential How-to Tips on Train Travel in Europe

8 Essential How-to Tips on Train Travel in Europe

A Quick Guide to Train Travel in Europe OK, summers just around the corner and your backpack is making noises in your closet. You don’t really feel like travelling on a crowded coach, flying Ryanair gives you the sX#ts and hitch hiking these days is a little dodgy. So it …

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Bolivia’s Salt Plains: A Guide To A Natural Wonder

Salvador Dali’s Pinball Parlour The best way to get a grasp of the remote beauty of Bolivars Salt Plains and multi coloured Laguna’s is definitely by 4wd, and a 3 day tour from San Pedro in Chile to Uyuni in Bolivia is all you need. Our chariot takes across the …

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