Tag Archives: experience

7 Tips to Cope With Unexpected Travel Delays

7 Tips to Cope With Unexpected Travel Delays

Bumped, delayed or just plane stressed… Going back only a few years, if your flight was delayed by even an hour or two the airline, if it was half decent, would have a snack voucher for you and be ready to help out with any questions. Overnight delays were promptly …

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Hobart Australia; An Eclectic Assortment of Experiences

Hobart Australia; An Eclectic Assortment of Experiences

I’m living in Hobart currently – I’ve been here for three months, doing my pre-departure training for a summer of work in Antarctica at an Australian base. It’s interesting, Tasmania doesn’t seem to be referred to much as a ‘must see’ by pending Australia visitors and / or travelers, it’s …

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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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3 Reasons To Throw Away Your Guide Book

3 Reasons To Throw Away Your Guide Book

This summer will see thousands of travel eager backpackers hitting the shores of Europe and beyond in search of a special adventure and life changing experiences. One thing will unite the vast majority of these wanderers and it will be the guidebook, the all encompassing bible for travellers. It is …

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Recession and the Older Travel Generation

Recession and the Older Travel Generation

6 helpful ways for the ‘elder’ travel generation to seize the opportunities to re-explore their travelling ways One aspect of the credit crunch and the financial crises that have exploded around the world is the increased availability of free time to a huge swathe of educated workers either made redundant …

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Stuck In The Mud In North Queensland

Stuck In The Mud In North Queensland

Softly-spoken and unrehearsed, Linc is an anomaly amongst Australian tour guides. Far from the Aussie larrikin, he shares his Aboriginal knowledge with reverence, a respect which seems befitting of our surroundings and his attitude toward them. After all, we are on Kuku Yalanji Land, where his people have lived for …

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A Month In Tallinn, Estonia

A Month In Tallinn, Estonia

Estonia – land of the tall, blond men, or so it seemed. Estonia is the northernmost of the three Baltic countries, interestingly, it’s also the most expensive. I found some prices comparative to London, which seems odd, considering the vast difference in the worth of the ‘krona’ versus the pound. …

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Discovering the Ancient Ruins of Tikal, Guatamala

Discovering the Ancient Ruins of Tikal, Guatamala

It’s a jungle out there! For the adventurous traveller nothing is more exciting than hacking through the jungle in the early morning mist to discover a lost empire with towering pyramids and ancient city streets. Like Indiana Jones you swashbuckle your way through crocodile infested swamps, past crazed howler monkeys …

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Wimbledon – More Than Just A Tennis Tournament

Wimbledon - More Than Just A Tennis Tournament

Wimbledon is more than a bad film starring Kirsten Dunst and it’s more than just a two week Grand Slam tennis tournament. There are three essential parts to this lush little corner of London: the tennis club, the village and the common. It’s a charming little triumvirate which gives visitors …

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