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Should You Ride an Elephant in Thailand?

Elephant tourism is huge.  Without prior knowledge or research it may be difficult to know, should you really ride an elephant in Thailand? Feel free to share your views and spark a conversation in the comments section below the article. Prior to my trip to Thailand, it was impossible to scroll through my social media […]

10 Travel Tips For Couples

Essential Travel Tips For Couples.  Compiled From Personal Experience. Feel free to share your experiences and travel tips, for couples and individuals in the comments section. You’re heading on a trip you’ve been looking forward to for months, even years.  You’ve slaved away at a job you don’t particularly enjoy, all to fund these travels in […]

Banking While Travelling Guide

This complete guide to banking while travelling will make certain you save money while abroad.  Avoid paying those unnecessary bank fees and take control of your money and spending. Banking may not be first on your mind while you’re planning or partaking on the trip of a lifetime.  However, following these simple tips will save […]

Discovering Watsons Bay, Sydney

Looking for a budget day out in Sydney? Wanting to relax on a beach that isn’t packed with people, like the majority in the eastern suburbs? Don’t fret, here’s why you should head to Watsons Bay. What Is Watsons Bay? Watsons Bay is actually a suburb in eastern Sydney, located just North of Bondi.  Home […]

An Insider’s Guide to Melbourne

Why Melbourne? You might be asking, why Melbourne? Out of all the places in Australia, why would you pick Melbourne? Melbourne has something unique to offer.  The kind of vibe you only get in a city like this one.  A combination of features which make up this city are; the edgy street art scattered across […]

10 Best Photo Spots in Melbourne

Not by any stretch of the imagination, would I say I am the greatest photographer in the world.  I wouldn’t even go as far as saying I’m a good photographer.  Nonetheless, I love taking pictures on my travels and improving my photography as I go along.  Of course, it certainly helps to take a stunning […]

Melbourne Markets

Melbourne does many things well and the markets come in close to the top of that list. There’s a huge array of Melbourne markets to choose from.  These markets offer an array of culinary delights to tantalise the taste buds. I will be concentrating on the food within the Melbourne markets on this post, it’s too […]

3 Week Sri Lanka Route

The tiny island that offers so much.  Sri Lanka is one of those destinations which went under the radar in recent times, probably due to the civil war.  However, tourism is growing at speed all across this Indian Ocean island.  The hill country in the centre, the south and west coast of the island, all […]

Why Choose A Working Holiday Visa In Australia?

Australia, Australia, Australia… Where to begin.  The country of towering cities lined with golden sand beaches. The huge eco-system and largest living thing on planet, which is the great barrier reef. The world recognisable giant sandstone, vivid red rock, Uluru.  The list could go on and on.  It’s a bit of a no brainer when […]

How To Save Money On East Coast Australia

Sailing through crystal clear turquoise waters, stopping off at some of the most beautiful white sanded beaches going at Whitsundays National Park.  Jumping out of a plane in Cairns from 80,000 feet with the wind pelting your face and heart racing, while the adrenaline kicks in.  Racing along the largest sand island in the world, […]

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