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Travelling through Vietnam: Must See Places and Where to Avoid

The Traffic of Hanoi

After almost a year in Thailand we decided to spend four weeks travelling through Cambodia and Vietnam. With just three weeks to make our way up through Vietnam, from Ho Chi Min to Hanoi, we wanted to see as much of the country as possible without being too rushed to enjoy ourselves and everything Vietnam has to offer. If you ... Read More »

7 Tips For Budget Travel In Queenstown – Queenstown Cheap Travel Tips

Cardrona Hotel - Crown Range Road Between Queenstown and Wanaka

Queenstown likes to market itself as the adventure capital of New Zealand – the reality is that it’s capital of New Zealand’s most expensive real estate, and tourist deals. Which is ironic – because there is no need to court bankruptcy paying for all the adrenalin activities  on offer. In fact it’s a rare airport that as I  walk down the stairs ... Read More »

Lesser Known Thai Islands You Must Visit

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If you are traveling through Thailand then there is a good chance that there are some islands on your travel itinerary. While popular islands such as Koh Samui, Phuket and Koh Phi Phi are worth visiting, there are some other lesser known islands that you must see in order to experience the very best of Thai beach life. While Thailand ... Read More »

Top 5 Things To Do In Perth, Australia – First Timer’s Guide

Wild Flowers in Kings Park Perth

Perth, capital of Western Australia, is  like no other city. A modern clean city. literally perched on the edge of nowhere. It’s incredibly remote: 4.5 hours flying time from Sydney (or 5 days if you take the train). The nearest large city is Denpasar in Bali, Indonesia, and it’s quicker to fly to Jakarta than Sydney. Perth is certainly not a remote ... Read More »

[Photos] 19 Exceptional Beaches That Will Blow Your Retinas

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Racking your brain for the most beautiful beaches that human eyes have laid eyes on? Here are just a few of our favorites. 19. Long Beach on Kadavu Island, Fiji 18. Bertram Beach, Kelowna BC 17. Waimānalo Beach, Oahu, Hawaii 16. Tanah Lot Beach, Bali 15. Maldives 14. Tahiti 13. Bora Bora 12. Barbados 11. Baja, Mexico 10. Hoi An, ... Read More »

First Time in Sydney? Do These Five Things First!

Sydney Ferry passing the Sydney Opera House Image (c) dicktay2000 via flickr

I recently spent a weekend in Sydney, Australia a town I’ve visited off and on for 30 years. So what would I do if it was my first time in Sydney? Well some of things that I still do! Arriving in Sydney It’s likely that you will fly into Sydney, and if you do you will arrive at Kingsford Smith ... Read More »

The Top 5 Family-Friendly Expat Destinations

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Not all of us get to choose the countries in which we live. Common reasons for becoming an expat include moving for work or joining a partner, both of which have limited options in terms of where you eventually end up living. Some of us become expats by accident, visiting somewhere while traveling and then settling down and staying there ... Read More »

8 Incredible Asian Summer Vacation Spots Explore in 2013

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  If you’re like most people, we’re willing to bet that one of your New Year’s resolutions is make 2013 one of the best years of your life. Well, one of the best ways to do that is to take a tour or hit a few totally awesome vacation spots in Asia. With summer just a few months away, we’ve ... Read More »

The Top 7 Family Vacations You Can Afford in 2013

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It can be quite difficult to find some free time to spend with your family if you have to work full time. You have probably been praying for an opportunity to embark on a vacation with your family and friends for a long time. Well, chances are 2013 will grant you the opportunity you have always dreamt about. Of course, ... Read More »

The 6 Tropical Destinations You Absolutely Must Visit Before You Die

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There’s an old adage that says, “You only live once, so make the most of it while you can.” If you’re one of those people in the world who really want to live life like it’s golden, then there are six tropical destinations you absolutely must visit before you die. 1. Seychelles Located in the Indian Ocean and surrounded by ... Read More »

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