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Things you should leave at home

Hair-straighteners / electric eye-lash curlers / body-hair trimmers When you’re living out of a rucksack you’ve got every excuse to look a little rough round the edges. For God’s sake, take it. There’s a reason people put their hair in … Continue reading

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The Top Five Aussie Foods To Try Down Under

· Vegemite: This sticky black yeast extract is the salty stuff that Aussies love to spread on their toast – and taunt foreigners with. Expect the worst and it’ll slightly exceed your expectations. But eat it every day of your … Continue reading

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Things to do in Sydney, Australia for $10

You can do some awesome things for $10 (or 13 AU$) in this sunny Aussie city, and we don’t just mean lounging around on the beaches, chugging cocktails or surfing…. in fact, there were so many amazing things that you … Continue reading

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Hostel Sex: A Practical Guide For Backpackers

What do you get when you drop a few dozen backpackers into a hostel, soak with beer and mix in a healthy dose of liberation from social norms? A tidal wave of hormones…and one major problem: where to go to … Continue reading

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Glampacking: The Fashionable Girl’s guide to backpacking

The three items on nearly every backpacker’s list: fleece, poncho, Bandanna. Which just happen to be three things that would cause you to destroy every photo from your trip. So throw out the old packing list and learn what rules … Continue reading

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Timeless in Thailand

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Your business card is CRAP!

When heading overseas you may want to make yourself a business card to hand out to employers.

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Sound Sleep on a Long Flight

  I’ve made the six hour flight from the US Mainland to Hawaii many times, and I usually try to sleep through as much of it as possible.  I have never slept so well on an airplane as this time, … Continue reading

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Five Unspoken Rules Of Seatmate Etiquette

Just because your seat pocket doesn’t contain a list of rules for Seatmate Etiquette along with the safety pamphlet and the SkyMall catalog doesn’t mean the cabin is a place where anything goes. But sometimes we wish the unwritten compact of … Continue reading

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My life in a suitcase!

I decided to give you a quick video tour of what goes inside my bag when I travel after getting the idea from Ted Murphy who did a quick video of the contents of his bag when he travels to conferences. more>

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How to beat jet lag: Don’t eat

U.S. researchers have come up with a new way for travellers to recover quickly from jet lag – don’t eat for 16 hours. They made the discovery while investigating the internal biological clock that governs our daily sleep-wake cycle. Scientists … Continue reading

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Backing Up Your Photos on the Road

Over the last several days I’ve been going through packages of DVDs and hard drives I shipped home from the road with copies of my photos. After many hours I have finally assembled all my photos together and have created … Continue reading

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CouchSurfing

CouchSurfing is an international non-profit network that connects travelers with locals in over 230 countries and territories around the world. Since 2004, members have been using our system to come together for cultural exchange, friendship, and learning experiences. Today, over … Continue reading

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