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    What To Do In The United Kingdom

    The Ultimate Guide To The UK ⇷☓⇸ These travel guides aim to give you the best and most up to date information on the major travel destinations around the world. Here you will find budget tips, money saving advice, tips on places to stay, things to see and do, and where to eat. It doesn’t matter what type of vacation you are going on – cruise, backpacking trip, island getaway, 2 week holiday, round the world trip, or a family vacation. These destination guides will give you all the information you need for your trip so you can travel better, longer, cheaper. Here is my guide for the UK: 1.…

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    What To Do In Rotorua, New Zealand

    AN EXTENSIVE GUIDE TO ROTORUA AND ITS NATURAL WONDERS ⇷☓⇸ This is an extensive to guide to exploring Lake Rotorua, Redwoods Forest, Freak shakes and Kerosene Creek Rotorua, New Zealand is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the North Island. Also known as ‘Rotorvegas’ (with a sign to accompany at the top of the luge), this city is the starting point for nature walks, Maori cultural experiences, trips to incredible geysers, and beautiful natural free spas. Rotorvegas! It is most notably known for its eggy smell due to the sulphur springs emitting a funky odour that can be smelt all over the city. However, not to be deterred…

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    Exploring the North Island of New Zealand

    WHAT TO SEE AND DO IN THE NORTH ISLAND ⇷☓⇸ This is an extensive to guide to exploring the Bay of Islands, Cape Reinga, Paihia, Oke Bay and Russell. New Zealand would be most notably known for its tourist images of the dramatic scenery of the South Island, but for me the North is just as beautiful and even more interesting. Many places have majestic mountains, but the North Island is loaded with attractions that are more New Zealand-esque – most notably the bubbling’s and boiling’s of geothermal activity, and a highly visible Māori culture. These are some of my favourite places to visit and can be done in a…

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    The Ultimate Guide For New Zealand

    Everything You Need To Know For Your New Zealand Adventure ⇷☓⇸ New Zealand is the adventure capital of the world. Hiking, skydiving, caving, bungy jumping, skiing – everything here is geared towards getting you outside and doing something good. As a popular destination for backpackers and budget travelers, New Zealand is really affordable and offers many ways to save money. I loved my time in New Zealand – the people were friendly, the country was beautiful, and you meet a lot of great travellers there. It’s one of the best countries in the world and it is definitely worth an adventure. Breakdown for New Zealand: COSTS Accommodation Hostel dorms cost…

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    Top 10 Restaurants in Chiang Mai, Thailand

    The Best Places To Eat In Chiang Mai ⇷☓⇸ Its a well known fact that Chiang Mai is known for having amazing food and has almost as many restaurants as it does people that live there. Specialising in Northern Thai cuisine, which is richer and spicier than traditional Thai dishes, there are also options to try almost every other type of cuisine in town.  Here are my top 10 researched restaurants to go and visit: 1. Anchan – Vegetarian Restaurant Anchan Vegetarian Restaurant in Chiang Mai Located down a small dark road of Nimmanhaemin, Anchan is one of the most popular vegetarian restaurants in Chiang Mai and sources all their ingredients from local farms. Their menu…

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    Top 8 Safety Tips Whilst Travelling – Know Your Airports

    How To Stay Safe Whilst Travelling ⇷☓⇸ It is not a secret that Airport security is at its peak at the moment with all the horrifying events that have taken place lately and rightly so. Those procedures are there to protect and I will happily abide by them if that means I can have the safest journey possible. However one thing not many travellers think about is when they get off the plane and enter a foreign Airport in a country they have possibly never visited before. Now while this doesnt sound too bad there is a much darker side to it which not many people realise happens. Imagine this – You…

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    The Best Travel Insurance Guide

    PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST THE WORLD ⇷☓⇸ What to look for: One of the most important things that you can possibly buy and need whilst travelling is travel insurance.  While a lot of people think ‘I’m healthy, I don’t need travel insurance. I won’t get sick,’ travel insurance is something you absolutely need on the road. You never know what could happen, and most health plans don’t cover you overseas. It is much more than just medical protection. It covers you when your camera breaks, your flight is canceled, a family member dies and you have to come home, lose a bag, or something is stolen. It’s all-purpose emergency coverage and is the single most important thing you…

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    The Top 9 Things to See and Do in Australia

    The ‘Must See’s’ for anyone going to Australia ⇷☓⇸ There is a lot to do in Australia and trying to list everything on a continent would be too difficult to do. Below are my top 9 favorite activities: 1. Dive the Great Barrier Reef — Find your very own Nemo in the Great Barrier Reef. There’s a ton of marine life and beautiful coral here to explore—this is a must-do activity. Trips start around 180 AUD for the day. Even if you don’t dive, you can still take a boat out to the reef and go snorkeling. Try to get on a boat that has a permit to go to dive sites a couple of…

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    The Ultimate Guide to Australia

    Everything you need to know whilst ‘Down Under‘ ⇷☓⇸ Australia is one of the most popular and fun travel destinations in the world. It’s known as a major backpacking, camping, road trip, and diving destination, but no matter your travel style, there is something to draw you here. The country is filled with incredible natural beauty from The Grampians to the Outback, rainforests to pristine white sand beaches, and of course, the Great Barrier Reef. Sydney’s Harbour Bridge and Opera House are iconic man-made wonders, and Melbourne’s café culture will make you feel like you are in Europe. Coupled with world-class surfing, and it is no wonder people never leave. There…

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    9 Ways Travelling Can Help You Get a Job

    How Travel Can Help You Become More Employable ⇷☓⇸ Its bound to happen. When you travel you are quite likely to change in more ways than one. Mentally, physically, emotionally. You are exposed to so many new environments and situations that it would be hard not to change, and these skills are exactly what employers look for in their employees. The main skill sets that travelling can offer you are: 1. Social Skills Whilst travelling on your own or with someone you learn to either become more introvert or force yourself to be extrovert. You want to make friends and fight off that loneliness and so you strike up conversations…