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Amazing Animals in Borneo

What animals can you see in Borneo? It’s always a dream to see an unusual animal while travelling, and Borneo is full of awesome animals you can see in the wild and in sanctuaries. Think orangutans, sun bears, pygmy elephants and birds
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Quick Guide to Delhi, India

Quick Guide: Delhi, India Bustling and busy Delhi can be very overwhelming for the novice traveller. I know it was for me. For the first couple of days, I found Delhi just too hectic to be able to actually enjoy it. But after a while, I started
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Best of Country New South Wales

Best of Country New South Wales, Australia Chances are you’ve heard of Sydney, with the beautiful Harbour Bridge and Opera House, and the infamous sands of Bondi Beach. However, there is so much more to New South Wales! Beyond the east coast
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Head West When You’re Down Under

Head West When You’re Down Under The area in and around Broome remains Western Australia’s secret getaway as it slips into an endless panorama of Indian Ocean, the sunsets and sunrises a thing of such beauty here that almost everything
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3 Unique Things to do in Delhi, India

3 Unique and Fun Experiences to have in Delhi Bustling and busy Delhi can be overwhelming for the novice traveller; I know it was for me. But after a while, I started to understand how the city worked and realised it has so much to offer! Delhi
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Cuba’s Top 5 Must-See Beaches

5 of the Best Beaches in Cuba Cuba is a country with a privileged coastline of 588 kilometres. With paradisiacal beaches bathed by the Caribbean Sea in the south and by the Atlantic Ocean and its gigantic barrier reef in the north. Whether
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5 Types Of Tour You HAVE To Try

That Tour Life: 5 Types Of Tour You HAVE To Try When it comes to travel, you may be used to doing the same kind of thing over and over. When you drive yourself to the airport, hop on a plane, and end up in an idyllic destination, it can feel
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Take a ride on the Darjeeling Toy Train

Why ride on the Darjeeling Toy Train? Aside from being one of the highest elevated train tracks in the world, riding the Toy Train in Darjeeling is incredibly fun. It feels like it’s weaving along tracks suspended in the air, but actually, they
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3 Destinations To Take You Back To Nature

3 Destinations To Take You Back To Nature As a species, humans have always had a habit to crowd together. That’s how the towns and cities of the modern world were born; humans clustering to one another, spreading out, dominating the land. In the
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Budget Sized America

How to do America on a Budget Understandably, the further you are from America the less incentive you have to visit. It can get pretty expensive, and the major tourist hotspots are probably so overhyped that you doubt they’ll actually live up to
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The 3 Best Places to Volunteer in Bali

Where to Volunteer in Bali Have you ever had that feeling traveling/living abroad where you feel completely lost and like you have no purpose? I have many times. I used to fix it by visiting a bar most afternoons at happy hour. Now I’ve
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How not to pee when camping [READ]

Reasons why I hate being a woman #3,728 Squatting is always interesting, isn’t it? It’s like gambling just without the fun… And with added public nudity. You just never know what the end result will be but you always stay
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How to do the Larapinta Trail on the Cheap

Ultimate Guide: Planning the Larapinta Trail on the Cheap This is a list of budget tips to do the Larapinta Trail on the cheap, plus some commonly asked questions with budget-minded answers. Anyone can do a tour, but if you want to push yourself
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The Best Beaches in Australia

COLLABORATION: Best Beaches in Australia Did you know that even if you visited a different beach in Australia every day it would take over 29 years to see them all? Most people just don’t have that kind of time! Instead I decided to make
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The Case of the Missing Toenail [READ]

The case of the missing toenail, a travel story - Castaway with Crystal
How does one even lose an entire toenail??? Pushkar is famous for being a predominantly Hindu town, frowning upon any meat or alcohol. The whole of India is quite conservative when it comes to women’s clothing, and this is very apparent in
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Travel Guide: Mexico Road Trip

Mexico Road Trip: Driving in Mexico The air was hot and thick and the sun beat down. My hangover hung on top of me like toxic air as I lay on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I was on Isla Mujeres in the Yucatan and it was the day
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Naked for Satan [READ]

What do empty Coke bottles and being locked out of my room naked have in common? Hot and tired, back aching from the long walk, I slide my heavy backpack up to the counter of the ‘hostel’ I’d booked. I began to tell them I had a booking, and
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Budget Mexico Guide: Mexico City

Guide to Mexico City: Things to do, best places to eat and stay and how to get around MEXICO CITY Mexico City is the multicultural melting pot of Mexico.  Some of the strongest Mexican culture can be found in this bustling, sinking city. It’s
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Budget Mexico Guide: Oaxaca

Oaxaca Guide: Oaxaca City, San Jose del Pacifico, Puerto Escondido and Mazunte/Zipolite STATE OF OAXACA Oaxaca is a magical place. Not as many tourists get here as it’s not so much on the main tourist path. But boasting some of the
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So you want to become an expat?

These are your first steps to become an expat So, you’ve concluded your home country just isn’t for you and you’re going to throw the towel in and move abroad. Don’t worry, I do this every few years or so. You’ve decided where you want to go and
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Hermoso San Cristobal in Photos

[Photos] The beauty of San Cristobal San Cristobal, nestled in the lush mountains of Chiapas, is easily one of the prettiest places I stayed in Mexico. The narrow cobblestone streets and brightly coloured buildings made a bountiful canvas for
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Budget Mexico Guide: Chiapas

Chiapas Guide: San Cristobal, Tuxtla and Palenque CHIAPAS The multi-cultural and lush state of Chiapas is home to 12 of the 62 indigenous groups officially recognised by the Mexican government. From the beautiful ruins of Palenque, the bright
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Budget Mexico Guide: Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula: Cancun, Isla Holbox and Playa Del Carmen THE YUCATAN The Yucatan is like a huge playground for water-related activities. Everyone here can find something they will love. In this area of Mexico you can see baby turtles
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The Best Vacation Rentals in Los Angeles

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The Best Vacation Rentals in Los Angeles With hotspots like the Mediterranean-inspired Montage Beverly Hills, the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and Downtown L.A.’s trendy The Standard, it’s hard to imagine that travelers would stay anywhere
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Budget Guide: Medellin

Best Budget Guide to Medellin, Colombia Medellin has always been a destination that made my heart beat a bit faster. I’m not ashamed of admitting that all those books and stories I’ve read about the ill-famed cocaine kingpin Pablo
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Budget Mexico Guide: Isla Mujeres

The Best Guide for doing Isla Mujeres, Mexico to the Max, on the Cheap Whenever I think back to my time on Isla Mujeres, I’ll get a little teary smile on my face. It was some of my best times travelling, and since I got stuck there for months I
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7 Essential Tips for Smoother Air Travel

Tips to Fly Like a Pro Even those that enjoy flying will admit that it’s kind of a hassle. With boarding passes, flight times and gate numbers to remember—on top of the endless mental notes you made on what to pack—it’s always a stressful time,
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When a Stranger Saves your Butt [READ]

A Collaboration: Random Acts of Kindness from a Stranger With everything that’s going on in politics right now, I felt compelled to try to remember the good things in the world. The little things that help you remember what a beautiful
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Bora Bora Island: Travel Tips and Advice

Best Guide for Travelling to Bora Bora Island French Polynesia has been blessed with a jewel. Well, Bora Bora is actually known as the Pearl of the Pacific and is doubtlessly one of the most breathtaking locations of our planet. It’s a popular
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The Local’s List: Things to do in Sydney

Free things to do in Sydney that only the locals know about Want to get off-the-beaten-path in Sydney? Sick of being just another person in a busy crowd taking photos of the Opera House? Well, I have the blog post for you! Here’s a collation of
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100 Things to do in 2017

My List of 100 Things to Achieve in 2017 A couple of my friends and I decided to do a list of things we want to do in 2017. It’s kind of like a bucket list but it can include things you’ve done before and want to do again. The
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