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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
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Budget Mexico Guide: Chiapas

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

Travel in The Yucatan Peninsula: Cancun, Isla Holbox and Playa Del Carmen THE YUCATAN The Yucatan in Mexico is like a huge playground for water-related activities. Everyone here can find something they will love. In this area of Mexico, you can
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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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Best Things to Do on Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Budget Isla Mujeres Guide: Where to stay and Awesome Things do in Isla Mujeres on a budget! Ahhh Isla Mujeres, the magical Island of Women. Whenever I think back to my time on Isla Mujeres in Mexico, I’ll get a little teary smile on my face. It
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7 Reasons to Visit New Zealand in Spring

Why visit New Zealand during the spring off-season: September, October, and November? If you think it’s only worth going to New Zealand during the summer or winter, think again. Spring is one of the most beautiful times to see the country,
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10 of the Dumbest Tourists Ever

10 seriously culturally insensitive tourists Since I’ve been working in the News, I keep hearing about all these seriously dumb things tourists are doing while they’re travelling. Something about being overseas seems to lower peoples
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How to Find a Job in Australia

How to get work in Australia: the ultimate backpacker’s guide I have collated all of this information by asking my many Couchsurfers and friends, as well as posting on Facebook groups and collating all the information together.
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Barunga Festival: A Cultural Playground

Barunga Festival: Music, Sport and Culture WATCH: A Day in the Barunga Festival, plus a trip to Bitter Springs and Katherine.  The Brunga Festival has been around for over 30 years, bringing strong local culture to the wider Australian
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Guide to Darwin and Surrounds

Budget Guide for Two Weeks Around Darwin, Litchfield, Kakadu and Katherine THE NORTHERN TERRITORY I’m going to go ahead an assume you’re interested in the NT for the adventure, the beautiful red dirt, nature, culture, hiking, maybe a bit of
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Budget Guide: Cuba, from West to East

Backpacking Cuba: One Month in Cuba on a Budget From one end of the island to the other! Looking to travel Cuba on a budget? Need tips and advice on where to stay and what to do while backpacking in Cuba? Cuba is ridiculously cheap as long as
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Nostalgic Photos from Glebe Tram Sheds

A Sydney relic, captured days before it was closed and locked down Rozelle Tram Depot was one of those mysterious, abandoned places that everyone had heard about, but only a few had actually been. Considered by some as a waste of space and
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Golden Week in Japan: Should you go?

Should I go to Japan During Golden Week? Hard questions you may be asking before you book your ticket. I myself decided to head to Tokyo right in the middle of Golden Week, despite reading countless blogs telling me not to. I did this
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