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Songkran and other adventure holidays

When it comes to public holidays, Australia seems like it’s missing out a bit. After all, pretty much every holiday activity comes down to: have a barbie. Of course, so does pretty much every day that ends in ‘y’. But a quick look around the world reveals some of the craziness you can get up […]

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Country Guide: Tanzania

Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa. Boasting many historical and archaeological sites, this country is also blessed with an abundant, natural beauty making it an excellent travel destination for adventurous and outgoing tourists.

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Queenstown adventure

The Kiwis are an interesting bunch. The country is to Oz what Canada is to the US – the quiet neighbor with a funny accent. But beneath the laid-back, laconic New Zealand exterior there must be a huge red pepper of raging lust for life. After all, this is the country that brought us bungy […]

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Walks in Southern Spain: an introduction to the Sierra Nevada

The Sierra Nevada’s in Southern Spain boasts the highest mountain range in Europe after the Alps. There are over 20 peaks with the highest being over 3,000 metres, but walkers do not have to succumb to mountain climbing to enjoy the fabulous hiking, photographic opportunities or bird watching in the area. Here are three options […]

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Albania travel: discover a dimond in the rough

Albania has come a long way from difficult times in decades past. Now you’ll find a diamond in the rough with everything you would want out of a trip: a breath-taking coastline, fascinating history, colossal mountains, and heartwarmingly welcoming people. Constantly evolving, Albania today could be different to Albania next year making it a vibrant […]

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Railay Beach, Thailand

Those seeking gorgeous white sand and clear blue water in the Kingdom of Thailand have two options: the Gulf of Thailand, home to Kho Phang Ngang and the (in)famous full-moon party or the Andaman Coast, whose most famous destination is undoubtedly the amusingly-named Phuket. (For the record, its pronounced Poo-Ket).   But just across the […]

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Magical Madagascar: intrepid travel in a remote paradise

Madagascar’s remote north east offers some extraordinary experiences for the more intrepid traveler. Here is an itinerary into the magical world of colourful locals, untouched rainforest, unbelievable creatures, and pristine beaches. Fly to Maronsetra Fly with Air Madagascar to remote Maroansetra on the north east coast to discover a charming village caught in the middle […]

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Beautiful Oman

At the foot of the Arabian Peninsula, just south of the regions travel-hub Dubai, lies one of Arabia’s best kept secrets. The Sultanate of Oman. Oman, only recently on the travel map, is a coastal delight. Picturesque, pristine beaches cover the 2,000km of coastline. The crisp blue waters are cool and welcoming with a diverse […]

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Voluntourism: It’s rewarding and popular right now

Voluntourism – bite-sized vacations volunteering for a charitable cause – is now a booming business. Worth up to $2.6 billion dollars world wide, volunteering is more commericalised than ever and has lead many to questions the ethics – do the people on the receiving end of the “volunteering” get as much out of it as […]

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Top Five Dive Sites in Indonesia: you can have it all

Think of anything you would want out of a diving holiday and you’ll find it in Indonesia: exciting sea life from the bizarre to the whopping huge, perfect coral, and a bit of an adventure. In no particular order, here is the Top Five dive sites in Indonesia for all budgets. 1. “SS Liberty” Wreck […]

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