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4 Reasons You Will Fall In Love With Padova, Italy

If there is one country on this planet that deserves the epithet “beautiful” it is Italy beyond any shadow of a doubt. Whether you’re into architecture, gastronomy, history, culture or just a bit of sunshine, you are guaranteed to find somewhere that you will blow your mind in the old boot. For most people a…

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Australia’s East Coast Part 2: Brisbane To Cairns

So you’ve made it half way up the Australian East Coast in one piece, most probably a few pairs of flip flops down, a few shades darker and a few hangovers wiser. If you’ve managed to make it this far with your backpack intact and a few cents still in your pockets, you’re in for…

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5 Top Tips For Venice On A Budget

Venice is hands down one of the most beautiful cities the world has to offer. Every street, every bridge and every bend in the canal lead to yet more Venetian delights that are sure to blow you away. However, Venice has been renowned for its hefty price tag and for this reason many young travellers…

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Australia’s East Coast Part 1: Sydney to Brisbane

With over 30,000km of coastline, conquering Australia, one of the World’s most popular backpacker destinations, is no small feat! Yet, if you can summon the courage (and the cash!) to explore it, the journey along the East Coast is one of the most action-packed, fun-filled experiences you will ever have. The combination of the high-standard…

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Stockholm on a Shoestring

When many people think of vacationing in Sweden, they automatically think of the cost. Undoubtedly, Stockholm can be expensive. However, there are many beautiful, free things you can do and ways to cleverly maximise your Kroner (10 SEK is approximately 80p) while still having an amazing experience. Millennium walking tour For any fans of Stieg…

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Sightseeing in Jordan

Jordan is a beautiful country with lots to offer the inquisitive traveller. Here are a couple of sights you should definitely check out while you’re there: Petra: Not to be missed is Jordan’s ancient archeological city of Petra, known to many as the site of the Holy Grail in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.…

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How to Pack for an Internship Abroad

So you’ve decided to go for an overseas summer internship and as the day looms you realise, you have no clue what to pack. While there are tons of articles about packing for a vacation, there are few about packing for an internship so I’ve done some of the leg work for you and written…

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Drinking in Dublin: The Top 10

In a recent trip to Dublin I spent an entire 3 days wandering from pub to bar to wine cellar looking for the best places you can go to get drunk in this notoriously expensive city. As you can imagine, it was a real struggle: drinking cocktails, taking photos and flirting with Irish bartenders. But…

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Workaway: How to Travel When You’re Broke

Prolonging your trip is often one of the biggest challenges when traveling on a budget. Even if you’re staying in hostels and cooking most of your meals, costs add up quickly. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. Doing a work exchange while traveling is a great way to spend a lot of time…