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New Zealand Road Trip: 2-Week North Island Itinerary

New Zealand Road Trip: 2-Week North Island Itinerary

There are so many things to see and do in New Zealand that it can be challenging to decide where to go on your vacation. After spending a month traveling around the country, we've put together our ultimate 2-week North Island road trip itinerary....

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How to Travel New Zealand

How to Travel New Zealand

When preparing for our trip to New Zealand, we looked into all possible ways of traveling around the country. From renting a campervan to bus travel, there are options to fit all touring styles and budget. If you're struggling to pick which route...

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15 Things to Know Before Going to New Zealand

15 Things to Know Before Going to New Zealand

New Zealand is an amazing island nation, and one we think everyone with a love of nature should add to their bucket list. As a more westernized country, traveling here is also fairly easy (not to say we still didn't get thrown for a loop every now...

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Free Glow Worm Caves in New Zealand

Free Glow Worm Caves in New Zealand

Seeing glow worms while in New Zealand is a must do activity. To describe the experience as anything less than magical would be an understatement. What's the best way to see them though? You could book a tour, but then you're stuck with a horde of...

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The Best FREE Travel Apps for New Zealand

The Best FREE Travel Apps for New Zealand

Most people these days travel with either a smartphone, tablet or laptop (and in some cases all three). If you have the technology, you might as well use it to help make your journey easier. Today we're sharing the best free travel apps to download...

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The Ins and Outs of Freedom Camping in New Zealand

The Ins and Outs of Freedom Camping in New Zealand

To save money on our trip to New Zealand, we had planned to freedom camp the entire trip. We like the outdoors and camping, so figured one month in a campervan couldn't be too bad. After making mistakes, and learning A LOT about freedom camping...

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How to Visit the Danube Delta in Romania

How to Visit the Danube Delta in Romania

The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve is a perfect destination for nature-lovers and bird watchers. Although a standard vacation spot for Romanians, foreigners will find themselves off-the-beaten-path in one of the most diverse places on the planet....

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Top Activities to do in Sulina, Romania

Top Activities to do in Sulina, Romania

Sulina is the largest city inside the Danube Delta of Romania. As an old trading port, it oozes charm and history. Don't miss out on these activities to do while in Sulina. 1) Visit St. Nicholas Church Built in 1867, St. Nicholas is a Greek...

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10 Tips to Prevent Sunburn when Traveling

10 Tips to Prevent Sunburn when Traveling

Do enjoy vacationing in sunny destinations? How about exploring outside when the weather is nice? Us too! One thing we quickly learned on our adventures though is that sun exposure varies greatly around the world. I've experienced really bad burns...

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A Day Hike to Mount Olympus on the E4 Trail

A Day Hike to Mount Olympus on the E4 Trail

We had always thought Mount Olympus was just a mythical mountain from Greek tales, so when we learned it was not only a real location, but you could hike it, we were sold on making a visit. Our challenge then came in finding a way to do a day hike...

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How to Travel Greece by Bus

How to Travel Greece by Bus

Tom and I are no strangers to bus travel. In fact, it's one of our preferred travel methods. Not only is it an affordable way to get from point A to point B, but we love how it enables you to meet new people, see sights along the way, and is...

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The Perfect Harry Potter Themed Day in London

The Perfect Harry Potter Themed Day in London

Are you planning a trip to London and love Harry Potter? Then this itinerary is for you! From behind the scenes stories, to attending your own potions class, this is the perfect way to spend a Harry Potter inspired day in the city. Contents: Visit...

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Discover the Best Method for Touring Angkor Wat

Discover the Best Method for Touring Angkor Wat

Touring Angkor Wat is on everyone's list when heading to Siem Reap, Cambodia. There are multiple options for doing it though. Some people take a guided tour, while others hire a tuk tuk driver or rent bikes. Read this article to understand your...

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10 Non-Scuba Things to do on Koh Tao

10 Non-Scuba Things to do on Koh Tao

Koh Tao is a small island in the Gulf of Thailand, and well known as the place to get your diving certification. However, that’s not the only thing to love about this piece of paradise. As two non-divers, Tom and I went to see what else this island...

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Cat Ba Island: Touring Ha Long Bay on a Budget

Cat Ba Island: Touring Ha Long Bay on a Budget

If you’re like us, then you probably started researching boat cruises as soon as you decided to visit Ha Long Bay in Vietnam. There are dozens of them, and our heads were quickly spinning. Let us help you break through the clutter and explain how...

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How to Ethically See Elephants in Thailand

How to Ethically See Elephants in Thailand

One of the top activities on travellers lists when visiting Thailand is seeing elephants. We were the same way. It's important though that when participating in animal tourism, you visit a reputable place with ethical practices. Unsure how to do...

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A Complete Guide to Planning a UK Road Trip

A Complete Guide to Planning a UK Road Trip

We spent 9 days road tripping around the UK in a campervan. It was an experience of a lifetime and one we'll never forget! However, when we first started we were a little lost on how to pull something like this together; especially as we were...

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One Day in Edinburgh: A Geek’s Guide to the City

One Day in Edinburgh: A Geek’s Guide to the City

Our visit to Edinburgh was very quick as it coincided with the end of our ultimate UK road trip. With just over 24 hours to see the sights, we planned to make the most of it. Here is our list of geeky things to do and see around Edinburgh in one...

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A Complete Guide to the Thailand Rabbit Card

A Complete Guide to the Thailand Rabbit Card

While much of Thailand's transit systems are disparate, with each requiring their own form of payment to ride, the government has been working to unify transportation for tourists in three of their most popular destinations: Phuket, Bangkok and...

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Visiting the Floating Markets of the Mekong Delta

Visiting the Floating Markets of the Mekong Delta

Contents: Deciding to Visit the Mekong DeltaCrafting Your Own Mekong Delta TourOur Mekong Delta ExperienceTips for Doing Your Own Mekong Delta Tour Deciding to Visit the Mekong Delta Before heading to Vietnam we had booked out the majority of our...

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A DIY (Mis)adventure to Lang Biang Mountain, Da Lat

A DIY (Mis)adventure to Lang Biang Mountain, Da Lat

Contents: Why Hike in Da LatA Failed Attempt at Using Public TransitHitting the TrailHeading HomeTips for Hikers Why Hike in Da Lat Da Lat is a town located high in the mountains of Vietnam. Thanks to the temperate climate, this area is largely...

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Top 10 Tips for Getting Custom-Made Clothes in Hoi An

Top 10 Tips for Getting Custom-Made Clothes in Hoi An

I've had clothing custom-made for me twice now while in Hoi An, Vietnam. The first time I needed a long skirt to visit temples and beat the Asian heat, whereas the second time we were buying some fancy attire for an upcoming wedding. Although the...

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Arrival in Ho Chi Minh

Arrival in Ho Chi Minh

After 24+ hours of travel, Tom and I landed in Ho Chi Minh City and immediately encountered our first challenge of the trip: finding our way to our Airbnb for the week. The initial plan was to take Uber for easy pickup and dropoff. That, of course,...

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Hitting the Road & Upcoming Travel Plans

Hitting the Road & Upcoming Travel Plans

It’s the beginning of November and we’ve officially become nomads! Many of our friends and family are now wondering what's next. It’s a good question, and one we wish we could answer, but the truth is we intentionally haven’t planned much. Part of...

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Trip Preparations and Motorcycle Training

Trip Preparations and Motorcycle Training

It’s been two weeks since my last day of work and our trip preparations are in full swing. Our time has been split between packing, finalizing travel documents, doctor’s visits and vaccination appointments. However, in spite of all the running...

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