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Boracay Travel Guide: The Island Jewel

This Boracay travel guide is the result of a marvellous four-day trip. You must visit Boracay if you’re backpacking the Philippines! It is the most widely known and perhaps premier destination (although I would disagree) in...

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Australia Packing List: Your Essential Guide

Considering what to pack for Australia is vital if you’re planning to go backpacking in Australia. Devising an Australia packing list can be difficult for a number of reasons. Firstly, if you’re doing a...

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Spain Packing List: What you must take

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Visit Uluru: Australia’s Natural Wonder

I decided to visit Uluru long before I ever went backpacking Australia. I remember flicking through the pages of an encyclopedia when I was little and being transfixed by the image of this gigantic...

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Best Hostels in Australia: The Ultimate Guide

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17 Best Things to do in Christchurch

Despite the devastating earthquake that rocked the city a number of years ago, there are still plenty of great things to do in Christchurch! Perhaps the best thing about Christchurch is that the city...