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Macedonia travel guide

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:13:23 +0000

Macedonia is amazing! Nestled to the south of the Balkan Peninsula, just north of Greece, Macedonia doesn't get the attention it deserves. Check out our Macedonia travel guide and visit for yourself.

How to get around the USA

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:26:02 +0000

However you choose to get around in the United States, you're sure to have a fantastic journey! Read about our top picks for US transport.

Food and travel podcast

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 09:48:17 +0000

Trying local food is an important part of travel — not only do you get to try some brand-new flavours, food can also give an insight into the culture of your destination. Listen to our food and travel podcast with Tommo and Megsy.

How to celebrate the Vardavar Festival in Armenia

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 23:00:27 +0000

For a unique experience, head to Armenia in July to take part in the Vardavar Festival, when everyone takes to the streets to throw water at each other.

Top 10 tips for car hire while travelling podcast

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 02:19:05 +0000

Renting a car while travelling can be daunting, but these top ten tips for travel car hire will help you save time and money. Listen to our car hire podcast!

28 things you wanted to know about Prague and the Czech Republic

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 23:00:29 +0000

If you're considering a trip to Prague, Czech Republic, you might need to know the answers to some of these questions. Listen to our Prague podcast!

Top 5 tips for clothes shopping while travelling

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 23:41:58 +0000

Shopping while travelling can be a great experience! Check out our top tips for clothes shopping during your trip.

How to plan your Europe trip podcast

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:33:56 +0000

Europe is full of imagery and experience, and if you’re planning your first trip to the Continent, it can be a bit overwhelming to know where to start. Listen to our Europe planning podcast for advice!

How to get around in Spain podcast

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 04:15:59 +0000

Spain is a large country, and there's a lot to see in the different regions that form the country. There are plenty of ways to get around in Spain, including land, air and sea -- check out the options in our Spain transport podcast.

Top 10 things to do in Chile

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:52:27 +0000

Chile is an incredible country, stuffed full of experience all the way down its considerable length. While there’s plenty to do in the capital of Santiago, if you’re looking for the best things to do in Chile it’s definitely worth venturing further afield. 1. Star-gaze in the Atacama Desert. With one of the clearest night […]

Gifts for travellers podcast (aka gifts we love)

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:48:47 +0000

Listen to our travel gift podcast for tips about what presents to buy for travellers. We've received some awesome travel gifts over the years!

How to Survive Bhutan’s Famous Naked Monk Dance

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:00:47 +0000

Heading to Bhutan in late October? Don't miss the Naked Monk Dance in Bumthang, central Bhutan. Check out our Naked Monk Dance festival article for tips!

Top 10 things to do in Greece

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 21:54:50 +0000

Packed full of history, favour, and islands, Greece is a destination that's unlikely to disappoint. The only question is -- what are the best things to do in Greece?

Travel diary: A year of housesits and family time

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 19:51:02 +0000

It's been a year of slow travel for us -- lots of time housesitting and spending time with family. Check out our late-2017 travel diary.

Money for travel podcast

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:20:37 +0000

Listen to our money for travel podcast for tips on saving for travel, making money while travelling, and how to spend less while travelling.

Nice travel guide: what to do in Nice, France

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:56:59 +0000

Amazing beaches, delicious food, connections with France, Italy, and Monaco -- what isn't to love! Find out what to do, where to stay, and how to enjoy Nice, France, in our Nice travel guide.

How to get from Lanzarote to Fuerteventura, Spain

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 21:00:30 +0000

Sometimes it makes sense to fly to an alternative airport and make your way to your final destination by ground transport. In the Canary Islands, if you're going to Fuerteventura, you might want to fly into Lanzarote.

How to celebrate Oktoberfest Tulsa

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:14:44 +0000

Heading to Oktoberfest in Tulsa? Here's everything you need to know about the festival, including how to get there and what to drink.

Top 5 things to do in London

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:22:56 +0000

Delve into history, see a show, enjoy the parks -- if you find yourself wondering what to do in London, England, these five things to do are a great place to start.

Should I do a tour?

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 23:00:28 +0000

Although we love to travel independently, sometimes a tour is the best way to see your destination. Check out our favourite tours for indie travellers.

Top 10 things to do in Scotland

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 08:17:48 +0000

Whisky, haggis, bagpipes, the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow — there are so many good things to do in Scotland! Listen to our Scotland podcast for our tips.

Top 10 things to do near Vilanculos Mozambique

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:08:59 +0000

From diving to horse-riding; picnics on the beach to exploring the local market -- there's plenty to do in Vilanculos, Mozambique.

Top 5 New Zealand bays and beaches

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:25:23 +0000

New Zealand is packed with bays, beaches, coves, and other places where the water meets the land. Check out our top five New Zealand bays and beaches.

How to spend half a day in Graz, Austria

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 21:00:07 +0000

From the Schlossberg to the Murinsel to the Hauptplaz -- and everything in between -- there's heaps to do in vibrant Graz. Check out our half-day itinerary for Graz, Austria.

Top 5 things to do in the New Zealand summer podcast

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:00:20 +0000

Get on the water, on the road, to local events! Want to truly experience the Kiwi summer? Check out our top five things to do in the NZ summer.

Top 5 free things to do in Cadiz

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:00:16 +0000

While Cádiz isn't packed full of tourist attractions, it's easy to find plenty to do there -- and a lot of it is free!

Top 5 Galician tapas

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 21:00:49 +0000

Galicians love to eat out, and a lot of the names on the menu will be new to you. Here's five of the best Galician dishes for your trip to northern Spain.

Top 5 things to do in Champagne podcast

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:32:27 +0000

If you’re a wine drinker, a trip to the Champagne region of France is a must! Check out our top things to do in Champagne podcast.

Top 10 tips for long flights podcast

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:04:01 +0000

Preparing well for a long flight can make your trip that much smoother and more comfortable. Have a great plane trip with our top ten tips for long flights.

Why use public transport when travelling

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:03 +0000

Travelling by public transport is an experience in itself when visiting a new city! Listen to our public transport podcast.

How to spend one day in La Coruña podcast

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 17:05:11 +0000

It's easy to spend a week or more in the Spanish seaside city of La Coruña, but one day is okay too! Check out our guide to how to spend one day in A Coruña, Spain.

How to celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japan

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:17:22 +0000

From early March to late May, Japan's gorgeous cherry trees are in bloom -- and the whole country celebrates! Learn how to celebrate the cherry blossom festival in Japan!

The checklist: How to pack for Burning Man

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:00:44 +0000

Packing for Burning Man, be it your first time or not, is an overwhelming experience. This what to pack list will help you be prepared for anything.

How to get around Australia podcast

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 03:00:07 +0000

Australia is a land of huge distances, so choosing the right transport is a big deal! Find out how to get around Australia in our Australia transport podcast.

Why Couchsurfing is perfect for couples

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:33 +0000

Couples looking for accommodation will have slightly different priorities to other travellers. However, Couchsurfing is one of the best options, for everyone really, but especially for couples.

Top 10 things to do in Portugal

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 10:11:03 +0000

Portugal is an amazing place, full of delicious food and drink, amazing buildings, and cultural experiences. Listen to our top ten things to do in Portugal in this Portugal travel podcast.

Day trip from Salzburg: salt mines and Konigsee

Sat, 27 May 2017 00:00:59 +0000

While there's plenty to do in the picturesque town of Salzburg, if you want a day out then it's easy to create an independent day trip across the border to Germany.

What to pack for travel with children

Tue, 23 May 2017 08:32:49 +0000

Packing for travel with children is quite a different experience to packing for solo or couples' travel. Check out our packing tips for traveling with kids.

Top 10 things to do in Cambodia

Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:16 +0000

Cambodia is an amazing place: delicious food, a deep and interesting culture, complex cities, rich history. Check out our top 10 things to do in Cambodia.

Travel diary: Five months in New Zealand

Wed, 10 May 2017 13:36:41 +0000

Five months in New Zealand (and about five weeks in Australia) have shown us that there's no place like home... and also, no place like the open road.

How to walk the Milford Track podcast

Wed, 03 May 2017 10:51:45 +0000

The Milford Track is the most famous of New Zealand’s Great Walks — and for good reason. An easy track, wonderful scenery and birdsong, and good infrastructure make the Milford one awesome track. Learn how to prepare for the walk in our Milford Track podcast.

What to do in Tokyo

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:20:13 +0000

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is one of the world’s most populous metropolitan cities and has been ranked as the 11th most expensive city in the world for expatriates. Formerly known as Edo, Tokyo is an urban city with an impressive skyline as well as museums, restaurants, theatres and clubs of international standards that, all […]

24 Hours in Jerusalem 

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:57:37 +0000

24 Hours in Jerusalem - After a brief visit, I've put together my perfect to do list for a short visit to Jerusalem.

Kawiti Glowworm Caves, Northland New Zealand

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:30:35 +0000

However long you have to spend in Northland, New Zealand, a stop at the Kawiti Glowworm Caves is highly recommended.

Top 10 cheap things to do in Auckland, New Zealand

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:00:17 +0000

10 cheap things to do in Auckland today, from a beachside café to island adventures or wine tasting. There are plenty of things to do in Auckland, New Zealand.

Your guide to the Calgary Stampede

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:00:53 +0000

The Calgary Stampede takes place over ten days every year in July and is located in Calgary, Alberta (Canada). Check out this guide to the Calgary Stampede for advice on accommodation, tickets, and food.

How to be a tourist in your own backyard podcast

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:39:04 +0000

It's always possible to keep the travel mentality alive, by being a tourist in your own backyard! Listen to our local travel podcast for advice.

How-to guide to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:17:40 +0000

Want to know how to get the most out of the weird and wonderful Edinburgh Fringe Festival? Check out this guide for tips on what to do and see, where to stay, and how to get there.

A guide to 2017 Asia-Pacific festivals

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:00:54 +0000

From fun-filled water fights to sparkling headdresses and nature’s finest displays of beauty, the Asia-Pacific region hits the festival circuit running in 2017. Better yet, festivals give you the perfect excuse to travel and experience the wonder of cultural displays! Are you ready for the adventure? Here’s a guide to 2017’s Asia-Pacific festivals. Songkran, Thailand […]

How to get around New Zealand podcast

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 22:36:23 +0000

Want to know how to get around New Zealand? Check out our New Zealand transport tips in this NZ travel podcast.