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If we’re being honest with each other, we can agree that travel isn’t the most eco-friendly thing in the world (long-haul flights, I’m looking at you). However, there are some easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint while traveling. We’ve compiled a handy list for the keen and conscious adventurer to reduce their environmental impact …

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Oh, Habana… One of the most vibrant cities in the world. Havana is magical place for both travelers and locals alike. Believe me, there is so much more to it than the Hotel Nacional, Old Town, Hemingway Bars, and spotting the topless classic American cars. There are corners and places in this city that are …

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When I was 27 I was a Biology teacher in a small town near Melbourne, Australia. One day I was talking to the librarian about international teaching, and she told me that you can get a teaching job in India. She explained the perks  like being paid to teach, flights, living expenses, medical insurance etc. …

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I’ve always been environmentally conscious, but it was a recent trip to South-East Asia that changed my outlook on waste forever. After witnessing the impact our over-consumption of plastic products is having on our oceans and beaches, I’ve made some changes to my beauty regime for the better. Plastic waste.  It has become a big …

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People have called Buenos Aires the “Paris of South America,”.  The magical city has winding streets, delectable pastries, beautiful parks and stunning architecture. Buenos Aires is its own unique place. Over the centuries, the port city (which provides the name for its residents: porteños) has been filled with immigrants from all over the world, each …

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My husband and I loved travelling worldwide when we were first married. We visited far flung destinations that were exciting and a little exotic – Sri Lanka, Colombia, Morocco, Panama, Croatia, Laos.  Being from Australia, we firmly believed that once you were out in the world, that you had to travel for a long period of …

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David Montgomery once said: “For nearly all of human history, these highly intelligent, largest of land animals have been figures of fascination.” He was, of course, talking about elephants. Elephants have been a part of our lives for centuries. They were traditionally used in the military and the logging industry. This was before commercial logging …

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Picture this… You’re on a 6 week European dream vacation that you’ve been planning for a year. You’ve just spent a week in Italy, exploring the mountains, eating gelato and shaking off all thoughts of work. It’s summertime and the sweet fragrance of flowers drifts through the warm air. Italy has been magic, but now …

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Canada is amazing! It quickly became one of my favourite countries in the entire world. While there’s so much to see across every province, Canada is huge, and can get quite expensive for a backpacker! That was until I discovered a way to travel across most of the country for only $400. Last year I …

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