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Angel's Landing, Zion National Park (image: Alex Cronin)

A Guide to Hiking Angel’s Landing

USA
Deep breath in. Grab onto the chains. Pray to whatever divine influence there is that you don’t lose your footing. I’ve never had a fear of heights. At least, that’s what I told myself before I set of...
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Flying Around the World

How to Plan a Round the World Trip

Always dreamt of travelling around the world and finally thinking of making that fantasy a reality? If so, we’re jealous - trip of a lifetime alert! Although not too jealous to not help you plan it. A...
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Chinese Dim Sum

The Best Spots for Dim Sum in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known for being a food and shopping paradise and of course, a trip to the fragrant harbour would not be complete without a dim sum feast. From luxurious Michelin-starred fine-dining exper...
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Lencoin Marahenses Brazil

Discovering Brazil's National Parks

Quartz trails and waterfalls, caves and topaz-hued swimming holes, sand dunes and oasis-like lagoons. Four of Brazil’s National Parks: Chapada Dos Veadeiros, Chapada Da Diamantina, Jericoacoara and Le...
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Alcatraz

How To Spend Three Days in San Francisco

USA
The foggy but beautiful San Francisco is a city boasting a fascinating history, as well as culture and style in abundance. Full of hidden gems and fun things to do, it’s one of those places you’ve sim...
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marrakesh views

Souks and Serenity in Marrakech

The air is warm and mysterious, the fading sunlight casts shadows down the dusty, ochre-hued alleyway and calls to prayer resound in the far distance. This is Marrakech: a chaotic and enchanting city ...
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The Great Barrier Reef

How To Do The Great Barrier Reef Like Sir David Attenborough

 
If, like most of us, you’re a die-hard David Attenborough fan, then chances are you have the Great Barrier Reef on your bucket list. He’s spoken about the reef many times - mostly in a prose-like mann...
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Turtle on the Reef

7 Queensland Experiences I Can't Stop Talking About

You know what it’s like. You get back from an incredible holiday and you can’t shut up about it. Your friends are starting to roll their eyes having heard the story for the umpteenth time but you just...
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Yosemite Park

How to Experience California in 10 Days

USA
I’ve wanted to hit the tarmac on an all-American road trip for as long as I can remember. It may sound like a bit of a cliché, but roof down, music up, wind in my hair as I cruised through those iconi...
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Park Guell Barcelona

Why You Can't Miss Barcelona's Park Guell

Sun, sea, Sangria, plus history, art and culture in abundance? Not to mention the food…Who wouldn’t want to visit Barcelona?! My first visit to the city was a flying one, so when it came to visiting f...
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Feeding at elephant at Elephant Hills

A Two-Week Thailand Itinerary for First Timers

 
After multiple holidays to Australia, the USA, and across Europe, my partner and I were left with the conundrum of taking a two-week holiday to somewhere that would be easy on our wallets. Thailand, o...
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Beach Yoga India

Six Breathtaking Places to Practice Yoga in India

India is the land that birthed the more than 5,000 year old spiritual practice of yoga as we know it today. It has become a global phenomenon with around 300 million people practicing worldwide. This ...
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