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    Latin America Travel

    Brasil: in pictures

    1. Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro; 2. Colourful colonials and cobblestones, Paraty; 3. Coconuts for sale, Ilha Grande; 4. Capybara, Rio Miranda; 5. Toucan telephone, Bonito; 6. Street art, Foz do Iguaçu; 7. Cataratas do Iguaçu, Foz do Iguaçu;…

    11 August 2016
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    5 tools to simplify trip planning

    Whenever there is a trip in my sights, I spend every hour of every day thinking about it. I am what you might call an obsessively organised travel planner. Alex on the other hand…

    16 January 2016
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    North America Travel

    Return to New York City

    When planning our Costa Rica trip, it was decided that to make the most of our lovely 30 hour commute, we may as well stop in the US for a few days. It was…

    25 November 2015
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    Latin America Travel

    Return to Costa Rica

    Four years and eight months ago, we left our life in Costa Rica to move to Australia. We had not been back since, until now. After four years of living in Australia, we forgot the…

    27 September 2015
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    Europe Travel

    Barcelona, Spain

    It was the beginning of the end. Barcelona. Alex and I were very much looking forward to speaking Spanish! And Spanish we did not speak. It turns out that los barcelonés mostly speak Catalán,…

    23 December 2014
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    Europe Travel

    Rome, Italy

    Upon arrival to the grand Termini Station, we exited onto the streets of Rome to head to our nearby hotel. We dropped our bags with a sigh of relief. It was our last intercity…

    17 November 2014
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    Europe Travel

    Florence, Italy

    Our next stop was the beautiful city of Florence. We left the train station and walked through the rather cosmopolitan city which was full of tall and glamorous shops and delectable looking Italian bakeries.…

    30 October 2014
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    Europe Travel

    Venice, Italy

    The Night Train to Venice. Sounds pretty glamorous, or murderous, depending on the books you’ve read. For us, the night train to Venice was enduring. After a poor sleep due to the constant rocking and…

    25 September 2014