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Furnishing your Airbnb room

So you’re thinking making some extra coin renting out your spare room. There’s plenty of things to think about and some expense before you start making some filthy lucre.

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Travelodium Travel Magazine 27 July 2017

27 July 2017

What’s happening in my World

At the moment I’m not travelling so I’m in Adelaide working on the websites most days.

Best Flight Deals

USA

Miami to Belize City with United Airlines selected days Sep/Oct  US$347

UK/Europe

London Heathrow to Auckland with a stop in Beijing return with Air China some dates in Oct/Nov 540 GBP

Asia

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Travelodium Travel Magazine 13 Jul 2017

13 July 2017

What’s happening in my World

At the moment I’m not travelling so I’m in Adelaide working on the website most days.

Best Flight Deals

USA

Los Angeles to Ho Chi Minh City via Shanghai with China Eastern now until end Nov US$540

UK/Europe

Berlin to Phuket return with Qatar Airways shoulder season 350 Euros

Asia

Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong return …

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Weekend in Budapest – how to get to Budapest from Vienna

Couple boarding the Rail Ninja train

When you are travelling through Austria and you are in Vienna it is an ideal opportunity to spend a weekend in Budapest. Budapest is easily accessible from the Austrian capital by high speed train from Vienna Meidling Station or Vienna Haupthahnhof.

The train from Vienna to Budapest runs 15 …

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Trekking in Patagonia

If you’re anything like me a major reason for wanting to travel has been the effect that literature has had on my up bringing and the curiosity of wanting to see what you have read about. I believe that the more you read the more likely that you at least wish to travel …

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Lake Cullulleraine great place for camping or caravan stop

If you are travelling from Adelaide to Sydney and are camping or caravanning and you don’t want to stop in Mildura, then a great option is Lake Cullulleraine.

Lake Cullulleraine is about 50km on the Renmark side of Mildura. It’s quite a small town but the caravan park is located right on Lake Cullulleraine and has …

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Australia’s Little Cornwall – Moonta South Australia

Moonta on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula is known as Australia’s Little Cornwall. This name was given due to the large number of Cornish miners that immigrated to Australia during the mid to late 19th century. This is known as the Cornish diaspora. Today you can see the results of this immigration in the Methodist church’s …

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10 Health Benefits to staying properly hydrated

Currently the majority of Australians don’t drink enough water and up to 75% of us are dehydrated. While travelling proper hydration is essential to good health and happy travels.

Here are 10 Health Benefits to staying properly hydrated.

Combats Fatigue
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Getting Lost in Languages on your overseas travels

One of the most common problems and apprehensions about travelling to foreign lands is a person’s inability to communicate in the local language. It is something that is a shock to many people and particularly to Anglophiles that are travelling for the first time. This is certainly true if you are hoping to work in …

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Scheduling social media posts

One thing I have come realise very quickly since becoming a full-time blogger is how much time can be consumed with social media.

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This is my City / This is my City - North America

Things to do in Ottawa Canada

Must do

Ottawa is often cited as the second coldest capital in the world (Mongolia?s Ulaan Baatar claims the top spot), so if you can brave the sub-zero temperatures, you really should visit in winter. From January to early March the Rideau Canal opens as the world?s largest ice rink (almost 8km long) and …

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This is my City / This is my City - United Kingdom

Things to do in London

Must Do

If you do anything on a visit to London, it must be to visit one of its markets.  You’ll not only likely to pick up a bargain, but they offer the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere.  The choice of market extends to everyone’s taste: Borough market for food, Portobello market for …

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beach on Lanzarote
This is my City / This is my City - Europe

Things to do in Lanzarote Canary Islands Spain

Must Do

Lanzarote was subjected to one of the modern world’s longest ever volcanic eruptions.  Which went on for six years from 1730 – totally transforming around one quarter of the island’s total surface area.  Wiping out villages and farmland and replacing them with lava fields and the spent peaks of 300 volcanoes. This entire region, …

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Dublin
This is my City / This is my City - Europe

Things to do in Dublin – Ireland

Must Do

Dublin’s most popular attraction is The Guinness Storehouse. Adjoining the brewery, this museum offers an entertaining history of Ireland’s most famous export, and entry includes a free pint of the black stuff in the elevated, panoramic Gravity Bar.

What do you like best about your city?

For a literature lover, there is no better …

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Reykjavik
This is my City / This is my City - Europe

Things to do in Reykjavik Iceland

Must do

Take a dip at the Blue Lagoon. With steam rising from 40 degrees Celsius waters it easily evokes an otherworldly feeling. Open year-round (yes, it obviously does not freeze in winter), both locals and tourists have taken advantage of the healing properties in its mineral rich waters. A long soak leaves …

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Beachfront in Alicante
This is my City / This is my City - Europe

Things to do in Alicante Spain

Must Do

Visit Santa Barbara Castle on the top of Mount Benacantil. You can drive up to the castle or walk, (only really recommended for the super fit or the insane in Alicante’s summer heat!) but my favourite option is to take the lift accessed from opposite El Postiguet beach. It costs 2.40? to make the …

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This is my City / This is my City - Europe

Things to do in Zagreb – Croatia

Must Do:

Zagreb is a pocket- sized metropolis, culturally close to central European capitals but with more than a dash of Mediterranean atmosphere. It is a political, commercial, cultural and academic centre of the country, home to almost a quarter of the country’s population (over one million). The sightseeing is easy and the most important cultural …

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This is my City / This is my City - Europe

Things to do in Faro – Portugal

Must Do

Faro is a beautiful city situated in the heart of the Algarve area. Although the city only has 41,000 citizens, it has all the amenities and facilities required of a large tourist destination, such as a water park, good nightlife, water sports, stunning wildlife and beautiful beaches. Not only does it provide such …

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Bangkok
This is my City / This is my City - Asia

Things to do in Bangkok Thailand

Must do

Once In Bangkok you can’t miss ( Temple of the Emerald Buddha), which is maybe the most extensively decorated temple in Thailand, with beautilful painted walls, mosaic-encrusted pillars, with murals on the walls. You can relax at the nearby Wat Pho trying out Thai massage right at the most famous school.

What …

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Aerial view of haifa
This is my City / This is my City - Asia

Things to do in Haifa Israel

Must do.

By far, the main attraction in Haifa is the Baha`i Shrine and terrace garden located on the Mount Carmel’s slope. It is definitely recommended to see both. The access to the top and bottom terraces of the garden is easy but in order to see more you need to book a free tour.

What do …

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The Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre
This is my City / This is my City - Asia

Things to do in Novosibirsk Russia

Must do

The main focal point of the city is the Opera and Ballet Theatre, right on Lenin Square, in the Centre of the City. Not only are the shows presented there world-quality, but the building itself is a work of art.

What do you like best about your city?

The lack of foreigners. This is pure, old-fashioned …

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Taal Lake Tagaytay
This is my City / This is my City - Asia

Things to do in Tagaytay Phillipines

Things to do in Tagaytay

There are tons of activities that you can do in Tagaytay such as having a picnic with your family and friends at the Picnic Grove, horseback riding, pineapple picking and sightseeing.

What do you like best about your city?

What’s unique about Tagaytay is that, even if there are already lots …

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This is my City / This is my City - Asia

Things to do in Saigon – Vietnam

Must Do

Saigon is a magical labyrinth, forever singing with the engines of a hundred thousand scooters flying through the alleyways like flocks of birds. The only way to truly experience this amazing city is by taking a drive through its streets to witness for yourself the vibrant bustle that is Ho Chi Minh City.

Luxury travellers …

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Wat Ming Mueang
This is my City / This is my City - Asia

Things to do in Nan, Thailand

Must Do

See the sunrise from a misty mountain top.
Watch dragon boats race their way down the Nan river
Brave the currents and white water raft the Wa river.
Shop at the morning market and see the strange looking vegetables that are on sale.
Chill out at the riverside art gallery.
Bike around the rice fields and foothills …

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fishing boats on a beach in Pondicherry
This is my City / This is my City - Asia

Things to do in Pondicherry India

Must do

The Sri Aurobindo Ashram,is the heart of the city.It is the Samadhi that houses the mortal remails of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother of Pondicherry,it is indeed the most famous pilgrim spot. Discipline and leniency intermingle to maintain the quiet sanctity of the Samadhi and its surroundings, and the prayers and …

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