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Category Archive: Travel Blog

Keeping travel a secret from work

If we had our way, we would go up to the roof immediately and scream out to the entire world “WE’RE SELLING EVERYTHING, QUITTING OUR JOBS AND GOING OVERSEAS INDEFINITELY!”. But unfortunately this is the real world, where secrets about […]

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A List of Australian Group Buying Sites

Most people would have heard of Groupon, a deal-of-the-day website where you can buy local goods, services and events at bargain prices, usually 50-90% off the retail price. The popularity of Groupon and comparable sites have seen this type of […]

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Two steps guaranteed to help you save money for traveling

Not along ago we described three ways we’re saving money to fund long-term travel and no doubt we’ll be posting more money-related material in the coming months with ways we’re cutting our expenses and generating extra cash to follow our […]

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NYC ban on short-term rentals under 30 days

Recently we discovered that a law was passed which makes it illegal to rent out New York City apartments for periods of less than 30 days, effective 1 May 2011. Apparently this issue has been getting national media attention across […]

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Segways in San Francisco

When we mention the word Segway as a method of transportation, your first thoughts might be nerds, lazy people, cops, or perhaps a mixture of all three for those who have seen the movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop. But it’s […]

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Special Offer on Foursquare

5 reasons why all travelers should be using Foursquare

Location-based social networks may well be the next big thing in social media. Facebook’s recent entry into the market with Facebook Places highlights the strong potential of location-based services such as BrightKite, Gowalla and Foursquare. Foursquare, the most popular of […]

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Store our belongings or sell the lot?

We have 7 weeks until we move out of our 2 bedroom apartment and back into a single room at Amy’s parents house. This might seem like a pretty simple move but as the moving date approaches, we face quite […]

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Merv Hughes, Australian cricketer. Also rhyming slang for shoes.

A look at Australian rhyming slang

Planning on coming to Australia any time soon? Hurry up and get on the frog and toad, china plate! We’ll be waiting for you at the rub-a-dub-dub with a couple of Britney Spears. If only we could see the bewildered […]

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