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Uncovering The Terracotta Warriors

An army fit for a king with an extraordinary history to boot. No visit to China would be complete for us if we didn’t make the journey to Xi’an to visit one of history’s greatest discoveries. In fact, I was secretly more excited to see the Terracotta Warrior Museum then the Great Wall itself, but… Read more…

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How To Bargain Like An Indian

This is your how to guide to negotiating your way through India. Negotiating in India, whether it be for tuk tuk rides or bananas on the street, is an interesting experience all on its own. OK, I’m not claiming I’m an expert or anything, I’m pretty sure I’ve been ripped off plenty in India. After… Read more…

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7 Super Shots – India Edition

Hostelbookers started a tag game in the travel blogging community — 7 Super Shots, encouraging people to share their favorite travel photos in seven categories. Carlo & Geneva from Travel Budget Couple nominated us to pick our 7 super shots of travel photography. We figured it would be a good opportunity for us to share recent pictures… Read more…

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Funny Road Signs in New Zealand

New Zealand knows a thing or two about safety on the road. And they’ve got a funny way of reminding you too. Have you ever taken notice of the road signs in New Zealand? For your safety one needs to learn about banner hanging tips which will catch the passengers attention(and entertainment), I sure hope so… Read more…

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Bay of Islands: Cruising on The Rock!

Dolphin sightings and Kina – a sick ass time on board with @RocktheBoatNZ! By ‘sick’ I mean by urban dictionary definition of – cool, insane and just plain wicked awesome. And also, sick quite in the literal sense that I was, unfortunately but predictably, sick – under the weather, congested, and just plain sick. 🙁… Read more…

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RTW: Q’s packing list

A touch of minimalist and a wee bit more than bare bones. I hope you’re not expecting a mini list like Gerard’s. I tend to over pack and then unpack. It’s more of an OCD routine I torture myself with. So far I’ve unpacked more than packed so I’m in good shape — that extra… Read more…

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RTW: G’s Packing List

I packed 8 months of travel clothes into a carry-on size backpack. Backpack Osprey Porter 46. I must have gone through a new pack for every trip we’ve taken. Most resemble the backpacker’s pack — you know, the ones you see all throughout Europe for first time backpackers. Yup, those. So the Osprey is a… Read more…

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