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Fellas, this is the closest you’ll come to thinking like a woman, so listen up. There’s a message from the airlines: ”We don’t like weight!” Particularly on international flights. If you are flying to a single destination, in a warm climate for just a couple of weeks …

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I love you. We first met 38 years ago and I instantly fell in love. You were in fact my first international love; the first place I travelled to outside Australia. I was immediately captivated by your natural beauty, the warmth of your people and (at that time) your innocence …

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We often hear of lottery winners and retirees taking that “Big Trip” and I wonder how that is for them if they choose 5-Star options? Do they travel for travels sake, undertake “tick box” tourism, is their travel focused or themed, or just a general “see what we find …

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We love living a disintermediated life (one where we deal direct with the supplier rather than through an intermediary) and using Airbnb is a great example of that. No hotel chain, no travel agent involved; we research the available accommodation in an area, choose one and book direct with the …

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…. is not enough. But a week we had and we made the most of it. We stayed in an apartment in the 11th arrondisement.  This area is away from the main tourist areas and for us, was perfect. The location meant we could do some shopping and cooking for ourselves …

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Jet lag is one of the unfortunate downsides of long haul international travel, but there are ways to minimise the impact and maximise your enjoyment of your holiday. You can’t avoid jet lag but you can minimise the effects and these are our tips. We recommend you cherry pick …

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