Tags archives: travel-tips

10 Black Travel Bloggers to Inspire Your Next Trip

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As a digital publication with over 300,000 followers, Travelettes prides itself on being the traveling big sister for young women around the world. Offering guidance before, during, and after trips, as well as personal anecdotes from experiences we’ve encountered first-hand, our content is varied and very often personal. The incredible support of the Trav[...]

Coronavirus: How to travel safely during the Covid-19 outbreak

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At times of an outbreak, one of the first approaches to containing it is minimizing travel. For this reason, cities across China, Iran, South Korea, and Italy are currently imposing travel bans to minimize the spread of Coronavirus. However, tickets have been booked, time has been taken off work, and many flights are still ‘business as usual’. So should y[...]

How to prepare to travel Latin America

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You've decided that you want to travel Latin America, the countries that somewhat get overlooked when it comes to exploring, but you don't know where to start or how to go about preparing for such a cultural difference. There are so many little things to think about when making plans to travel so far across the world, but only a few that will really enrich y[...]

Five Tried and Tested Eco-Friendly Travel Products

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Is your New Year's resolution to become more eco-friendly and minimise your impact on the planet? Mine too! Truth be told - I've actually been trying to live more environmentally conscious for a while now. But with the out-of-control bushfires here in Australia and a climate crisis in full force right around the world, this year I need to get even more se[...]

Lana - a slice of paradise in the heart of South Tyrol

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Gorgeous sunny weather, stunning nature, incredible food, luxurious hotels, friendly locals. I'd say these are the five pillars that any wonderful holiday is based on. Added bonus points for great wine and lots of things to do. South Tyrol is exactly that to me which is why I keep going back nearly every year. It's Europe at its best because it effortlessly [...]

How to spend 24 hours in London

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The first time I visited London was on a stop-over from Australia to Rome and I had a measly 24 hours to explore the city. My quick stay consisted of frantically moving from one tourist attraction to the next in an attempt to jam as much into my one day in London as I possibly could. I left feeling overwhelmed and deflated, crushed by the hectic pulse of the[...]

A weekend in Boston

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Boston is a city of firsts – it’s home to the first public library, the first institution of higher education, the first subway system and the first marathon was run in Boston. It was also in Boston that Alexander Bell invented the first ever telephone. Because of this, the city is steeped in history and has a rich heritage which surpasses that of many other[...]

5 simple ways to reduce your plastic use whilst traveling

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It was when I was living out in the Middle East that I really got to thinking about my plastic use. I’ve not always been conscious of it. Over the past couple of years, with the help of the media focus on plastic use, I have become extremely aware of how much I use and the impact on our environment. The reason I got to thinking about it when I was liv[...]

The Best of New Zealand's South Island

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Oh, New Zealand! Is there another country that packs more into such a small a space? From its rugged coasts to its long golden sandy beaches, to its towering mountains and winding rivers - its truly a country overflowing with so much phenomenal natural wonders. Wether you're seeking adventure, luxury or relaxation, New Zealand's South Island really does have[...]