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Making Friends While Traveling: Not All Tours Suck

Australia My Travels Travel Tips

I’ve always dreaded the idea of paying for and taking guided tours. I prefer to go where I want, do what I want, and stay as long as I want. I hate being herded through activities in a large group of people. To me it feels like the epitome of “tourist”, and I like to try and be more authentic than that. That being said, last weekend I took a tour… And it was one of the funnest weekends of…

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Australia: A First Impression

Australia My Travels

I had a booking with “Trainlink” Australia and, based on the name and the website pictures advertising train cars, I thought that I was looking for a train. Apparently I was not. By the time I figured that out and was in the right place to catch my Trainlink bus, I had five minutes to find my ticket confirmation, which had seemingly disapeared among the many booking confirmation emails I’d received in the past few days. This lead to a frustrating phone…

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