Archive for November, 2010

Best of Two Go RTW: November 2010

Best of Two Go RTW: November 2010

| November 30, 2010 | 4 Comments

Looking for something great to read? Check out our ‘Best of the Month’! In it we feature our fabulous five: our five most-read posts, our five busiest comment contributors and our five top referring sites.

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Travel Australia with HostelBookers

Travel Australia with HostelBookers

| November 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Travelling, as the old proverb goes, is just as much about the journey as it is about the destination. And for those who fancy one truly epic travel adventure, nowhere does this adage ring more true than on a road trip across Australia.

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The Whole Picture: Gyeongbokgung Palace Sundial

The Whole Picture: Gyeongbokgung Palace Sundial

| November 22, 2010 | 4 Comments

This type of hemispheric sundial was dubbed ‘Angbuilgu’, which literally means an “upward looking kettle that catches the shadow of the sun”.

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Hackpacking: Grapefruit Seed Extract

Hackpacking: Grapefruit Seed Extract

| November 18, 2010 | 15 Comments

Travellers gastro, or diarrhoea, is the most common ailment of backpackers travelling abroad. But in the last few years, a new weapon has been emerged in its prevention and treatment—grapefruit seed extract.

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Looking Back: The Deepest Need For Maps

Looking Back: The Deepest Need For Maps

| November 17, 2010 | 3 Comments

Without a tether, without an anchor to your bed back home. You move. You have no need for memories. You have the deepest need for maps.

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Queensland’s Top 5 Attractions

Queensland’s Top 5 Attractions

| November 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Queensland occupies the northeastern corner of the Australian mainland is bordered by the Coral Sea and the Pacific Ocean and is home to some of Australia’s most spectacular scenery and natural environments. Nicknamed the ‘sunshine state’, its beaches, azure waters, reefs, islands and tropical rainforest make it a holiday destination that offers an endless array of sights, activities and unforgettable experiences.

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The Whole Picture: The Tambopata River

The Whole Picture: The Tambopata River

| November 16, 2010 | 4 Comments

These are some of the most pristine primary rain forests in the world, which include several oxbow lakes and clay licks, where hundreds of birds including macaws feed on clay.

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Great Gift Ideas for the Round-The-World Traveller

Great Gift Ideas for the Round-The-World Traveller

| November 15, 2010 | 9 Comments

The holiday season is right around the corner, and we figured it’s time to start coming up with some useful, thoughtful and hopefully interesting gift ideas for the traveller (or travellers) in your life.

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Looking Back: Tokyo, Japan

Looking Back: Tokyo, Japan

| November 10, 2010 | 2 Comments

In Tokyo’s veiny dusk vapor trails become rope in the fingers of my mind, criss-cross the darkening sky; a cat’s cradle of water droplets connects continents thousands of miles distant…

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7 Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance for Your Holidays

7 Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance for Your Holidays

| November 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

World Nomads travel insurance aims to keep you traveling safely. Our travel insurance is designed for adventurous travelers and covers most adventure sports worldwide including skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and dog sledding.

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The Whole Picture: San Pedro Market

The Whole Picture: San Pedro Market

| November 2, 2010 | 4 Comments

If you’re headed to Cusco, be sure to take a day or an afternoon to explore the city on foot. Of particular note is the San Pedro Market—a covered open-air market encompassing three city blocks. Located West of the Plaza de Armas near the San Pedro Train Station, Cusco’s central market is a vibrant spot […]

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