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Another awesome travel tip from Travelling Homebody... travel light!

Packing light #travel #tips


As a frequent business and leisure traveler, one of the worst parts of traveling for me is always baggage claim and security. To help alleviate these things, I’ve started traveling much lighter than I used to. I have a carry on bag from Away Travel that includes a phone charger in the bag itself, as well as a laundry bag…

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Another awesome tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody: get an Air Asia pass!

Get an Air Asia ASEAN pass #travel #tips


If you are traveling within south-east Asia for 1-2 months, then the cheapest and fastest way to commute between countries is opting for the Air Asia ASEAN pass. Priced at just $115 for a one month pass, you can avail up to 10 flights (depending on distance and credits used). I used this pass and traveled to and fro Thailand,…

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Another awesome travel tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody.

Learn language basics of the country you’re travelling to #travel #tips


Always learn a basic greeting, Thank you, and Do you speak English? in the language of the country you are traveling to. Trying to communicate in the local language (even with a broken accent!) shows respect and courtesy – two things which will carry you far when trying to thrive in a new culture. Sierra Donahue www.takeme-withyou.com Get more travel…

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Another awesome travel tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody.

Keep your essential items secure #traveltips


Keep all your essential travel items in one secure, easily accessible location to enable packing for spontaneous adventures. I have a drawer that I keep my passport, passport photocopies, electrical adapter, carry-on cosmetics, and a slew of other handy necessities so I always know where to find them when I need them. Sierra Donahue www.takeme-withyou.com Get more travel tips when…

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Another awesome travel tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody. Tissues!

Bring tissues with you! #traveltips


Always bring pocket-sized tissues when you travel. You never know who will or won’t provide toilet paper! Brianna Rice www.archivesofadventure.com Get more travel tips when you download my free Departure & Arrival Guide! Free download! Have you downloaded my  Essential Tips for a Hassle-Free Departure and Arrival yet? This beautiful 7-page travel guide details just about everything I do to make sure the…

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Another awesome travel tip from the Travelling Homebody.

Be flexible with your travel dates! #traveltips


Be flexible with arrival and departure dates when booking flights to get the cheapest tickets available – you really never know which particular day will save you the most money! Sierra Donahue www.takeme-withyou.com Get more awesome travel tips when you download my free Departure & Arrival Guide! Free download! Have you downloaded my  Essential Tips for a Hassle-Free Departure and Arrival yet?…

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My most favorite travel app ever!


I often get asked that if I had to travel with just one app, what would it be? I can reply without hesitation that it would be CityMaps2Go. This handy app – available for iOS and Android – allows me to download maps of the cities I am will be visiting for access offline. No nasty and expensive data connection…

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How to deal with a Creepy Guy on tour


There may come a time when you need to avoid a Creepy Guy while on tour. You can spot him quite easily because he displays the following behaviours: > pays you just a little too much attention and compliments you just a little too insincerely; > remembers details of conversations you had days ago; > constantly and continually follows you…

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How I avoid jet lag


Having been to Europe twice, which means flying across two time zones (the first of which is only an hour and a half difference from Adelaide), I have successfully* managed to reset my body clock to the new zone both times. I wanted to share the “how” with you. 1. Get a good night’s sleep before you travel. Starting a…

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Beating the lost luggage woes


My trip to China in 2011 flying Qantas had the effect, among other things, of making me quite paranoid about my luggage not arriving. Three days without your stuff is not pleasant. Last year I flew Singapore Airlines, and had no such drama (I’m flying with them again for this year’s trip). My bag arrived in Rome the same time…

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