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5 WAYS TO DEAL WITH POST TRAVEL DEPRESSION

A few weeks leading up to our return to the Philippines, both of us were constantly on the verge of panic, hysteria or tears or a combination of all of the above. It seemed like there was a huge dark cloud hovering over us while we were in Bali, Indonesia – our last country on this trip. Every adventure, every view, every butt-numbing bus ride, every bite of nasi goreng needed to be savored and relished. We spent those last few weeks like we were about to be guillotined to death.

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5 Steps to booking a cheap flight online

Booking a flight can be one of the most stressful parts about travel! Airfare is expensive and, with variation in prices, we often worry that if we buy right now, prices could drop and we’d be the person who paid the most money for the flight. “Maybe if I wait just a little longer, prices will drop,” we say to ourselves.

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Solo travel Australia, a girl’s guide

A lot of people, especially women, are terrified of travelling solo. Or their parents are terrified of them! Readers always ask me how I do it, am I not scared of being a solo female traveller? How do I deal with the loneliness? How do I deal with language barriers?

What I usually tell people is to try an easy, English-speaking location, even somewhere that you’re familiar with, for that first solo trip. It means that you’ll be a bit more experienced by the time you get to the countries where you have complete culture shock and a language barrier to deal with.

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Ways to stay calm, fear-free on a flight

Some people are so afraid of flying, they won’t even consider traveling or stepping foot in an airport, let alone get on a plane. But there are even more people who will fly to travel, but experience intense stress and anxiety during a flight.

Often times, people who experience this stress and anxiety will turn to alcohol and/or prescriptions to get through their flight. However, there are some healthier ways to calm down, relax and perhaps even enjoy your flight.

Avoid caffeine

As much as you may love coffee, avoid any caffeinated beverages before and during your flight….

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A solo traveller’s guide to Melbourne

Arriving in a new city can be exhilarating and a little daunting at the same time, even for seasoned solo travellers. But as instinct and experience take hold, you know that each new place brings with it a unique culture and an altered perspective. Notorious for its arty vibe and widespread adoration of coffee, Melbourne is a great place for a solo traveller to delve deeper into culture and music. As well as some great coffee.

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