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Creating your Pre-Trip Budget

You are dreaming of a trip, you have made the decision to go, well now its time to review your budget before you start saving! Budgets – they always start with the best intentions, then slowly those intentions are forgotten as we wander through shops filled with shiny things, or …

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Fresh Canadian Salmon Red Thai Curry

A recipe for winning friends at your hostel or buying off the friend who has lent you her floor. Feeds four… or more if you have stuffed yourselves at the markets and only want a small light dinner. If you haven’t already read or heard about Granville island then you …

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Cheap Goon Garlic Mussels

Australia can be an expensive place to eat – especially if you would like to eat healthily! If you are backpacking the east coast of Australia, I bet you generally live off 2-minute noodles and goon (a sack of cheap dirty wine). Occasionally you may branch out and get a meat …