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March, 2014

  • 22 March

    Which Countries Offer Working Holiday Visas for British People?

    Are you a young British citizen who is dreaming of working abroad? Perhaps you just want to pack your bags and live a different life for a while, somewhere exotic and far from home? If you want to trade the rainy cobblestone streets of your home town for the sunny beaches of Australia, the rugged forests of Canada or the …

January, 2013

  • 21 January

    How to Get a Vietnam Visa in Sihanoukville, Cambodia

    Getting a Vietnam Visa in Sihanoukville could not be easier. However, finding up to date information on getting a Vietnam Visa in Sihanoukville is significantly more difficult. As the Visa applications from Phenom Pehn are usually sent down to Sihanoukville anyway if you are in the area it could save you a few days of passport separation anxiety if you just get it done …

July, 2012

  • 28 July

    Beyond London: Stratford Upon Avon

    A quiet town on the river Avon in beautiful Warwickshire, Stratford Upon Avon is a great escape from the big city bustle of London and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Most people visit Stratford Upon Avon because it was the home of the playwright William Shakespeare. However, this destination offers not just Shakespeare attractions but …

  • 26 July

    Bangkok Sights and Sounds – Our First Impressions

    Bangkok was the first city we arrived at on our trip around Southeast Asia and we were immediately blown away by this chaotic, noisy and colorful metropolis. This city is fast-paced, gritty, high energy and when you are a first time visitor the Bangkok sights will constantly leave with you with eyes wide open, bewildered at the strange world you …

  • 10 July

    Which Countries Offer Working Holiday Visas?

    Do you want to explore another country for a longer period of time and have a deeper experience than a packaged two week holiday? Why not spend up to a year living and working abroad with working holiday visas? Working holiday visas generally allow a traveler to be employed in the country during their visit as a way of supplementing …

June, 2012

  • 29 June

    How Americans Celebrate 4th July Abroad

    Calling all Americans currently traveling the world! Where will you be on Independence Day and how will you be celebrating 4th July abroad? Independence Day is the national day of the United States of America and it is also known as the Fourth of July. This federal holiday marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence which declared the USA’s …

  • 20 June

    Top Things to Do in Washington DC

    As American as apple pie, festooned with cherry blossoms and brimming with museums and marble monuments, Washington DC is more than just a political city full of paperwork and bureaucrats. It was designed by a Parisian and you can see the influence in the wide tree lined boulevards, open front porches and lack of skyscrapers. With world class art, culture …

  • 19 June

    Why New Zealand is Brilliant for Working Holidays

    Back in 2009, I had the travel itch and I had it bad. I wanted to live in another country for a long time, long enough to get to know the people, the geography and the culture. I knew I didn’t have the funds to travel long term, so the perfect solution was a working holiday visa.

  • 11 June

    Beyond London: Bath

    Ancient Roman Spas, natural hot springs, medieval buildings, gorgeous Georgian architecture, excellent museums and a range of great pubs, restaurants and nightclubs… all this and more is waiting only an hour and a half from London. Bath is set within the rolling hills of Somerset on the edge of the Cotswolds and makes a perfect weekend getaway from the chaos …

  • 4 June

    Top Five Things to Do In New Orleans

    We have fallen head over heels in love with the atmosphere, scenery, cuisine and culture of New Orleans. If you are planning a trip to the Big Easy, here are the top five Global Goose recommended experiences:

  • 2 June

    Beyond London: Cornwall

    The ancient kingdom of Cornwall is home to the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain and is one of the most popular regions of the UK with travellers and holiday-makers. The sun seems to shine a little more in this part of the UK upon the rugged coastal cliffs and the old market towns. Its fascinating Celtic history is …

May, 2012

  • 26 May

    Is Long Term Travel For You?

    Do you read travel blogs every day and dream of the long term travel lifestyle? Would you give everything to pack up your backpack and set out to travel the world for six months, a year, two years or even longer? Traveling long term is an amazing adventure and it will bring you many unforgettable experiences. However, there are also …

  • 11 May

    World’s Coolest Cities: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro (sometimes simply referred to as Rio) attracts so many travellers every year that it is not only the most visited city in South America, but in the entire Southern Hemisphere. All of those visitors know one thing: Rio de Janeiro is one of the World’s Coolest Cities. From its gorgeous natural beaches and lively carnival celebrations, to …

  • 4 May

    Beyond London: The Wild Beauty of Wales

    (This is the third post in our Beyond London Series, a collection of destination guides that encourage backpackers to get out of the capital and explore the rest of the UK.) When you mention the UK to most travellers, they will immediately think of the capital and largest city, London. In fact, it almost seems that people around the world …

April, 2012

  • 27 April

    Beyond London: Cumbria and the Lake District

    (This is the second post in our Beyond London Series, a collection of destination guides that encourage backpackers to get out of the capital and explore the rest of the UK. Check out the rest of the guides here) When you mention the UK to most travellers, they will immediately think of the capital and largest city, London. In fact, …

  • 25 April

    Visiting Ground Zero 9/11 Memorial – New York City

    While we were in New York this March Lee and spent time visiting Ground Zero 9/11 Memorial. The site features two deep waterfall pools located on the spots where the towers used to be and a museum and new skyscraper which are currently under construction. Aside from the fall of the Berlin Wall (which I have no memory of because …

  • 15 April

    Want to Be a Digital Nomad? Five Careers That Let You Work From Anywhere

    One of the reasons that I love my job is because the view from my office is always changing. Sometimes it is palm trees swaying in the breeze on a street in a small coastal village in the Algarve region of Portugal. Sometimes it is trees and rivers and tranquil lakes rushing past the window of a train speeding through …

March, 2012

  • 7 March

    Vancouver: A Local’s City Guide

    This is a guest post by Lizzie Gross of the blog From Marmite to Maple. She is a British girl who has moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and fallen in love with this fantastic city. In this guide she offers the visitor many great ideas of what to do in this beautiful Canadian metropolis. I’ve been living in Vancouver …

January, 2012

  • 26 January

    Slow Travel: Why We Are Hibernating in Newfoundland

    Lee and I just finished backpacking across Canada from the West Coast to the East Coast, and it was a thrilling three months filled with adventures, new friends, and never-before-seen sights. We made it all the way to St. John’s, Newfoundland and this is where we have decided to stay for the winter. Newfoundland is a truly gorgeous place, but …

  • 24 January

    Beyond London: Lovely Lancashire

    (This is the first post in our Beyond London Series, a collection of destination guides that encourage backpackers to get out of the capital and explore the rest of the UK.) When you mention the UK to most travellers, they will immediately think of the capital and largest city, London. In fact, it almost seems that people around the world …

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