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Volunteering in India: Things to Take with You

Travel websites consistently try to impress upon backpackers the importance of packing light. While this is good advice (just how practical are this seasons crystal studded Manolo Blahniks really?) there are a couple of things when volunteering in India that…

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What to See in Turkey: 10 Hours in Istanbul

Waking with a bump as we landed, the first thought was that another stage of the plan to avoid jet-lag had been successful. With thanks to Turkish Airlines criminally understaffed transfers desk (and having attained a visa), two of my…

Must See Musical Sights in Melbourne

Regardless of the time of year, the Melbourne area is rollicking with music of all sorts. However, people always look forward to the time of year when music festivals dot the horizon and the anticipation begins.