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    TASMANIA 2-WEEK ITINERARY GUIDE

    Tasmania, nicknamed Tassie, is an island south of Australia, separated from the mainland by the 240 km of the Bass strait. Despite being the 26th biggest island in the world, Tasmania is Australia’s smallest state (since the ACT is technically a territory), counting a little over 500,000 inhabitants. It takes roughly 3 hours to drive coast to coast, both in a north to south or west to east direction. The capital Hobart is well connected to mainland Australia with daily flights to and from the biggest cities. Although the most adventurous way to reach Tassie is definitely by ship. We couldn’t miss the sailing aboard the Spirit of Tasmania ferry,…

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    ZERO COVID CASES IN MELBOURNE: WE DID IT!

    It hasn’t been easy, the lockdown lasted for months and everyone was affected by it, but we finally got zero cases in Melbourne! After 112 consecutive days of hard restrictions and limited movement, Melbourne has reached the fateful 0 under the heading of new Coronavirus cases. The D-day, or better yet the 0-day, was on 30th October. For the first time since last 9th June, zero new cases have been recorded in Melbourne metropolitan area and in the whole state of Victoria. We waited some more days just to be sure in wasn’t all an illusion. Well today it’s the 13th straight day with zero new Covid cases. ALSO READ: What…

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    LIFE IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN: THE REPUBLIC OF VANUATU

    Last Spring, having to get out and back into Australia in order to have our medical cover renewed during our first year of Working Holiday Visa, we had to take a “forced holiday”.Such a problem!Taking a look around us on the world map we ruled out the farthest and most expensive Fiji, Cook Islands and Polinesia, and decided to opt for a much lesser known destination: Vanuatu. We ventured out driven by curiosity, without even knowing what to expect, and we returned back charmed and enriched by such a small and remote country. READ ALSO:Tanna, Vanuatu: one of the most accessible volcanoes in the worldOur itinerary guide to Java, Indonesia…

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    LAKE BLED BEST SIGHTS AND POINTS OF VIEW

    Bled is one of the most iconic destinations in Slovenia, surely because of its charming alpine lake with a picturesque island in the middle.Besides for its natural beauty, Bled has been attracting people from all over Europe for centuries thanks to its wealth of legend, and special powers to restore well-being.Add on top of this a majestic castle built on a cliff towering over the lake, and you have a perfect idyllic scene. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. BLED CASTLE 2. CIRCLE THE LAKE 3. HAVE A SWEET BREAK WITH A VIEW 4. VINTGAR GORGE AND ITS EMERALD WATERS 5. OJSTRICA VIEWPOINT 6. PANORAMIC JACUZZI&SAUNA 7. RENT A BOAT AND ENJOY THE LAKE We were in Ljubljana, Slovenia during our Interrail trip across Europe last…

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    FREE CAMPING AND REST AREAS IN AUSTRALIA

    Recently we talked you about how to buy a van in Australia, in the post you can find here. If you are planning to go to Australia and you’d like to buy a van and travel on-the-road, we suggest you to have a look at it before coming back and read this article. If instead you already own a van and you’re looking to knowing more on how to fully enjoy your Australian adventure, look no further!Here we tell you how and where to find free camping and rest areas in Australia, in which to stop both by day and by night when travelling by van. TRAVELLING ON-THE-ROAD We introduced how travelling…

  • #andràtuttobene

    #andràtuttobene is the hashtag of the moment in Italy which can be translated with “everything will be alright”.In a situation where freedom is limited, we can still make the most important choice: to help.Following under some of the fundraising campaigns currently active in Italy. Together we’ll make it through. PIEMONTE Coronavirus. Riprendiamo fiato!Emergenza Coronavirus – Fondo 112 CUNEO – our hometownTerapia Intensiva dell’Ospedale di Santa Croce e Carle di CuneoOspedale di Santa Croce e Carle di Cuneo TORINOTerapia Intensiva dell’ospedale Molinette e dell’ospedale Amedeo di SavoiaOspedale Humanitas Gradenigo ASTIOspedale Cardinal Massaia ALESSANDRIAOspedale Civile Santi Antonio e Biagio e Cesare Arrigo NOVARAOspedale Maggiore della Carità VALLE D’AOSTA AOSTAOspedale Parini di Aosta LIGURIA GENOVAOspedale…

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    HOW TO BUY A VAN IN AUSTRALIA? GUIDE&TIPS

    Among the questions we get asked the most now that we are back in Australia we have this one.How to buy a van in Australia?The answer is complex and there are many aspects to be considered. Therefore we decided to write down everything we learned during our first year in Australia, in order to help you taking one of the most important steps if you too want to travel on-the-road across this wonderful country. OUR AUSTRALIAN VAN: PENNY! We recently landed in Australia for our second year of Working Holiday Visa, and we immediately rejoined our van “Penny”.Penny came along with us during our first year from the far north-east to the…

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    CHEAP FOOD IN SINGAPORE: WHERE TO EAT WELL AND SPEND LITTLE

    Having been in Singapore already three times during our travels to and from Asia and Australia, we are big fans of this big city-state, also known as the “Capital of Asia”.Singapore is a rich destination, but in can still belong within a travel-on-a-budget itinerary.Many travellers skip it entirely because it is expensive, however there are ways to save money when in Singapore too. In this article we want to help you find the best places where to eat well in Singapore without breaking the bank. WHAT IS A HAWKER CENTRE? The first thing to know about food in Singapore is that the cheapest options can often be founded within hawker…

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    How To Shoot Manual: 3 Easy Photography Hacks

    The Auto Mode of your camera can give good results, but if you want to have full control of how your shots will turn out, then you should go Manual. This mode will allow you to produce well composed shots and have a better understanding of how your camera works. When shooting Manual you’ll have so many settings that things could get overwhelming and scare you off.In this article we’ll make it simple and we’ll show you how by controlling 3 settings only, you’ll be able to apply the Manual Mode straight away! So which are these 3 parameters? Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO. The 3 of them regulate how…

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    DRESDEN – WHAT TO SEE IN THE FLORENCE OF THE ELBE

    Dresden is a city in eastern Germany and capital of the state of Saxony.It is often referred to as “The Florence of the Elbe”, due to its many gorgeous architectonic monuments and its location along the Elbe river.The cultural patrimony of the city together with the beauty of the surrounding Elbe Valley, which is itself a UNESCO World Heritage site, have made of Dresden a top destination not only in Germany but in Europe as well.We visited Dresden during our Interrail trip through Europe, coming from Polish cities of Wroclaw and Krakow. A SAD PAST Sadly Dresden is also known for its unfortunate history.It burned down in a vicious fire…