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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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    LAKE BRAIES: HIKING GUIDE, PARKING INFO & USEFUL TIPS

    Lake Braies, also known as Pragser Wildsee in German, is a gorgeous alpine lake located in Bolzano/Bozen province in northern Italy. It is part of the bilingual region of Trentino Alto-Adige/South Tyrol.Famous for its position between the forest on one side and the rocky face of Croda del Becco/Seekofel on the other, Lake Braies is a not to be missed hike when visiting Alto Adige/South Tyrol. The same can be said for the Three Peaks of Lavaredo of which we talk about in this post. WHERE IS LAKE BRAIES Lake Braies lies at 1,494 meters above sea level near the municipality of Braies/Prags and 100 km away from Bolzano/Bozen.It measures…

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    HOW TO REACH THE THREE PEAKS OF LAVAREDO – HIKE AND PARKING INFO

    The Three Peaks of Lavaredo are the undisputed symbol of the Dolomites and offer a must do hike for every visitor getting to Trentino South-Tyrol and Veneto. The Three Peaks, better known as Tre Cime di Lavaredo in Italian or Drei Zinnen in German, mark in fact the border between these two regions in Italy’s north-east. READ ALSO: Lake Braies hiking guide and tips HIKE AROUND THE THREE PEAKS OF LAVAREDO Here’s all you need to know about how to get to the Three Peaks of Lavaredo. The highest of the Three Peaks is Cima Grande (Big Peak), raising at an altitude of 2,999 meters above sea level. To its…

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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. VANUATU Vanuatu islands, officially the Republic of Vanuatu, lies over 2,000 km away the Australian East coast.…

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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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    TOP MUST SEE PLACES IN SEOUL – ITINERARY GUIDE

    SEOUL Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is one of the most modern and technologically advanced cities in whole Asia.We came here when we were living in Vietnam, taking advantage of one of the many cheap flights available in Southeast Asia.Covering a wide area on both sides of the Han River, every neighbourhood in Seoul is very different from the other. There are so many sights that you would need weeks to see them all, so here’s a list of what not to miss when in Seoul. CHANGDEOKGUNG PALACE One of the many royal palaces in town, and our favourite.Differently from the others, it blends naturally with the topography around,…

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    HIKE TO WINDIN FALLS, FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND’S TABLELANDS

    Windin Falls is a spectacular waterfall located within Wooroonooran National Park in Tropical North Queensland.It takes about two hours from Cairns, plus a 5-km-hike before uncovering it.Being not easy to reach makes it even more rewarding to get to. The feeling when you lean onto the edge of the waterfall overlooking the Wet Tropics Rainforest is unbeatable.An important aspect to keep in mind is the different flow of the water whether you are going during dry or wet season, i.e. a calm stream vs a powerful waterfall. HOW TO GET TO WINDIN FALLS – CHECK OUR MAP HOW TO REACH WINDIN FALLS – FROM CAIRNS The closest big city is…

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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…

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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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    CENTARA AO NANG BEACH RESORT&SPA KRABI – REVIEW

    We have a pretty wide knowledge of destinations in Thailand, having been in the Land of Smiles five times already, but we hadn’t had the chance to explore the southern province of Krabi yet.Finally we decided to give it a go and opted to stay at Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa, a big structure located right in front of Ao Nang Beach, overlooking the renown Andaman Sea. CENTARA AO NANG BEACH RESORT&SPA KRABI The south of Thailand is known worldwide as a holiday destination thanks to its several kilometres of golden coastline, dream islands, and marine national parks.People often refer to Krabi albeit the city itself doesn’t have…