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Embassy Friends! Irish & New Zealand Embassies To Open As Relationship Reaches New Heights

4 min readThere’s long been a strange spiritual connection between the people of Ireland and our far-flung friends of New Zealand. In fact, one-in-six Kiwi’s claim Irish lineage and despite us being over 18,500km away from each other the relationship has never felt that distance.

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Newcastle, NSW: The Laid Back Hidden Gem On Australia’s Gold Coast

4 min readAbsolutely no disrespect to the ‘buzzing’ city of Newcastle in Northeast England but compared to the New South Wales version, Geordie shores have been brutally beaten by the ugly stick…

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J1 Photo Competition 2017: And The Winner Is…

1 min readIf you didn’t take a picture, were you even there?! A couple of weeks ago we asked all of our 2017 J1ers to show us what a J1 feels like and you guys DID NOT DISAPPOINT! Before we allow our travel envy to completely run away with us, we wanted to share a … Continue reading J1 Photo Competition 2017: And The Winner Is…

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J1 Photo Competition 2017: Submit Your Best Pics For Chance To Win €150 Travel Voucher!

1 min readA picture paints a thousand w̶o̶r̶d̶s̶ summers… The J1 Photo Competition is back! This year we want to find that one picture that perfectly describes what it feels like to stand upon the top of the Grand Canyon, see the New York skyline sparkle at sunset or capture those wild West Coast waves. Everyone is … Continue reading J1 Photo Competition 2017: Submit Your Best Pics For Chance To Win €150 Travel Voucher!

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6 Quick Getaways to Sneak In This Autumn for Cheap

9 min readSummer, you’re not enjoying it as much as you thought you would. Maybe it’s due to dismal weather, long work hours or over packed places filled with eager and noisy tourists. Wouldn’t you like to just escape all of this for even just a little while, but don’t exactly have the budget or … Continue reading 6 Quick Getaways to Sneak In This Autumn for Cheap

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How to enjoy an ‘endless summer’ in the Dominican Republic

3 min readIf you live in Ireland, or relatively anywhere in the uppermost Northern Hemisphere, then you know that summer is short and sweet. Luckily there’s one place in the world that doesn’t ever run out of summer days for you to enjoy – the Dominican Republic. With an average temperature of 25 degrees, the … Continue reading How to enjoy an ‘endless summer’ in the Dominican Republic

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Five unique attractions to visit in Colombia

2 min read“Magical” may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of what it might be like to travel to Colombia, but believe it or not, it’s actually one of the best countries to travel to. Though Colombia has a history of not necessarily being the most tourist friendly, in recent years … Continue reading Five unique attractions to visit in Colombia

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Yoga Heaven: The Indian Retreats That Will Relax And Re-Energize

Posted 5 months ago in Asia

6 min readWith the rising interest and care about the physical and mental wellness, hundreds of thousands of people are looking for new ways to develop healthier eating and fitness habits. Their efforts have extended to trying funky new paleo -diets, vegetarian restaurants, and spending more time meditating and taking yoga classes.

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‘I’m Going, That’s That!’ Getting Your Friends & Family To Accept Your Solo Trip

6 min read“Oh wow you’re going to (fill in the blank travel destination), that’s amazing, who are you going with?” Your friend or perhaps your mother or father asked you excitedly with a little bit of envy seeping into their voice. Sighing internally you reply, “I’m not going with anyone, I’m going by myself.” Unbeknownst … Continue reading ‘I’m Going, That’s That!’ Getting Your Friends & Family To Accept Your Solo Trip

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10 Things To See in Lima Before The Big Trek

2 min readIf you’ve ever thought about going to Peru, then you’ve probably thought about hiking up the Andes Mountains and seeing the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. While it may be great to wander toward one of the seven wonders of the world and take the obligatory selfie, in your haste to get to … Continue reading 10 Things To See in Lima Before The Big Trek

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