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5 terrific tips for living abroad long-term
Dec 01

5 Terrific Tips for Living Abroad Long-Term

By Camille Poire | BLOG , GENERAL TIPS , TRAVEL TIPS

It’s a mahoosive understatement to say that 2020 hasn’t been the best year for travellers.

But there’s hope on the horizon for global health, which means it’s time to (tentatively) bring your plans for moving abroad off the backburner.

And if you’ve never thought of a long adventure in sunnier (or snowier) climates before, perhaps lockdowns have catalysed some existential soul-searching, with the result that you’ve got seriously itchy feet and want your life to take a dramatic and exciting new direction?

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5 tips for editing your travel videos like a vlogger
Nov 25

5 Tips for Editing Your Travel Videos Like a Vlogger

By Camille Poire | BLOG , GENERAL TIPS , TRAVEL TIPS

Each trip is a personal experience. Travelling is an activity that fills you with precious memories, unforgettable encounters, and unique moments. Travel will always be something special for each of us. But you can also share this exceptional experience of your trip with the rest of the world. You can capture with your camera lens all those things that you saw with your eyes but also felt with your soul.

A polished travel video can accomplish all of these things. It can convey the images, the feelings, and the intelligence you may have received from each of your travels. Of course, if you know the proper way to do it. In this article, you will learn the five most essential tips to create an original and authentic travel video that will stand out among the thousands of others out there and will be able to speak to the hearts of your viewers.

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ski trip essentials for amazing snow holiday
Nov 18

Ski Trip Essentials for an Amazing Snow Holiday

By Camille Poire | BLOG , TRAVEL TIPS

You may have booked a room at that fantastic Central European resort and made all your travel arrangements, but that does not mean you are done with your preparations yet. There is one more important thing to do: pack all the ski trip essentials you need in your suitcase. Remember that proper suitcase packing is an art that most people are not well-versed in to begin with, but that everyone can and should learn to master.

In order not to be in an awkward position during your trip, we have gathered a checklist of all the necessary items you might (and probably will) need. But before we start, let's divide these items into two categories: those things you need while skiing and the things you need when you are not skiing.

Ready? It's time to open our closets and start searching!

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Top things to do in Hong Kong Central
Oct 28

Top Things to Do in Hong Kong Central

By Camille Poire | ASIA , BLOG , DESTINATIONS

In Hong Kong, the central island is where modern Hong Kong began. While many ancient colonial buildings that were once used as an administration center in the area have now given way to sparkling skyscrapers and bustling shopping malls, there are also more than a handful of historical attractions left that are worth a visit here. This article will help you discover some of the top things to do in Hong Kong Central.

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ways to ensure safety while travelling
Oct 24

7 Ways to Ensure Safety While Travelling

By Camille Poire | BLOG , GENERAL TIPS , TRAVEL TIPS

It is true that traveling rejuvenates the soul. The thrill of exploring an exotic destination alone or with loved ones is an overwhelming feeling: one that can fuel you up for months of monotonous work. While it’s true that traveling is pleasurable, it exposes you to a host of security threats as well.

Tourists can be naïve when they go to an unexplored place. There is a range of security lapses that leave a person vulnerable, and taking care of these is extremely important to make sure that a trip does not turn into an agonizing mishap. If you have planned a tour in the upcoming near future and are worried about security considerations, then these tips will help you to ensure your safety while travelling so you can enjoy your trip to the fullest.

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5 Reasons You Should Trade Sand for Snow Next Vacay
Sep 28

5 Reasons You Should Trade Sand for Snow Next Vacay

By Camille Poire | BLOG , GENERAL TIPS , TRAVEL TIPS

When you stop to think about it, which elements of the typical beach holiday do you really love? Is it the hot sun that seems to warm your body and soul from the outside in? The soft, silky sand that caresses your toes? The cool, crystalline waters that feel as warm and welcoming as a bath? 

Granted, these attractions are pretty awesome, but a snow sports holiday can be equally good. Many resorts enjoy sunshine despite their cold climates, skiing and snowboarding are exhilarating, and the apres-ski culture is a special social scene that is very friendly and inclusive.

If you’re not yet convinced, here are 5 reasons you should trade sand for snow next vacay. 

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travel capsule wardrobe guide
Sep 22

Make the Most of Limited Suitcase Space with This Travel Capsule Wardrobe Guide

By Camille Poire | BLOG , GENERAL TIPS , TRAVEL TIPS

Packing for a holiday can always pose a real problem, especially when packing space is limited. And with more airlines cutting costs and trying to reap every penny from customers by charging add-on fees for extras, this means excess baggage can come at a steep price.

If you are fed up of wondering whether you have packed everything you need, and in order to avoid having to pay any additional fees, consider putting together a capsule wardrobe. Piecing together a basic travel capsule wardrobe will give you time and space to really consider what accessories you will need on your trip.

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funky Kingston hostpots in and around Jamaica's capital city
Sep 17

Funky Kingston ̶ Hotspots In and Around Jamaica’s Capital

By Camille Poire | BLOG , DESTINATIONS , THE CARIBBEAN

The majority of tourists in Jamaica head for established tourist resorts, such as Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, and Negril. Few visitors tend to spend much time in the capital city, Kingston.

This is a great shame, because although it’s true that you have to plan ahead and tap into local knowledge to enjoy this bold and bustling city of 1 million inhabitants responsibly, Kingston boasts plenty of naturally beautiful areas, terrific tourist attractions, and brilliant bars and restaurants.

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top 10 things to do in Memphis in two days
Aug 26

Top 10 Things to Do in Memphis in Two Days

By Camille Poire | BLOG , DESTINATIONS , NORTH AMERICA

Memphis, Tennessee is known for its history, barbecue, and music heritage. Although there is a lot to see and do, with some planning, you can easily explore Memphis in two days. Save time before checking into your hotel – drop off your bags with a luggage storage service in Memphis and head off to your first destination.

To help get you started discovering this exciting city, here are our top 10 favorite things to do in Memphis in two days, so you can make the most of it even if you're only here for a short stay.

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