Motivational The dream evolved

The dream evolved

12 months and 4 trips to Vanuatu later we are now proud owners of our own slice of “heaven” (even the island “Espiritu Santo” means “Holy Spirit” in Spanish). It is hard to believe that almost a year ago we were busy selling our family home of 9 years , anxiously waiting for the offer …

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Accomodation The best place to ride motorbikes in Thailand

The best place to ride motorbikes in Thailand

There is only one place for me. The Mae Hong Son 1864 Curves motorbike ride Ok, let’s get this right the 1864 curves are from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son. However if you ride the complete loop (as we did) there are over 3700 curves, throw in a trip to Rak Thai, a little …

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Accomodation Vanuatu Real Estate – We go bargain hunting

Vanuatu Real Estate – We go bargain hunting

3 Days later and we are back in Australia with a little more of what’s gong on in Vanuatu and probably more confused than ever. The last few days have been a whirlwind. Arriving late into the evening with Janelle not recognising us (yet after several emails…oh well) we crawled into bed with a plan …

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Accomodation Free Accommodation – where to find it

Free Accommodation – where to find it

There are a few reasons that people don’t travel, for some it’s a fear of flying (these people haven’t heard of boats) and for others it’s the sheer cost of accommodation once you get there. There are many ways of cutting your expenses without cutting into the experience of where it is that you’re going. …

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Advice How to get car and camper hire for free

How to get car and camper hire for free

Ever wanted to reduce the cost of hiring a car or camper? We discovered a unique way of travelling literally for free! Previously we’ve covered the concept of Free Accommodation while travelling the globe. So how about getting around? I used to work for a rental car company in New Zealand for a few months after …

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Advice Living in Vanuatu? We investigate the possibility

Living in Vanuatu? We investigate the possibility

Who would have thought that only a couple of weeks ago the we would be returning to Vanuatu. This time to look at the very real opportunity of purchasing property there. Elena has managed to to squeeze a day off so it’s another three day weekend but this time there will be no real time …

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Accomodation 3 Nights in Vanuatu (part 5)

3 Nights in Vanuatu (part 5)

Three nights in Vanuatu have passed. This morning we have to hand back the Quad bike that has been so much fun to ride around this tropical paradise, but before we do we want to return to the container terminal and check out the Concordia Cruise ship that’s docking in Port Villa for the day. …

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Accomodation 3 Nights in Vanuatu (Part 4)

3 Nights in Vanuatu (Part 4)

Vanuatu used to be known as the New Hebrides, it was a ‘condominium’ jointly administered by the French and the British until the Ni-Van people achieved their independence in 1986. Vanuatu has retained the best of both it’s French and British culture and most Ni-Van speak English French and Bislama (pigeon) and their own island …

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Accomodation Vanuatu for 3 nights (part 3)

Vanuatu for 3 nights (part 3)

Vanuatu is just an awesome place to visit. Only having 3 days thanks to Elena getting a travel agent’s deal we just were getting a small taste of what this tropical Island just 2.5 Hours from Brisbane has to offer. Travelling around the Island on the Quad bike works up and appetite. It’s well known …

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