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Travel around the aeolian islands sicily

Travel around the Aeolian Islands Sicliy

The Aeolian Islands Sicily The Aeolian are some picturesque volcanic islands due north of Sicily formed by volcanic activity, each with their own unique history and attributes. We only had a short trip to Sicily which is a shame as we could quite easily have withered away a couple of weeks here. When we first …

Travelling in Messina Sicily

Travelling in Messina Sicily This wasn’t really a place we had particularly intended to visit unlike Cefalu the main reason for our visit to Messina Sicily was to give us access to the Aeolian islands so we booked up our next night’s stay and headed off. Milazzo is the main port offering trips to the …

Travelling in Cefalu sicily

Our time travelling in Cefalu Sicily

Travelling in Cefalu Sicily Cefalu seemed like a lovely place just a shame we weren’t there by 7:30pm as we had hoped! Several wines, some local pizza and it was soon 1am and ready for a well-earned kip… We stayed at Bohemien B&B, a top floor apartment with plenty of space and really well situated …

Travelling in sicily - lessons learned

Travelling in Sicily – lessons learned

Travelling in Sicily I am going to post a number articles on Sicily and break it down into several sections covering the areas below: Cefalu Messina The Aeolian islands Catania Mt EtnaThese posts will tell you about my experiences and will include some lessons learned in the form of 2 good and 2 bad so …

When should I backpack in New Zealand

When should I Backpack in New Zealand?

When is a good time to go backpacking in New Zealand? This really depends on what you are interested in and want to do, I don’t suppose you will be able to go white water rafting in the winter or would really want to. You should consider what you would like to do when you …

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Backpacking Australia – Australian Visa’s & Immigration

Australian Visa’s So you want to go to Australia, but do they want you to go? That can very much depend of the nature of your trip, how long you want to stay and whether you have a Visa! Australian can be tough on immigration so this is an important section you to read before …

How much does it cost

Backpacking Australia – How much does it cost?

How much is it going to cost me? (Roughly what is the minimum daily amount required) This really is going to vary on where you stay, what you want to do and what you want to eat etc. Remember this is always lots you can do for free and some things (like bus or train …

New Zealand

Backpacking New Zealand – General Info

Country name – New Zealand Population – 4,469,427 population increases by 1 person every 22:50 Currency – NZD (Australian Dollar) Here are some links to the most common questions you may have about New Zealand or you can just scroll through if you prefer: Where is New Zealand? New Zealand is an island country primarily …

Backpacking Australia - Travel

Backpacking Australia – Travel

How can I travel about Australia? Well given the size of this fantastic country you will no doubt wonder how the hell you are going to get around. As with most countries around the world there is a variety of options and what you choose will depend on several factors: • Budget • How long …

Backpacking Australia - General info

Backpaking Australia – General info

Country name – Australia Population – 22,959,955 population increases by 1 person every 1:24 International Dialling code – 0061 Currency – AUD (Australian Dollar) As you go through the rest of this page you you will find some of the answers to the most common questions you may have about Australia take a scroll through… …