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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.56

June 24, 2022

A virtual safari around India 🐯 + Vanuatu reopens & the rise of solo travel

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.55

June 17, 2022

US changes border rules, money-saving tips for your next holiday + demystifying Chinese cooking 🥢

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.54

June 10, 2022

Passport delays disrupt travel plans, heading overseas as a trans person + a 600-year-old cooking tradition started by w

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.53

June 3, 2022

Fishing with sea nomads in West Papua, the Hawaiians trying to save their islands + frying rice around the world 🍳🍚

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.52

May 27, 2022

How far would you travel for a Tinder date? 🥰 + Roadtripping around Australia with Ernie Dingo & rewarding responsible

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.51

May 20, 2022

Cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation, singing stories with Kurdish dengbêj + Samoa to reopen 🌴

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.50

May 13, 2022

Japan to reopen, Bali deports disrespectful foreigners + Prince Harry stars in a travel commercial 👑

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.49

May 6, 2022

Swimming lessons in Colombia 🏊🏾‍♂️ + the “travelling” Cuban poet & making Egyptian kahk biscuits

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.48

April 29, 2022

Is it possible to travel the world ethically?, water buffalo racing in Bali & how to make Indian paneer 👨🏾‍🍳

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.47

April 22, 2022

Great news for inbound travellers to Australia, hitchhiking in Greece & locating the Amazon’s mythical boiling river 🌊

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.46

April 14, 2022

What makes a country agile?, Turkey’s hotel for birds & stories from Delhi’s street children

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.45

April 8, 2022

Is this Europe’s greenest city? 🌱 + Indoor shrimping in Taiwan & the future of zero-emissions flying

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.44

April 1, 2022

Where to travel now? Awesome experiences in NZ, fortifying Ramadan recipes and learning from Sri Lanka's first people

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Awesome experiences in New Zealand you probably don't know about

March 31, 2022

New Zealand, or Aotearoa in Māori, is reopening to vaccinated Australians in April and to the rest of the word in May.

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.43

March 25, 2022

Airlines are lifting mask mandates 😷 , free diving with real-life mermaids and cooking for Ukraine

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.42

March 18, 2022

Airfares set to soar, living on a cruise ship for 23 years + free travel vouchers for regional Victoria 🏕️

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.41

March 11, 2022

Bali reopens, eating tea in Asia, Buen Vivir: collective wellbeing + the importance of educating girls 💪🏾

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.40

March 4, 2022

Happy Mardi Gras! 🌈 + Hanging with Kenya’s Lion Guardians & a record-breaking restaurant in the sky

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.39

February 25, 2022

Australia’s Borders Reopen, single Japanese, learning languages on TikTok & travel updates for Bali and Japan 🎎

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.38

February 18, 2022

A journey to India’s Western Ghats 🐘 + celebrating V-Day in Iran & GC international airport reopening

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.37

February 11, 2022

Eating bsissa in Tunisia, disabled hikers blaze new trails 🔥 + Australia reopens to international tourists

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.36

February 4, 2022

Europe opens up 😍 , into the depts with purpose, searching for lost slave ships & avoiding faux pas in South Korea

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.35

January 28, 2022

Australians warned to leave Ukraine, rules relaxed for incoming travellers & the strangest airport security confiscation

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.34

January 21, 2022

New travel restrictions for unvaxxed Aussies, The unofficial official beverage of Malaysia & a letter from Kabul 💌

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.33

January 14, 2022

In the sauna with the world’s happiest people 🌞 + backpacking in your 'own backyard' & a pinch of Irish folklore

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.32

December 24, 2021

The world's longest Christmas🎄, Kongthong: where your name is a melody and Isolation scrapped for international arrival

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.31

December 17, 2021

On being mixed race in Korea, the joys of solo travel - do you dare? and the hermit of Socotra Island 🏝️

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.30

December 10, 2021

Travelling with unvaccinated children, International students ditch Australia, and the secret to Bengali geniality

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.29

December 3, 2021

Georgia’s Forgotten Wine Region, The dishes we’ve adopted from other countries and cities to help biodiversity?

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.28

November 26, 2021

In the ring with female sumo, Australia’s borders open to foreign visa holders and Vietnam’s renovation generation

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.27

November 19, 2021

Treat your ears to some Singapore Noodles, Untold America; the US' Black Cowboys and a guide to walking on Country

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.26

November 12, 2021

Singapore slings its borders open 🍹+ Pacific Island storytelling and the city where meat is forbidden

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.25

November 5, 2021

Stranded Australians finally return home 🤗,, how to be a more sustainable traveller and cheetah traffickers

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.24

October 29, 2021

International flight routes revealed ✈️ + fishing for shrimp on horseback & dealing with eco-anxiety

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.23

October 22, 2021

The Return of International Travel, International Vaccine Passports and changes to family travel exemptions

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.22

October 15, 2021

Fiji for Christmas 🍹 with international travel restart + COVID rules by airline & Singapore’s first people

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.21

October 8, 2021

So what date can we travel? + Scrumptious Syrian cooking and the women changing the game up Everest ⛰️

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.20

October 2, 2021

International travel is back by Christmas 🥳 + pioneering Afghan tour guides & the politics of bilingualism

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.19

September 24, 2021

How to COVID-proof your travel plans, the vaccine passport lowdown and lullabies around the world 😴

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.18

September 17, 2021

Vaccine passports for international travel, an edible guide to Asia and returning looted colonial artefacts 🌍

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.17

September 10, 2021

Could NSW open its international borders first? + delivering ‘roo to those in need & a glimmer of ocean optimism 🐠

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.16

September 3, 2021

Becoming a citizen scientist, permission to leave Australia and the only bookshop on Najafi Street 📚​

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.15

August 27, 2021

Who are you when you’re not travelling? + home gardening 🌵 + speaking in whistles & Slovenian mountain goats 🐐

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.14

August 20, 2021

Lockdown hobbies, what happens to our clothes when we tire of them and a bucket list the next-most-likely travel bubbles

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.13

August 14, 2021

Permission to take time off, online cooking classes, vaccine passports & life with nomadic Mongolian herders 🐴

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.12

August 6, 2021

Inclusive tourism, the PM’s promise & overseas adventures with some of the world’s best travel shows 📺.

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.11

July 30, 2021

Travel grief, lockdown brain fog, Aussies moving overseas for love & head overseas via the magic of international radio.

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.10

July 23, 2021

The UK's Freedom Day, scrumptious recipes from around the world and sage advice on how to survive lockdown

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.9

July 16, 2021

Space tourism 🚀, escaping the crowds in NZ & nailing the perfect travel snap 📸 and bargain houses in Japan

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.8

July 8, 2021

Reminiscing on travel thrills, vaxxed Aussies vacay in Europe, NZ travel bubble reopens & light at the end of the tunnel

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.7

July 2, 2021

Keeping our mental health in check, lockdowns, booze-free vacays 🌅, lucid travel dreams & bungling place names.

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.6

June 25, 2021

A return to travel that’s more sustainable, how to navigate COVID protection, Bali gets vaxxed and we beat cabin fever.

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Travel Insurance & Safety

Travelling Overseas? How to Check Your Travel Insurance for COVID-19 Protection

June 23, 2021

Given the unpredictability of the we’re currently living in, it’s more important than ever to be informed

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.5

June 18, 2021

Australia and Singapore travel bubble 🍜, inbound international students & new rules for working holiday visas

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.4

June 11, 2021

Melburnians breathing a collective sigh of relief, overseas permits, border exemptions & five “new Balis”

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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.3

June 5, 2021

Cook Islands travel bubble, the first plane-loads of tourists have left the UK and a rogue Qantas announcement

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Travel Inspiration

Our travel experts predict where might open next

June 2, 2021

Will we be plunging into aquamarine waters in the shadow of a volcano on a Pacific island? Freelies give their best bets

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.2

May 28, 2021

Europe re-openings, slow-travel in Africa, COVID in Melbourne and the psychology of flying overseas during a pandemic.

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Travel Inspiration

Our ultimate COVID-19 Travel Checklist: What to know before you go

May 22, 2021

International travel is slowly starting to resume, but before you go there are a few things you need to know.

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.1

May 20, 2021

This week we explore some lesser-known gems in New Zealand and unpack the nation’s freshly-opened travel bubble with NZ.

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