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Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.77

November 18, 2022

Man who lived in Paris airport dies in T2, a letter to a plane mate + is there a right time to eat dinner? 🍝

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.76

November 11, 2022

Melting glaciers in Nepal, more airport chaos ahead and why you should do a cooking class 👩🏾‍🍳

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.75

November 4, 2022

Urban polar bears, Bali’s new ‘second-home’ visa and an otter explosion in Singapore 🦦

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.74

October 28, 2022

Backpacking boomers, voices from the Arctic and Filipino shrimp sandwiches 🦐

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.73

October 21, 2022

Cooking with the Pasta Grannies + Iran’s revolutionary women & liveaboarding on any budget ⛵

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.72

October 14, 2022

Eat your way around Paris, carbon tax for air travel + Route 66’s Spook Light 💥

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.71

October 7, 2022

Aussie dollar rides high against holiday destination currencies + the return of rhinos & ‘Shoes Off’ – a podcast 👟

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.70

September 30, 2022

Japan to fully reopen, what it’s like to have a non-western name in a western country + Qantas’ vegetarian dilemma 🥑

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.69

September 23, 2022

Spectacular places on the cusp of irreversible damage and Australian immigrants share their stories

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.68

September 15, 2022

Japan and Taiwan (kinda) reopen, a North American tour of home breweries + the great climate upheaval ⛈️

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.67

September 9, 2022

The many ways to make moussaka, how to hire a citizen guide + relocating wildlife in Zimbabwe 🦓

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.66

September 3, 2022

Why you should keep a travel journal ✍🏽 + women monks in Thailand & an ode to rock climbing

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.65

August 26, 2022

Qantas responds to CEO’s house egging 🥚 + a two-day trek to the pub & what can’t you do with miso?!

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.64

August 19, 2022

Eco-minded surfing on Haida Gwaii, hearty Hungarian cooking and a letter to the taxi driver who never came 🚕

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.63

August 12, 2022

Booze-free travel, Ancient Chinese hamburgers + a discovery in PNG 🐙

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.62

August 1, 2022

Travels with the Dull Men’s Club, a hidden world beneath Budapest + a new cave discovered in Tasmania 👀

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.61

July 29, 2022

Life in remote NZ, a Palestinian dinner staple + the surfer girls of Bangladesh 🏄🏽‍♀️

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.60

July 22, 2022

The six stages of transformative travel, the US’ disappearing island + warm up with Vietnamese rice porridge 🥣

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.59

July 15, 2022

Travel influencers flock to Syria, LGBTQ+ Guide to Tel Aviv + drinking seaweed in Belize 🌿

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.58

July 8, 2022

Qantas ditches Sky News, Australia drops vax rules for incoming passengers + hanging with “the fellas” in China 🥊

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Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.57

July 1, 2022

Is travel chaos the new normal? + in the ring with a Mexican luchadora and a woolly discovery in Canada 🐘

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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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 Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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 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 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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Latest Articles

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.77

November 18, 2022

Man who lived in Paris airport dies in T2, a letter to a plane mate + is there a right time to eat dinner? 🍝

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.76

November 11, 2022

Melting glaciers in Nepal, more airport chaos ahead and why you should do a cooking class 👩🏾‍🍳

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.75

November 4, 2022

Urban polar bears, Bali’s new ‘second-home’ visa and an otter explosion in Singapore 🦦

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.74

October 28, 2022

Backpacking boomers, voices from the Arctic and Filipino shrimp sandwiches 🦐

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.73

October 21, 2022

Cooking with the Pasta Grannies + Iran’s revolutionary women & liveaboarding on any budget ⛵

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.72

October 14, 2022

Eat your way around Paris, carbon tax for air travel + Route 66’s Spook Light 💥

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.71

October 7, 2022

Aussie dollar rides high against holiday destination currencies + the return of rhinos & ‘Shoes Off’ – a podcast 👟

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.70

September 30, 2022

Japan to fully reopen, what it’s like to have a non-western name in a western country + Qantas’ vegetarian dilemma 🥑

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.69

September 23, 2022

Spectacular places on the cusp of irreversible damage and Australian immigrants share their stories

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.68

September 15, 2022

Japan and Taiwan (kinda) reopen, a North American tour of home breweries + the great climate upheaval ⛈️

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.67

September 9, 2022

The many ways to make moussaka, how to hire a citizen guide + relocating wildlife in Zimbabwe 🦓

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.66

September 3, 2022

Why you should keep a travel journal ✍🏽 + women monks in Thailand & an ode to rock climbing

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.65

August 26, 2022

Qantas responds to CEO’s house egging 🥚 + a two-day trek to the pub & what can’t you do with miso?!

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.64

August 19, 2022

Eco-minded surfing on Haida Gwaii, hearty Hungarian cooking and a letter to the taxi driver who never came 🚕

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.63

August 12, 2022

Booze-free travel, Ancient Chinese hamburgers + a discovery in PNG 🐙

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.62

August 1, 2022

Travels with the Dull Men’s Club, a hidden world beneath Budapest + a new cave discovered in Tasmania 👀

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.61

July 29, 2022

Life in remote NZ, a Palestinian dinner staple + the surfer girls of Bangladesh 🏄🏽‍♀️

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.60

July 22, 2022

The six stages of transformative travel, the US’ disappearing island + warm up with Vietnamese rice porridge 🥣

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.59

July 15, 2022

Travel influencers flock to Syria, LGBTQ+ Guide to Tel Aviv + drinking seaweed in Belize 🌿

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.58

July 8, 2022

Qantas ditches Sky News, Australia drops vax rules for incoming passengers + hanging with “the fellas” in China 🥊

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.57

July 1, 2022

Is travel chaos the new normal? + in the ring with a Mexican luchadora and a woolly discovery in Canada 🐘

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.56

June 24, 2022

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.55

June 17, 2022

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 🍳🍚

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.51

May 20, 2022

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.50

May 13, 2022

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.49

May 6, 2022

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 👨🏾‍🍳

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 🌊

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.43

March 25, 2022

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 🏕️

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.41

March 11, 2022

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 🎎

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.37

February 11, 2022

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.35

January 28, 2022

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 💌

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 🏝️

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.30

December 10, 2021

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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?

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.26

November 12, 2021

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.25

November 5, 2021

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.24

October 29, 2021

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.23

October 22, 2021

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.22

October 15, 2021

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 ⛰️

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.20

October 2, 2021

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

Read article

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 😴

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.18

September 17, 2021

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 🐠

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.16

September 3, 2021

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 🐐

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

Freely Travel Briefing: Issue No.13

August 14, 2021

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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 📺.

Read article

Travel Briefings

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.

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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

Read article

Travel Briefings

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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Travel Briefings

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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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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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 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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