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Travel Inspiration

How to be a more ethical, mindful and sustainable traveller

November 22, 2022

Many of us aren’t always as responsible as we would like when we travel

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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? 🍝

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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 Insurance Explained: The Freely Guide to Travel Insurance Jargon

November 3, 2022

PDS, Excess, Boosts, exclusion....What does it all mean exactly?

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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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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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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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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 Inspiration

Stay Safe on the Slopes with These Snowsport Safety Tips

August 24, 2022

Though snowsports are among some of the greatest activities to do, they do inevitably come with risks.

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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 Inspiration

Six incredible things to do outdoors in the US

August 12, 2022

From the sweeping moonscapes of Utah to the coastal temperate rainforest of Alaska.

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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 Inspiration

Your Ultimate Mexican Adventure

August 11, 2022

7 Things to Add to Your Mexico Bucket List that you might not have heard of

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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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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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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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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 Inspiration

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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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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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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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 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 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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