Amazing Restaurants in Yerevan

9 Amazing Restaurants in Yerevan Armenia

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When picturing Yerevan I had no idea that there would be so many amazing restaurants in Yerevan to choose from. I knew it was the capital of Armenia so there must be something going on….but I was totally taken by surprise. While the cuisine is certainly a mix and you see many influences from neighbouring countries like Georgia, Turkey and Romania, Armenia certainly has it’s own spin on these classic …

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SE Queensland Itinerary: 5 Day Self Drive Map (Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast)

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Experience the best of the region with this easy to follow South East Queensland Itinerary. Visit the best beaches on the Gold Coast & Sunshine Coast. Find easy hiking trails in the hinterland. Enjoy local artisan cheese, and Brisbane’s craft beer scene. Get the Self drive Queensland Itinerary map – Free.

Chiang Mai Attractions

What to Do, See & Eat in Chiang Mai Thailand

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The mountain city of Chiang Mai has been growing in popularity among travellers for many years. We originally visited this funky place back in 2011 and loved it so much we came back in 2015 to spend a few months living there in amongst the booming digital nomad and travel blogger community. Due to this large community of digital nomads in Chiang Mai there are plenty of bloggers, entrepreneurs and travellers that …

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Litchfield National Park Tours & Mary River Cruise

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Don’t take any old one of the Litchfield national park tours… Get the most out of your trip and tours from Darwin by seeing a lot more of the region. We opted for a 4 day itinerary with Adventure Tours Australia (Part of the Intrepid Group) which included not just visits and swimming at spectacular and unspoiled waterfalls in Litchfield national park, but also: Mary River Cruise Trip to Kakadu …

MONGOLIA TOURISM PODCAST

037 Mongolia Part 2 – Secret Naadam festivals and Mongolia on $33 a day

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Mongolia Podcast (Part 2) Episode 037: Mongolia on $33 a day & The secret, local Naadam festivals Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Stitcher Radio WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of this page or tweet @mytravelfreedom What do you want …

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035 Mongolia overland: Nomad homestay & Gobi Desert catastrophe!

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035 Mongolia East to West: Real Nomad homestay & Breaking down in the Gobi Desert: Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of this page or tweet @mytravelfreedom What do you want in the show? Are we …

Burma Travel (Myanmar): the Best and Worst from Yangon to Mandalay

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Burma (Myanmar) is an up and coming destination, since the advent of democracy in 2010 tourism has grown fast and many predict that tourism is set to boom there in the near future. This was certainly evident while we were there. Its been a few months since we left Burma and we often discuss certain things we miss… or never want to experience again! So here is our retrospective guide …

9 Tips For Surviving Mongolia (Video)

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As one of the least densely populated countries in the world, Mongolia can be quite a culture shock for travellers who have been accustomed to things like beds and hot water for most of their lives. Epic wilderness, untamed beauty and challenging travel experiences are par for the course when going trans-Mongolian. Mongolia offers a real sense of freedom from civilisation but navigating the country independently can be both dangerous, …

How to cross the Bulgan Border: Khovd (Mongolia) to Urumqi (China)

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Mongolia’s western border at Bulgan is not frequented by foreigners – but it is certainly open to us! Find out how we made the crossing from Khovd to Urumqi in August 2013. Similarly to when we arrived through Erlian & Zamiin-uud in the east, border corossing between China and Mongolia are not straight-forward, you just have to put the time in and plod through the process – expect your passports …

The One Thing You MUST Do In Mongolia: Nomadic Homestay

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Heading out into the Mongolian wilderness you never know what you’re going to get. We knew that things could be rough but this time around we found ourselves face to face with an eagle who looked like he could give human flesh a go and on the receiving end of a family feast difficult to stomach (because it mostly was stomach, lambs stomach!)…..here’s what happened. How it Began One of …

How NOT to Cross central Mongolia overland – Moron to Olgii.

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20 hours broken down and stuck in the Gobi Desert was not on our itinerary… and yet our dilapidated mini-van felt that it should be. Actually our van – I named it “Turquoise Disaster” – had quite a few opinions about travel that were contrary to our own. Its propensity to fill the cabin with petrol fumes. Its willingness to open its own windows, allowing sand and dust to engulf …

Epic Mongolia: 9,000 Landscapes from Ulaanbaatar to Khovsgol (With Video)

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9 days inside a Russian Military van crossing the epic and endlessly changing landscape of central Mongolia with 7 other people is certainly an experience! It may be challenging but it is certainly rewarding beyond anything we may have imagined before undertaking this journey. This second part of our trans-Mongolian adventure takes us from the capital of Ulaanbaatar to Moron (Pronounced Muren), just south of Khovsgol, Mongolia’s largest lake. In …