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Travelettes » » A Plea to Postpone and Not Cancel Your Travels During COVID-19 – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » A Plea to Postpone and Not Cancel Your Travels During COVID-19 If like me you have (or had) travel plans for this year, then you’ll no doubt be pretty devastated at the travel restrictions and lock-downs  around the world. The pandemic has literally altered life as we know it. But instead of rushing to cancel your flights, tours and accommodation, have a little think about the wider implications of your actions.   Why Should I Postpone My…

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Travelettes » » How Coronavirus Has Me Feeling as a Traveler… and as an American – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » How Coronavirus Has Me Feeling as a Traveler… and as an American Seven years ago, 21-year-old Emily was heading off for her first solo trip abroad (to Vietnam) when the word “travel insurance” was dropped in one of the friendly emails from the adventure travel group I’d signed up with. Travel insurance? Huh? Wasn’t that a thing for old worrywarts? I had no intention of purchasing travel insurance, and I thought that was normal. I thought this…

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Travelettes » » The Australian Bushfire and the current mood in Sydney and Melbourne – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » The Australian Bushfire and the current mood in Sydney and Melbourne Photo credit: Bert Knot Images of charred wildlife, apocalyptic smoke-filled red skies and flames roaring through forests have been plastered all over media channels recently, summing up the devastation caused by months of bushfires tearing through Australia. Despite the fires shocking the world, it’s hard to truly grasp the scale and effects of this disaster, let alone capture the feelings across the nation. In an attempt…

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Travelettes » » To All Those Who Won’t Be Home for Christmas – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » To All Those Who Won’t Be Home for Christmas Now don’t go reading this and get depressed, or start thinking this is going to be a sad, pity-filled bit of words. Give me a chance. While yes, I will indeed NOT be going home this Christmas like the iconic song, I’m not searching for pity. In fact, if you’ve ever questioned how many friends you have, I highly recommend telling people you won’t be going home for…

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Travelettes » » The obsession with travelling – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » The obsession with travelling We all love travelling. The fact that you’re on this travel platform and clicked to read this specific post already says something. As the travel market grows and tourism booms, everybody has the travel bug. Being a digital nomad in Bali, getting your Eat, Play, Love on in Italy or roadtrippin’ across Europe were once the dream. Today, they are all achievable goals.   For most people, travel has been made easy these…

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