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Martin Fleming

I’m an Australian writer who left his country after the cost of beer hit double figures. I’ve spent the last six months travelling the world and was most recently tricked into hiking the Inca Trail in Reeboks. I blame Tinder glitches for my loneliness. I like sharks.
Posts by Martin Fleming
Things to do on a stopover in Perth

Things to do on a stopover in Perth

Previously bypassed for the likes of Sydney and Melbourne, Perth is becoming an increasingly popular destination for travel-goers due to...
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7 lies we all tell ourselves while travelling Europe

7 lies we all tell ourselves while travelling Europe

From all the way down in the Southern hemisphere, Europe often seems like an unattainable, well-dressed myth. It’s this uniquely...
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7 thoughts you’ll have the first time you visit Tasmania

7 thoughts you’ll have the first time you visit Tasmania

Tasmania cops a lot of flack from the rest of the world. We turn down our noses at it, assuming...
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8 thoughts everyone has the first time they visit the Outback

8 thoughts everyone has the first time they visit the Outback

The Outback is a weird and wonderful place. There’s nowhere else on earth quite like it, and when you visit...
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5 reasons to visit Darwin in July

5 reasons to visit Darwin in July

Darwin is the often-forgotten city of Australia. Far north, it’s often tarnished with a “Why bother?” brush, which is grossly...
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Which Melbourne neighbourhood should you stay in?

Which Melbourne neighbourhood should you stay in?

Hooray! You’re on your way to Melbourne. Flights are booked (with Cheapflights.co.nz, of course), bags are packed and you’re ecstatic...
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8 places to go when you refuse to give up on summer (and where to avoid)

8 places to go when you refuse to give up on summer (and where to avoid)

A lot of people think that once the Easter bunny visits, we don our moth-ridden jumpers, dust off the old...
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How to travel Australia’s Sunshine Coast on a budget

How to travel Australia’s Sunshine Coast on a budget

In this humble writer’s opinion, the Sunshine Coast, just north of Brisbane, is one of the most picturesque areas in...
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7 travel apps for every stage of your journey

7 travel apps for every stage of your journey

Our smartphones are arguably the cleverest thing we pack on a trip. They’re an all-in-one translator, tip calculator, travel agent,...
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