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I also compete to find cheap flights on Darjeelin (referral link).

Currently in Melbourne, Australia, contracting before my next trip.

Kiwi travelling addict, 65+ countries, living a non-conventional life, fitting in software contracting between travel, festivals, photography and the odd bit of writing.


Have visited : Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Ciskei, Croatia, Czech Republic, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, QwaQwa, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tonga, Transkei, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Wales, Zambia, Zimbabwe



Feb
6
accepted Accommodation for a large group in Cairns in November 2012
Feb
6
accepted Is there a free walking tour in Honolulu?
Feb
6
comment What extra benefits are there in getting travel insurance if I have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)?
Don't forget that travel insurance isn't just for medical, but also flights, theft, luggage, even hijackings...
Feb
6
revised What extra benefits are there in getting travel insurance if I have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)?
edited title
Feb
6
answered What's the deal with the “string people” in central Paris?
Feb
6
revised Internet speed in Nha Trang Vietnam?
added 4 characters in body; edited title
Feb
6
comment How dangerous is the 'La Boca' neighborhood of Buenos Aires?
Seriously, a downvote? It'd be great if the downvoters could explain their reasoning - it's an accurate and honest answer with details, and strategies for staying safe.
Feb
6
reviewed Reviewed How dangerous is the 'La Boca' neighborhood of Buenos Aires?
Feb
6
revised Are there days/times/dates when most Paris museums are free?
edited title
Feb
6
reviewed Approve suggested edit on 3 days in Amsterdam: What to see?
Feb
6
revised Is a Paraguay multiple-entry visa valid for more than 90 days in total?
typo
Feb
6
answered How dangerous is the 'La Boca' neighborhood of Buenos Aires?
Feb
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on south-korea tag wiki
Feb
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on south-korea tag wiki excerpt
Feb
5
answered Is it possible to get the Cuban tourist card (visa) on arrival?
Feb
5
comment Odd, funky festivals in the Northeast of the US?
There are 14 states on the east coast, including many large, diverse cities. This makes the question rather broad, and at risk of getting close votes. Any chance of being more specific - a particular state, perhaps?
Feb
5
awarded  Enlightened
Feb
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
5
revised Prepaid Debit Card for traveling in Europe from Israeli bank
tidied up
Feb
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on tfs tag wiki