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Getting to Know Us: Meet our Thai Marketing Manager Paul

When we say we’ve got an international team here at HotelsCombined, we’re not kidding – our staff members hail from Canada, Germany, Italy, Korea, Turkey, the Netherlands, Russia, Poland, Israel, Hungary, Greece, Taiwan, Spain, Romania, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, France, Brazil, … Continue reading

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Mapping a Unique View of the World: A Q+A with Linda of Journey Jottings

Sometimes photographs and video can fail to do a journey justice, something that Linda Fairbairn knows all too well. A revered travel blogger and map enthusiast, Linda is the proud owner of Journey Jottings – a colourful set of travel … Continue reading

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Responsible Roaming with Eco Traveller Guide Editor Linda McCormick

Going on holiday is all about feeling great, and it’s much easier to feel great when you know you’re respecting your environment and doing your bit to minimise the eco footprint you leave behind. And fortunately, there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Us: Meet our Indonesian Marketing Manager Debora

We’re a pretty international bunch here at HotelsCombined – with staff members hailing everywhere from Brazil to Russia, our range of cultures and backgrounds span the globe. So to get some real insight into the range of travel destinations found … Continue reading

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The Vivacious Vagabrothers: Meet the Winners of the Biggest, Baddest Bucket List

It was only a few months ago that brothers Marko and Alex Ayling (otherwise known as the Vagabrothers) received the amazing news that they had won global travel website My Destination’s Biggest, Baddest Bucket List competition – in addition to … Continue reading

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Getting Cultured: We Talk with The Culture-ist Co-Founder Maria Russo

The Culture-ist is a smart, diverse and unique new online magazine that focuses on all the most intriguing parts of culture; covering food, people, travel, art and the environment, it’s a great resource for keeping track of all the extraordinary … Continue reading

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Adventures in Vlogging: A Q+A with YouTube Travel Star Christina Pfeiffer

Christina Pfeiffer is a veteran travel writer and photographer whose work has appeared everywhere from the Sydney Morning Herald to the South China Morning Post. While she still maintains her writing and photography skills, she’s recently added a new skill … Continue reading

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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow: A Chat with Ski Expert Miss Snow it All

Miss Snow it All, a.k.a Rachael Oakes-Ash, is Australia’s foremost expert on all things ski and snowboard. For years now, the snow bunny has toured the world in search of the best powder, writing about her experiences along the way … Continue reading

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Exploring Australia’s Food Scene with Jeremy Bowell (a.k.a. “Taste Explorer”)

Sydney-based blogger Jeremy Bowell knows a thing or two about the amazing food and drink that Australia has to offer – through his website, Taste Explorer, he’s wandered the country’s countless wineries and restaurants in search of the most delectable, … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: Five Hotels with True Holiday Spirit

This time of the year, it can get pretty wet and windy in most parts of Australia, but we figure all this dreariness should just be another excuse for a party! Instead of bemoaning the chill, why not embrace it … Continue reading

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