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So you’re stuck in a hotel room for two weeks. Assuming you go to sleep at 10 PM and wake up at 7 AM each day (you can get nine hours of sleep now, you’ve got nothing but time), you would have 15 hours of your day to fill. Let’s say you take an hour from that for meal breaks, which leaves you with 14 hours.  You’ve probably figured out by now that there are pretty limited options as to what can be done in a hotel room. But you’d be surprised. By building a daily schedule (and giving your smartphone the workout of its life), you can make it through this quarantine! Without further ado, here are our top suggestions for hotel room quarantine activities including hour by hour guidelines!
The Travel Items You Don't Need to Pack
Ever find when you come home from a holiday that there are items untouched at the back of your suitcase? Welcome to the club! Almost all travel packing tips or travel checklists will tell you the best way to pack a suitcase is to pack light. But we all know this is much harder than it seems…So before you start packing, here’s a list of five travel items you should consider leaving behind
19 May 2020
Rolling Home
Campervanning in Aotearoa, New Zealand, means slowing down and exploring – island style.
The Easiest Language to Learn by Yourself
If you’ve thought about crafting a vigorous self-improvement regime during isolation, you’re definitely not alone. There has never been a better time to learn a language than in a global lockdown, when free language-learning technology is readily available to anybody with a smartphone. 
01 May 2020
The Best Hiking Trails in the World
We have compiled a list of eight hiking trails we absolutely adore. These stunning vistas will have you digging out your rucksack, dusting off your hiking boots and booking a flight as soon as it is safe!
28 Apr 2020
The Future of Travel
It seems counter-intuitive to pen an ode to the future of travel at a time when international travel is illegal in most parts of the world. But maybe it’s not counter-intuitive, maybe it can be a humble reminder of all we took for granted, and a reminder of all we can look forward to in the future.   
20 Apr 2020
Poles Apart
David Smyth and Rose Toohey of Forward Travel give us the goods on the Polar regions.

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