2015 has been a big year for our blog! We’ve seen huge growth in terms of followers, traffic and social media fans! We now have over 25,000 followers and The Aussie Flashpacker has almost reached 500,000 views! We’ve had some amazing adventures and travels which you may have read about in our Top 10 Travel Experiences of 2015 and we’ve loved sharing them with you all! We’ve got huge plans so far for 2016 which include an overland trip from Portugal to Turkey and we’re…

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What a year! We’ve had an amazing year that has been jam packed full of adventures and travels. Whilst we haven’t had as many European vacations as last year we’ve spent a lot of the year exploring more of the UK in more depth and also had a month long trip home to Australia! We’re looking forward to some pretty big and exciting adventures in 2016 but before that here is our top 10 travel experiences from this year. 1. Bringing in the New Year…

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Last May my parents came to visit us from Australia. Their visit was just in time to mark my first year in the UK and I couldn’t have been more over the moon when they told us they’d booked tickets! It was their first time in the UK and Dan’s first time meeting them, so a pretty big moment for all of us! We decided the best way to break the ice was to book tickets for us all to go to Ireland for a…

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I always thought that I was a summer girl through and through but on our recent trip to Switzerland I fell head over heels in love with winter, powdery white snow and mountains. I think there is something truly magical about winter and everything looks that little bit more beautiful covered with snow. Here is our list of 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Europe this winter. 1. Hallstat, Austria This iconic photo is of Hallstat, a peaceful, beautiful village in Austria…

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One of the highlights of our trip to Switzerland was visiting the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe! We took an incredible train journey from Grindelwald all the way to the highest railway station in Europe which is located 3,454 metres above sea level! It was a beautiful, scenic train ride and an incredible experience to be standing at the Top of Europe! It was a wonderful experience and despite not having great visibility at the top due to the weather we still had an amazing…

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