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Startup Weekend Brisbane 2015 Wrap up

This article has been taken from the Soul Travel Guides Blog which is no longer active Wow! What a weekend! Over a hundred bright-eyed entrepreneurs, developers, designers and business people turned out this year to participate in probably the biggest Australian Startup weekend ever.  What’s a Startup Weekend? – Good Question! Startup Weekends are 54-hour events …

Are Co-Working Holidays now ‘a thing’?

So I came up with an awesome idea today – a Coworking Space on a boat! (FEB 2016 UPDATE: That now exists) Ok… so that’s probably not the best idea but it did get me searching Google and found this article by Flight Centre, the major travel company in Australia. What surprised me was the …

Why I’ll (Probably) Never Stay in a 5-Star Hotel Again

Travel is now cheaper than ever. Instead of a full-service flight, you can forego all the luxuries and travel for half the price on a super low cost airline like Scoot. Instead of taking expensive cabs, you can save around 20% using ride-sharing services like UBER. And, instead of booking an expensive hotel room, you can stay …

My Exchange Experience – Los Angeles

They had told me that there would be an adjustment curve but I wasn’t expecting this. January – July 2014 After spending a night in a hotel, I made my way to orientation at my host university, an institution that I will call “LA Uni” as to not to bring the university’s actual name into …

Four Things I Learned about Study Abroad while on Exchange

A 6 month study exchange to a foreign country is one of the most rewarding ways to spend a university semester however, it does come with it’s challenges. Depending on where you go, it can cost a lot of money but if you do it right, the experience you gain is so worth it.  This …