Milly

Milly

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    What the weather in Petra in sept? Which would be the cheapest month in regardless to flights to go? I picked sept.

    Hey Petra, One of our Nomads recently wrote this article about choosing which route to Petra is right for you https://www.worldnomads.com/explore/middle-east/jordan/which-trek-to-petra-is-right-for-you It's got plenty of details about the different types of treks you can do to reach the gates! He also tells us that the spring (March–May) and fall (October–November) are best seasons for trekking in Jordan. Hope this helps! Cheers, Amelia about 19 hours ago

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    Reputable campervan rental companies in Australia?

    Ahh you will love it! We did an 11 day road trip over Dec/Jan just passed - best trip of my life! More than happy to help. Safe travels! 2 months ago

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    Are Jan/Feb good months to trek the Annapurna circuit?

    Just FYI I've decided to ignore you all (not out of spite) and three of us are going to Nepal in January to trek the Annapurna Circuit! 2 months ago

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    Reputable campervan rental companies in Australia?

    100% go by van! Everyone said to me that it'd be expensive, and if we wanted to save money we should hire a car and stay in hotels, but boy were we glad we didn't! Again, go diesel option for sure in New Zealand, they have a few sneaky road taxes for petrol vehicles. When are you doing the road trip in NZ? 2 months ago

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    Australia itinerary direction advice

    I'm pro camping! You'll enjoy the trip so much more, and there's nothing like sitting in the van (rain, hail or shine) watching the sun go down, and rise first thing in the morning! You just can't get that freedom when you're staying in hostels and motels. If you've got the budget to go by van, go by van and do the camping - but if you need to save money, certainly hire a car and search for cheap hostels. Just keep in mind some of the best off-the-beaten-track destinations (national parks and day hikes) won't be anywhere near hostels, so if adventure/outdoors is your thing, I suggest you make the most of the trip and go with the van. Cheers, Milly 2 months ago

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    Australia itinerary direction advice

    Hey Danielle, Me again! First things first, you're aware that it's going to be stinkin' hot in Cairns/Tropical north QLD throughout November and December? And yes, the rains will be coming down pretty heavy. Definitely a good idea to get the tropics done in November, as it'll just get hotter the longer you leave that. Sounds like money isn't a problem here (lucky you!). Be sure to book those tours in as soon as possible, you'd hate to miss your spot on the reef! Another tip would be to download the Britz Campervan app. We used this in New Zealand, and the advice and easy method of finding campsites made the trip so much easier. My boyfriend and I go camping a lot, but we've got a 4x4. We use WikiCamps - this is a better app, but will cost you about $7, and if you're not from Aus, there's probably no use. Do your research and find remote, free campsites - there are so many. I think the main thing a lot of tourists do, is drive into the expensive big 4 holiday parks, and don't bother going to look for free campsites that are a little more difficult to get to. If you need any ideas for campsites closer to Sydney, in the NSW region, there's plenty of info on my blog: https://wheresmildo.com/ This is a lot to digest - happy to answer any other questions if you have them! Cheers, Milly 2 months ago

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    Reputable campervan rental companies in Australia?

    Hey Danielle, Sounds like an exciting trip! All I can say is, avoid the cheaper van companies – the less you pay, the more you'll suffer! You're really going to have to splurge on that. My best advice would be to hire a diesel van, petrol is often more expensive. I hired a van through Britz Campervans in New Zealand, and they were really reliable, responsive when we needed help (our nav man stopped working, so they didn't add any additional charges at the end of the trip to cover my phone bill!), and the vehicles were all in pristine conditions. Look, I'm from Sydney, so I've never needed to rent a van in Aus, but hopefully this helps. About to answer your other question shortly... 2 months ago

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    Do I have to go nude in Japan's Onsens?

    Haven't been there myself, but this article might help! https://www.worldnomads.com/explore/eastern-asia/japan/onsen-etiquette 6 months ago