Category: Road Trips

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Jade Talks Travel #25 – Road Trip Around Africa

Have you wanted to drive around Africa? In this episode I chat to Dan who has recently completed an epic road trip around the entire African continent! #jadetalkstravel #africa #theroadchoseme #roadtrips #southafrica #kenya #nigeria #sudan #gabon #namibia #botswana

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Tourist-Free Travel Ideas

Want to escape to a place with no other tourists? Yeah, me too. Here's my bucket list dream vacation ideas. #greenland #tasmania #hopayacht #yachtcharter #privateyacht #sailing #sail #sailingfiji #roadtrip #route50 #motorcycletrip #vangogh @vangogh

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Vietnam features cheap but excellent food, shopping, resorts, massages, hiking - literally everything!

The Other Stonehenge in New Zealand

This Stonehenge is closer, easier to get to, and you can touch it!

Have a Picnic at Hanging Rock

A weird rock, volcanic pillars, faces weathered into the rocks-the perfect place for a picnic. Welcome to Hanging Rock.

The Church At Auvers-Sur-Oise

See the church at Auvers-Sur-Oise, exactly as Vincent Van Gogh painted it. #jadetalkstravel #Paris #france #vangogh #auvers #vincentvangogh

How To See The Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an

See 3 Terracotta Warriors at the NGV Exhibition, or over 6000 statues in Xi'an, China.

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A Cheesy Kind of Holiday

The finest cheese, peace and quiet, a good book and views over the ocean. Welcome to King Island. #jadetalkstravel #kingisland #cheese #tasmania #australia

Wales, Mt Snowdon, Snowdonia National Park, article by Jade Jackson

Why Wales Is Worth A Wander

Wales is more than just Castles and Cardiff. Find books, catch steam trains, ride canal boats then sleep in a castle!

Nhill family ancestry, image by Jade Jackson

Chasing Ancestry in Rural Victoria

A road trip to Melbourne ended with chasing my ancestry in Nhill and meeting distant cousins I didn’t know existed!

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Lombok, The Quiet Bali

My first trip to Bali was in 1982 and I recall endless rice paddies, a couple of basic hotels that were considered flash if they had a pool and an endless stream of locals plying souvenirs and massages along the beach. Yet it was still a holiday resort town with the emphasis on town. Anything ...

Jade Talks Travel #14 – Hitchhiking in Alaska and Orcas in the Wild

Only in Alaska would you get picked up hitchhiking, by a 16 year old girl playing Christian death metal music. #jadetalkstravel #alaska #hitchiking #orcas

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Nine Reasons to Visit Nhill, Victoria

Nhill is a genuinely friendly town, with an array of unique attractions, just a few hours drive from Melbourne. Perfect for a weekend escape. #nhill #Victoria #australia

Jade Talks Travel #3 – New Zealand Road Trips – Cape Palliser & The Forgotten World Highway

There’s no better escape than a remote road trip in New Zealand, on empty roads, surrounded by ancient ferns.

Clouds are Like Sky Paintings

Clouds represent everything the world is not; free, freedom and unconstrained by borders. #jadetalkstravel #clouds #cloudspotters #cloudspottersguide #cloudappreciationsociety @cloud

Cape Palliser, New Zealand.

Head to Cape Palliser, NZ for incredible ocean views, a seal colony, a lighthouse and no people, it's my favourite place in the world. #jadetalkstravel #capepalliser #newzealand #northisland #wellington #travel #vacation #roadtrip

Travel China Independantly

Want to travel China independently but don’t speak Chinese? With a little planning you can easily travel around China without a tour.

Road Trip from Ghost Towns to Van Gogh to the Outback

Did you know, the Outback is only a day-trip away from Sydney or Melbourne?

The Forgotten World Highway, New Zealand

The ultimate remote road trip in New Zealand. Get lost along the Forgotten World Highway.