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Growing up on the other side of the globe (Sydney) means travel and I have had an on-off relationship; it was hard maintaining quick trips when most of the world is, well, a world away. Now based in London and lucky enough to wrangle a job in the industry, you could say travel and I are going steady. This time, I’m gonna make it last.
Like many, my parents introduced me to travel. At the age of eleven, we went on our very own Griswoldian European vacation. They also encouraged me to write about it; the diary and a 50-page, lovingly cut-and-pasted scrapbook made post-trip still exist.
Though they will never see the light of day again, what you will see are articles about up-and-coming destinations, advice on the practical side of travel and great deals and sightseeing recommendations for our customers. Follow me on Twitter @stephmarinkovic and on Instagram @stephmarinkovictravels to stay up-to-date with my latest articles, my travel musings and holiday snaps.
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