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    Finding our sea legs: an AirBnb in Fiji

    ‘Well,’ says my husband Will in a laboured voice. ‘I think we’re done for. We’re going to have to decide who we kill and cook first, we don’t have another choice.’ ‘Oh it’s Jess obviously,’ Elly responds instantly, wiping sweat off her brow. Pete, crammed in under the makeshift shelter by her side nods in agreement. ‘Yes she’s clearly the weakest link,’ Will agrees. All three heads turn towards me in hungry anticipation. I stare straight ahead, pushing aside the brittle palm fronds that are shading us from the sweltering midday sun so I can see the sea one last time. There, in the distance, is a boat. Relief washes…

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    My top 5 AirBnBs in Australasia in 2018

    Since AirBnb launched in 2009, it’s exploded. Approximately 6 million people use this online platform to book accommodation and short-term rentals, browsing 800,000 properties across 34,000 cities in 90 different countries. We had used it occasionally prior to moving to Sydney, but since being in Australia it’s become one of our first stops when planning any of our getaways. We highly recommend you consider booking an AirBnb in Australia for your next adventure. Check out my favourites for 2019 here! There are so many unique, affordable places on offer that are so much more interesting than staying in a hotel. Staying in AirBnBs has allowed us to travel extensively, meeting…