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Jade Johnston
Works at http://ouroyster.com
Attended University of Manitoba
Lives in Brisbane, Australia
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Whats it like to travel as a solo female in Brunei?
Dan was going to Sandakan to go scuba diving in Sipadan. For non scuba divers, there is a whole lot of nothing to do in the coastal town of Sandakan. So I decided to go off on my own for a couple d...
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We so we incredibly lucky so be able to see the world's largest flower in Borneo. The Rafflesia takes years to bloom, and once it does, the flower only survives about 3 - 5 days!
Have you heard of the Rafflesia? I'll forgive you if you haven't. It only occurs in a small part of South East Asia, and it is threatened in most areas as well. And when you also consider that each...
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Travel can be expensive. Paying for your own travel can be hard enough, but once kids come on the scene a whole new set of expenses appear. We are certainly finding that out. Now that Jacob has tur...
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Every wanted to go to Tonga and swim with humpback whales? We've got everything you need to know to tick it off your bucket list right here. http://ouroyster.com/swimming-with-humpbacks-in-tonga/
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Every wanted to go to Tonga and swim with humpback whales? We've got everything you need to know to tick it off your bucket list right here. http://ouroyster.com/swimming-with-humpbacks-in-tonga/
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Create a bucket list on Trover and you could win $1500.00 - but more importantly - look whose photo they used on their ad? Oh yeah - thats ours. Oh and make sure you follow our account! http://www.trover.com/u/ouroyster
Show us your dream destinations and you could win $1500. If there's one thing we love here at Trover, it's travel. But free stuff is definitely #2. And when we can combine them, it's like a magical explosion of win. That's why we are so excited to announce our Bucket List contest: we are giving ...
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Are any of these lesser known festivals on your bucket list?
One of the great things about travelling is discovering hidden gems. There is nothing more exciting then finding yourself in a new city and suddenly stumbling across an interesting new festival. Th...
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These are our ten most favourite photos from Sarawak in Borneo. Which is your favourite?

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Our biggest mistake in Sarawak was leaving. We recently visited the two states of Borneo; Sarawak and Sabah, and absolutely loved every moment. We visited at the tail end of the rainy season, which...
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A macaque hanging out on the Kinabatangan river, Sabah. 
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Every wanted to go to Tonga and swim with humpback whales? We've got everything you need to know to tick it off your bucket list right here. http://ouroyster.com/swimming-with-humpbacks-in-tonga/
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We recently shared what is on our top 5 Australian bucket list. Whats on yours?
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Yesterday I published some tips to create the perfect itinerary for travel in Tonga. Have you visited this Pacific Kingdom?
 
Tonga, a small Pacific nation had been on my travel bucket list ever since I first heard of it. It's made up of around 176 islands, that are divided into five groups.
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Tonga, a small Pacific nation had been on my travel bucket list ever since I first heard of it. My first planned trip was suddenly cancelled thanks to a cyclone stranding and demoralizing me on Fij...
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    Owner and writer at http://ouroyster.com, a travel blog about budget travel for couples and families. We specialize in budget travel guides, destination guides, family travel, and cultural travel reviews.
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Wellington, New Zealand - Brandon, Manitoba, Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - Birtle, Manitoba, Canada - Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada - Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada - Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada - Aarhus, Denmark - Edinburgh, UK - London, UK - Peer, Belgium - Leuven, Belgium - Jaunilama de Poco Sol, Costa Rica - Copenhagen, Denmark - Auckland, New Zealand
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OurOyster.com is the travel writing and blogging project of Jade Johnston and Daniel Dumbrell who travel with world on a budget with their infant son.  Our motto is: Travel now. Tomorrow is just a dream. <a rel="me" href="http://ouroyster.com/home/the-our-oyster-project">Learn about OurOyster here!</a>
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Lived in 7 countries, Travelled to more than 30 countries, Blogging since 2010
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  • University of Manitoba
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  • Aarhus Universitet
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10 Amazing Places to Hike before you Die - Holiday Nomad
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10 most amazing places to hike before you die ! Best hiking trails worldwide including Everest Base Camp Trek, Inca Trail, Tour du Mont Blan

Do you Believe? The Legend of the Giant's Causeway
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Science tells us that the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland was formed by a giant lava flow formed by a volcanic eruption millions of yea

Maldives for Children
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Our little Jacob has been around the world, and then some. So far it seems like he has enjoyed the Maldives the most. The Maldives is a sand

Guest Post: 5 Things I Learned from Traveling to Iceland in Winter
www.dangerous-business.com

Today’s guest post was written by Jade Johnston, who blogs about all things travel at OurOyster.com. She likes to write helpful guides for t

24 Hours in Brighton
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To tell the truth, despite being only an hour from London by train, Brighton was never really on my travel radar when I lived in London. But

Glimpses of Tonga
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To be honest, we didn't have the best conditions when we were in Tonga. Most days, while dry and temperate, were overcast, so we didn't get

Meet Jade Johnston from Ouroyster.com - Interview
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This is an interview with Jade Johnston from Ouroyster.com. Find out more about travelling on a budget and adventure travelling gear from th

Giant Jellyfish In Stanley Park
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We love aquariums. Canada has some of the best aquariums we have ever visited. And I think the Vancouver aquarium in Stanley Park is our fav

Driving In Greece
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Although driving in Albania was one of the more stressful travel experiences we have had on our trip this year, I think driving in Greece wa

Totem Poles in Stanley Park Vancouver
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Stanley park is an absolute must visit attraction in Vancouver. After the aquarium, our favorite place in Stanley Park were the totem poles.

The Best Valentines Travel Destinations
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This post isn't for lovers of cliques. You wont see Paris listed here. But you will find beautiful coastal towns, historical buildings, reli

Travel Photo Australia : Donkeys Graze In A Ghost Town
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Silverton, located near the outback town of Broken Hill has a population of about 50 people.... and 2 donkeys. The town is mostly home to ar

A Guide To The Rock Hewn Monasteries Of Ruse
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Are you Buddhist? I thought that was a strange question to ask, but replied that I wasn't. Satisfied with my answer, the monk then proceeded

Delphi Is More Than Just A Day Trip - OurOyster.com
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Most travelers zip through Delphi on a day tour from Athens. We present a couple pretty compelling reasons why we think you should stay the