Arimo travels

A 25-year-old Finnish man on a 2-year trip around the world. Travel tips, insights and bad jokes.

Category: Destinations (page 1 of 6)

Travel journal entries and other posts about my travel destinations.

How One German Word Stopped Me from Flying to New Zealand

I’m planning to cross the Pacific on a cargo ship from New Zealand to California. However, that plan nearly fell apart when one German word blocked my entry to New Zealand.

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Hiking in Tonga (‘Eua Island)

If you want to do some hiking in Tonga, ‘Eua is your island of choice. The island of ‘Eua offers several beautiful opportunities for day hikes.

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Resort Life in Fiji

What have I been doing recently? After one year of traveling the world, I decided to slow down and enjoy resort life in Fiji for a while.

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My Impressions of Australia

What does Australia look like through foreign eyes? I spent six weeks in the country during my trip around the world. Here are my impressions of Australia.

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Uluru – My New Favourite Destination in the World

Uluru (Ayers Rock) might be far away from anything, but it’s still worth the long journey.

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1-Day Great Ocean Road Self-Drive from Melbourne

Planning to self-drive from Melbourne to the Great Ocean Road without a tour? This guide tells you how to make a 1-day Great Ocean Road self-drive from Melbourne to the Twelve Apostles and back.

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365 Days on the Road – My Journey So Far

On May 15th 2016, I left Finland for a 2-year trip around the world. Here’s a summary of all that’s happened on my first 365 days on the road.

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William Ricketts Sanctuary – A Unique Experience Near Melbourne

Looking for something more unique to experience near Melbourne, Australia? William Ricketts Sanctuary offers captivating art in a beautiful setting.

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Visiting Mount Bromo without a Tour

Are you planning to visit Mount Bromo without a tour? Here’s how you can trek one of the most famous volcanoes in Indonesia without a guided tour.

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An Atheist’s Review of 10-Day Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Is Vipassana Dhamma meditation scientific? In this review, I analyze my 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat from an atheist’s point of view.

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