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Hi! Welcome to Complete City Guides!

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My name is Patrick, I'm originally from Sydney (Australia) but grew up in England (my second home) - and I love exploring cities (and writing about it!)

I work online in marketing, which gives me the opportunity to travel around the world full time.

So while I am away, I keep this blog updated with full travel info. I tend to stay in a city for a few months at a time, to really get to know it - then I write guides on it.

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How To Make Economy Flights Feel Like First Class
How To Make Economy Flights Feel Like First Class

Travelling in first class or business class is a luxury that many of us just never get to experience. But, there are some tricks, tips and hacks that can help you feel like you're travelling first class or business class even though you're sat in your economy seats at the back of the plane. Check out these tips!

Posted: Wed 5th September, 2018

Bangkok Airplane Graveyard - Everything You Need To Know Including How To Find It And Who To Pay!
Bangkok Airplane Graveyard - Everything You Need To Know Including How To Find It And Who To Pay!

15-20km from the city center of Bangkok is a large field that is known as the "Bangkok Airplane Graveyard". After finding the entrance and paying the families (who live there), you are free to wander around the remains of several huge planes. Read more to find out the types of planes, how to pay, how much to pay and how to actually find it!

Posted: Wed 5th September, 2018

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Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)
Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)

Lopburi is Thailand's famous 'Monkey City'. The city is around 150km (93 miles) northeast of Bangkok, and is home to hundreds of macaque monkeys. It is a popular tourist destination, and if you love animals then it is well worth seeing.

Posted: Wed 9th May, 2018

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Ultimate Guide To Exchanging Money and Withdrawing from ATM Machines (and how to avoid high withdrawal fees) in Thailand
Ultimate Guide To Exchanging Money and Withdrawing from ATM Machines (and how to avoid high withdrawal fees) in Thailand

Thailand is famous for having high fees when it comes to exchanging money or withdrawing from an ATM machine. So what can you do to avoid wasting money on fees? Well, read on to find out!

Posted: Tue 27th March, 2018

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Airbnb vs Hostels vs Hotels vs Couchsurfing
Airbnb vs Hostels vs Hotels vs Couchsurfing

About to book accommodation for your next trip? Most people go straight to a hotel booking site (or maybe a hostel). But have you thought about renting a whole apartment, or using Couchsurfing? Check out the options you have available for your next trip in this blog post!

Posted: Fri 16th June, 2017

Top 10 European Cities With Really Close Airports
Top 10 European Cities With Really Close Airports

Sometimes you can fly to a destination and then have to spend an hour (or longer!) and buy expensive travel tickets to actually get to the city center. Here is a list of the best European cities to visit if you DON'T want that! These airports are so close to to the city center that you will be checked into your accommodation maybe just 30 minutes after landing!

Posted: Fri 21st April, 2017

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Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)
Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)

Lopburi is Thailand's famous 'Monkey City'. The city is around 150km (93 miles) northeast of Bangkok, and is home to hundreds of macaque monkeys. It is a popula...

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Żywiec: City Guide for Tourists visiting Żywiec and the nearby area
Żywiec: City Guide for Tourists visiting Żywiec and the nearby area

A complete mini city guide for Zywiec

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London in 1 Day - A Simple Itinerary of Everything You Need to See and Do
London in 1 Day - A Simple Itinerary of Everything You Need to See and Do

In my opinion, London is one of the greatest cities in the world for tourists. You just can't ever get bored, there is so much to see and do. However, what if y...

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How To Use Couchsurfing To Meet People While Travelling
How To Use Couchsurfing To Meet People While Travelling

Couchsurfing is popular for travellers who want to sleep on someones couch (and for hosts who like meeting travellers on their couch!). But you can also use it...

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About Me

I'm an Australian who has lived in Europe for most of my life. I work online, travelling with my laptop, working online and exploring cities for months at a time.

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