DIY-OE http://www.diy-oe.co.nz travel blog & travel inspiration Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:49:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 All Blacks Sevens prepare for Commonwealth Games 2014 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/blacks-sevens-prepare-commonwealth-games-2014/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/blacks-sevens-prepare-commonwealth-games-2014/#respond Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:35:50 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7494 From 23 July till 3 August 2014 the Commonwealth Games will take place in Glasgow. In order to prepare for the Sevens rugby matches the All Blacks Sevens team travelled to the Netherlands. In a small town on the North Sea coast their training sessions and practice matches took place. Our mates of 123NZ were… Read More »

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It’s hoppy… It’s yeasty… It’s Belgium http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/hoppy-yeasty-belgium/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/hoppy-yeasty-belgium/#respond Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:30:54 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7449 Let’s have a taste of Belgium… No not Belgium the beer, but Belgium the country. Yes, it’s a country. Really. Of course you guys knew that, but according to a recent poll 63% of Americans think that Belgium is a beer company instead of a country. That calls for a blog post to tell a… Read More »

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Cheap airlines in the spotlight: Vueling (fly from as low as €29.99) http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/cheap-airlines-in-the-spotlight-vueling/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/cheap-airlines-in-the-spotlight-vueling/#respond Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:03:29 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=3394 Get to know the low fare airlines in Europe before you leave New Zealand. We share our travel experience on cheap airlines, so you’ll know where to get a bargain on travel. So let’s kick off with Vueling Airlines, a cheap airline based in Spain delivering unbelievable value for money: seats from as low as… Read More »

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Rock in the park with Alter Bridge (live in Hamburg) http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/rock-park-alter-bridge-live-hamburg/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/rock-park-alter-bridge-live-hamburg/#respond Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:18:44 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7421 Is there anything better than an amazing band playing live in a park on a beautiful day in Spring or Summer? I don’t think so. So when we heard Alter Bridge were playing in a park in Hamburg it was an easy choice: let’s go! Being in Europe makes it so easy to see heaps… Read More »

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Spending a night in industrial design hotel nhow Rotterdam http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/spending-a-night-in-industrial-design-hotel-nhow-rotterdam/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/spending-a-night-in-industrial-design-hotel-nhow-rotterdam/#respond Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:56:12 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7371 To be honest, Rotterdam has so much more to offer than Amsterdam. Of all Dutch cities Rotterdam is truly our favourite. Oops did we say the wrong thing Dutchies? So when we had the opportunity to spend a night in the tallest building of Rottterdam, we didn’t have to think long and were asap on… Read More »

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Super fast check-in with Qatar Airways’ My Q-tag http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/super-fast-check-qatar-airways-q-tag/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/super-fast-check-qatar-airways-q-tag/#respond Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:53:25 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7364 As travelling geeks we love flying with airlines that have made life on the road easier by using technology. Checking in online? Basic stuff nowaday. Being able to check in by using a mobile website or app on your smartphone? We love it! But as soon as you travel with luggage, you still have to… Read More »

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The airplanes of FIFA World Cup 2014 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/airplanes-fifa-world-cup-2014/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/airplanes-fifa-world-cup-2014/#respond Sat, 07 Jun 2014 10:51:30 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7328 In a couple of days (on 12 June) the biggest event for fans of football will start in Brazil: FIFA World Cup 2014. All national teams that were able to qualify for this prestigious tournament have arrived in Brazil. This means that there are some special planes to be spotted in the sky or at… Read More »

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A new way to travel through Europe for less (super cheap flights) http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/new-way-travel-europe-less-super-cheap-flights/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/new-way-travel-europe-less-super-cheap-flights/#respond Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:56:11 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7305 Awesome news… There’s a new way to travel through Europe for less. A whole lot less. Want to know this secret of how to get your hands on these cheap tickets to fantastic destinations in Europe? Well actually it isn’t a travel secret, it’s just a news flash… (continue reading for more) flythomascook.com changes to… Read More »

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Enjoying the dark side at Fortarock 2014 in Holland http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/enjoying-dark-side-at-fortarock-2014-holland/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/enjoying-dark-side-at-fortarock-2014-holland/#respond Sun, 01 Jun 2014 16:21:56 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7245 One area of music that isn’t covered that much in the DIY-OE festival guide and news is rock and metal. Let me be the one to change that. From now on I’ll be covering the rock festivals on this travel blog. Combining travelling and rock festivals is the perfect way for me to see more… Read More »

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Changes at DIY-OE: from OE to travel blog http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/changes-diy-oe-travel-blog/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/changes-diy-oe-travel-blog/#respond Mon, 26 May 2014 15:04:29 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7098 When DIY-OE started we wanted to give you guys information about how to arrange your working holiday. hence the name DIY-OE aka Do It Yourself Overseas Experience. But we also wanted to provide inspiration for your next overseas trip. Basically we were a working holiday blog and backpacker travel blog in one. And that’s about… Read More »

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Zooming in on the top acts for the 2014 festival season http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/zooming-top-acts-2014-festival-season/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/zooming-top-acts-2014-festival-season/#respond Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:07:40 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7078 When it comes to live music, there’s no better way to experience your favourite acts perform than at a festival, surrounded by friends and like-minded people. But there are so many music festivals to choose from in Europe that it can be hard to pick the right one for you. Are you in the mood… Read More »

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Holland Pass and DIY-OE are taking a break from each other http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/holland-pass-diy-oe-taking-break/ http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/holland-pass-diy-oe-taking-break/#respond Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:43:27 +0000 http://www.diy-oe.co.nz/?p=7055 Friendship usually lasts forever… Well that’s what we thought when we met Holland Pass. But sometimes even best friends grow apart. You’re busy doing your thing and they are doing their thing. Or you’re going left when at a fork in the road and he/she prefers to turn right. It happens… This has also happened… Read More »

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