15 Best Music Festivals Around the World 2016

 

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We love travel, we love music, and we love festivals.  What better excuse to go abroad than to see your favourite artists and enjoy some music festival fun in a beautiful foreign country.

Listed in date order, here’s our round up of some of the best music festivals around the world in 2016 that are a little unique and/or set in stunning scenery.

Spain | Primavera | 1st – 5th June

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Located in Barcelona pretty much on the coast, Primavera always has a great line up featuring established superstars such as Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds, Air, Animal Collective, Dinosaur Jr, Mudhoney, Radiohead, Sigur Ros, plus many up and coming artists.

USA | Governors Ball | 3rd – 5th June

This smaller US festival is so cool, it might be too cool for school, but another great line up this year including The Strokes, The Killers, Beck, Haim, De La Soul, Jamie XX, Eagles of Death Metal and more gets all the hip kids to Randall’s Island, NYC.

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Digital Nomad – Cost of Living by Country

Being a digital nomad, working where ever you want and not being tied down to the same desk in the same office from 9-5 is the dream.  Cost of living is a heavy consideration for digital nomads as well as other factors such as connectivity, lifestyle, and safety of a country.

We’ve put together a chart showing cost of living by country to show you where the cheap countries are to be a digital nomad.

Cost of Living by Country for Digital Nomads: Consumer Price Index Plus Rent Index

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What does the consumer price plus rent index mean? 

Unlike many other cost of living indexes, this data collected by Numbeo includes rent as a factor, a major cost for digital nomads.

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10 travel hacks learnt from 32 countries visited so far

Depending on who you speak to, there are around 200 countries in the world, some say 196 if you aren’t China and include Taiwan.  I’m a few behind Sacha having not visited anywhere in Australasia and there are definitely more countries to visit compared to the number of countries already visited.  The number of countries is a bit of a misnomer given that the larger countries have so many different cultures within them, but now I’m starting to sound like a sore loser.

So what lessons have been learnt on these travels so far?  We list 10 travel hacks and travel tips that make our travels so much easier.

Steve has visited 32 states (16.3%)
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