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How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

By on December 19, 2018 in Budget Travel Ideas, Flying, Money Savers, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

It certainly used to be the case that one way flight deals were a fantasy in many independent travellers’ eyes. That dream of jetting off somewhere with an open-ended ticket was just not possible without paying a fortune for a single airfare, or paying nearly as much for a return flight you’d never use. I’m […]

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Solo Female Travel in Lebanon – Is It Safe?

Solo Female Travel in Lebanon – Is It Safe?

When many people think about visiting the Middle East – especially solo female travellers – their minds tends to fill with all sorts of concerns. Is it safe? What can I wear? Will I get harassed? Indeed, I too had many of these fears before I set out to travel this part of the world, […]

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10 Best Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

By on December 13, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, ROMANIA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Best Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

Getting straight to the point – Romania is incredibly cheap. In fact, I think it’s maybe one of the cheapest countries to travel in Europe and therefore ideal for those of us on rather a tight budget! But with some great cities, stunning mountains and even a protected wetland area, Romania isn’t just great for […]

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Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

Do you want to travel the world on a budget, staying for as long as you can abroad? Do you want to meet new people, learn new skills and immerse yourself in a local project? Do you want the security of an established safety net, whilst still having the independence to choose your path and […]

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48 Hours in Lebanon: Cramming in the Best Bits

48 Hours in Lebanon: Cramming in the Best Bits

I’ve spent over 2 months in Lebanon and honestly think that that longer you’re in this country, the more you realise there is to see and do. That said, I understand not everyone has the luxury of time on their hands and as word gets around about just how cool this country is, long weekends […]

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The Complete Eastern Europe Packing List for Backpackers

By on December 6, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Gear with 0 Comments
The Complete Eastern Europe Packing List for Backpackers

Despite occupying a relatively small geographic area, Eastern Europe covers a surprising number of countries, terrains and topographies. From the soaring peaks of Slovakia to the beaches of Croatia, the lakes of Bulgaria to the ancient cities of Ukraine – this part of the world packs a mean punch when it comes to diversity and […]

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10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

By on December 5, 2018 in Europe, Top 10's, UKRAINE with 0 Comments
10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

Ukraine… whoever thinks of going to Ukraine? Not me to be honest… until I went that is and discovered this huge country in Eastern Europe was actually WAY WAY better than I expected. Far from Soviet grey, drab and depressing – I found some gorgeous countryside, some thriving cities and a whole lot of loveable […]

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Lebanon’s Lost Land : The Aakkar

By on December 3, 2018 in Hiking, LEBANON, Middle East, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
Lebanon’s Lost Land : The Aakkar

You all know I’ve got a lot of love for Lebanon. But maybe what you don’t know is that it’s not the beguiling charm of Beirut, the ridiculously untouched Roman ruins, the magnificent monasteries or the dazzling diversity of cultures that I loved most. All I do love all those things. Not, what I love […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

By on November 29, 2018 in Flying, Middle East, Off the Beaten Track, Solo Female with 0 Comments
Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

When I found out I was going to be flying Saudi Airlines from Beirut in Lebanon to Jakarta in Indonesia via Riyadh (the capital of Saudi Arabia), my first question was – can I even do this as a solo female?! Not known for being the most female-friendly country in the world, I honestly had […]

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Bukittinggi : The Epic Indonesia Destination No One Talks About

By on November 28, 2018 in Asia, INDONESIA, Off the Beaten Track with 2 Comments
Bukittinggi : The Epic Indonesia Destination No One Talks About

You all know by now that there’s nothing I love more than a bit of a crazy travel adventure. Yup, getting off the beaten track is what gets me going and while all those amazingly popular spots in Indonesia are popular precisely because they are amazing, that definitely doesn’t mean there isn’t room for some […]

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