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13 Perfect Budget Travel Destinations to Visit in your 30’s

13 Perfect Budget Travel Destinations to Visit in your 30’s

We all know what it’s like … ok maybe not all of us, but quite a few of us know what it’s like to still be budget travelling in your 30’s. Yes, jobless, homeless and pretty much penniless after the age of 30? It does happen. And yes, it’s happened to me. Mostly because of […]

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The Ultimate Backpacking South America Packing List

By on January 12, 2017 in Backpacking, Colombia, Ecuador, Gear, Latin America with 0 Comments
The Ultimate Backpacking South America Packing List

The best thing about travelling in South America is that fact that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. And one of the worst about travelling in South America is that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. That’s because packing for such a broad range of climates, altitudes, terrains and activities can be a […]

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How to See the Best of the Galapagos on a Budget

By on November 3, 2016 in Budget Travel Ideas, Ecuador with 2 Comments
How to See the Best of the Galapagos on a Budget

The Galapagos Islands aren’t typically a place that you’d associate with budget travel, but the great news is that it’s definitely possible to take a trip there without breaking the bank. Yes, these islands are more expensive than other destinations in South America, but there are plenty of ways to explore the Galapagos on a […]

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Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

By on October 29, 2015 in Ecuador, Hiking, Latin America with 32 Comments
Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

The green of the open valley stretched as far I could see. Broken only by the odd tree or patch of scrub, it flowed up the to the mountain ridges on each side and looked smooth and soft, like a green dustsheet that had pull over the furniture of these Andean hills to cover and […]

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Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

High in the Andes, nestled between the dominating countries of Peru and Colombia, the little gem of Ecuador manages to hold a charm all of its own. Blessed with an incredible geographical diversity that includes jungle, mountain and coastal landscapes, many say Ecuador has it all. And they’re not far wrong! For me, one of […]

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The Most Overrated Places in Latin America I Visited

By on July 20, 2015 in Ecuador, Latin America, Nicaragua, Panama with 22 Comments
The Most Overrated Places in Latin America I Visited

Having spent over 2 years travelling up and down this fabulous stretch of the globe, it goes without staying that I’m pretty enchanted by Latin America, its places and its people. That said, there will always be disappointments along the road, especially when you are a foreigner and tourism is big business. As such, I’ve […]

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Top 5 Things to Do in Ecuador on a Budget

Top 5 Things to Do in Ecuador on a Budget

Despite being one of the smaller countries in the great continent of South America, Ecuador is undoubtedly one of my favourites. This is probably due to its geographical diversity – from the gorgeous Galapagos Islands to wonderful hiking, Ecuador offers beaches, rivers, lakes and jungle experiences, as well as a strong indigenous culture and some […]

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How to Get to Latin America Cheaply From Europe

How to Get to Latin America Cheaply From Europe

How to get to Latin America cheaply, is a crucial question for many European budget travellers, yet easy answers just don’t’ seem to exist. Like the continent’s great Mayan and Incan temples, it appears to be another unfathomable dimension to this intriguing part of the world. However, after a few years there, I managed to uncover some […]

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