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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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11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

Often thought of as the craziest continent of them all, Central America really is a spectacle of colours, sounds, music and madness! And never is this sensory overload more apparent then when trying to navigate the continent by bus! I’ve got to admit, I’m a pretty big sucker for the madness and really get a […]

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The 10 BEST Central America Beaches

The 10 BEST Central America Beaches

Bordered by both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Central America is really a skinny strip of land dominated by huge bodies of water on either side. This makes the whole continent a beach-lovers paradise and the array of different coastal areas in this small continent is astounding! From scuba diving and sipping rum […]

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5 BEST Places in Guatemala (inc. Antigua & Tikal)

5 BEST Places in Guatemala (inc. Antigua & Tikal)

A land of fiery active volcanoes, wild colourful markets and dense jungle ruins, Guatemala is like nowhere else on the planet. Nestled at the top of Central America, this tiny country is a feast for the senses at every turn and never fails to captivate those who visit her. Indeed Guatemala was the first country […]

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10 Important Things to Know Before Backpacking Central America

10 Important Things to Know Before Backpacking Central America

I spent 2 years backpacking Central America and loved every moment of it. When I left the UK and headed there however, I hardly knew anyone that had been, in fact, most people I spoke to had never even heard of half the countries there! As such, I wasn’t able to glean a lot of practical […]

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Top Budget Travel Tips for Central America

Top Budget Travel Tips for Central America

Granted, Central America is a pretty cheap place to travel. Yet, even in this, one of the most budget-friendly places on earth, there are always ways to spend less and travel more! Having spent 2 years travelling the length and breadth of this fabulous continent on a very small daily allowance, I certainly learnt thing […]

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10 Tips for Vegetarian Travellers in Central America

10 Tips for Vegetarian Travellers in Central America

When I travel as a vegetarian to some of the more far-flung places of the world, some people always look at me aghast and question, “but what are you going to eat there?” In all likelihood, these are probably the people who also wonder how I survive in the Western world because, in reality, eating […]

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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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