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9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

Known as the white city, Arequipa is Peru’s second biggest metropolis and an absolute must on any South American itinerary. From strolling the colonial streets to hiking the nearby canyon, there’s no end to the amount of great things to do and see here, meaning the only real choice left is … where to stay?! […]

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The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The beautiful city of Cape Town has more things to do, areas to visit and hostels to stay at than you know to do with. And if you’re like anything like me, this can be wholly confusing as a backpacker, especially if it’s your first visit to this city. But fear not, lovely shoestring nomads, […]

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Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap

By on April 25, 2019 in Accommodation, Asia, CAMBODIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap

The word is out. In fact, the word is well and truly out. Angkor Wat – the enormous, ancient, UNESCO-listed temple complex in Cambodia – is incredible and quickly shooting to the top of many a traveller’s bucket list. And so it should. For it is, truly incredible. Located in the middle of the jungle […]

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The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

By on April 4, 2019 in Accommodation, Asia, Reviews, THAILAND with 0 Comments
The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

Choosing accommodation in Bangkok can be a bewildering experience – trust me I know! With no discernible centre, more different parts than you can imagine and a vast array of accommodation options, finding the best place to stay in Bangkok can be a tough mission indeed. And this is especially true if it’s your first […]

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The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

There’s no denying it, Berlin is one of the most fun cities in the world. Wild, raucous, full of art, adventure and all night “alternativeness”, it’s hard not to be bowled over by the energy of the German capital. And amazingly, sat on the edge of Eastern Europe, Berlin is delightfully affordable for a European […]

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Is Airbnb Still a Good Thing?

Is Airbnb Still a Good Thing?

Now we all know about Airbnb (or least we should do… if you don’t, where have you been hiding?!) and we all know how brilliant it can be. Cheap accommodation, local hosts, homes away from home. Perfect! But as its popularity has grown, so has the criticism and problems associated with Airbnb and now, it […]

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The 16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

The 16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

11 countries in 2 months is exactly the sort of moves you can pull in Eastern Europe with so many small countries packed in alongside each other. And those are just the sort of moves I did pull recently, when I spent the best part of the summer enjoying this glorious part of the world. […]

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The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

Perhaps one of the weirdest European capitals, I’ve got to say that despite this (or perhaps because of it!) I was rather drawn to bizarre Bucharest. The biggest city in Romania – a country that sits between Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldova, Ukraine and Hungary, but is utterly unlike any of them – it’s perhaps no surprise […]

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The 5 Best Prague Hostels

The 5 Best Prague Hostels

Everyone knows that Prague is a backpacker mecca. Situated in the heart of Europe, oozing character and charm, history and heritage, I’m not going to go on right now about why you should visit this gorgeous city. Instead, I’m going to presume that you’ve already made the wise decision to go there and get right […]

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Shining Bright with Boutique Beauty: Lyhnos

Shining Bright with Boutique Beauty: Lyhnos

It means oil-lamp, in case you didn’t know. Lyhnos. The name rolls off the tongue softly but brightly – the ‘y’ drawn out, the ‘s’ at the end clipping it to a close with a determined vibrancy. And it burns softly and brightly too this lyhnos. Bright with a beautiful distinction and soft with an […]

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