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14 Best Cusco Hostels

By on January 12th, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
14 Best Cusco Hostels

If there’s one place that almost every traveller in South America will head for at some point on their journey, it’s Cusco. Located in the south of Peru, an overnight bus ride from the Bolivian border, this lively city lies at the heart of the backpacker fun in this continent. With Machu Picchu on its […]

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Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

By on January 11th, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

One of the countries that bowled me over the most on my backpacking adventures last year was Vietnam. And that’s because I’d heard mixed reports. As a shorthand explanation, for the British among you, Vietnam is what I call a Marmite country…. you either love it or hate it! Well I can confirm that after […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Travel Armenia?

By on January 9th, 2020 in ARMENIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East with 0 Comments
How Much Does It Cost to Travel Armenia?

According to the handy travel app I use to track my spending, Armenia is the cheapest country I travelled in this year. Hard to say exactly, because I only started using this great travel app to track my spending this year, but I’m tentatively going to say Armenia is up there with the cheapest countries […]

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Backpacking Georgia? 21 Things to Know

Backpacking Georgia? 21 Things to Know

Oh Georgia, you really do have it all. Beautiful beaches, crazy cities, amazing architecture, magnificent mountains, fabulous food, wonderful wine … the list really does go on and on (as does my penchant for alliteration!) Safe to say, I often describe Georgia as the whole world in one because, well, pretty much it is! And […]

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11 Epic Day Trips from Paris + Budget Tips

11 Epic Day Trips from Paris + Budget Tips

Paris is such an amazing and enchanting city that, let’s be honest, it’s easy to spend a lot of time exploring its wonders and still feel you need more time to discover everything! But, if you can pry yourself away from the city, then don’t forget there’s a whole heap of amazing day trips from […]

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15 Fab Things to Do in Leeds on a Budget

15 Fab Things to Do in Leeds on a Budget

When I headed to Leeds this year to spend a weekend exploring this northern English city and its famous pastoral surrounds, it was my first visit back in over 10 years! Which is a long time when you used to live in a city! And live in Leeds I did, for 3 epic, wild years […]

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How Much Does an African Safari Cost?

By on January 14th, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas with 2 Comments
How Much Does an African Safari Cost?

So, how much does an African safari cost? Well, here’s the short answer… it depends… massively. Yup, I’m sorry to disappoint you, but there just isn’t a simple answer to how much an African safari costs, and that’s mostly because African safaris vary wildly. Depending which country you experience you one in, how long the […]

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Ultimate Peru Itinerary for Backpackers!

Ultimate Peru Itinerary for Backpackers!

With a packed South America schedule ahead of me, and Peru being my first port of call, I planned to spend just 4 weeks in this country to ensure I saw as much of this continent as I wanted! Well, let me tell you that plan quickly turned into an epic fail! Because if you […]

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Choquequirao Trek, Peru: Everything You Need to Know

By on January 12th, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Latin America, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
Choquequirao Trek, Peru: Everything You Need to Know

This is my complete guide to everything you need to know about the Choquequirao trek – from someone whose been there and done it! Yup, brave the most formidable hike around Cusco I have and come out the other side successfully and lived to tell the tale I have too! So if you’re wanting to […]

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Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

It’s one of the best places to visit in Vietnam in my opinion, but it’s also a spot many travellers miss off their Vietnam itinerary and what a shame. #1 Because Cat Ba Island has a lovely national park at its heart – a great place to enjoy some nature time and day hiking And… […]

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