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How I Plan to Travel Without Flying in 2020 + 5 Top Tips to Help You Do the Same

By on January 17th, 2020 in Travel Stories with 4 Comments
How I Plan to Travel Without Flying in 2020 + 5 Top Tips to Help You Do the Same

Yup, it’s a pretty big decision if you’re any sort of keen traveller, and it’s a pretty huge decision if you work as a travel blogger, but, in the end, the decision wasn’t really a choice! I’ve felt passionately about the environment and the climate change issues our planet is facing even since I was […]

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Staring into Swaziland, But How Deep Should We Go?

By on August 19th, 2019 in Africa, SWAZILAND, Travel Stories with 0 Comments
Staring into Swaziland, But How Deep Should We Go?

Countries that have different cultural values to our own present the traveller with an amazing opportunity to learn and witness something else, something “other”, but this can also come with its own set of moral dilemmas to navigate. And while, to some people, this may sound either boring, complicated, or both; for me, it’s exactly […]

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11 Life Lessons I Learnt Living in Lebanon

By on December 16th, 2019 in LEBANON, Middle East, Travel Stories with 7 Comments
11 Life Lessons I Learnt Living in Lebanon

I fell in love with Lebanon almost from the moment I arrived in the country. Maybe it was because I’d been travelling in countries like Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt and Jordan by myself, directly before I got to Lebanon, that this Mediterranean nation with its semi-western influences suddenly felt more relaxed and easy to me. Without […]

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Is Airbnb Still a Good Thing?

By on December 12th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Stories with 2 Comments
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 Many Faces of Indonesia

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, INDONESIA, Travel Stories with 2 Comments
The Many Faces of Indonesia

Made up of 17,500 islands and 33 provinces that span 2 hemispheres, it’s hard to argue that Indonesia is one of the most diverse and culturally rich countries in the world. And with 300 languages spoken, six government-recognised religions practised and an estimated 300 different ethnic groups, the true scale of Indonesia’s many faces is […]

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Why I Love Ethiopia!

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, ETHIOPIA, Travel Stories with 8 Comments
Why I Love Ethiopia!

Yes that’s right, in case you somehow hadn’t heard me screaming it from the rooftops yet… I love Ethiopia! For years of being somebody that found it impossible to name their favourite country when asked, I can now give a very easy and definitive answer and I love it! I love it that this is […]

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Why I Never Scuba Dived Lake Malawi

By on August 10th, 2019 in Africa, MALAWI, Travel Stories with 0 Comments
Why I Never Scuba Dived Lake Malawi

Are you a bucket list traveller or do you balk at the very phrase? So often the drive to tick things off our list, or not, can define our travel styles… and us as travellers. Put very crudely, there are those that travel primarily to check world sights and countries off their lists and there’s […]

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Living a Life of Travel by Jonny Blair: Real People, Real Answers

By on December 21st, 2019 in Travel Stories with 6 Comments
Living a Life of Travel by Jonny Blair: Real People, Real Answers

Name: Jonny Blair Age: Older than 30 Nationality: Northern Irish Occupation: Full time tourist and travel writer; part time barman, ice cream seller, teacher. Current Location: Warszawa, POLAND Related Posts Living a Life of Travel by Etramping: Real People, Real Answers 10 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Money 25 Clear Signs You’re Still a […]

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Living a Life of Travel by Etramping: Real People, Real Answers

By on December 21st, 2019 in Travel Stories with 0 Comments
Living a Life of Travel by Etramping: Real People, Real Answers

Name: Agness and Cez Age: 28 and 30 Nationality: Polish Occupation: Travel Bloggers Current Location: Gdańsk, Poland   1) When Did Your Love Affair with Travel Begin? Agness: For me, travel was something which was always there, you know? It’s just a part of who I am, I think. I remember watching my friends going […]

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25 Clear Signs You’re Still a Serial Budget Traveller … in your 30’s!

By on August 7th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Stories with 8 Comments
25 Clear Signs You’re Still a Serial Budget Traveller … in your 30’s!

Despite being 32 and no longer within the right demographic to be classed as a gap year backpacker, my budget travel background still hasn’t deserted me. However while I may now prefer a bit more privacy than an 8 bed dorm, even if that is only sleeping in a tent, there are certain behaviours I […]

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