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Top 10 Things to Do in Cambodia

By on November 30th, 2019 in Asia, CAMBODIA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Cambodia

A small and cheap country in Southeast Asia that’s been well loved by budget backpackers for decades, it’s not surprising that so many of us still head to Cambodia as part of our adventures in this region of the world – especially given the amount Cambodia has to offer, including beautiful islands, a chequered history […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Armenia

By on November 16th, 2019 in ARMENIA, Middle East, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Armenia

I think it’s probably fair to say most people couldn’t place Armenia on a map, let alone know what there is to do there. But that’s a real shame for them, because they are missing out! Yup, newsflash in case you haven’t read any of my other articles about this amazing country, but I loved […]

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10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

By on December 12th, 2019 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, MALAYSIA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

The beautiful, charming city of Malacca was, without question, one of my favourite spots throughout my 3 week trip in Malaysia. Chilled, café-laden and oozing a rich colonial history, Malacca ticked a lot of boxes for me and I can’t recommend getting this spot on your itinerary enough too. If you’re tired of big bustling […]

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10 Incredible Things to Do in Swaziland / eSwatini

By on August 19th, 2019 in Africa, Off the Beaten Track, SWAZILAND, Top 10's with 2 Comments
10 Incredible Things to Do in Swaziland / eSwatini

Encircled by the giant geography of South Africa, the small kingdom of Swaziland has recently given itself a new name. And rightly so. Named Swaziland by the British colonial powers, this tiny nation has now expressed its deserving right to self-determination and, as it is known in the local language, will now be called eSwatini. […]

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The Best Time to Visit Mozambique & 10 Other Top Travel Tips

By on September 2nd, 2019 in Africa, MOZAMBIQUE, Off the Beaten Track, Top 10's with 0 Comments
The Best Time to Visit Mozambique & 10 Other Top Travel Tips

Fringed by the Indian Ocean on one side, sandwiched by Southern Africa on the other, Mozambique is a mango-drenched, coconut-infused, sun-ripened cocktail all unto its own. As women stroll past with huge baskets on their heads laden with goods or babies strapped to their backs in wraps of beautiful bright colours, or men play football […]

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10 Epic Things to Do in Namibia You Can’t Miss

By on September 18th, 2019 in Africa, NAMIBIA, Off the Beaten Track, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Epic Things to Do in Namibia You Can’t Miss

I heard Namibia was good. In fact I’d heard it was really good. But honestly, nothing prepared me for the unending spectacle of adventuring through this remote desert country in a huge overland truck with Absolute Africa. One of the most sparsely populated countries in the world (possibly the most sparesely populated), each day in […]

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10 Best Destinations in Africa for Solo Female Travellers

By on August 27th, 2019 in Africa, Solo Female Travel, Top 10's with 8 Comments
10 Best Destinations in Africa for Solo Female Travellers

They say it’s a brave woman who travels in Africa by herself. In fact, I don’t think it’s necessarily braver than travelling anywhere else by yourself as a woman, but nevertheless Africa travel seems to carry with it a certain hushed sense of concern for those yet to venture here alone, so if you’re bucking […]

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The 10 Best Things to Do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

By on October 12th, 2019 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Top 10's with 6 Comments
The 10 Best Things to Do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Africa’s 4th largest city, the sprawling capital of Ethiopia – Addis Ababa – can certainly be an intimidating entry to the country. For this reason, on my first visit to Ethiopia, I was barely there for a night or 2, preferring to spend my time (like most visitors) in the churches of Lalibela and the […]

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10 Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

By on December 12th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, ROMANIA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

Getting straight to the point – Romania is incredibly cheap. In fact, I think it’s maybe one of the cheapest countries to travel in Europe and therefore ideal for those of us on rather a tight budget! But with some great cities, stunning mountains and even a protected wetland area, Romania isn’t just great for […]

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10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

By on December 14th, 2019 in Europe, Top 10's, UKRAINE with 2 Comments
10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

Ukraine… whoever thinks of going to Ukraine? Not me to be honest… until I went that is and discovered this huge country in Eastern Europe was actually WAY WAY better than I expected. Far from Soviet grey, drab and depressing – I found some gorgeous countryside, some thriving cities and a whole lot of loveable […]

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