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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

By on January 28th, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, FRANCE with 2 Comments
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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Best 2 Week Georgia Itinerary

By on December 27th, 2019 in GEORGIA, Travel Itineraries with 2 Comments
Best 2 Week Georgia Itinerary

I’ve said it before and looks like I’m going to say it again… Georgia really is a country that has it all! As such, my 2 weeks there barely scratched the surface of this beautiful, spirited destination and there’s no question that, from the list of countries I want to return to as soon as […]

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Best Madrid Itinerary for Weekend or 2 Day Trip

By on December 14th, 2019 in Europe, SPAIN, Travel Itineraries with 0 Comments
Best Madrid Itinerary for Weekend or 2 Day Trip

The centrally-located capital of Spain, Madrid so often gets overlooked in favour of its more touristy national counterpart, Barcelona. But if you want to discover a more local city vibe in this country, then can I suggest heading for the capital instead. A fairly small and easily navigable European capital, it’s amazing just how much […]

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Best ALTERNATIVE Colca Canyon Tour For Getting Off the Beaten Track

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Latin America, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
Best ALTERNATIVE Colca Canyon Tour For Getting Off the Beaten Track

The thing I loved most about Peru, and probably the thing that surprised me about this country was that, despite being a wildly popular country with travellers, it’s still incredibly easy and cheap to get entirely away from the crowds to some of the epic hidden corners and authentic treasures that still lie largely undiscovered […]

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What Does Travel in Georgia Cost?

By on December 27th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, GEORGIA with 2 Comments
What Does Travel in Georgia Cost?

I can tell you now, I thoroughly enjoyed writing this post (and hopefully you’re going to enjoy reading it too) because the biggest budget travel blogger delight always comes from writing about amazing countries that are cheap to adventure in! So, with a huge grin, I can safely say the answer to the question “what […]

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9 Top Places to Visit in Georgia

By on December 27th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, GEORGIA with 4 Comments
9 Top Places to Visit in Georgia

Bearing in mind its size, I’m going to put myself out there and say there’s few countries in the world as diverse as Georgia. Situated at the edge of both the European and Asian continents, Georgia’s straddled position means it embodies a cultural diversity created by centuries of migration, but also a collection of different […]

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Bohemian Switzerland : Full Travel Guide

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, CZECH REPUBLIC, Europe with 4 Comments
Bohemian Switzerland : Full Travel Guide

I have to be honest, until about a year ago I had not even heard of Bohemian Switzerland… and that’s despite having travelled previously to the 2 major cities nearest to it – namely Dresden in Germany and Prague in the Czech Republic. And this maybe gives you some idea of a) how off the […]

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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

It’s a funny old thing when, after you’ve been backpacking for over 15 years, you find yourself looking to purchase a carry on suitcase, instead of a tattered old rucksack, and realise, with an alarming alacrity that you’re suddenly getting older! I guess it happens to the best of us! Because let’s be honest carry […]

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Kazbegi in Georgia: The Full Travel Guide

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, GEORGIA with 2 Comments
Kazbegi in Georgia: The Full Travel Guide

One of the absolute must visit places in Georgia, Kazbegi has to be a key part of any itinerary to this country. Even if you only come to Georgia for a few days, you seriously need to make sure you get to Kazbegi, because you will not regret it! An area in the high Caucasus […]

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