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50 Best Places to Visit in Western Europe

By on Published: November 23, 2020 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Europe, Western Europe with 2 Comments
50 Best Places to Visit in Western Europe

It may not be the most budget-friendly areas of the world to travel, but there’s no doubt Western Europe holds some serious treasures that have to be explored at least once in a lifetime. And here’s the best 50 that I think you should visit! A mix of flagship cities chock full of history, as […]

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25 Best Things To Do in the Caucasus Region

By on Published: August 27, 2020 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in ARMENIA, Caucasus, Europe, GEORGIA with 2 Comments
25 Best Things To Do in the Caucasus Region

Is there a region more beguiling than the delightful Caucasus area? Personally, I think not! As soon as I first step foot here I fell in love with the amazing mix of cultures, delicious fresh cuisine, stunning landscapes and warm-hearted people. So it’s absolutely no coincidence this is one area of the world I continually […]

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55 Best Things to Do in South America

By on Published: April 23, 2020 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Latin America, South America with 2 Comments
55 Best Things to Do in South America

Even just the phrase South America can give me the travel goosebumps! Yup, it’s hard to get me more infused with a sense of wanderlust than mentioning this continent. Perhaps it’s because it’s the place I first travelled solo, or perhaps it’s because of the incredible nature, or perhaps it’s just the vibrancy of the […]

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Perfect South East Asia Packing List

By on Published: October 7, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Asia, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
Perfect South East Asia Packing List

It’s a classic isn’t it? The good old South East Asia route is perhaps the most worn of all the backpacker trails. But that doesn’t make it any less worthwhile. Oh no! Because if you’re travelling for the first, or perhaps travelling alone for this first time, then this part of the world can be […]

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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on Published: September 12, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 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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Best Time to Visit Samoa + Top 10 Samoa Travel Tips

By on Published: July 4, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Oceania, SAMOA with 6 Comments
Best Time to Visit Samoa + Top 10 Samoa Travel Tips

Just a quick search online for info about Samoa will reveal, well, not very much! And it’s hardly surprising given how remote this Pacific country is and how few people get there. But, I’ll let you in a little secret, this is exactly what makes Samoa so special and after spending an amazing week in […]

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Solo Female Travel in the Middle East – What To Expect!

By on Published: January 3, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Middle East, Solo Female Travel with 18 Comments
Solo Female Travel in the Middle East – What To Expect!

I know lots of solo female travellers do have concerns about visiting the Middle East. And understandably so. Not the most political stable part or necessarily liberal part of the world, heading here as a single, western female probably isn’t most peoples’ first choice when it comes to solo travel destinations. But, let me tell […]

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The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

By on Published: December 31, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

Hold the phone guys, changes are on the way! Yup with the new year just around the corner, I’ve got some new plans for the structure of my travel life. Yup the plan (I say plan, let’s see how it pans out!) is to do less long exhausting backpacking trips and more shorter journeys from […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

By on Published: November 29, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, Solo Female Travel, Travel Tips with 12 Comments
Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

When I found out I was going to be flying Saudi Airlines from Beirut in Lebanon to Jakarta in Indonesia via Riyadh (the capital of Saudi Arabia), my first question was – can I even do this as a solo female?! Not known for being the most female-friendly country in the world, I honestly had […]

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3 Ideal Eastern Europe Itineraries for Backpackers

By on Published: November 8, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Eastern Europe, Europe with 6 Comments
3 Ideal Eastern Europe Itineraries for Backpackers

Eastern Europe really is a treasure trove for travellers. From incredible architecture and epic nightlife to gorgeous mountains and beautiful beaches, this diverse and delightful part of the world really does pack it all in. That’s not to mention the fairytale castles, the quirky coffeehouses, the rattling trams and the fiery Rakija! And who can […]

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