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Top 5 Things to Do in Copacabana, Bolivia inc Isla Del Sol Guide

By on January 21st, 2020 in BOLIVIA, Latin America, South America with 2 Comments
Top 5 Things to Do in Copacabana, Bolivia inc Isla Del Sol Guide

Located in the north of the country, on the edge of the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca, for most people crossing the border from Peru into Bolivia (as I was), the town of Copacabana is a perfect first stop. And for those not shuttling to or from Peru, but perhaps just visiting […]

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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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Safari Animals : Top 15 & Where to See Them

By on December 10th, 2019 in Africa with 0 Comments
Safari Animals : Top 15 & Where to See Them

The amazing wildlife of Africa sure does take seem beating! But when it comes to knowing what to see where, it can be quite the mind-field! For the great African continent holds so many treasures that deciding where to begin your trip if you want to spot the best safari animals can be a difficult […]

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21 Top Things to Do in Cusco … 9 of Them Free!

By on January 12th, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Latin America, PERU, South America with 2 Comments
21 Top Things to Do in Cusco … 9 of Them Free!

Let’s start with a small disclaimer… I spent over 3 weeks in and around Cusco alone! Yup I spent more time in this city than I reckon most people spend in the whole of Peru and that’s because it’s a) amazing and b) there’s so much to do here. Initially, I planned to spend only […]

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7 Lima Day Trips You Can’t Miss!

By on November 21st, 2019 in Latin America, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
7 Lima Day Trips You Can’t Miss!

So many travellers just seem to overlook Lima, the capital of Peru, and disregard both spending much time there, as well as many of the great trips you can take in a day or 2 from the city. But if you do give Lima a bit more credit and a bit more of your time, […]

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9 Cheapest Countries to Travel in Africa

By on December 21st, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas with 8 Comments
9 Cheapest Countries to Travel in Africa

Correct me if I’m wrong, but I really think that most people have a strong perception that travelling in Africa is cheap. And I’m guessing this is something to do with the economic disadvantage many of the countries in this continent suffer, coupled with the presumption that places where less tourists go tend to be […]

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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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Huaraz, Peru : Complete Travel Guide

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Latin America, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
Huaraz, Peru : Complete Travel Guide

Before my arrival into Peru, I have to admit I’d never even heard of Huaraz, let alone considered travelling there. As such a huge country and with a tight travel timeframe, I’d already pretty much mapped out my time in Peru before my arrival into Lima in September as I fled the impending winter in […]

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