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Complete Guide to Visiting Phong Nha Caves in Vietnam

By on Published: April 16, 2020 | Last Updated: April 17, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Complete Guide to Visiting Phong Nha Caves in Vietnam

Technically speaking, Phong Nha is the name of one particular cave, within one particular national park in Vietnam. But like me, most people don’t realise that until they visit the area. So up until this point, the Phong Nha caves are a just short-hand travel term for the entirety of the incredible cave network that […]

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Uyuni to Salta : How to Cross From Bolivia to Argentina

By on Published: March 5, 2020 | Last Updated: June 2, 2020 in ARGENTINA, BOLIVIA, Latin America, South America with 0 Comments
Uyuni to Salta : How to Cross From Bolivia to Argentina

If you’re backpacking on an amazing trip through South America, then it’s likely crossing land borders between different countries is going to feature in your adventure. And it doesn’t get more adventurous than having to flee Bolivia, as the President resigns and chaos reigns on the streets, into nearby Argentina… as I did! And before […]

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What To Do in Penang – 21 Top Ideas

By on Published: February 20, 2020 | Last Updated: March 24, 2020 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
What To Do in Penang – 21 Top Ideas

Ah Penang, my first stop ever in Malaysia and my first sense of the what a diverse, dazzling and delicious country this is to travel! Located in the northwest of the country, I travelled to Penang from Thailand, enroute to Singapore, and couldn’t be happier that I’d chosen to make this my first stop in […]

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23 Top Things to Do in Krakow, Inc. 8 That are Free!

By on Published: February 6, 2020 | Last Updated: February 25, 2020 in Europe, POLAND with 2 Comments
23 Top Things to Do in Krakow, Inc. 8 That are Free!

It might be small, but it packs a mean punch! Yes the beautiful historic city of Krakow in Poland is one of my top recommendations for a European city break. Manageable, walkable, pretty, safe and easy to reach, Krakow has a lot going for it, not to mention the great day trips you take out […]

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How to Travel From London to Paris by Bus

By on Published: January 27, 2020 | Last Updated: March 19, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, FRANCE, UK with 0 Comments
How to Travel From London to Paris by Bus

If you haven’t heard the news yet, then I’m not sure where you’ve been! Because it’s pretty big alright guys! Yup in the year of 2020 I’ve made a pledge not to fly… for 12 whole months. And for a travel blogger that’s no mean feat. If you’ve already read the blog about why I’ve […]

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How to Travel from La Paz to Uyuni in Bolivia

By on Published: January 20, 2020 | Last Updated: May 4, 2020 in BOLIVIA, Latin America, South America with 0 Comments
How to Travel from La Paz to Uyuni in Bolivia

So you’re travelling independently in Bolivia and want to journey from the bustling city of La Paz in the north of the country to the amazing salts flats at Uyuni in the south? Yeah, I’ve got your number… and that’s because I was in this exact situation myself not so long ago. I must say, […]

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

By on Published: January 16, 2020 | Last Updated: March 19, 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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Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

By on Published: January 6, 2020 | Last Updated: August 25, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

One of the countries that bowled me over the most on my backpacking adventures last year was Vietnam. And that’s because I’d heard mixed reports. As a shorthand explanation, for the British among you, Vietnam is what I call a Marmite country…. you either love it or hate it! Well I can confirm that after […]

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Perhentian Islands : Ultimate Travel Guide

By on Published: December 19, 2019 | Last Updated: February 21, 2020 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
Perhentian Islands : Ultimate Travel Guide

By the time I reached the tropical Perhentian Islands off Malaysia’s east coast I’d be travelling non-stop in Southeast Asia for over 2 months. And I was exhausted. I was especially exhausted of the noisy cities, hectic pollution and piles of trash. And so it was that the beautiful paradise pearls of the Perhentian Islands […]

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Choquequirao Trek, Peru: Everything You Need to Know

By on Published: December 2, 2019 | Last Updated: May 12, 2020 in Latin America, PERU, South America with 2 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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