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

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?

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

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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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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Best 2 Week Georgia Itinerary

By on December 6th, 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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Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

By on November 20th, 2019 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

It’s one of the best places to visit in Vietnam in my opinion, but it’s also a spot many travellers miss off their Vietnam itinerary and what a shame. #1 Because Cat Ba Island has a lovely national park at its heart – a great place to enjoy some nature time and day hiking And… […]

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

By on December 6th, 2019 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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Best Madrid Itinerary for Weekend or 2 Day Trip

By on November 10th, 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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