Tag: Independent Travel

How to Travel from La Paz to Uyuni in Bolivia

By on January 23rd, 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 January 17th, 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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How Much Does It Cost to Travel Armenia?

By on January 9th, 2020 in ARMENIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East with 0 Comments
How Much Does It Cost to Travel Armenia?

According to the handy travel app I use to track my spending, Armenia is the cheapest country I travelled in this year. Hard to say exactly, because I only started using this great travel app to track my spending this year, but I’m tentatively going to say Armenia is up there with the cheapest countries […]

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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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Perhentian Islands : Ultimate Travel Guide

By on January 13th, 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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15 Fab Things to Do in Leeds on a Budget

15 Fab Things to Do in Leeds on a Budget

When I headed to Leeds this year to spend a weekend exploring this northern English city and its famous pastoral surrounds, it was my first visit back in over 10 years! Which is a long time when you used to live in a city! And live in Leeds I did, for 3 epic, wild years […]

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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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