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Underrated destinations in Australia that you should visit!

Australia is full of iconic destinations, and travelling the East coast is almost a rite of passage for many who visit the land down under. The likes of Byron Bay, The Great Ocean Road and Sydney are visited by thousands of tourists everyday. And whilst these places are impressive, it is no surprise a country as huge as Australia has so many more places which are less visited and yet… Read More »Underrated destinations in Australia that you should visit!

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The perfect 3 week Colombia itinerary!

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Colombia is rapidly gaining popularity among travellers. The country which was once seen as fairly dangerous, now welcomes tourists with open arms. Locals are kind and helpful, and landscapes are varied and beautiful. Usually a cheap destination for western travellers, there is no better time to discover Colombia, as it is destined to become more and more popular. It is a large country, with everything from tropical rainforests, pristine beaches… Read More »The perfect 3 week Colombia itinerary!

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Things to do in Taganga, Colombia!

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Once a quiet fishing village, Taganga has experienced a tourism boom in recent years. Situated right next door to the beautiful Tayrona National Park, and only a few miles from the transport hub of Santa Marta, it is easy to see why many people choose to visit. Popular with foreign and Colombian tourists, the town is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of Santa Marta. Mainly because… Read More »Things to do in Taganga, Colombia!

Best hostels for backpackers in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is a backpackers dream. Safe, beautiful and inhabited with friendly people, travellers tend to fall in love. You can hike mountains, swim in waterfalls or lounge on the beach in Costa Rica, but at the end of the day you need somewhere to call home. Here is a list of the best hostels for backpackers in Costa Rica- noted for their social scene, price, amenities and general atmosphere!… Read More »Best hostels for backpackers in Costa Rica

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The best beaches in Costa Rica!

Costa Rica has quickly established itself as a popular travel destination, with its lush green forests, interesting wildlife and eco friendly resorts. Whilst there are plenty of adventure activities to take part in, for those who wish to just lie back and relax, check out this list of the best beaches in Costa Rica!   Caño Island Most people don’t think of Costa Rica as a snorkeling/Scuba diving hotspot, but… Read More »The best beaches in Costa Rica!

The ultimate Australia packing list for girls

Heading to Australia? When the excitement wears off, you will start worrying about what to pack! Don’t fear though, as someone who spent a year in Australia, I am here to help!   Backpack v Suitcase That is the first question! It is all about personal preference, and what you plan to do! If you are going with the intention to mostly work or stay settled in one place, then… Read More »The ultimate Australia packing list for girls

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Planning your East coast trip, Australia

Doing an East coast trip in Australia is almost a rite of passage for backpackers. No matter how long you plan to spend in Australia, you will get asked countless times about your plans or views on the East coast! Every travel agent will try to sell you an East coast trip, packaging must do activities and transport into an easy to follow itinerary for backpackers to buy at sometimes… Read More »Planning your East coast trip, Australia

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How I save money to travel

“How do you afford to travel so much?” I get asked this A LOT! Sometimes by friends, sometimes by colleagues, and sometimes by complete strangers. There are hundreds of articles telling you how to save money to travel, usually coupled with the author going on to say it’s “none of your business”, but I have to disagree a little. If someone asks me where I get the money to travel,… Read More »How I save money to travel

Why riding an Elephant is my biggest travel regret

Sometimes in life we have to admit when we have made a mistake. And so, I have to face up to a huge travel mistake I made years ago. I was apprehensive about writing this post. It means admitting I did something that I now tell others they shouldn’t be doing. I rode and elephant in Thailand, and it was the biggest travel mistake I ever made. In my early… Read More »Why riding an Elephant is my biggest travel regret