July 2013 – A month never to forget

July 2013 – A month never to forget

July has been a month filled with travel, adventure and life changing experiences! It all started July 1. I left for India for two weeks. It was my first real trip that I didn't pl ...

Take a trip to Tabarca Island for seafood, a stroll and some history

Take a trip to Tabarca Island for seafood, a stroll and some history

There are some days in Alicante city when all you want is a sunbed, light filtering through an ice-cold drink, and nothing more strenuous than turning the pages of a new novel. But ...

Free Things To Do in Bali

Free Things To Do in Bali

Traveling is expensive, so it's important to save money wherever you can. But who feels like budgeting when they're on a long-awaited vacation, especially when their destination of ...

10 Reasons to Go Travelling on a Gap Year

10 Reasons to Go Travelling on a Gap Year

Travelling around the world as part of a gap year represents an excellent way to learn more about yourself, and provides opportunities to gain a new perspective on different parts ...

What Blogging has done to me?

What Blogging has done to me?

When I first started blogging, I really had no idea where to begin. It was strange because I knew I really wanted to share my experiences with fellow travellers, but I didn’t know ...

Saving Money While Backpacking

Saving Money While Backpacking

Backpacking is really just a way to travel without spending too much and using it wisely. You don’t necessary have to be extremely cheap, but just watch what you spend and where yo ...

Travelling alone: a life enriching experience

Travelling alone: a life enriching experience

Different kinds of people want different experiences from their travels, but for me, travelling through Europe for a couple of years in my early 20s was really about building mysel ...

Jamaica Vacations: Where to Stay, What to See, and Who to Take

Jamaica, the third largest island in the Caribbean, is known for its bright sun, pristine sand and sparkling sea. With so many amazing locations and fun things to do, it can be difficult to narrow down where to stay, what to see, and even who to take along for the ride. Make sure that you do your research in advance to make sure that your visit to this island paradise fulfils all of your requirements. Often ...

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Fiji: New Foodies Paradise

Fiji has long been known as an island paradise with an abundance of fertile lands and natural produce but it is now carving out a reputation for itself as a food-lovers haven. The possibilities are endless, and you should pay attention to what the country has to offer when you book your travel online. Attorney General and Minister for Industry and Trade Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said Fiji can provide niche produc ...

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Visiting India – When to go?

From tropical temperatures to skin-drenching monsoons, Indian weather is as cosmopolitan as the country itself. As the seventh physically largest country in the world it is hardly surprising that India has such a diverse climate. Such variety adds flavour for visitors to the country and allows tourists to enjoy winter and summer concurrently in different parts of the country. In fact India is categorised as ...

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The alternative emigration – going elsewhere than the EU

As Britain seems to be struggling to recover from a never-ending winter and ever increasing national debt, more people are looking to emigrate abroad. Visa applications increased by 15% in the first 4 months of 2013, when compared to the same period in the previous year. Global Visas handled a staggering 257,389 requests from those who want to leave the UK this year. One of the main reasons that hopeful emi ...

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Toronto Tours: Taking It to the Streets

Everything tastes better with bacon. What’s this have to do with walking tours of Toronto, you ask? Well, Toronto is historically known as “Hogtown,” and what better way to learn about pork history than to take a Toronto food tour through some of the city’s neatest establishments, and visit one of Toronto’s best butcher shops to learn everything you ever wanted to know about pork. This Toronto Urban Adventu ...

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The Venice of America: 5 things you didn’t know

Situated 37 kilometers north of Miami and 68Km south of Palm Beach is the city of Fort Lauderdale, on the southeast coast of Florida. Bordering the Atlantic Ocean and with a maze of inland navigable waterways, the city is known as the Venice of America. You might know of Fort Lauderdale as a popular tourist destination with its semi-tropical climate and pleasant surroundings, but here are 5 things you proba ...

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The UK’s Most Dangerous Road? The Snake Pass

Adverse camber. Undulation. Poor skid resistance. Liable to inclement weather. These richly allusive, if purely factual phrases, all refer to one stretch of tarmac which traverses the North of England. It is a piece of road which operates as an artery across a green lung of the country, connecting two historically fearsome enemies; the White Rose County of Yorkshire and the Red Rose County of Lancashire. Th ...

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Top Beaches of Puerto Vallarta

The reason behind Puerto Vallarta being one of Mexico's most popular travel destinations is its crystal blue water, foothills and the town, which is so amazing to explore. Puerto Vallarta boasts miles of untouched beaches. One of the town's most famous and popular beaches is Los Muertos, located in the Zona Romántica. Playa de Oro Beach – The beach is generous, safe, and clean and is located north of the ci ...

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Detour from South Africa to Mozambique

Africa can be a little more of a challenge to backpack than Europe, Asia and the Americas due to the lack of established transport, but that’s part of the adventure. After enjoying the sights, sounds and facilities in South Africa, take a detour to Mozambique – a complete tropical African adventure with a Portuguese flare. There are frequent buses into Maputo, Mozambique’s capital, from  Johannesburg and Ne ...

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Exploring Chania in Crete

Grab your sun hat and your sensible shoes, we’re off on a walking tour.  The terrain won’t be too bad, just a few cobbled street and some steps. Make sure you’ve got your bottle of water and your sun screen too, then we’re off. [caption id="attachment_8505" align="aligncenter" width="283"] http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8163/7164147675_5df5633503_z.jpg[/caption] 5000 years of history in Chania Located in the ...

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