Most unusual places on earth and how to get there - Uyuni in Bolivia
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Tuesday, 21 May 2024 / Published in Travel 101
From the top of the world to natural depressions in Africa, these are the weirdest and most unusual natural wonders you can visit. While some seek sunny beaches and all-inclusive resorts, others like to live life on the wild side and come face to face with their fears whilst travelling. If the latter gets your
Landscape between DRC and Burundi - crossing Burundi overland
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Monday, 28 November 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Whether you come from Uganda, Rwanda, DRC, or Tanzania, there are many ways to travel to Burundi overland.  Nestled in the heart of East Africa, Burundi may be a small country by African standards, but it has so much to offer to the enterprising traveller. Rich in culture and tradition, it is known for its
How to cross overland the border between Rwanda and DR Congo
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Friday, 07 October 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Planning to cross the border between Rwanda and DR Congo and visit the gorillas of Virunga or Kahuzi Biega? Don’t worry. We got you covered.  Despite recent political unrest, The Democratic Republic of Congo remains one of the jewels in the crown of central Africa. Its breathtaking scenery offers a variety of wondrous experiences, such
Three must-visit destinations along Spain's Mediterranean coast for first timers
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Thursday, 25 August 2022 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Excellent beaches, mouth-watering food, and lots of cultural activities. It seems Autumn is the time to visit Spain.  With Spain announcing free rail journeys from September until the end of the year on commuter and medium-distance routes, the Iberian peninsula becomes the best place to travel in Europe this Autumn. Additionally, while most of northern
Crossing overland between Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda: a complete guide
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Monday, 13 June 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
With security and tourism increasing yearly in East Africa, here is a simple guide on crossing overland Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Visiting Kenya, Uganda, or Rwanda as a backpacker has never been easier than now. Increasing infrastructure, a more significant traveling culture, better security, and more accessibility has turned East Africa into one of the
Best things do in Hargeisa
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Tuesday, 31 May 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations, Uncategorized
Overshadowed by the political conflicts around, Hargeisa is a quiet and charming city that embodies the friendliness and kind of Somaliland. Located in Somaliland and not technically Somalia, Hargeisa is one of the most exciting gems the Horn of Africa has. Even though it can be chaotic and intimidating the first time,  Hargeisa welcomed me
Best things to do in Nouakchott
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Thursday, 12 May 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Far off the bucket list of many travelers, Nouakchott is a hidden gem in Mauritania where travelers can see how life in the Sahara was decades ago. Not many people would consider adding Mauritania to their travel plans. However, those who do, are welcome to a country full of mystery, cultural diversity, and a fascinating
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Friday, 09 November 2018 / Published in Travel Journal
Traveling in itself is one big adventure, a way to broaden your mind, get yourself out of your comfort zone, and make lasting memories. The world is full of so many amazing things to see and do, some of which will suit those people who love to relax in luxury and some that are perfect
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Friday, 09 November 2018 / Published in Travel Journal
When you first set off on an extended travel sabbatical, your brain’s bursting with new experiences. And this sensory overload means that moving along while absorbing as much as possible is about as much as you can manage. But as the months progress, while you probably won’t be pining for your old nine to five
Philippines El Nido and Coron
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018 / Published in Travel 101
The Filipino American community is one of the largest Asian American groups in Seattle. It possesses a large history that stretches back to at least 1898, when the archipelago became a US territory and students and workers began to immigrate west. Now completely independent, the Philippines islands are a magnet for tourists of any heritage
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Friday, 19 January 2018 / Published in Travel Journal
Volunteering abroad offers a chance to bring about change for people and places that desperately need it. In addition, it can give you an opportunity for personal development and allow you to really appreciate the culture of a place on a deeper level than traditional traveling can. Any form of travel can be a wonderful
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Sunday, 20 August 2017 / Published in Destinations
written by: Katie Cruz It’s fair to say that South East Asia is a popular destination for traveling due to the accessibility and affordability of the region. Visiting Southeast Asia is always a good idea if you want to enjoy spectacular landscapes, beaches, exotic cuisine and tropical climate. While there are many places to visit
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Sunday, 13 August 2017 / Published in Destinations
Deep in Colombia’s Sierra Nevada mountains you’ll find Ciudad Perdida. More commonly known as The Lost City, it’s a site which takes five days to trek to from the coastal town of Santa Marta. A trek many would call “one of the best trekkings worldwide” Increasing numbers have been trekking the Lost City in Colombia
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Tuesday, 09 May 2017 / Published in Travel 101
by Renae Schrader Have you ever seen one of those viral videos of a young 20-something hop-scotching their way from one tropical beach to the next? It seems like they have so much momentum behind them, so much vigor. And there you sit — in a rut. What do you do? Let me provide you
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Thursday, 26 January 2017 / Published in Destinations
Author: James Ruhle While The Strip is what brings people to Vegas, to begin with, the older part of the city off the glitzy tourist path is well worth a visit Vegas is one of the top vacation destinations in the world. If a bunch of overstressed and overworked Americans are going to build a
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Sunday, 18 December 2016 / Published in Travel 101
“I make sure to determine how much the daily expenses should be and set my budget around that amount” by: Maricor Bunal When it comes to travel planning, I can’t really deny the fact that I will have to deal with money issues at some point. Even if I had huge amounts of money to
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Sunday, 07 August 2016 / Published in Travel 101
     when  I was in Rio, I stupidly didn’t bring my map because ‘’it was all in my head’’ and ended up in a rather dangerous part of the town. I was stopped by a licensed taxi driver and told to turn around, he luckily gave me a free lift back to my hostel
mexican food
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Wednesday, 24 February 2016 / Published in TravelBuzz
  by Sofia Jimenez Anybody who has ever been to Mexico knows: one of the greatest things the country has to offer is the food. The variety is huge and there are so many colors and strong flavors, to me as a Mexican it´s definitely one of the things I love the most about my country
Interrail Pass in Norway
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Tuesday, 23 February 2016 / Published in Travel 101
Want to travel Europe on a budget but with maximum flexibility? Interrail might be the answer and we have a guide for you The best way to travel through Europe with maximum flexibility is Interrail or Eurail without a a doubt. While many people choose flights and weekend trips to explore Europe, I see Interrail as the
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Saturday, 30 January 2016 / Published in Travel 101
by Sabrina Andrea Sachs So, you are finally ready to set off, embark on that train/plane/bus/boat/bicycle or feet that will take you away for a year or more and you are facing the tricky question of “What the heck shall I pack?” Packing for a weekend away or a short holiday can be difficult; packing
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Tuesday, 19 January 2016 / Published in Destinations
by: Aura Jimenez United States have deserts, mountains, snow peaks and many other landscapes to leave you speechless. For that reason it sounds crazy that a country with so many different places is not a hotspot for backpacking. I guess that big distances, relatively expensive prices and not such a big travel culture, makes a
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Monday, 11 January 2016 / Published in Travel 101