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4 Days in Dubai

Dubai is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. A city unlike any other, Dubai offers an intriguing blend of adventures, traditional culture and luxury. The city has transformed over the years to become one of the most popular tourist attractions, appealing to visitors from all over the world to experience what the golden city has to offer. Dubai is known as the ‘city in the middle of the desert’ as it lies directly within the Arabian Desert. From enjoying the views of the dazzling city skyline to visiting the traditional souks in the heart of old Dubai, the city has a wealth of entertainment options for everyone. Where else in the world can you indulge in skiing activities and meet penguins in between sunbathing on the beach? While it is impossible to tick off everything you could do in Dubai, this guide will take a look at the best places to visit in Dubai on your four-day trip.

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Hiking The Inca Trail Peru : A comprehensive Guide 2020

Hiking the Inca Trail is a bucket list activity for many. Although the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu is impressive in its own right, it is only by making the journey on foot that you feel both a sense of achievement and wonder when the mist subsides and the Incan ruins fade into view. 

While the altitude can be a challenge, the Inca trail is truly an experience of a lifetime. Along the trail, you will marvel at mountain views and Incan sites. By talking to your guide, you can learn so much about Incan culture and history. Throughout those four days, you may learn a few things about yourself as well. Accompanying you will be like-minded individuals and perhaps even a few new friends! …

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Best Day Trips from San Francisco East Bay

When visiting Northern California there are a multitude of things to see and do, and usually a top list of what people want to experience, almost all of which are in San Francisco. But what if I told you on your next visit to Northern California’s Bay Area you must avoid going into San Fran at all costs? There is so much more to Northern California than the city of San Francisco and this is where having a rental car and the ultimate vacay experience of the road trip and day trip come in …

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Make Australia your 2020 holiday destination!

Anyone that has been across any news in the last 3 months will know … parts of Australia have been devastated by fires effecting flora, fauna, wildlife, tourism, businesses, homes and people in those areas.   

Now for those of you that have never been here – Australia is big! A 7.7 million square km land mass – way bigger than Europe & the UK – roughly the same size as the U.S.  Fires have impacted around 12 million acres of this beautiful country but there are plenty of areas that have not been affected at all. It is an amazing country with so much to offer. 

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Seven days in Split, Croatia.

I feel as though this is the sort of post that I could write forever, as I’ve got so much to say. Let me start by saying that if you haven’t been to Croatia, you’ll be booking your flights by the end of this blog. It’s absolutely stunning and it’s safe to say that I’ve fallen completely head over heels in love with it. So grab a cuppa, pull up a chair and be prepared to fall in love with Split…

I always thought Croatia was a cooler country, much like Russia or Iceland (don’t ask me why!) but I was SO wrong. If you want a destination that you can visit historical monuments rich in culture, sights that take your breath away from every angle or simply to catch some rays on many of their idyllic beaches – Croatia really does have it all.

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The Biggest Travel Myths about South America

Were you greeted with concerned looks when you discussed travelling to South America? Perhaps some of these misconceptions have crossed your mind? This article debunks the biggest myths about travelling to South America.

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Tops Things To Do in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the cosmopolitan capital city of Argentina. Renowned for fútbol, late nights, and tango, Buenos Aires is the meeting point of European and Latin American cultures. It’s a massive coastal city spreading over 80 square miles (207 km). A collection of “barrios,” or neighborhoods, make up the city. Each boasts its own unique personality and beckons to be explored. With so much to do and so many neighborhoods to get lost in, where does one start? We’ve compiled a list of our most memorable Buenos Aires experiences.

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WHY SOLO TRAVEL IS AWESOME AND WHY EVERYONE SHOULD TRY IT

I love to travel the world and I typically prefer to travel solo.  A lot of people think I’m crazy for traveling solo, especially as a female, and a lot of people who aren’t familiar with backpacking and solo travel think I’m literally alone for the duration of my trip.  But this couldn’t be further from the truth- just because I choose to travel solo does not mean that I’m alone all the time.

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How to avoid getting sick in Southeast Asia

First-time travelers’ concerns about traveling Southeast Asia will be eating spicy food, staying with many different people in the dorms, getting mugged, motorbike accidents, or getting sick. But the most common problem for first-time travelers in Southeast Asia is to get sick. There is nothing worse than getting sick on your travel. You are far from your home, your family, and your friends. When you get sick, you are not only becoming physically weak but also you will suffer from homesick and loneliness. But don’t worry! As I stay longer in Southeast Asia, I learned simple but effective travel hacks not to get sick in Southeast Asia. Here are my Top 5 tips on how to avoid getting sick in Southeast Asia for you.

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What To Do In Singapore – A 3 Day Singapore Itinerary

There is a lot of things to do in Singapore, being both a modern metropolitan city and a tropical island country. Singapore is very different compared to the rest of Southeast Asia, and it is by far the easiest country we have ever travelled to in Southeast Asia. It is a modern, well organized, and spotless city where everyone speaks perfect English. In some ways, it is more comparable to cities in the USA and western Europan towns than to other Asian cities.

Singapore is probably best known as “the country that banned gum and spitting” as it is illegal to spit on the street, sell or own chewing gum, and gum can only be bought with a prescription from a doctor.

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My Top 10 Worst Travel Experiences

I’ve been threatened with a metal pole by a tuk-tuk driver in Cambodia, punctured the petrol tank of the rental car in Kyrgyzstan in the middle of no where, spent a delirious few days sick in a bedroom in India with windows that looked out to brick walls, gotten attacked by a monkey in South Africa, hitchhiked for over 38 hours, and I’ve been groped multiple times. It seems that these experiences are as familiar to me as sketchy accommodation is to a broke backpacker. These are my top 10 worst travel experiences from over 3 years of solo travelling.

I take pride on how much beer I can drink being completely and utterly honest with you guys, which is why I’ve rounded up this list of my top 10 worst travel experiences. These are some of my favourite stories to share when people ask what I’ve been up to, and let’s face it, I’ve never really found myself excitedly talking about that coconut I drank on some island as I chatted to some hot dude… erm, never mind.

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10 COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT SOLO FEMALE TRAVEL

There are a lot of unknowns before you travel solo for the first time, like whether it’s going to be safe, how to find others to hang with, and how to choose where to go.

While solo traveling is an amazing chance to be the architect of your own adventure, to see the world on your terms, and to get to know yourself, it can be scary, exhilarating, and bemusing all at the same time.

The Ultimate One-Week Curaçao Itinerary

In the Southern Carribean lie a few small islands that form the remnants of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Once a vast empire, it now consists of The Netherlands and the tropical islands of Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten.

Curaçao is the biggest of the three and a popular tourist destination for mainly Dutch and American holiday makers. Here’s how to make the most of a week long visit to Curaçao.

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Self-guided walking tour Itinerary for 3 Days in Lisbon

Though very hilly, Lisbon is very walkable, and we hope you’ll use this guide to have 3 perfect days in Lisbon. But don’t worry if you only have one or two days in Lisbon. You can still fit everything from the three itineraries into two days, provided you’re in good shape and don’t care to spend time at museums or attractions with long lines.

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Packing Cubes Are The Secret To Packing

This is the best hack I’ve found for making more space in a suitcase.

I’m a terrible packer. By that, I don’t mean I’m a last-minute packer or that I consistently pack the wrong things. I mean that I loathe the entire process of packing for air travel and international trips.

I obsessively check the weather at my destination to make sure I’ve planned ….

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