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Eating Local Food & Drink

Eating Local Food & Drink

Eating local food and drink when you travel is one of the best ways to understand more about the culture and the people of the place you are visiting.  How could you not try fish and chips in England or tacos in Mexico?  However, how you find the best local food isn’t always easy – especially in popular tourist destinations.  Try some of these fabulous foodie experiences to help you taste the very best of a region.  If you are…

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Backpacking Guatemala Travel Guide

Backpacking Guatemala Travel Guide

Guatemala is a special place.  Torn apart by civil war from 1960 to 1996, Guatemala is slowly recovering, and is now becoming a must-visit destination in Central America.  Backpacking in Guatemala will reward you with incredible scenery and natural wonders, from volcanoes to limestone pools and huge lakes, strong indigenous cultures and colourful clothes, delicious food and a warm welcome.  I have brought together all my Guatemala travel tips for you in this epic backpacking Guatemala guide, including a handy…

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Five Things to Do Before a Long Trip

Five Things to Do Before a Long Trip

Travelling anywhere away from home is an exciting prospect.  I love travelling, and think we should all travel more if we can!  However, we often get swept up in the excitement of going on holiday and forget about what we need to do to make sure that we have a safe trip and that our homes will be just as we left them when we get back.  After countless trips away, I’ve put together my top five tips for crucial…

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How to Eat Your Way Around Switzerland Without Blowing your Budget

How to Eat Your Way Around Switzerland Without Blowing your Budget

Switzerland is quite famous for its food; the Swiss cheese, chocolate, and even the wine. But the problem is that it is also notoriously famous for being expensive. A decent meal in a good restaurant can easily set you back 150 bucks – especially if you are a meat lover!  But you have to try some of their signature dishes, especially if you are only in Switzerland for a week or so. So, how do you get all that Swiss…

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An Active Holiday in Spain: Cool Things to do in Mojácar

An Active Holiday in Spain: Cool Things to do in Mojácar

I’d never heard of Mojácar before Jet2 invited me to go there.  I’d lived in Spain for 5 years, although have travelled very little around the country – well, with so many things to do in Barcelona it was hard to tear myself away!  However, I know how wonderful Spain is to visit, so was thrilled when I looked up Mojácar.  Mojácar has a great mix of beach, sunshine, and more activities than you can shake a stick at, so…

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A Yorkshire Foodie Adventure: Finding the Best Food in Yorkshire

A Yorkshire Foodie Adventure: Finding the Best Food in Yorkshire

Yup, another article about food – you should know me well enough by now!  This time I planned a whole trip around food in the beautiful county of Yorkshire in the north of England, just in time for Yorkshire Day!  I have spent most of my life in the north of England, and adore it, so I was definitely looking forward to exploring more of Yorkshire on what I called my “Yorkshire Foodie Adventure”.  There is no shortage of excellent…

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The Essential Byron Bay Backpacking Guide

The Essential Byron Bay Backpacking Guide

Tucked away in the northern coast of New South Wales, Australia, Byron Bay is a hidden gem and haven for backpackers and locals alike. This hippie surf town may seem like yet another Australian party central, but really, there is so much more than meets the eye. If you’re preparing to backpack to Byron Bay, you’ll be happy to hear that it’s absolutely worth the trip – if you follow this essential Byron Bay backpacking guide written by Cal from…

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7 Essential Tips for Backpacking in South America

7 Essential Tips for Backpacking in South America

Ah, South America! The fourth largest continent in the world comprised of twelve sovereign states, replete with ethnic, linguistic and geographical diversity. Whether this be your first backpacking trip, or you are already a seasoned traveller in other parts of the world, it’s always useful to read up on a few tips and tricks to consider before you get out there. See what we have in store for you as you get geared up for an adventure of a lifetime…

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A Secret Food Tour In London

A Secret Food Tour In London

Oh food how I love thee, let me count the ways… well, I won’t count them all, but trust me, there are many!  I’ve tried a food tour in Prague, a cooking class in Mexico City, a combination of both in Bogota, and even when I’m in my home country of England I love trying local specialities and finding the best places to chow down on different dishes and familiar favourites.   When I was in my own capital city of…

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Where’s Wagner:  A Wombat’s Tour of Vienna in 2 Days

Where’s Wagner:  A Wombat’s Tour of Vienna in 2 Days

This was my second trip to Vienna, but it had been a while since my last visit.  I couldn’t remember much about Vienna so I was glad to have a guide to show me around the city for a couple of days and help me to discover the best places to visit in Vienna in 2 days.  His name is Wagner, and he is a wombat. Now, before you think I’ve gone completely mad let me explain.  We were staying at…

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