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Things to do in Cusco Peru: Your Ultimate Cusco Guide

Things to do in Cusco Peru: Your Ultimate Cusco Guide

Cusco was the capital of the Inca Empire, and was also known as the bellybutton of the World. Evidence of Inca culture is everywhere, but tourism is big business here and can be overwhelming!  I’ve put together this Cusco guide to help you to figure out what to do in Cusco to experience the culture, food and history, so read on for the top things to do in Cusco Peru, whether you’re backpacking in Cusco on a budget or here…

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The Best Gift Experiences to Give to Travel Lovers

The Best Gift Experiences to Give to Travel Lovers

Ho Ho Ho, it’s December already!  If you haven’t already filled your Christmas present quota with Black Friday deals, why don’t you take a different approach to Christmas gifts this year?  Giving experiences instead of things is a wonderful way to show you care, and there are lots of fantastic gift experiences you can give to your loved ones, and even join them on the experiences too so you can enjoy some quality time together.  I’ve picked out some of…

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Trekking to Laguna 69 Huaraz Peru

Trekking to Laguna 69 Huaraz Peru

I was excited about my Laguna 69 trek from Huaraz Peru.  Laguna 69 may seem like an odd name but there are so many lakes and lagoons around Huaraz that they ran out of names and resorted to numbers instead.  The name Laguna 69 may raise an eyebrow among the smutty minded, but this stunning lake is worth the smirks!  Read on to see more about trekking Laguna 69 Huaraz and how to get to this beautiful lagoon in Peru….

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Backpacking Mexico: A Backpackers Guide to Mexico on a Budget

Backpacking Mexico: A Backpackers Guide to Mexico on a Budget

Mexico is a vast and varied country, sadly marred by a reputation for drug wars and dangerous immigrants.  Don’t believe the hype.  Of course, Mexico has its problems, but not usually in places frequented by backpackers or tourists, so the risk for visitors to Mexico is minimal.  While backpacking in Mexico I found the people to be friendly and kind, the food to be DELICIOUS, and the scenery, culture and history utterly mind-blowing.  I’ll share all my tips for how…

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My Australia Bucket List: Awesome Places to Visit in Australia before You Die

My Australia Bucket List: Awesome Places to Visit in Australia before You Die

Australia has been on my bucket list ever since I can remember.  Even before I really knew what a bucket list was, I dreamed of exploring Australia, cuddling koalas and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef.  Although I still haven’t made it to Oz, I have kept this Australia bucket list and hope that one day soon I’ll be able to tick some of the items off.  Here are my top ten dream places to visit in Australia before you…

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10 Handy Travel Apps to Solve All Your Problems

10 Handy Travel Apps to Solve All Your Problems

No matter how perfectly you think you’ve planned your trip, sometimes things go wrong.  From trivial things like no phone credit or poor wi-fi to having your passport stolen or needing medical assistance, we all have travel problems that pop up every now and again.  To help you overcome these issues, I’ve put together some of the best travel apps to help you out of any difficult situation while you are travelling. Official US State Department App Be prepared before…

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How to Travel for Free by Volunteering Abroad with Worldpackers

How to Travel for Free by Volunteering Abroad with Worldpackers

Who hasn’t thought to themselves ‘I want to travel the world for free’?  That has been my dream ever since I can remember, to see the world and have incredible experiences, but without it costing and arm and a leg.  And guess what?  There is a way to travel for free by volunteering abroad with a website like Worldpackers.  Worldpackers acts as an intermediary between prospective volunteers and individuals, families and companies who are looking for volunteers to help them…

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea in London

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea in London

An afternoon tea is a quintessential London treat, but why have any old afternoon tea in London when you can have a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory afternoon tea?  This wonderful experience at One Aldwych was voted the best afternoon tea in London by Bookatable in 2017, and it isn’t hard to see why.  I thoroughly enjoyed sampling all the sweet and savoury delights in this themed afternoon tea in London, read on for my full review! Afternoon Tea in…

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How to Find the Best Flight Deals for Black Friday (& All Year!)

How to Find the Best Flight Deals for Black Friday (& All Year!)

It’s coming!  Black Friday is nearly upon us, swiftly followed by Cyber Monday.  A weekend of flight deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday makes it the best time of year to book flights for your next vacation.  To help you find the best flight deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Skyscanner is compiling all the Black Friday flight deals they can find and bringing them together in one place.  Where will you choose? Skyscanner can also help you find cheap…

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Travel Insurance for Backpackers

Travel Insurance for Backpackers

If you are planning any trip, and asking yourself ‘do I need travel insurance?’ the answer is YES!  Travel insurance for backpackers is absolutely essential, as so many things can (and do) go wrong on the road.  Having travel insurance to help pay the cost of lost and stolen items, medical bills and a whole host of other things can save you and your family a ton of money and heartache if the worst does happen. World Nomads provide travel insurance…

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