My Ultimate Guide to Backpacking in India

India is my favourite country in the world. Around every corner there is something new, every moment a new surprise, every day a new story. India surprises you, it amazes you, it also may scare you, but most of all, it leaves you craving for more and has the power to make you fall in […]

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The Fairy Tale Land of Cappadocia – A Budget Travel Guide

Cappadocia is a place that should be on every travellers bucket list. It’s scenery is like no other and even when you’re there, it’s weird and wonderful landscape is hardly believable. These rather odd looking geological formations are otherwise known as ‘Fairy Chimneys’ and at night, you can even sleep inside one. How to Get There A popular way to […]

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The Top 4 Most Beautiful Destinations in Northern Laos

Whenever I am asked advice on where to go in Southeast Asia, I always recommended to try and head to Northern Laos. From the stunning scenery, jungles, mountains and the hill tribe villages, to the friendly locals who are still curious about you, plus the amazingly slow and simple pace of life that has since […]

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9 Cheap things not to miss in Ho Chi Minh City 

We arrived in Ho Chi Minh City (previously known as ‘Saigon’ until 1975) after a long journey from the sleepy town of ‘Kep’ in Cambodia. By contrast, as we arrived off our bus into Ho Chi Minh City we found that we had instantly stepped into a sea of scooters. Attempting to cross the road here made me feel […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Next Trip

If you’re anything like me, you’ll admit that it sounds a super exciting idea to just turn up in a new place in a distant land; hop off the plane as a ‘free spirit’ without having any plans, any idea of how long you’re going to stay there, where you are going to go next, or how […]

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India: Top Budget Guest Houses (Mumbai, Rajasthan & Kolkata)

Going travelling to India soon? Struggling to know where to stay and want some tips? Accommodation in India can be vast and varied, exotic and colourful, luxurious or basic and as with anywhere; it can be really good or pretty bad. We experienced a range of accommodation in India; From the luxury end hotels with rooftop […]

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How I saved £10,000 in less than 10 months to travel the world

So I’m doing a post on this as I’ve been asked about it so many times now. Some call me frugal, some call me tight with money, I say I’m just good at saving money! Back in 2013 I had recently graduated and I had literally no money to my name. I began saving to travel in […]

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Itinerary for 5 days exploring Bulgaria – Veliko Tărnovo & Sozopol

After travelling in Romania, we wanted to make a few stops in Bulgaria before heading into Turkey. After lots of research I decided on the scenic town of Veliko Tărnovo up in the Northern mountains and the small coastal town of Sozopol on the South East Coast. We decided not to go to any major […]

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What to Expect at a Turkish Hamam

It was the end of our time in Turkey and we decided we wanted to try a traditional Turkish bath, known in Turkey as a ‘Hamman’. It had been 7 years since I had last been in Turkey; I didn’t join my friends on the day they went to a Turkish bath and although afterwards […]

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Travels in Transylvania – A 6 Day Itinerary

For months I’d been dreaming of being up in the mountains of Transylvania; medieval castles perched steep in the rocky mountain tops surrounded by misty clouds. Villages of cute little houses where people still ride on horse and carriage. Medieval towns with cobbled pebble streets, pointy church tops and colourful old houses with wooden shutters […]

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