1 month travelling in Japan itinerary

1 month travelling in Japan Itinerary

From it’s bright neon city-lights and ancient temples, to it’s super fast trains and amazing toilets. Japan is one of the coolest and most unique places I’ve ever been. We spent just over 1 month in Japan and I still felt sad to leave, it was just so different to anywhere else we have been. […]

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9 Awesome things to do in Java Island, Indonesia

Indonesia is made up of over 17,000 islands, but over half of it’s population live on Java island, which makes it the heart and the economic centre of Indonesia. However it is often overlooked by visitors heading straight for islands like Bali, yet Java is filled with many interesting places to explore and spectacular natural […]

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Lagoons, volcanos & salt flats: 4 days travelling Bolivia’s unearthly southwest

Lagoons, Volcanos & Salt Flats: 4 Days travelling Bolivia's unearthly southwest

The Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat spans further than the eye can see until the horizon disappears at the end of it,  then there’s the lagoons that shine strange colours from red to green and blue, some are filled with flamingos, and snow capped mountains and volcanos rise above them creating picture perfect mirror reflections. […]

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How to visit Machu Picchu as a day trip (without going on a tour)

How to visit Machu Picchu as a day trip (without going on a tour!)

So we made the decision not to do a multi day hike to Machu Picchu. We didn’t fancy a tour either. With the altitude leaving us short of breath just walking around Cusco and Shaun suffering with the flu, we actually didn’t fancy doing much walking at all. So it didn’t take us long to […]

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2 Weeks in Brazil – Itinerary & Budget

Brazil was the first stop on our trip and we spent 2 weeks exploring a small section of the country. Brazil is such a big country and in 2 weeks we obviously only scratched the surface of this huge area of South America. It was enough to give us a taster and experience the wide […]

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My round the world packing list (in carry on!)

My packing list for my upcoming round the world trip is something I have desperately been trying to get right. It’s literally had me pulling my hair out over for the last few months, mainly since my decision to pack light and travel with a carry on (40 Litre!) sized backpack. As well as this, our round the […]

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A Budget Travel Guide to Marrakech

Our 3 week trip to Morocco started in Marrakech. I didn’t know what to expect from Marrakech, at all. But it was certainly not what I expected. I’m pleased to say it was better. It was dark when we arrived in the densely packed walled Medina, and it’s true when they say that Marrakech will […]

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8 Lessons Learnt From Long-Term Travel

For me, long-term travel was a huge learning step. The day I left home for a whole year was literally the biggest day of my life, and I think it always will be. I feel I’ve learnt a lot since that first big trip. When 22 year old me, in my cheap bulky hiking boots, […]

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The Versatile Blogger Award – My Second Blogging Award!

I created Zo Around The World back in April 2016, as a fun way to write about my travels so that I would never forget all the amazing places I have travelled to, as well as to help and inspire others who want to travel there too. I decided my blog niche would combine 2 […]

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12 Fun Things to do in New Zealand

  When I think about New Zealand it brings up memories of snow capped mountains and breathtaking scenery, waterfalls surrounded by lush green forests, picture perfect beaches and simply driving for hours experiencing the feeling of complete isolation. Mine and Shaun’s time in New Zealand was a month long road trip, across both islands with a group […]

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