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Where to Swim with Sea Turtles in Barbados


Barbados is home to beautiful blue beaches and lots of sea turtles. The most popular being the green turtle. The good news is that you don’t need to book a catamaran cruise to see them. This is perfect if you are travelling Barbados on a budget! They are found off many beaches along the west coast. Some of them are…

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Colombia’s Lost City: Hiking to Ciudad Perdida


So once you’ve checked off your necessities for Cuidad Perdida and packed as light as possible, it was time to start the hike. I ended up hiking to Cuidad Perdida or The Lost City with Magic Tours. Our guide only spoke Spanish but one of the girls translated for us. He was very knowledgeable. Hiking to Cuidad Perdida (The Lost City) Day…

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Epic New Zealand Itinerary


I travelled from Barbados to New Zealand at the end of May until mid June. The weather was pretty perfect, chilly but sunny. Definitely do this epic New Zealand itinerary at this time. I think I had 2 rainy days out of the whole trip. I spent 4 weeks here and managed to explore the whole country.  Although I did…

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Barbados on a Budget


Barbados has some beautiful beaches with all inclusive resorts along the coasts and 5 star hotels. Don’t let that get you down, there are many ways to visit Barbados on a budget. First of all, if you have read my budget travel 101 post then you know that low season is the best time to travel. If you check google…

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Surviving Long Haul Flights Like a Boss


So you’ve followed all my instructions about budget travel. You’ve got a great flight deal and are travelling carry on only but one of your flights is 10+ hours… Ok don’t panic, it’s not so bad there is a method to surviving long haul flights. First, what you need to do is pack your carry on and get a small…

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Our Next Big Trip: Travelling through Indonesia


So after our epic Iceland adventure we decided to start researching our next big adventure. Jason wants to surf and I want to explore and do a few adventurous activities. A friend of ours told us about the surf in Bali and how much he enjoyed it. So we decided that travelling through Indonesia could be our next adventure. This…

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Epic Trips to Take from Barbados


Booking.com Barbados is lucky enough to be serviced by many major airlines flying in and out of many airports. The biggest ones being JFK, Gatwick and Miami airport. Unfortunately, many people believe that’s where their adventures should end, which is sad. Use the money you would spend on a shopping trip and book another plane ticket, trust me. Here are…

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From Snæfellsnes to Reykjavik


After our hot spring hunting in Iceland’s Westfjords, we boarded Ferry Baldur to Stykkishólmur on the Snæfellsnes peninsula. We were on our final leg of our itinerary from Snæfellsnes to Reykjavik It was about a 2 – 2 and a half hour ferry ride and it was surprisingly comfortable considering we were heading towards a storm and the weather was terrible.…

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Iceland’s Westfjords: Hot Spring Hunting


Part of our Iceland itinerary included Iceland’s westfjords, we were excited since not many tourists make it out this way. I also had starred off a lot of hot springs along our route, which meant lots of warm baths. After our beautiful sunny few days along Iceland’s north coast, we had officially entered Iceland’s westfjords. Iceland’s Westfjords Day 1: After Hvítserkur we…

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