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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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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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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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One Day in London


After two rainy weeks in Iceland, we finally touched down in sunny London around 5.30pm. We hopped on the Gatwick Express just as the sun was going down, and within an hour we reached Victoria station. Which you can see is pretty well located. We basically had one day in London so we had to make the most of it. Check…

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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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North Iceland: Volcanoes and Waterfalls


North Iceland The drive from the Eastern Fjords took about two and a half hours and finally we started seeing signs to some interesting things. We had a list of things we wanted to check out. Since it was Jason’s birthday I let him make the plans for the day. Our next three days would be spent in north Iceland before reaching…

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Discovering Iceland’s Eastern Fjords


After exploring Iceland’s south coast we started our drive up towards Iceland’s Eastern Fjords. This was day 4 – 5 of our Iceland roadtrip itinerary, and we were planning to camp around Seyðisfjörður. I will show you why later. Iceland’s Eastern Fjords: On the road to Egilsstaðir It was a 3 hour drive from Jokulsarlon to Seyðisfjörður through Iceland’s eastern…

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