Hiking the Rob Roy Glacier Track

Hiking a glacier in New Zealand

 Overview: New Zealand is all about the great outdoors! It’s a hiker’s paradise that includes turquoise rivers, swinging suspension bridges, and majestic mountain views. And just north of Wanaka, on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island, I enjoyed the most scenic hike of my life…all the way up, up, up to the stunning …

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Prague: Six Sights for Saturday

Bridges over the River Vltava

 Overview: Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is a real gem of Europe. A drop-dead gorgeous city, this post from Suzanne, of travel blog Sightseeing Shoes, it’s a list of the cannot miss attractions. Here’s what Suzanne has to say about the post: ‘On a short city break, you have to narrow down everything you …

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Rocky Mountain National Park Top 5 Day Hikes

Guide to hiking the Rocky Mountain National Park

 Overview: Rocky Mountain National Park, the name alone conjures up images of a rugged terrain, ideal for hiking and all kinds of adventure activities. Luckily, that’s exactly what it is. Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park I actually lived in Colorado for a while so I can say from experience that this is one of …

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The Flag Lowering Ceremony at Wagah Border

The Flag Lowering Ceremonay at Wagah Border

 Overview: It goes without saying that one of the best parts of travel is the unusual traditions and ceremonies you encounter on your path. This post from Prasad, on his blog desitraveller, highlights one of those such ceremonies. A show of pomp and bravado “Somewhere between Amritsar in India and Lahore in Pakistan is Wagah Border …

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Recreating The Beach Trail in South Thailand

Following in the footsteps of The Beach and visiting the stunning beaches of Southern Thailand

 Overview: For fans of Alex Garland’s iconic travel novel, The Beach, Southern Thailand is a playground. So many beautiful islands and beaches, including the one that allegedly inspired the book, Maya Bay in Koh Phi Phi. Finding Paradise in Southern Thailand These days it’s getting harder and harder to find the undiscovered gem, a hidden …

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15 Unmissable Foodie Experiences in South America

Meat empanadas in Argentina

 Overview: South America is a colourful, joyful and diverse continent. From the dizzy heights of La Paz, to the crystal clear Caribbean Sea in Colombia; whatever floats your boat, South America has oodles of it. Our Taste of Travel talk food in South America This post comes from Shannon on her blog that she runs with …

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The puppeteer and the magician’s ghetto of Delhi

The puppeteer and the magician’s ghetto of Delhi - The Kathputli Colony

 Overview: The beauty of travel isn’t just in the destinations you reach but the people you meet and the stories you discover.  Each and every person has their own tale to tell, but when you are travelling you often encounter stories so different from your own. If you’re looking to find something magical in Dehli, I …

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A Travel Guide to Wadi Rum

Complete guide to visiting Wadi Rum in the Jordan desert

 Overview: Wadi Rum is a desert in Jordan that seems to be often overlooked for the countries more famous sites, tourists tend to just pop into the visitor centre as they pass by. While there is nothing wrong with that, a couple of hours there is better than none at all, once you have read …

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Tubing and Vang Vieng After Thirty

Where to go tubing in Laos, Vang Vieng

 Overview: To me, the idea of sitting in an inflatable rubber tube while casually drifting through a jungle river seems like the ideal way to spend a day. Throw in a few bars and drink stops, heaven. Vang Vieng in Laos There is no doubt Vang Vieng is one of the homes of tubing, but …

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Magical Trinidad and Tobabgo

What to do in Trinidad and Tobago

If you are thinking about visiting the Caribbean and in particular Trinidad and Tobago, I highly recommend checking this post out, especially if you’re a fan of beaches, waterfalls, temples and lakes that look like they belong on the moon! The post comes from Paulina and her travel blog Paulina on the Road. It starts …

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