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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Fairytale Secret Small Towns in Europe

Giethoorn, one of many hidden gems of Europe

 Overview: There are many of these hidden gem posts out there, often they are not really gems and more often than not, they are not that hidden! Not here, this one has some genuine treats. Even as an avid Euro-explorer, I haven’t heard of some of these. 8 gorgeous small European towns  The post is …

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Luang Prabang – the Jewel of Indochina

The wonderful Laos city of Luang Prabang

I only have happy memories of Luang Prabang. As the main place of arrival for many travellers taking the slow boat between Laos and Thailand, it is a place that many will bump into a familiar face. It’s funny that as you travel you seem to often bump into people you met somewhere else, grab a drink, …

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Visiting Rottnest Island, the complete lowdown

Visiting quokkas on Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island, or Rotto to the locals, is a small island off the coast of Western Australia. With a permanent population of around 100 people, the island is only a little over 7 square miles in size but attracts around 500,000 visitors each year. If you are visiting Perth then taking a day to explore …

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The Bibi Ka Maqbara – A twin of the Taj

Visiting the Bibi ka Maqbara in Aurangabad, Southern India

I was not aware that the Taj Mahal had a twin until I came across this blog post about the Bibi Ka Maqbara. Located in Aurangabad, Southern India, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was the real thing while scrolling through the images. How to get to the Taj’s twin This post comes from travelling couple Tania …

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Is Moorea just for honeymooners?

The Island of Moorea in the South Pacific

 Overview: Moorea, a beautiful island located next to Tahiti, is what I always imagined a tropical paradise to be like. Jungle-covered mountains, turquoise lagoons and endless beaches. Too bad that, when booking the trip, I had not considered that it was a popular honeymoon destination. The closer I got to going there, the more apprehensive …

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Visiting Gauja National Park from Riga, Latvia

Visiting Latvia

I’ll be honest and confess that I hadn’t heard of Gauja National Park until I came across this blog while searching for content in Latvia but now have it as a place I want to visit. The region is a perfect idea for a day trip out of Riga, the capital of Latvia, and boast …

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Home of Mahatma Gandhi – Sabarmati Ashram

/visiting the home and life of Mahatma Ghandi in Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad

 Overview: Legendary freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi used the power of pure will and peaceful protest to help bring an end to colonial rule in India. He was a huge influence in India gaining their independence in August 1947. Sabarmati Ashram is the home of this amazing man. Situated in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, a western state of …

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Havelock Island – the Ultimate Backpacker Destination?

Stunning island scenery

Where is Havelock Island? Well, if you want to know that,  how to get to Havelock Island and all the information you could want and possibly more, check out what I have for you here. I stumbled across this post and was hooked by the pictures. I’m not really a beach person myself, but this …

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