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June, 2020

  • 28 June

    A Guide to Volunteering with Workaway or Worldpackers When You Travel

    Volunteering with Workaway or Worldpackers

    I started volunteering three weeks into my travels, and I’ve been doing so ever since. Finding great hosts or projects with Workaway or Worldpackers can be extremely rewarding, but there can also be pitfalls, and there are definitely a few things you should know before you jump into volunteering. Why You Should Volunteer When You Travel Giving back to the …

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  • 11 June

    How to Make the Most of Your 48 Hours in Dubai

    Selfie with Luisa at I Love UAE Sign

    Spending 48 hours in Dubai certainly isn’t enough time, considering what a world-class city it is. But if that’s all the time you have, here’s a guide on how to make the most of your visit. Why Dubai Dubai is a fascinating coastal city in the north of the United Arab Emirates, a country located on the eastern side of …

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  • 1 June

    5 All-American Road Trips to Take

    All-American Road Trip

    The United States is unquestionably one of the best destinations in the world for a road trip. With thousands of miles of stunning highways that snake through a variety of environments, you’ll be spoiled for choice when planning your journey. Before starting your cross-country adventure, check out these incredible ideas for your next expedition. Traverse the Historic Route 66 One …

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May, 2020

  • 26 May

    19 Amazing Things to Do in Krakow, Poland

    Big Market Square in the Krakow Old Town

    There are so many things to do in Krakow, it can be hard to decide what to put on your itinerary when you’re there. The right answer: all of them, of course! Krakow is one of my favorite cities in the world, and I’ve stayed there three times now, each time finding new adventures and gems around the city. Here …

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  • 20 May

    Planning My Trip and Visa for Vietnam as a UK Citizen

    Selfie on Railroad Street

    Planning a trip and getting a visa for Vietnam isn’t exactly the easiest thing to do with the current world events, but I believe in following your dreams no matter the opposition. I’ve been dreaming of going back to Vietnam since my first visit there last year. Even though there’s travel uncertainty at the moment, I’m still looking at what …

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  • 15 May

    Taking a Tour Halfway Around Iceland’s Golden Circle

    Selfie at Gullfoss Falls

    Some activities in Iceland seem to be on everyone’s bucket list, such as relaxing in the Blue Lagoon, glimpsing the northern lights and taking a tour around Iceland’s Golden Circle. The Blue Lagoon is gorgeous but slightly overrated. The northern lights are elusive and some have been to Iceland more than once and yet still never seen them. The Golden …

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  • 9 May

    The 3 Best Towns to Stay in the Algarve for Your Next Vacation

    Already planning your next holiday? Forget France and Spain. If you want sun, sand and pristine water, it doesn’t get much better than Portugal’s southern coast. But if you’ve never been before, how do you choose where to stay in the Algarve when there’s such a superb choice of stunning locations in this part of the world? Stay in the …

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  • 6 May

    Spelunking and Snowmobiles on Langjokull Glacier

    Snowmobiles on Langjokull Glacier

    Iceland is the most beautiful country I’ve been to. Whether exploring the numerous waterfalls, marveling at the northern lights or riding the snowmobiles on Langjokull Glacier, there are plenty of activities on which to take in the stunning scenery. Tours with Mountaineers of Iceland Mountaineers of Iceland have been delivering snowmobile tours on Langjokull Glacier since 1996 and operate year-round. …

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April, 2020

  • 29 April

    15 Delicious Dishes and Restaurants in Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Selfie with Ice Cream in Rotterdam

    I’m half-Dutch and I was raised on several Dutch dishes made by my grandparents. Thus, I made it a point to find the best restaurants in Rotterdam when I visited. Hutspot The first dish to make the list is hutspot, my childhood favorite. It’s a simple dish made with potatoes, carrots and onions, and optional meat on the side. The …

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  • 24 April

    Keeping Alive the Dream of Traveling the World

    Selfie on Bus to Chiang Rai (Dream of Traveling)

    Everyone has their goals in life. One of mine has been the dream of traveling the world. Sometimes our dreams hit roadblocks, but we always need to keep our eye on the mountain. Planning for the Dream Traveling the world is quite an ambitious dream. It’s also kinda nebulous. Over the years, my dream transitioned from wanting to fly overseas …

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  • 15 April

    The 7 Best Walks and Hikes in Edinburgh

    Selfie on the Pentlands (Best Hikes and Walks in Edinburgh Cover)

    Due to current world events, I’m spending a few weeks exploring the best walks and hikes in Edinburgh. Although I love traveling the world, I still enjoy coming back to my “home base,” and the trails are a big factor in that. Arthur’s Seat It’s pretty rare for a city to have a volcano in the center; most people in …

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  • 6 April

    Do You Really Need a VPN When Traveling the World?

    Selfie at Into the Woods Cafe

    I recently signed up with Surfshark VPNs. I’ve never used a VPN when traveling, but the plans were really cheap and I figured it couldn’t hurt. I’m also taking a short break from traveling at the moment due to current world events, so this article will look at the benefits of having a VPN whether you’re traveling or not. What …

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March, 2020

  • 18 March

    Private Boat Tours in San Diego Are More than Just Whale Watching

    You may know about private boat tours in San Diego for whale watching excursions, but did you realize you can reserve one for other uses as well? The ocean has always had a romantic appeal, which makes it a natural fit for such occasions. If you’re stuck for ideas to impress a date or celebrate a special event, look to …

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  • 8 March

    What Do You Do When a Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

    A Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

    It’s never fun when a bus drops you off in the middle of nowhere, and even worse when it’s in the middle of the night. I’ve had some pretty wild experiences with this, including not having internet, getting dropped off in the wrong location, etc. Here are some of the adventures (or misadventures) I had, and how I’ve coped in …

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  • 5 March

    My Crazy Adventure House Sitting in Appleby, England

    Selfie House Sitting in Appleby

    I’ve just spent the past two weeks house sitting in Appleby, England. Between two wonderful purebred Spanish Water Dogs, snowstorms and getting locked out of the van, it was quite an adventure. My First Impression of Hilton Before I went to Appleby, I told a few people about my upcoming housesit. Many were shocked and for good reason. Appleby had …

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