The world is a huge place and therefore, if you want to see as much as possible, taking a backpackers holiday is ideal. Rather than being fixed in one location for the duration of your vacation, enjoying a backpackers retreat will allow you the flexibility to go exactly where you want. And, as long as . . . → Read More: Perfect Backpacking Holiday
Just a quick note about a website my friend just told me about where you can find shared homestay and accommodation in India. Check it out!
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Tanzania is surely one of the most breathtaking countries in East Africa. Home to the historic state of Zanzibar, the towering Mount Kilimanjaro and so many more beautiful sites and experiences, Tanzania is not to be missed on any trip to the continent.
After a considerable amount of advice and recommendations, I decided to start . . . → Read More: Tantalizing Tanzania
By Travel Writer Bradley Fink
When planning getaways, many tend to overlook the islands of Cape Verde. Butthis archipelago is one of the world’s most spectacular island chains.Magnificently scenic, exotic and diverse, Cape Verde is a great escapefrom the hordes of Paris and London.And what’s more, withbudgetbungalows,mid-rangehotels, and a growing number of resorts, there are . . . → Read More: Getting Away to the Cape Verde Islands
Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city is undoubtedly one the country’s many gems. While the city’s crime-riddled past may be of concern to some tourists (including myself), my experience of the city was anything but dangerous. So, here are just some of the things you can safely enjoy in Johannesburg….
Johannesburg places to stay are stylish . . . → Read More: Enjoying Johannesburg
I been asked over and over again what it was like for me to live in the forest, and it occured to me how unbelievable it might be to some people that, along with three other people, I lived without electricity (well, we had a generator that we were able to use about once a . . . → Read More: Home Sweet Home. I mean…Tent Sweet Tent.
Nights were a really weird time in the forest; we didn’t have electricity so we would do everything by firelight or by headlamp light beam. It’s strange to describe the feeling of being confined to such a small area because of a lack of power, although I came to prefer having a headlamp on me…even . . . → Read More: Night time, rainforest style.
My family taking a morning walk around the Wartburg, Germany. There was so much fog hanging in the air, it clung to my hair and felt almost eerily suffocating.
View of the castle.
Although I am now the avid budget traveler, I have been fortunate enough to do some not-so-budget trips as well. One of the most unforgettable travel excursions must have been my one night stay at the Hotel auf der Wartburg, near Eisenach, Germany.
Early morning fog surrounds one of the . . . → Read More: Hotel auf der Wartburg – step back in time, even if just for a night.
In a previous post, I detailed how to get to the Rhein and also gave information on my favorite village to visit, Oppenheim.
If you’re more interested in hiking up the hills and viewing the scenery from the top, nothing can beat hiking up to the Niederwald Statue. This is a mammoth statue overlooking the . . . → Read More: Rhein, Part Two – Lunch at a castle and a hike to remember!