Backpacking Europe

Backpacking in Barcelona Spain

Western Europe Backpacking Europe Many backpackers start their life of backpacking in the navigable continent of Europe. It’s relatively easy to get around, the food won’t make you run to the bathroom and you are bound to find another tourist just as lost as you are. For those testing their propensity for backpacking Europe is
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Surfing in Mancora (Day 17- 20)

Backpacking in Mancora After all that trekking you will need some lounging time to rest and repair your muscles – finish up your Peruvian tour in the seaside surf town of Mancora. Take the train from Machu Pichu to Cusco and then grab a flight back to Lima Getting to Mancora from Lima: The fastest
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Inca Trail or Salkantray Trail Machu Pichu (Day 12-16)

Machu Pichu

Backpacking Machu Pichu Backpacking Machu Pichu is an 82K trail marking the journey of a lifetime on the ancient trail of the Incas. Most tour organizations include local porters and guides ensure to take the load off your back and provide stress free trips. Fascinating ruins and spectacular scenery fill every day. On the final
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Sailing the Yasawa Islands

Fiji

Fiji, known for its thirst quenching “Fiji” water, gracious hospitality, Kava ceremonies and idyllic islands is a spot in the South Pacific that shouldn’t be missed. While the images of of Fiji you would normally see on t.v. or in gossip magazines detailing latest whose-who honeymoons / vacations spots display crystal clear waters and white sand beaches my first glimpse of Fiji was anything but…

Ica and Huaccachina (Day 4-6)

Huacachina is quite literally an oasis in the middle of the desert. You can spend your day sand-boarding, climbing up sand dunes or relaxing by the water. Getting to Huacachina: Huacachina is 4.5 hours from Lima Sleeping in Huacachina The accommodation in Huacachina is not fantastic and the pickings are slim. Hotel Salvatierra ( singles from $3 and doubles from
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The Best of Argentina in Two Weeks

Iguazu Falls

The Best of Argentina The sound of tango, the smell of perfectly grilled steaks and the aroma of Malbec has always beckoned me to Argentina and as a newly married woman, my husband and I decided to head to Argentina for our honeymoon. Both with demanding work schedules, we had to pack in a lot of action in
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Swimming with Whale Sharks in Mozambique

Whale Sharks in Mozambique

Swimming with Whale Sharks Ever seen a whale shark? If no, don’t sweat it as they tend to be difficult to spot even in world class diving destinations but swimming with whale sharks should top any traveller’s list.  In fact, if you ask any diver, nine times out of ten, their dream dive includes a
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Pisco/Isla Ballestas (Day 3)

Known as the poor man’s Galapagos, a trip out to Pisco or Isla Ballestas will give you a chance to view sea lion colonies, penguins and abundant bird life. Getting to Pisco: Pisco is 4 hours from Lima. 1.5- 2 hours from ICA Activities in Pisco: Trip to Isla Ballesta costs around $10 and leaves at
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Boipeba – Brazil’s Hidden Gem

Boipeba Beach

Boipeba – Brazil’s Hidden Gem Boipeba, an island off the coast of the bustling town of Salvador, is one of Brazil’s hidden gems. Compared to its more popular counterpart, Morro de Sao Paulo, this island located in the Tinharé archipelago in the southern part of Bahia state is truly one of the region’s best kept secrets. Boipeba
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Rio De Janeiro in 3 Days

Rio De Janiero

Rio De Janeiro Itinerary- Rio de Janeiro in 3 days Rio is such a large and diverse city with so many things to see and activities to experience, if you are short on time, below is a rough guide on how to maximize your time in Rio de Janeiro in 3 days. Day 1 in Rio
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