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Inca Trail to machu picchu

How to choose a company for the Inca Trail


A once in a lifetime trip, walking the original Inca pathways to the 550 year old citadel of Machu Picchu. There are hundreds of companies offering Inca Trail treks and it’s difficult to know which one to choose. For conservation reasons, only 200 tourists per day are allowed on the trail. The most popular months to trek are May –…

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How to get a visa for India while already travelling


We were half way through our trip when we decided we wanted to add India into the itinerary. We thought we could get the e-visa online, but it only lasts up to 30 days and we wanted to stay longer. That’s ok we thought, we’ll just get it in Bangkok. You can get everything in Bangkok. Nope, we discovered that…

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Colombia to Panama With Sailing Koala


Travelling North from Colombia the next place to visit is Panama, but the two countries are separated by what is known as the Darien Gap. This is an area of dense jungle controlled by guerillas and drug cartels, the only way around it to avoid a potential kidnapping is to fly or go by boat.

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3 Days in Sydney on a Budget


Sydney isn’t the cheapest city to visit, especially on a backpacker budget, but with a little effort it can still be enjoyed and doesn’t have to break the bank. Below are some tips on how we saved money.

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How Much Money for 1 Month in Vietnam?


Vietnam we found was best value for money in terms of hotels and food and drink. We just couldn’t spend money there! We stayed in nice hotels with private bathrooms, ate what we wanted, drank what we wanted and did quite a few tours. I imagine if you stayed in hostel dorms you could probably even halve the cost.

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Ramen, Robots and Maid Cafes…we love Tokyo!


We just spent 6 days in Tokyo and we had so much fun that we’ve only just got round to a blog update! Tokyo was everything we expected and more, crazy, eccentric, amazing food, wonderful people, heated toilet seats…we didn’t want to leave. We’ve rounded it up into a list of our Tokyo highlights.

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tandoori chicken naan kapitan

Tandoori Chicken @ Little India, Penang


Little India in Georgetown is a lively, vibrant neighbourhood with some fantastic food options. Walking down the road we saw this guy come out of the butchers with a large bowl of marinated chicken and it looked so good we decided to follow him to his restaurant.

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