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The Baltic States might be small in landmass but the countries are considered to be old European in look, rich culture, enchanting history, and long-established tradition. In fact, quite enchanting! Why should you go to Riga? Because of its rich culture! Latvia is a country with a lot to offer, and in terms of culture […]

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Thinking of going to beautiful Prague for the weekend? Here’s our guide to a short but relaxing break in the capital of the Czech Republic. 1. Book your airport transfer in advance Taxi drivers in Prague are renowned for trying to make an extra quick buck when it comes to tourists. To avoid the unpleasant […]

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Yesterday I arrived in Edinburgh for the third time in my life. This trip is a bit different, as I actually have a job interview tomorrow, so a little less focused on the tourist attractions. I am still re-adjusting to the UK timezones, so I fell asleep pretty late last night. I heard my dorm […]

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Quick facts: Time: 4 days / 3 nights Distance: approx. 82km (60km with the French Valley closed) Highlights: Las Torres, French Valley and Glacier Grey Best time to go: October to April (busiest December – March; I hiked it early November) My cost: CLP 201,500; USD$300; CAD$400 (refer to the cost breakdown at the end) […]

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our top 15 picks for what to see in Vilnius Vilnius was our 3rd and last capital of the Baltic states. After seeing charming Tallinn and vibrant Riga, we though nothing can surprise us. We were wrong! The biggest city in Lithuania turned out to be so heartbreakingly beautiful that we seriously didn’t want to leave! We re […]

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My friend Alan messaged me inviting me on a day of adventure, to a mysterious place called Lulworth Cove. Plans were set for the following day and excitement was setting in when the googling started. 6:50 am the alarm went off… I shot out of bed like a rocket and nearly literally threw myself into […]

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ONE OF MY DREAMS HAS ALWAYS BEEN TO SIT IN THE SANDS OF THE SAHARA. IN MARCH 2016 I ACHIEVED THIS DREAM AND OH WHAT AN EXPERIENCE. After what felt like days of driving I had arrived in Merzouga. This was the real outskirts of the Sahara. For the previous nights I had spent time […]

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On our first day in New Zealand, we woke up early to catch a bus that took us to Greymouth where our Stray bus (a popular form of transportation for backpackers in NZ) picked us up. Typical us, we WAY overestimated the temperatures in New Zealand. We expected temps in the 20s, but boy were we wrong! […]

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New York City is one of the most culturally diverse places on the face of the earth and that character certainly shines through in the many iconic corners of the city. With such a booming and unique population, the potential activities for your trip are plentiful. Here is what we recommend: 1) Check out Times […]

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Amsterdam is one of those places that has achieved a near folklore-type status over the years. Word-of-mouth and Hollywood have seamlessly implanted crazy ideas into the minds of impressionable youth, and the reputation for the city certainly lives up to the hype. Although there are many options for things that may not be considered socially […]

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