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Travelling to Georgia: What you need to know before you go

Everything that you need to know about travelling to Georgia in the Caucasus, from practical tips about transport to the places you need to visit.

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25 tips for travelling on a budget

Many of us are budget travellers, trying to make our money stretch for as long as we're able to so that we can see as much of the world as possible. But, how do you travel on a budget exactly? I've travelled for months on end averaging a daily budget of $30, sometimes even less. … Continue reading 25 tips for travelling on a budget

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How to make your next adventure more sustainable

The best tips to make your next adventure more sustainable from flying less to walking more and cutting down on necessary waste.

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15 best travel books to inspire your next adventure

Travel is a huge part of my existence and reading inspiring travel books is one of the main reasons for my neverending wanderlust. From other people's stories of adventure and lives lived in foreign countries to tales of a convergence of cultures, they inspire my own dreams of chasing the next grand adventure. I've put … Continue reading 15 best travel books to inspire your next adventure

What you need to know about travelling to India

India is the most intoxicating, mesmerising, overwhelming and rewarding country I've ever been. Although it's a relatively popular place to go, there is still a lot of apprehension about travelling to India, especially for first-timers and solo female travellers. After spending nine months in India over three different trips, I've decided to put together this … Continue reading What you need to know about travelling to India

Responsible travel guide to Nepal

Travelling to Nepal? Here's a comprehensive guide to responsible travel in Nepal, including how to be a better traveller and have a more positive impact.

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Northeast India: what you need to know before you go

Northeast India is perhaps the country's most underrated and incredible adventure. It's a region that is so often overlooked by travellers because of its complicated past and its highlights are rarely promoted on any travel platform or guide. However, it's a unique slice of Asia that is home to fascinating tribes, beautiful and varied landscapes … Continue reading Northeast India: what you need to know before you go

10 things you need to know about travelling to Myanmar

For a country that has only been opened to the world for less than a decade, there is still a sense of mystery surrounding it. So this post has 10 things you need to know about travelling to Myanmar that hopefully covers all the essential information you will need to travel there.

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Eastern Turkey: what you need to know before you go

Eastern Turkey is a somewhat unknown mystery for travellers. Istanbul's minarets, Cappadocia's rock formations and the blue water of the Mediterranean coastline, is the Turkey most people know, with the Far East of the country seeming like a vast no man's land between continents. However, this is far from true. From the plains of Mesopotamia … Continue reading Eastern Turkey: what you need to know before you go

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Travelling to Iraqi Kurdistan: what you need to know before you go

Everything you need to know about travelling to Iraqi Kurdistan as a tourist, from safety to budget to transport, from a solo female traveller perspective.

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How to cross the Iraq-Turkey border at Ibrahim Khalil/Habur

From Duhok in Iraqi Kurdistan, I wanted to cross over to Southeastern Turkey. I crossed the border at Ibrahim Khalil/Habur and here is my guide and report of the crossing.