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Guest Blogs & Traveler Interviews

There are literally hundreds and thousands of travel bloggers out there on the internet and we are just but one! “Travel” is a huge topic – and there’s no way for any one person/blog to be the expert on everything.  

As such here you will find guest posts and inspiring traveler interviews from a range of different travel bloggers covering a wide variety of different travel niches! 

How to Survive a Long Haul Bus Ride

Posted by on 10:35 pm in Blog, Budget Travel, Road Trips, Travel Tips, Writers | 11 comments

How to Survive a Long Haul Bus Ride

The excruciating misery of confined legs and sore necks, lack of sleep and constant anxiety attacks – these are some of the reasons people don’t look forward to long-haul bus rides.

And while some companies have made the experience a lot easier, with facilities like toilets and TV, that doesn’t change how terrible it can be to find yourself stuck on a bus. It’s one of those ideas you can usually file under “seemed like a good idea at the time”.

Most people are happy acknowledging that the long haul bus plain sucks, though there are many reasons people continue to travel this way; they can’t afford or don’t want to spend their money on expensive plane tickets, or, to reach some destinations, there may not be any other choice.

Luckily, there are simple ways to make the experience more comfortable and fun. Here are some tips and suggestions to help you how to survive long-haul bus.

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5 of the Most Epic Infinity Pools in the World

Posted by on 11:47 pm in Blog, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Luxury Lifestyle, Switzerland, UAE, Writers | 18 comments

5 of the Most Epic Infinity Pools in the World

While Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sands’ infinity pool is the epitome of some of the most epic infinity pools in the world, can you imagine a pool which overlooks a safari, wildlife or the Swiss Alps?

Here we bring your 5 of the most jaw-dropping, epic infinity pools around the world.

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Where to Go in Thailand This Summer

Posted by on 5:23 pm in Blog, Thailand, Writers | 22 comments

Where to Go in Thailand This Summer

Heading to Thailand this summer? Before you check-in, it’s worth noting that Thailand is so much more than the postcard perfect beaches for which it’s most famous (not that there’s anything wrong with that!).

The glorious, mysterious, and (at times) mystifying country of Thailand is a smorgasbord when it comes to things to do, places to visit, and experiences to be had. Expect a rich depth of culture. Expect a deep history and yes, expect great food.

But whether you intend to spend all summer, or can only spare a week, here are a few destinations which we feel you shouldn’t miss.

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An Everyday Guide to Navigating Thailand with Your Dog

Posted by on 3:12 pm in Blog, Thailand, Travel Tips, Writers | 22 comments

An Everyday Guide to Navigating Thailand with Your Dog

Traveling with your dog overseas especially in Asian countries is an adventure of a lifetime. Thailand’s rich cultural heritage and hospitality is the reason why tourism is so high. And in this same vein, their pet importation laws are not as strict as those in westernized countries.

Thailand, the door to southeast Asia, is an amazing place to chill and enjoy the ocean with your dog. As long as you meet the qualifications, you can travel with your four-legged friend anywhere within the country.

However, there are some important details every dog owner needs to consider when planning the logistics of your trip. To get you started, here are nine essential tips for navigating Thailand with your dog.

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Winter Attractions in Russia so Beautiful, They Will Melt Your Heart

Posted by on 10:09 pm in Blog, Russia Page Needed, Writers | 31 comments

Winter Attractions in Russia so Beautiful, They Will Melt Your Heart

If you’ve got your eyes set on Russia for your next vacation, then there’s certainly no looking back! Its grandeur and opulence in combination with the harshness of its climate will cast a spell on you.

As one of the most beautiful winter destinations in the world, Russia owes its popularity to the incredibly scenery and the majestic places it has to offer. Here is a list of only a few of them.

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Try Snowshoeing Instead Of Skiing On Your Next Winter Adventure

Posted by on 12:56 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Writers | 18 comments

Try Snowshoeing Instead Of Skiing On Your Next Winter Adventure

Everyone talks about skiing. Everyone loves skiing. But strapping two planks to your feet and hurtling down a hill may not be your idea of a dream winter vacation.

With skiing, what most people don’t talk about how tough it is to learn. Yes, you will spend hours on your butt for the first few days. On top of that, it is usually insanely expensive!

As someone who lives in Switzerland, I actually moved here partly because I love skiing. So, don’t get me wrong. I love it. But in the past few years I have been checking out other winter options and soon fell in love with snowshoeing.

Have you heard about this old-school sport, or ever considered it? Let me tell you why snowshoeing is a great idea for your next winter adventure!

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4 American National Parks You May Have Overlooked

Posted by on 1:59 pm in Blog, Eco Tourism, United States, Writers | 45 comments

4 American National Parks You May Have Overlooked

National Parks are often quoted as America’s best idea – in 1872 Yellowstone became the first national park to ever exist, and its protected status sparked an idea that spread across the country, and then across the world.

In 1916 the National Parks System was born, and since then, the US has declared 58 areas of natural wilderness to be a protected national park.

Destinations Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Yosemite are world famous, and draw enormous crowds from all corners of the globe, though there are many parks that fly under the radar, that even Americans overlook.

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Top 5 Reasons to Live Abroad at Least Once in Your Life

Posted by on 7:01 pm in Blog, Expat Life, Writers | 26 comments

Top 5 Reasons to Live Abroad at Least Once in Your Life

The world beyond our borders is home to millions of other people, who all lead very different lives. Though have you ever wondered what it would be like to live among them? To experience a change of culture and scenery, and live abroad at least once in your life?

There are very many reasons people dream of relocating to a foreign land. This can be for work, to volunteer, study, pursue a change of scenery, or retire. Though whatever your reason, moving into a new country can be a rich and rewarding experience.

Here are my five reasons why everyone should find the energy to pack up and move abroad … at least once in their life!

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Greek Island Day Trips from Athens

Posted by on 2:12 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Greece, Luxury Lifestyle, Romantic Journey, Writers | 28 comments

Greek Island Day Trips from Athens

There are several amazing Greek island day trips from Athens you can plan for. Greece’s ancient yet modern capital is the primary entry point to Greece, rich with archaeological sites, vibrant nightlife and unique urban flair. Athens is also a launching pad for Greek island excursions that are perfect day trips, each one just about an hour ferry ride away.

Here’s a look at the most popular Greek island day trips from Athens.

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A Guide to Southern Finland

Posted by on 12:11 pm in Blog, Finland, Writers | 21 comments

A Guide to Southern Finland

Southern Finland is a unique and somewhat magical destination, made up of 40,000 islands and islets scattered over a fascinating archipelago, a vibrant European capital city, colourful Scandinavian wooden houses, and thousands of lakes and dense forests.

It is a destination on the rise with a lot to offer, especially in terms of untouched arctic and subarctic nature. Though Southern Finland isn’t just vast expanses of pristine wilderness. “Vibrant cities offer a cutting-edge urban space with world-renowned design and music scenes. There is a spectacular ensemble of modern and stately architecture, and island restaurants” serving Nordic gastronomy.

The summer months see endless days, replaced by the northern lights during winter. Though regardless of the season, the following southern destinations should feature on your Finnish adventure this year!

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