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A taste of the Pantanal - our wetlands adventure!

Mon, 4 Jul 2016 | By dancinnadz | Views [119]

So it's been a few days since we left The Pantanal for Sao Paulo and about time I updated my blog! I've not had much downtime in SP as we only had 2 full days due to travel arrangements. We probably only covered about 5% of this beast of a city but seen ... Read more >

Tags: animals, birdwatching, brazil, caiman, farms, horseriding, jungle, pantanal, wetlands

Somewhere over the rainbow lies Iguazu..

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 | By dancinnadz | Views [132]

This is the first day I've actually had some down time and not written my blog on a bus / plane or airport en route to the next place! I just wanted to post a quick update on possibly my favourite place yet...Iguazu Falls or Foz Do Iguaçu (Brazilian) ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, brazil, iguazu falls, nature, scenic, walks, waterfalls

On the hunt for Chivitos in Uruguay

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 | By dancinnadz | Views [174]

Arriving in Uruguay was a stark contrast from Buenos Aires considering it's only 1 hour by ferry. It's a very green place with lots of farmland and reminded me much of home, seeming like a world away from the hectic, dirty city we had just left. The ... Read more >

Tags: chivito, colonia, ferry, la rambla, milanese, montevideo, south america, uruguay


Fri, 24 Jun 2016 | By rxchelmason | Views [156]

So… first ever post is here!! After waiting a long ten months, I have finally defeated all obstacles in my path, and am ready for my new adventure. Exams are done, uni decided upon, and money raised through part-time work (big up Sainsbury’... Read more >

Tags: cusco, goodbye england, on my way, peru, travel, volunteering

A Country Affair

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [185]

When it comes to weekends, we are always looking for interesting things to do locally. England is a land of seasonal events. In spring farmers open their fields so you can view their bluebells, in winter you can rug up and enjoy a cider by a warm fire ... Read more >

Tags: country, dogs, england, fair, local, posh, uk, weekend, west sussex

Edinburgh pt 2

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 | By andywu217 | Views [19]

After a couple of nights of staying out, its finally time to cruise around on my own for a bit. I woke up this Sunday morning and spent some time grocery shopping for meals to cook around. I was able to walk up to arthur’s seat a bit but there ... Read more >

Tags: arthurs seat, coffee weather, edinburgh

Bonita Buenos Aires

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 | By dancinnadz | Views [172] | Comments [1]

It was our first super early start this morning to get the ferry from BA to Montevideo at 9am. We're now en route so it's given me time to talk about our first few days in the city, which has been non stop!   We landed in a fogged-over city ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, buenos aires, city, meat, south america, uruguay

The Midlands – England’s Best Kept Secret

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 | By chrissilb | Views [143]

When international tourists visit the United Kingdom, there is a degree of bias that influences the hot-spots they wish to see. If you were to go to Beijing, and speak to people who might be considering coming to the UK for a holiday, you can pretty ... Read more >

Tags: city break, england, golf, history, midlands, museum, tours, town

Roon the Globe the opposite direction..

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 | By dancinnadz | Views [297]

It's been a long time coming but i am finally getting to fulfil my dream of reaching the continent of South America. This was something i wanted to do as part of my trip 5 years ago but just didn't have the time or funds to manage it. So here i am, ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, backpacking, brazil, flashpacking, south america, travel, uruguay

One night in Manchester

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 | By chrissilb | Views [181]

Glasgow. Friday morning. 8:30 am. It’s a cold, it’s November, and weary commuters are trudging into work, determined to put in one last day of half-hearted graft before the sweet release of the weekend. I am one of these windswept, white ... Read more >

Tags: drinking, england, manchester, one night

Aussie buying a campervan in the UK

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 | By eliseharri | Views [285]

G'day. I want to right this blog because I have just bought a van to travel in the UK, and I’ve had a few difficulties along the way, and surprisingly I could not find any advice on buying a car here in the UK if you are a traveller. There was ... Read more >

Tags: aussieinuk, buyingavaninuk, roadtrip, ukvanlife, vanlife

Edinburgh Pt 1

Sun, 12 Jun 2016 | By andywu217 | Views [91] | Comments [1]

When leaving glenridding, it was a quiet morning, pretty much spent the day resting a lot! I was able to walk around the lake and eat with the peacefulness. I was able to try some English proper tea and a broccoli and cheddar cheese soup. The proper ... Read more >

Tags: edinburgh, haggis, oink

Helvellyn June 2016

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 | By andywu217 | Views [86]

Crazy day as I woke up at 6:00 am in the morning to catch a train to Penrith to ride a bus to Glenridding due to me reading a bus schedule wrong. The ride on the bus was actually magnificent as it cruised along Ullswater lake in the different villages.... Read more >

Tags: helvellyn, hiking

Lake Windermere June 2016

Thu, 9 Jun 2016 | By andywu217 | Views [109]

Today was crazy as I left the hostel a bit early to make sure I got to my train. The train was delayed but I found these cool waiting stools. Essentially its just a diagonal stool that you lean on but don't really stool. Great learning experience for ... Read more >

Tags: amberside, beautiful, cozy village, lakes, windermere

6 Best Summer Vacation Destinations

Wed, 8 Jun 2016 | By swapnilk | Views [149]

For so many singles, couples and families, summer means vacation! While it is great to get away in the cold winter months, it’s hard to resist the wanderlust that seems to blow in with the warmer weather in summer. Children are out of school and ... Read more >

Tags: summer vacation, sunset

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