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Travelling on Intuition

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 2 Jun 2017 | By jemma_scott | Views [281]

Perth  to the  Gold Coast ; a whopping  6,324 kilometres  of vast undulating plains and a meandering coastline that is an absolute pleasure to surf and simply soak the soul. I was offered a free flight across to travel with ... Read more >

Tags: adventure travel, australia, backpacking, couchsurfing, rideshare, road trip, solo travel, summer, surf photography

Photos: ยินดีต้อนรับสู่ประเทศไทย

THAILAND | Fri, 27 Nov 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

Traduction: Bienvenue en Thaïlande INSTRAGRAM Nous avons aussi un compte Instagram où nous mettons des photos un peu plus "arti" disons que vous pouvez voir sur ce lien: https://www.instagram.com/anitaflorita/ BANGKOK, THAÏLANDE Après un ... Read more >
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Tags: bangkok, bouddha couché, chitwan, couchsurfing, loy kathrong, thailand, visa, wat pho

Photos: Bemvenido a Rio!

BRAZIL | Mon, 17 Aug 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

... and the journey continues. We last left our courageous adventurers at the brink of a 25 hour bus ride from Iguazu to Rio. The transition to Portuguese has been rude - we understand nada?! Luckily Brazilians don't care and just smile! Exhausted ... Read more >
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Tags: couchsurfing, favela, rio

Friendship on the Eve of Battle

SPAIN | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By bri | Views [153]

I am in Spain to throw tomatoes. Stepping off the train in Valencia, immediately I want more time in this beautiful town. Spaniards are inherently sexy, but the late day sun is backlighting pigeons, giving even them with a glamourous glow. I’... Read more >

Tags: couchsurfing, latomatina, spain, valencia

Couchsurfing Encounters

FRANCE | Sat, 30 Mar 2013 | By r8chel | Views [397]

"For f*ck's sake!" suddenly erupted downstairs. Julia and I were huddled on the floor of a loft, our noses braced against the roof and a window screen Ralph controlled from his remote control. At 10pm we had fled into our sleeping bags as ... Read more >

Tags: american, bordeaux, couchsurfing, paris, polish, romanian, turkish

First steps...

CHINA | Sun, 23 Sep 2012 | By vampyrlady | Views [363]

Well Hello again! Finally, today I am leaving for China. This is going to be tough! And as promised I will keep everybody updated with my blog, I try to write everything with easy words, for those you are not so big fans of English.... Read more >

Tags: couchsurfing, kung fu, shanghai

Capítulo 2: L'Europe sur Place: À l'envers de l'endroit

HUNGARY | Sat, 4 Aug 2012 | By jvgarcia | Views [591]

Debo confesar que esta ciudad no estaba en los planes originales que tracé cuando trataba de resolver en Costa Rica el travelling Juancho problem , pero vaya que me llevé una muy agradable sorpresa con esta decisión.  La ciudad en ... Read more >

Tags: budapest, couchsurfing, europa del este, hungría

Another kind of Carnaval

BOLIVIA | Tue, 21 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [912]

Arriving in Oruro on a surprisingly decent bus, I contacted my couchsurfing host, Juan Carlos, from an ancient payphone.  He gave me an address to meet him and I headed off with my backpack. Juan Carlos set me up in a room in the basement and invited ... Read more >

Tags: 2012, bolivia, carnaval, couchsurfing, oruro, parade

Altiplano Llama Sausage

BOLIVIA | Wed, 15 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [683]

As I type, I am sitting in an internet cafe in Oruro, Bolivia.  It is cold as hell, and the altitude is around 3700m, but I think coming here was definitely a great idea. Backing up a bit, I spent most of the last week at Lago de Atitlan in Guatemala.... Read more >

Tags: antigua, bolivia, couchsurfing, guatemala, la paz, lag de atitlan, llama sausage, oruro

Last Days in Colombia: The End of Team Beatrice

COLOMBIA | Sat, 1 Oct 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1267]

The next morning, Bea and I headed back on the boat to Turbo, along with our new friend from Miami who had blindingly white teeth. Disappointingly the weather was fine and the sea calm, so no exciting ocean adventures with the threat of death ... Read more >

Tags: bogota, colombia, couchsurfing, long day, on the road, reflections

Couchsurfing, Muddy Jeans and Yet More Rain: The Lakes District

CHILE | Mon, 1 Aug 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1160]

Back on terra firma after five days at sea, we spent the first 24 hours unable to stop ourselves from swaying back and forth. Christelle, our Super Negotiator, demanded us a free taxi ride to our couchsurfing host´s house, even though we had one last ... Read more >

Tags: couchsurfing, fruitillar, lakes district, puerto montt, puerto varas

What is the best thing you have done for free on your travels?

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 7 Jul 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [3132] | Comments [1]

Travel doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are endless ways to save money, budget and stretch your travel dollars. However, some of the most memorable and rewarding travel experiences might not cost you anything at all. ... Read more >

Tags: couchsurfing, experiences, free, ideas, inspiration, tours, travel

Time to leave the Atlantic Coast

CANADA | Sat, 25 Jun 2011 | By michelefacciotto | Views [369]

Before leaving Toronto for the Pacific Coast I need to sort out a couple of things: go see the Niagara Falls and make my working visa start. Right away on Tuesday 17 I'm on the Greyhound bus for Niagara Falls. The legendary place where Marilyn Monroe ... Read more >

Tags: couchsurfing, geocaching, niagara falls

Memories of Natal - Couchsurfing in North Brazil

BRAZIL | Tue, 31 May 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [4753] | Comments [1]

I remember Natal as a collection of picture postcards – white sand beaches, aquamarine waves, coconuts plummeting from palm trees in the breeze. The sun beating down like a giant fan heater, melting my skin into ripples of sweat beads and the waves ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, brazil, connect locally, couchsurfing, experiences, experiences, natal, south america, travel

Couchsurfing in Kathmandu

NEPAL | Sat, 7 May 2011 | By jelena3hr | Views [2200] | Comments [1]

Well, what to say. Couchsurfing is the way to travel when you are a budget traveler. Though, now I really wander is it worth couchsurfing Kathmandu, where accommodation can cost as little as 250 rupees a day (2,5 EUR). Yes, it's still worth it if ... Read more >

Tags: couchsurfing, kathmandu, prices

La Mascara – First Impressions of Salta, Argentina

ARGENTINA | Tue, 1 Mar 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [5355]

I shoulder my bags and step off the bus into a blaze. The mid-afternoon sun limns my body in sweat as I scan the sky for the Teleférico. The cable cars bob up to Cerro San Bernardo, hanging from the line like crab apples. It is the first step in ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, beauty, cafayate, cafes, couchsurfing, entertainment, farms, salta, south america, transport

Couchsurfing, or How I was About to Meet Magic Bastos

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 24 Feb 2011 | By darwinsdream | Views [817]

Late September 2010. On the web, he is still virtual: Bastien Perret, French, 32. Jamie shows me the electronic details about his new future friend.   -He shall arrive today, said Jamie. -Can you open the door?  ... Read more >

Tags: australia, couchsurfing, french, friends, itinerary, life, sydney, travel

Diving into Couchsurfing, My First Experience

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 5 Jan 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [5881] | Comments [1]

It’s almost midnight and I am shining a torch into a dumpster behind a Coles supermarket in Katoomba, Australia.    Katoomba is a small mountain town an hour train ride from Sydney.    I am accompanied by 3 people I have just met a few hours ago.... Read more >

Tags: adventure, australia, couchsurfing, food, off the beaten path, travel

Dumpster Diving in Katoomba

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 23 Nov 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2957] | Comments [1]

It’s almost midnight and I am shining a torch into a dumpster behind a Coles supermarket in Katoomba, Australia.   Katoomba is a small mountain town an hour train ride from Sydney.   I am accompanied by 3 people I have just met a few hours ago.   ... Read more >

Tags: australia, blue mountains, couchsurfing, katoomba

Solo Travel: 10 Tips to Avoid Feeling Alone

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 6 Jul 2010 | By travel-tips | Views [6328] | Comments [1]

Travelling alone can be a very liberating experience, however it can also be a daunting one. As independent as you may be, there are times when you might feel alone on the road. We asked our travel community to share their tops tips for travelling ... Read more >

Tags: couchsurfing, hostels, independent travel, solo travel, tour guides, travel tips, traveling alone, voluntourism

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