Backpacking in Nicaragua

First Time Backpacking in Nicaragua

Backpacking in Nicaragua is a superb choice for travellers who are new to backpacking and also the more established drifter.  The (mainly) Spanish - speaking Central American country, Nicaragua, was voted eighth happiest country, it's a nice place to be! It has had a raw past with centuries of civil war and dictatorships and Nicaraguans are tired

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15 Christmas Europe Breaks For Every Budget

15 Christmas Europe Breaks For Every Budget

It's only Autumn and we've (Craig and Gemma) only been back in Scotland for two months. Yet I've found myself drawn to the Skyscanner app... confession, I've set a few email alerts for flight price drops in the hope that we can squeeze in one of the following sensational Christmas Europe breaks recommended by fellow turkey loving travel bloggers.

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Travel & Work: Workaway, Help X & Volunteers Base

Travel & Work: Workaway and HelpX

Want to travel but can’t afford to? Workaway and HelpX (and possibly Volunteers Base) may be the solution. If you want to live abroad for free, have time to offer and basic skills to swap then you, like us (Gemma and Craig – thrifty travellers), could experience travel through a local’s eyes while on a budget.

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Lisbon Restaurants Under 30 Euros

Lisbon Restaurants Under €30 (for 2)

Did you know that they eat snails in Lisbon? Portugal's capital, Lisbon has a large variety of meals on offer but being the cheapskate that I am, here's a list of Lisbon restaurants under €30 (for 2!) I've also thrown in a health warning – 'avoid at all costs' recommendation. Lisbon Restaurants under €30 Go

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Female Travel Packing List: Bras, Backpacks & Big No-Nos

This female travel packing list has been created after a 17-month travel trip around the Americas and Europe. This is now the fourth edition of my travel packing list, I've whittled down my original oversized travel wardrobe and I now think I've nailed it! I've backpacked around extremely hot countries, very rainy climates, freezing snow

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