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The Beginning . It is common for people to meet a long-term traveller and ask “what are you running from?” I used to stumble upon…

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Rebecca Mayoll is a ‘just turned 30’ freelance writer and photographer from England. She is the co-founder and author of straightondetour.com, a travel website with the mantra ‘find your own adventure.’ Promoting adventurous destinations, independent travel and giving a humorous insight to the World of travel is what Becky does best.

How I Quit My Life and Beat My Depression

How I Quit My Life and Beat My Depression

The Beginning . It is common for people to meet a long-term traveller and ask “what are you running from?” I used to stumble upon…

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The Sounds in the Silence, Grasslands National Park

The Sounds in the Silence, Grasslands National Park

The Sounds in the Silence, Grasslands National Park   A sound brings me to my senses, a guttural noise that scars the peaceful whisper of…

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12 Reasons to put Icelands M1 On Your Bucket List

12 Reasons to put Icelands M1 On Your Bucket List

  For such a small and isolated landmass Iceland packs a massive punch for anyone paying it a visit. The M1 is Iceland’s prominent ring-road…

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Meet Valdez, Alaska’s True Adventure Playground

Meet Valdez, Alaska’s True Adventure Playground

  Psssst. I found a place you just have to visit. Meet Valdez, Alaska’s true adventure playground.   Alaska is a place known by everyone,…

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Scuba Diving the Poor Knights

Scuba Diving the Poor Knights

  It has been a while since we took a dip underwater so when we had the chance to take three days off from work…

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Seeking Gold. Is Ijen Volcano the deadliest workplace?

Seeking Gold. Is Ijen Volcano the deadliest workplace?

  Ijen Volcano, in Java, Indonesia is one of the only places in the world where people mine sulphur.   If I had ever seen such a…

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When a Life of Travel Punches You in the Face

When a Life of Travel Punches You in the Face

  What has only been two weeks feels like an eternity, after I’ve held my nose to pass by the stinking TV room I take…

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10 Reasons to Love New Zealand

10 Reasons to Love New Zealand

After a difficult start in Queenstown we took to the road and began driving through the country. To keep our costs down we used relocation…

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From Hero’s to Zero’s in Queenstown

From Hero’s to Zero’s in Queenstown

Our plane glided between the mountains, either side of us the ominous protrusions jutted threateningly into the sky but we came to no harm and…

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9 Reasons Why Toronto is Canada’s Prettiest City

9 Reasons Why Toronto is Canada’s Prettiest City

  When I landed beside the obtuse cityscape of Toronto I expected to like the city as much as any other. I would experience a…

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