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Travelling Alone, Or At Least Wishing I Was

Travelling Alone, Or At Least Wishing I Was

It just so happens that that vulnerable approachable mirage is the source of encouragement for fellow travellers to strike up an evenings entertainment you hadn’t…

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What are Your Travels Worth?

What are Your Travels Worth?

No matter where you end up, no matter how near or far from the guidebook you go,  you are going to meet other travellers (and…

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My Fall From Grace: Returning to Budget Backpacking

My Fall From Grace: Returning to Budget Backpacking

Mexico was more expensive than we anticipated and our room standards had to change… here’s our story of returning to budget backpacking.   I wish…

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How I, a Solo Female, Managed to Travel the World for a Decade

How I, a Solo Female, Managed to Travel the World for a Decade

When people hear that I have been travelling for a very long time they generally have one question “how is that possible?” It is quite…

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You’re Ready to Travel the World : But Is Your Relationship?

You’re Ready to Travel the World : But Is Your Relationship?

Quirky Articles: Getting yourself ready to travel the world is the easy bit, now all you need is a bit of relationship prepping When you think…

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Volunteers Beware

Volunteers Beware

I wrote ‘Volunteers Beware’ as a reminder that good intentions don’t always lead to well… good intentions. Here’s a different perspective of world travel volunteer…

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A Journey to a New Perspective

A Journey to a New Perspective

Travel often leads us to a new perspective, this has never been so prominent with me as the time when I took a ferry alongside…

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I’m Exactly What 30 Shouldn’t Look Like and I’m Loving Every Minute

I’m Exactly What 30 Shouldn’t Look Like and I’m Loving Every Minute

  Thirty is a round figure and as with all round figures we pedestal it as a benchmark within our lives. The pressure of crossing…

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Is Central America the Most Dangerous Travel Hub in the World?

Is Central America the Most Dangerous Travel Hub in the World?

The stats for Central America aren’t good, you know this before you arrive. Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are synonymous with drug related violence, they…

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A Note (Yes a Rant) to Help Travellers Stop Buying Gimmicks… Just Saying

A Note (Yes a Rant) to Help Travellers Stop Buying Gimmicks… Just Saying

Upon entering an outdoors shop you are bombarded by gear (from a simple carabiner clip to a down sleeping bag) and one incredibly bold statement:…

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Hi we're Prue and Becks, travel writers and photographers who have been travelling the world together since 2012. Without taking ourselves too seriously, we divulge the lesser known, out of the way places and give you the tools to replicate it. Want to know more? Click on our pic.