Tag: Know Before You Go

Five places to stay in the Yucatan that aren’t Cancun – Plus tips and travel hacks for backpackers.

Five places to stay in the Yucatan that aren’t Cancun – Plus tips and travel hacks for backpackers.

While Cancun is famous for its all inclusive resorts I’d heard from many travellers it’s not the best place to be a backpacker. So where else can you stay on the peninsula? Here’s a run down of some of the most popular as well as…

A Budget Backpackers Guide To Havana, Cuba

A Budget Backpackers Guide To Havana, Cuba

Havana is one of the most unique cities on the planet. It’s grand buildings reminiscent of Spanish colonialism in South America, echoes of Stalinist architecture from Russia, vibrant tastes of the Caribbean and a complex economical situation that is totally it’s own. It’s storied history…

How to beat the crowds at Chichen Itza

How to beat the crowds at Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is one of Mexico’s most famous tourist attractions. As one of the modern seven wonders of the world it’s no shock to hear it can get a little busy at times. What’s the best way to get great photos, beat the crowds and…

Petra in pictures – plus tips before you go

Petra in pictures – plus tips before you go

Jordan is a wonderfully welcoming country. Whether you choose to stay in the capital Amman or the up and coming port city of Aqaba, that lies on Jordan’s small slice of the Red Sea, Petra is an easy day trip with a lot to offer!…

How To Visit Chernobyl, Ukraine; Know Before You Go

How To Visit Chernobyl, Ukraine; Know Before You Go

          View this post on Instagram                   This used to be a funhouse 🎶 Pripyat’s theme park never actually opened before the nuclear disaster of Chernobyl in April 1986. Now it just sits…

Tops things to know before you go – Sri Lanka: Weather, Costs, Transport and Nature

Tops things to know before you go – Sri Lanka: Weather, Costs, Transport and Nature

Sri Lanka is one of the most popular up and coming tourist destinations of 2019. With the pristine palm fringed beaches of the south coast, the ancient Buddhist temples of the golden triangle and scenic train journeys through high tea plantations there really is something for everyone. Wildlife is also a huge draw here with plentiful national parks full of elephants and leopards as well as huge blue whales to be spotted along the coast. Here is my run down of top tips to know before you go.

10 Facts To Know Before You Go – Krakow

10 Facts To Know Before You Go – Krakow

Krakow is a fascinating city full of history, culture and delicious food. It’s not hard to see why it’s an up and coming travel destination. Krakow is a treasure trove of culture, history and delicious food but with half of the costs and crowds of…

Iguazu Falls – Where To Stay, What To Bring and How To Save Your Chips

Iguazu Falls – Where To Stay, What To Bring and How To Save Your Chips

Not all travel is created equal and sometimes having a few insider tips is a necessity! There are a lot of little quirks to consider for a trip to Iguazu Falls. Here are my tips to help make things a little smoother and hopefully save…