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Picturesque Lisbon – From Sintra to Alfama

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Lisbon is a glorious, romantic and beautiful city of golden light and ancient streets. Lisbon is also known as the city of seven steep hills, namely Castelo, Monte, Graca, S.Pedro de Alcantara, Penha de Franca, Estreal and Santa Catarina. It makes Lisbon one of the most visually interesting cities in Portugal. Rent yourself a Lisbon […]

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What is the Best Backpack to buy in the US?

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So you want the best backpack or rucksack for your trip abroad? Well we’re here to help! To save you time, we’ve scoured the internet for the best brands and their top backpacks suitable for a backpacking trip. Two of the types of questions I am asked regularly are “what’s the best backpack for Thailand?” […]

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Getting the Most out of your Gap Year

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As you’ll know, there’s a lot to think about when planning a gap year. You want to be able to enjoy it but you’ll also want it to be an experience that will be worthwhile. For many people it will be the only time they’ll get to do some substantial travelling, so it’s important to […]

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Karrimor Munro Rucksack Review

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Finding a lady’s traveling rucksack can be difficult. Compared to men, whose various types of rucksacks are available all-year-round, ladies have to deal with limited designs and brands available in the market. Not only that, there are also instances when such rucksacks are not available. This is the main reason why I ended up purchasing […]

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Last Minute Holiday Ideas for Spring 2013

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With last minute holiday planning, comes the opportunity for many bargains and deals on travel costs and there will generally be low cost direct flights and many deals on hotels and accommodations for certain destinations. There are many online sites that let you compare prices of different airlines and hotels offering you the best prices […]

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Gelert Wilderness Rucksack Review

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As an avid outdoor traveler, it’s an important factor for me to own the best items in I could find – from gears to rucksacks to proper clothing. Unfortunately, I was slightly wrong with the backpacks. I purchased a new pack as my birthday gift to myself but it only lasted for about 3 months. […]

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Gap Year: Reloaded – Lessons From My First Gap Year For My Second

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As I write this on my iPad, I’m bumbling along on a train towards London to catch my flight out of the country. I’ve had this trip mentally planned for a while but to be honest I only booked a flight 3 weeks ago and packed yesterday. It’s only just really hit me what I’m […]

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Gelert Phoenix Rucksack Review

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The moment I got home last month from the Pink Lake in Australia (it was the best lake in the world!) I admit I was a bit frustrated. It was suppose to be the trip of the year for me but because of some misfortunes, I ended up not enjoying the whole journey. Aside from […]

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