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Moscow is not your usual backpacking destination, especially because of its reputation for being one of the most expensive and unfriendly cities in the world, but once you break beneath the stereotypical hard and chilly exterior, you will discover a city that oozes history, charm...

Life is full of excuses. "I forgot.” "I'll do it later.” "The dog ate my homework.” You all know the most common ones. But people also make excuses when it comes to traveling. Or, more precisely, when it comes to NOT traveling. Simply put, though, these excuses...

The heart-shaped land of Bosnia and Herzegovina is often overlooked by travelers. The country has a lot to offer backpackers and "suitcasers" alike: beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, food, color, culture, and a tumultuous history that is confusing and intriguing. Whether you want nature, historical city centers,...

The Cook Islands are a group of small islands in the South Pacific. It's the ideal place to relax on the quintessential tropical paradise beach, but there's a lot more to it than that. We visited Rarotonga (the main island), Aitutaki (honeymooners' heaven) and Atiu...

New Zealand is a regular stop off for those on their Gap Year or doing a round the world trip. Roughly the same size as the UK, there is a lot to see and do in New Zealand. Getting around is possibly one of the...

I've been backpacking for a long time now and I was reflecting upon my very first day. What if it had gone differently?
This post was guest authored by Brook Mitchell from AussieTravelAdvice.com. This article could have been titled 10 tips for SAFE travel to South Africa, but when it comes to the rainbow nation safe is a word that is difficult to link either day to day life or the experience of travellers taking in the sights.