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Sun, Sea and Salsa – Settling Back Into Montanita Life

Over the last week I’ve been quickly settling back into my life on the road and readjusting to life outside of the western comforts I indulged in during my surprise trip back to the UK for xmas and new year in Switzerland. I’ve swopped snow for sun, mountains and countryside for beaches and the sound …

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2012 – A Year of Backpacker Travel in Pictures

2012 has been a pretty dam epic year for my backpacking travels and indeed the blog too! In the past 12months I’ve left rainy cold England behind and spent pretty much all year basking in the warmth of an endless summer on my RTW backpacking trip. I’ve covered 4 continents and 10 countries, all of which …

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Travel Blog Relay – My Top 3 Travel Experiences

It’s been going a couple of weeks now but my time to pick up the baton for Team Purple in the LowCostHolidays.com blogger relay – kindly passed to me by @laura_davies80 from SouthEastAsiaBackpacker.com  If you’re not in the loop it’s a chance for bloggers to share their weird, wonderful and amazing experiences with you – …

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The Hot Springs of Papallacta, Ecuador

Papallacta, Ecuador – a town synonymous for relaxation, hot springs and pampering. Even the backpacker, especially the backpacker, needs the occasional day of rejuvenation and where better to do that than high up in the Andes, where recent volcanic activity heats underground springs to high temperatures?   When in Rome… Nothing more than a few …

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10 Things I Miss and Don’t Miss About Travelling South America

I’ve only just left but there’s already certain things I miss about backpacking South America through Ecuador and Peru, but also equally things I don’t – so here’s my Top 10 Things I Miss and Don’t Miss;   I DO miss the sun, yes it’s meant to be the beginning of summer, and yes I …

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