A backpacker’s guide to the Mayan Riviera

Plan on jumping head long in Mexico’s most popular tourist region this winter? To help you with your plans, we have put together a backpacker’s guide to the Mayan Riviera to help you with your itinerary planning. Here’s what you can expect in this region’s three major population centres… Cancun: party central For all its …

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San Diego on a budget

Want to travel to Southern California’s most chilled out city this summer, but are aghast upon hearing about the prices there? Despite what you might believe, it is possible to do San Diego on a budget. Here’s how to pull it off…! 1) Drop your rucksack at Point Loma Hostel San Diego may be purdy, …

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Portugal: a fascinating country waiting to be discovered

Portugal has long been a favourite vacation destination mainly due to the immense beaches and the 300 annual days of sunshine in which to enjoy them. The majority of the millions of visitors this country receives each year tend to make their way to the Algarve but there are also plenty of other places to …

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Making The Most Of A Trip Around South East Asia And Australia

Are you going on a vacation to the “Land Down Under” and South East Asia? Then, you sure are in for a lovely treat. From the visually appealing fabled temples of Cambodia to the dazzling diverse landscapes of Australia, the Asia-Pacific region is blessed with a marvelous array of archaeological sites and natural treasures that …

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Experiencing Barbados On A Budget

The Caribbean is a celebrated destination in the travel media, as its tropical latitude combines with pure white sands, unreal blue waters that feel more like those of a bathtub than that of an ocean. Unfortunately, many of these destinations aren’t exactly affordable for the budget-minded backpacker. While price points tend to be high for …

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Seeing Durban, South Africa on a Budget

Even though South Africa is considered to be a developed country (the only one on the entire African continent), it is by far one of the cheapest first world nations on Earth. With a low cost of living relative to richer nations, and most other currencies in the world enjoying a favourable exchange rate to …

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Kos (Greece) Covered In Five Easy Steps

After a memorable trip through the Greek islands last year, you have been quite eager to repeat the effort this summer, as there are thousands of islands just begging to be conquered by your footsteps. With the bargain holidays in Greece offered by travel companies like COSMOS making getting there and back a cinch, the …

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The Budget Traveler’s Guide To Crete

As the summer season begins to loom on the horizon, the time to begin planning your summer travel hijinks is nigh. With Greece squarely in your sights in order get in a good spot of carefree island hopping, you already have plans for the smaller ones. But Crete stands out among the smaller fragments in …

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Top Beaches in Tenerife

With the gloom, snow and cold of a northern winter descending across the high latitudes, you have made a decision to switch to a warmer clime to perk up your mood.  With your gaze firmly fixed to the south, you have chosen the island of Tenerife as your base of operations while you wait out …

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3 Most Budget Conscious Beach Destinations

Travel can encompass many sights, experiences, and places.  Temple tramping through Cambodia, Thailand and Mexico.  Indulging the big city delights of bustling metropolises such as Bangkok and Buenos Aires.  Trekking through mountain passes of Nepal, and otherworldly alpine routes of New Zealand.  All of these activities are worthwhile and create memories that will last forever, …

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