El Carnaval de Barranquilla

Fiesta! Colombia’s El Carnaval de Barranquilla

For me (Dane from Holiday from Where guest posting to fill in Gemma and Craig's Colombia travel gaps), Barranquilla was the full Colombian experience; beauty, danger, dancing, tropical beaches, the incredible culture of the Colombian people, and not to forget the buzzing El Carnaval de Barranquilla. Carnaval de Barranquilla + Colombian Cops Why You Shouldn't

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Haggis Adventures 3 Day Skye High Tour Review

HAGGiS Adventures 3 Day Skye High Tour Review

Hello there! Now, I know what you're thinking - why would two Scottish bloggers write about trips to Scotland? After 17 months of travelling around 16 countries in the Americas and Europe, Craig and I (Gemma) agreed that we had to get out in our own back garden and see more of this beautiful country we

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Backpacking in Nicaragua

First Time Backpacking in Nicaragua

Backpacking in Nicaragua is a superb choice for travellers who are new to backpacking and also the more established drifter.  The (mainly) Spanish - speaking Central American country, Nicaragua, was voted eighth happiest country, it's a nice place to be! It has had a raw past with centuries of civil war and dictatorships and Nicaraguans are tired

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15 Christmas Europe Breaks For Every Budget

15 Christmas Europe Breaks For Every Budget

It's only Autumn and we've (Craig and Gemma) only been back in Scotland for two months. Yet I've found myself drawn to the Skyscanner app... confession, I've set a few email alerts for flight price drops in the hope that we can squeeze in one of the following sensational Christmas Europe breaks recommended by fellow turkey loving travel bloggers.

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Travel & Work: Workaway, Help X & Volunteers Base

Travel & Work: Workaway and HelpX

Want to travel but can’t afford to? Workaway and HelpX (and possibly Volunteers Base) may be the solution. If you want to live abroad for free, have time to offer and basic skills to swap then you, like us (Gemma and Craig – thrifty travellers), could experience travel through a local’s eyes while on a budget.

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