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Tag: backpacking

Backpacking Essentials – Packing List

So you want to go backpacking… Me too! I love backpacking and I’ve got my first extended backpacking trip planned for later this year. I have done some travelling with only my rucksack before, but this hasn’t been for more than two weeks, by which point I have to admit I had worn…

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Why you should visit Tortuguero

All in all, I spent less than 24 hours in Tortuguero, Costa Rica. And I’m so glad that I went. Tortuguero is famed for it’s turtle nesting beaches – if you’re going at turtle season you may well want more than a day here. I visited in December, when there were no turtles…

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What to do in Monteverde, Costa Rica?

One of the more well known sites in Costa Rica, Monteverde is a haven of biodiversity and a perfect place to visit if you really want to experience the eco-tourism that the country is famed for. I spent an amazing three days in Monteverde. Although you could easily spend more time here, for…

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Planning your Budget Backpacking

While it’s not possible to stay in a five-star luxury hotel and pay barely anything for it, (unless you went to world scout jamboree 2023, but that’s another story) it’s definitely possible to backpack your summer away on a budget. Below is a quick read – three tips in three minutes to help…

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