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5 Reasons to Visit Costa Rica in 2024

1. The Wildlife Costa Rica is renowned worldwide for it’s biodiversity and conservation efforts, with good reason. Although the national parks are amazing, you don’t even need to visit them to see the wildlife. On a walk from one town to another, I saw sloths on the trees next to the road. In…

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What to do for 5 days in Cahuita?

My third destination in Costa Rica; Cahuita. Cahuita is a town situated on the Carribean Coast close to Puerto Viejo. It is smaller than Puerto Viejo, with less nightlife and closer to the National Park. It had lots of lovely Carribean and Costa Rican restaurants as well as the atmosphere you’d expect from…

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Itinerary for 3 Days in La Fortuna, Costa Rica

In Arenal and La Fortuna, there is so much to do, so much to see and La Fortuna had much more of a nightlife than anywhere else we visited. The three days I spent in La Fortuna were incredibly full-on. Similar to Monteverde, you could take your time here to see everything, however…

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10 Phrases to Learn Before you Visit a Country

Short and sweet – 10 phrases you should try to learn in the language before you travel. Even if you don’t use all of them, or people understand another language you can speak (most places have many people who can speak English now) it’s always a good idea – and makes you seem…

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Exploring Gdansk in a Weekend

I have to admit, my trip to Gdansk was extremely unorthodox: I didn’t know about the trip until 4 hours before the plane was due to take off on the Saturday morning. Talk about unprepared. One thing I can say, is it certainly taught me how to make the best of 31 hours…

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Which Croatian National Park should you visit?

Preface: If you can, I would highly recommend visiting them all. However, if people are on a budget, you’ve got a certain amount of time in a place etc. All of the National Parks Below can be visited from the city of Zadar, on Croatia’s coast. Overall, Krka was the best park to…

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All you need to Know Before Visiting Madrid

Madrid is one of the hearts of Spanish culture. In this article, I’ve given you my itinerary for my time in Madrid, and also a short list of all of the activities I did if you want to make your itinerary your own. My Itinerary – Day 1 To get a full first…

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Why Crete should be a top choice for a Greek Destination

I’ve been lucky enough to visit several Greek Islands and Crete has remained a firm favourite. Here, you can get Greek culture combined with the benefits of an activity holiday, and beaches. There are genuinely loads of day-trips you can take on Crete – from wherever you’re staying – to experience old palaces,…

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How to Best Pick Your Next Destination

What follows are my three steps to choosing where you’re going next. The best part is, you can have a new exact place you’d love to visit for your next trip within a hour.

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