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Ecuador

Explore Ecuador!

Ecuador has a huge variety of landscapes and wildlife to see, from the incredible fauna of the Galapagos Islands, and the stunning beaches in the coastal area of La Costa, to the La Amazonia national parks and ...
Peru

Explore Peru!

It’s impossible to talk about Peru without mentioning the awe-inspiring Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Follow the Incan Trail to this incredible site, and explore the Sacristy, the principal temple, the historica...
Ultra trail marathon, runners on forest trail. Sport, running outdoor

Five Advantages of Travelling Solo

Travelling solo, particularly for a long-term trip might not be for everyone, but there are others who wouldn't have it any other way. While it is always nice to have someone to share your experiences with, oth...
View of Beirut Central District (or Centre Ville), with the landmark Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque in the background.

Getting around in Lebanon

Getting around in Lebanon will seem daunting for the traveler new to the country.  Roads tend to be extremely narrow, and where they’re not, cars line each curb bumper-to-bumper.  Traffic laws, such as they are...
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Travel Advice for a Stress-Free Time at the Airport

If you have planned an exciting vacation and you're looking forward to getting away, you will want to make sure that the trip goes as smoothly as possible. However, going through an airport can be a stressful e...
Pisa, place of miracles the leaning tower and the cathedral baptistery, Italy

Culture Fatigue in Italy: Four Tips for Avoiding It

So you’re going on vacation to Italy and you plan to visit some museums and art galleries while you’re there. One thing you can be sure of is that Italy has no shortage of those. But what you may not know is th...
Guadalope

Explore! – Guadeloupe

Made up of a butterfly-shaped archipelago of eight islands and many small islets, Guadeloupe has essentially been part of France since 1635, except for a year in the 1800s when it was Swedish and for short peri...
Dominica

Explore! – Dominica

Part of the Windward Islands, Dominica was French until 1763, becoming a British colony in 1805 before gaining independence in 1978.While it’s wonderful to visit at any time of year, the raucous Mas Domink ...
Montserrat

Explore! – Montserrat

This pristine island’s first inhabitants were the Arawak and Carib Indians. Columbus claimed Montserrat for Spain in 1493, but in 1632 it was colonised by Britain, and it remains a British Overseas Territory. E...