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Destinations

Check out my Destinations post to see where I have been to in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, and North America.

You can get practical tips for being safe while travelling abroad, budget travel tips, finding budget accommodation, female solo travel tips, and other things that you might want to know as you backpack your way through the world.

You can also check out posts on recommendations for things to see or do across these destinations in the six continents that I have travelled to so far. Join along my adventure in Walkabout Wanderer and read more about my travel experiences to help prepare for your own travel.

Whether you are into backpacking, solo female travel, or budget travel, you can always find your adventure inspiration in this blog to suit your idea of how to make travelling fun and exciting again.

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Destinations

City Travels: The Best Urban Jungles In The World

If you’re a traveller who seeks out cultural experiences and fast-paced adventures then you probably know that the best destinations to visit are cities. Manmade jungles can offer just as much beauty as natural ones. You get to experience a land which might be foreign and new to you but in an incredibly compact manner. If you want to pack as many experiences into a short journey as possible then there’s no better way to do so than by visiting the bustling streets of a popular city.

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Destinations, Europe

London Calling

There’s not one person that doesn’t spend time checking out the best bargains for city breaks while they’re at work. It’s the number one pastime when stuck in a stuffy office full of people! Planning out a city break instead of the usual beach or country location isn’t easy, and that’s mainly because of the sheer choice available to you as a traveller. Your chosen trip away doesn’t have to be one that replaces a hot beach holiday, but when you want to break up those long winter months, a mid-week trip to the city can be just what you need; especially in the run up to Christmas! There’s nothing more exciting than having something to look forward to, and a city break is the ticket to adventure.

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Destinations

Excitement in The City: The Best Destinations For Your Next City Break

If you’re looking for a break that combines romance, excitement and plenty to do- why not travel to a city? Sure, they’re not your average beach vacation, but vibrant cities have much to offer tourists and travellers. Great restaurants, plenty of shopping, entertainment and attractions and more all packed into one place. Plus lots of cities are very historic giving you a dose of history and culture too. Whether it’s a long weekend or a full two week vacation, if you fancy a city break for your next getaway, here are a few places to research!

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Destinations, Europe, France, Free Things To Do

10 Free Things To Do In Tours, France

Tours in France is popular not only because it is on the Loire Valley route but also due to its historical attractions. Tours is well known for its good food and wine. However good French food and wine comes at a cost. This is why I have put together these 10 free things to do in Tours France so that you can continue being a budget traveller whilst in this beautiful city.

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Destinations, North America

Have an Amazing Time in Maryland

Most people, when they decide to visit the United States, only really think about going to the popular tourist destinations like New York, Las Vegas and Florida. Although they are all fantastic places to spend time in, it means that travellers miss out on some of the ‘hidden’ gems the country has to offer. Maryland is a case in point. Less well-known than other states like Florida and California, the small state of Maryland, which sits on the shore of the Chesapeake Bay, is nevertheless home to some fantastic things to do and see. Here are some of them:

 

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Destinations, Europe, France

Why You Should Visit Orleans France and What To See

Ever since World War II, Orleans France has been struggling to return to its former glory as a wonderful city. I personally feel that it is already very beautiful and highly recommend you take a day or two out of your itinerary to spend some time in this lesser known UNESCO World Heritage city. Being just over 110 Kms (69 miles) from Paris there is no excuse not to fit it into your itinerary.

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Destinations, Europe, France, Free Things To Do

10 Free Things To Do In Paris

Paris, one of the major European cities, isn’t the ideal destination for the budget traveller. With accommodation costs reaching a massive high, it is hard to stretch your money. This is why I have gathered these top ten things to do in Paris for free. With my help, hopefully your money will go a little further without threatening your enjoyment of this beautiful city.

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Europe, Inspirational Trips, Musings, Travel Tips

Living Out of a Car and Travelling Europe

For over two months now I have been living out of a car and travelling round Europe.  I bought my Nissan X-trail the day before I drove down to the south of England and boarded a ferry to France. The reason why I bought it? Well, I could lie down fully when the back seats are down meaning I could sleep in my car comfortably.

 

Fast forward just a few days and I had a lovely camping car with curtains and a blow up bed.  This post is all about how I did this and how I am now living out of a car.

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Asia, Destinations, Europe, Free Things To Do, Istanbul

10 Free Things To Do In Istanbul

Istanbul, a transcontinental city in both Europe and Asia. Istanbul straddles the Bosphorus Strait resulting in it being part of Eurasia. I have to admit Istanbul surprised me. The first time I went there, I had 10 days free and was keen to explore Istanbul attractions and activities, as well as other areas within that region. I loved the city so much, I stayed there for the full 10 days. We all know that exploring cities can be expensive wherever you are in the world which is why I have put together these 10 free things to do in Istanbul.

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Asia, Destinations, other, Turkey

Egirdir Travel Tips: 10 Things to Do in Egirdir, Turkey

Eğirdir (pronounced eh-yer-deer) sits between Lake Eğirdir and Mount Sivri in the highlands of Turkey. This height gives Eğirdir a much cooler climate and is a welcome respite from Anatolia’s heat. Many people think that there is little to do in Egirdir but relax and take in the amazing views. These people are mistaken. Here are my top ten things to do in Eğridir to add to your itinerary:

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