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Travel to Oaxaca, Mexico (A Mega Guide)

Travel to oaxaca mexico - things to do in oaxaca
The Complete Guide to Travelling & Backpacking Oaxaca One of the most naturally beautiful places in Mexico, travel to Oaxaca seems like it’s one of those hidden gems, still undiscovered by the masses. With dramatic mountains and epic
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Mega Japan Itinerary: 14 Days or 7 Days

Japan is definitely a place where you don’t have to travel too far to be able to experience their country to the full. We had just over 2 weeks so our Japan Itinerary included travelling south of Tokyo all the way to Beppu. If you only have 1
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DIY Uluru Tour: How to See Ayers Rock Cheaply

In Australia, we like things BIG. Big rocks, big spaces between literally everywhere and unfortunately big, expensive prices. Did you know Sydney has surpassed London as one of the top 10 most expensive cities in the world? Well, I’m here to
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Cappadocia Guide: Everything you need to know

The magical wonderland of Cappadocia Turkey is an awesome country! It’s got those Mediterranean vibes but without the cost of being in the European Union. And Cappadocia might just be the most famous place in Turkey! It’s is like a mystical
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Quick Guide to Delhi, India

Quick Guide: Delhi, India Bustling and busy Delhi can be very overwhelming for the novice traveller. I know it was for me. For the first couple of days, I found Delhi just too hectic to be able to actually enjoy it. But after a while, I started
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How to do the Larapinta Trail on the Cheap

Ultimate Guide: Planning the Larapinta Trail on the Cheap This is a list of budget tips to do the Larapinta Trail on the cheap, plus some commonly asked questions with budget-minded answers. Anyone can do a tour, but if you want to push yourself
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Budget Mexico Guide: Mexico City

Guide to Mexico City: Things to do, best places to eat and stay and how to get around MEXICO CITY Mexico City is the multicultural melting pot of Mexico.  Some of the strongest Mexican culture can be found in this bustling, sinking city. It’s
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Budget Mexico Guide: Chiapas

Chiapas Guide: San Cristobal, Tuxtla and Palenque CHIAPAS The multi-cultural and lush state of Chiapas is home to 12 of the 62 indigenous groups officially recognised by the Mexican government. From the beautiful ruins of Palenque, the bright
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Budget Mexico Guide: Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula: Cancun, Isla Holbox and Playa Del Carmen THE YUCATAN The Yucatan is like a huge playground for water-related activities. Everyone here can find something they will love. In this area of Mexico you can see baby turtles
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Budget Guide: Medellin

Best Budget Guide to Medellin, Colombia Medellin has always been a destination that made my heart beat a bit faster. I’m not ashamed of admitting that all those books and stories I’ve read about the ill-famed cocaine kingpin Pablo
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Best things to do on Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Budget Isla Mujeres Guide: Where to stay and Awesome Things do in Isla Mujeres on a budget! Ahhh Isla Mujeres, the magical Island of Women. Whenever I think back to my time on Isla Mujeres, I’ll get a little teary smile on my face. It was some
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How to see Turtles Nest and Hatch (in Mexico)

The Ultimate Guide: Experience Baby Turtle Hatching in Mexico Put yo’ hand up if you’ve seen baby sea turtles hatch? It’s on so many people’s bucket list but is a really hard one to actually experience. Being there are the right time and
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How to find a job in Australia

How to get work in Australia: the ultimate backpacker’s guide I have collated all of this information by asking my many Couchsurfers and friends, as well as posting on Facebook groups and collating all the information together. I’ve
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Barunga Festival: A Cultural Playground

Barunga Festival: Music, Sport and Culture WATCH: A Day in the Barunga Festival, plus a trip to Bitter Springs and Katherine.  The Brunga Festival has been around for over 30 years, bringing strong local culture to the wider Australian people.
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Guide to Darwin and Surrounds

Budget Guide for two weeks around Darwin, Litchfield, Kakadu and Katherine THE NORTHERN TERRITORY I’m going to go ahead an assume you’re interested in the NT for the adventure, the beautiful red dirt, nature, culture, hiking, maybe a bit of
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Budget Guide: Cuba, from West to East

Backpacking Cuba: One Month in Cuba on a Budget From one end of the island to the other! Looking to travel Cuba on a budget? Need tips and advice on where to stay and what to do while backpacking in Cuba? Cuba is ridiculously cheap as long as
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Golden Week in Japan: Should you go?

  Should I go to Japan During Golden Week? Hard questions you may be asking before you book your ticket. I myself decided to head to Tokyo right in the middle of Golden Week, despite reading countless blogs telling me not to. I did this mostly
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Budget Guide: Cambodia

A Budget Guide for 2 Weeks in Cambodia Cambodia is very popular on the South East Asia trail, and with gorgeous local people, cheap food and hardly any rules, it’s an easy place to love. The Khmer people have been through hell and back during
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Festival Survival Tips

Tips and Tricks to get the most out of your Festival Experience Festival Realities So you spent all your money on the ticket and now you’ve got no dinero to party when the date rolls around. Need some unique tips on how to get the most out of
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