48 in Lisbon, Portugal

Earlier this year I spent six months living in Lisbon. Having now won a few travel awards the city is starting to get a lot more recognition as a place to visit yet it is still incredibly under-rated as a city.

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Five Books That Make You Want to Travel the World

Every so often, you come across a piece of literature that captures you, whisks away your imagination on a whirlwhind ride, and demands that you do something amazing, go somewhere wonderful. When those moments happen, they are precious.

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Why Giving Up is Not the Same as Failing

Sweat grips my clothes to my skin after 8 hours trapped on a bust up bus that shook its way all through Western Malaysia. But with a sigh of relief I have finally arrived at my destination: Kuala Lumpur.

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A Visit to Tamaki Maori Village

As we approached the entrance to the Tamaki Maori Village in Rotorua, New Zealand, warriors emerged from the forest, grunting, hissing, and waving their weapons. Dressed in traditional clothing, with bare feet and intricately tattooed faces, they widened their eyes and stuck out their tongues, in an effort to intimidate.

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Wifi? No Thanks!

Be honest – when travelling, when have you chosen a bar or restaurant because it has wifi available? I know this happens – a friend of mine proudly knows just three sentences of Spanish since her trip round South America, one of which is “¿Tienes wifi?” As useful as an...

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5 Places to Grab A Bite to Eat During the Edinburgh Festival

5 Places to Grab A Bite to Eat During the Edinburgh Festival It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Well in Edinburgh at least, where the Edinburgh Festival is currently in full swing. “Edinburgh Festival” is a collective name for the many different festivals that are happening during the...

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The Great Outdoors of Romania

Nearly a year had gone by when I decided to head back to Romania before ending my time in Europe.  I had only been there once before and it had admittedly been very brief, but I hadn’t enjoyed it so much.  I had traveled to a small western village and...

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Best Kept Secret in Florida: Amelia Island

Before we traveled to lovely and historic Amelia Island on the Atlantic coast of Florida, I had never even heard of it. Amelia Island is one of the Sea Islands, a chain of barrier islands that reaches along the east coast of the United States all the way from South...

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Middle Ages meet Renaissance in Avila and Salamanca/Spain

I sat glued to the window as my train sped from Madrid to Avila because I didn’t want to miss my first glimpse of Avila’s most famous landmark: the medieval wall which entirely encircles the Old Town.

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Tents vs. Hammocks

What's More Practical to Travel with - a Tent or a Hammock?   The typical life of a backpacker involves carrying little more than clean clothes, bug spray, and sun cream. However, as the world becomes more accessible, people are learning to travel in new ways and to more diverse destinations.

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