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Mounts Fitzroy, Argentina

What’s it like at high altitude?

What is high altitude? High altitude is considered 1524m to 3505m above sea level. From there up to 5486 metres is very high, and anything above that is extreme altitude. To give you an idea of how high that is,…

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Day Of The Dead

Day of the Dead Festival

If you want to celebrate Day of the Dead in Mexico, there are some fundamentals you’ll need to know. The first – and possibly most important – is that Dia de Muertos is certainly not Halloween! Halloween originated from an…

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Mooncake

Must do food festivals from around the world

Even the most seasoned traveller may not have ticked off all these delicious must do food festivals from around the world from their bucket list. These international celebrations go above and beyond the run of the mill food events. It…

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Tikal Mayan Site, Guatemala

Tikal: one of the many reasons to visit Guatemala

Located in the northern rainforests of Guatemala, is one of the largest Mayan excavated archaeological sites ever discovered - and that site is Tikal, the capital of the ancient Mayan empire. However, it’s not just Tikal’s impressive size that draws…

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5 essentials to pack for Peru

Peru is the pounding heart of South America. It’s an ancient land interwoven with a rich culture, vibrant soul and a diverse ecosystem, culminating in a constantly surprising and invigorating experience.  Three distinct regions dominate the ever-changing landscape. The expansive…

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Alpacas, Argentina

Reasons to visit Patagonia

Patagonia, the name alone sounds like the an enchanted, imaginary land dreamt up in the minds of a fantasy writer. And magical it is! Patagonia is South America’s southern frontier. A definite ‘bucket list’ destination and home to some of…

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Boat Fruit Seller, Vietnam

Vietnam Highlights

Below are some of our recommendations of which Vietnam highlights to ensure you cover when you head there: The North  Here Vietnam is hilly and most of the land is terraced through hard work of generations of tribes. The rice…

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Europe

Top Tips for Europe

Top Tips for Europe - Some Insider Knowledge! TIP 1 Try to get out of the cities and explore the villages – in Switzerland you can base yourself in a chalet or cosy hotel in Grindelwald for a few days…

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Suitcases

12 Top Packing Tips

Whether you're going home for the holidays or on your dream vacation, there is travel—and thus the ever-daunting task of packing. Because every last inch of suitcase real estate counts, and you don't want to wrinkle your sweaters, break a…

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