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Campervan Essentials – All the Campervan Equipment You Need

Planning a campervan road trip this year?  It can be hard to decide what to bring, so I’ve put together this list of campervan essentials with all the campervan equipment you might need to have a fabulous campervan experience.  I’ve also included a printable campervan packing list for you to make your life even easier!  [...] The post Campervan Essentials...

Why I Decided to Buy a Campervan

I am not known for my well-thought-out decisions.  I tend to have flashes of inspiration which often disappear as quickly as they came.  However, not this time!  2 weeks after deciding I wanted to buy a campervan, here I am sitting in Mabel the Motorhome and planning our first adventure together.  If you are thinking [...] The post Why I Decided to...

Hiking Alone: Solo Hiking Safety Tips

I adore solo travel.  Travelling alone is one of the most liberating and empowering things I have ever done, but even I get nervous about solo hiking.  Hiking alone brings its own challenges and dangers, but at the same time can be a rewarding adventure.  So, to help you take your first hike on your [...] The post Hiking Alone: Solo Hiking Safety Tips...

Free Things to do in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is one of those cities you just have to see before you die!  It’s certainly on my USA bucketlist, so when Valentina from Valentina’s Destinations offered to write this post on the best free things to do in Las Vegas I couldn’t wait to read it!  Take a look and see how you [...] The post Free Things to do in Las Vegas appeared first on Tales...

The Best Hikes in the UK for your Bucketlist

The British countryside is one of the best places in the world to enjoy the outdoors.  I had the pleasure of doing some of the best hikes in the UK last year, and hope to explore more once it is safe to do so.  To celebrate the best of Britain when we can travel again, [...] The post The Best Hikes in the UK for your Bucketlist appeared first on Tales...

Free Things to do in New York City

I was 19 when I went to New York, on my very first solo trip abroad.  I was too scared to do very much apart from the Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty, so I’m glad that Chrysoula from Travel Passionate has put together this guest post of the best free things to do [...] The post Free Things to do in New York City appeared first on Tales...

Free Things to do in Toronto Canada

Continuing the series covering cities in North America, Lora from Explore with Lora has put together this post about the best free things to do in Toronto.  Once it is safe to travel and explore the city, these are some of the best things to do in Toronto on a budget! Toronto has a reputation [...] The post Free Things to do in Toronto Canada appeared...

Free Things To Do in Austin Texas

Continuing the series of guest posts about North American cities, Taiss and Rob of Together To Wherever have written this post about how to visit Austin on a budget by enjoying all of these free things to do in Austin Texas. Austin is one of those cities that never falls short of giving visitors awesome [...] The post Free Things To Do in Austin Texas...

Free Things to do in Chicago Illinois

I visited Chicago about 18 years ago, so I have quite dim memories of the “Windy City”.  As part of the guest post series about North American cities, Danielle from Rambling Companion has written a much better article than I ever could about free things to do in Chicago Illinois! On the shores of Lake [...] The post Free Things to do in Chicago Illinois...

Free Things to do in Montreal Canada

Montreal is one of those cities that fascinates me.  The only part of Canada I’ve seen was just across the bridge at Niagara Falls, so when Laura from She Who Wanders offered to write a guest post all about the best free things to do in Montreal, I was thrilled!  Here she shares all her [...] The post Free Things to do in Montreal Canada appeared first...

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