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15 Gorgeous Personalised Travel Gifts and Accessories

 I love choosing cute travel accessories as gifts for travel lovers in my life.  The combination of something practical and pretty is always what I aim for, and even better if I can find personalised gifts for them.  I’ve brought together some of my favourite personalised travel gifts, you’re bound to find the perfect gift [...] Source

10 Ways to Preserve Your Travel Memories

I don’t know about you, but since I can’t travel anywhere, I’ve been turning to my past travel memories to bring me joy.  Just the thought of a wonderful trip can bring a smile to my face, and it certainly helps to keep me enjoying the past while I look forward to future travel plans.  [...] Source

Chichen Itza vs Tulum Mayan Ruins in Mexico

The Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico is full of incredible Mayan ruins.  This was the centre of the Maya empire, which stretched all over the Peninsula, and into what is now Belize and northern Guatemala.  Each of the Mayan ruins in Mexico has something special about it, and as no two are alike I would highly [...] Source

What Not to Do in Lisbon Portugal

There are so many things to do in Lisbon it can be difficult to choose what to do in this beautiful city.  To help you to visit Lisbon in style, without wasting time, I asked Valerie from Valerie & Valise to share her top tips for what NOT to do in Lisbon! Over the past [...] The post What Not to Do in Lisbon Portugal appeared first on Tales of...

5 Workaway Alternatives to Consider for your Work Exchange

One of my favourite ways to travel for free is by volunteering abroad using Work exchange programs like Workaway.  Workaway is the biggest work exchange website, but there are several other sites like Workaway which work in a similar way, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.  I’ve brought together the five of the most [...] Source

Free Things to do in Miami Florida

 Continuing the series of posts dedicated to budget travel in the United States, Samantha from the blog Intentional Detours shares her tips for the best free things to do in Miami, showing that you can visit Miami on a budget and still make the most of the city! Let’s face it… Miami is far from [...] The post Free Things to do in Miami Florida appeared...

Why 2021 Is the Year of Camping

2020 changed the world as we know it.  I, like many of us, hoped that by the time 2021 arrived, everything would be back to normal.  How wrong we were!  However, it isn’t all doom and gloom!  Travelling locally, whether that is in your own town, county or country, is a wonderful opportunity to explore [...] The post Why 2021 Is the Year of Camping...

The Best East Coast Road Trips in the USA

I love hitting the road to explore somewhere new!  If you’re looking for some inspiration for a road trip on the East Coast of the USA, I asked my fellow travel bloggers for their recommendations.  They’ve suggested some crackers, so check out this list of the best east coast road trips to enjoy! These road [...] The post The Best East Coast Road Trips...

25+ Campervan Accessories for the Best Campervan Road Trip Ever!

Now you’ve got all of your campervan essentials sorted out, now is the time to think about those little things that make your life easier and make your van really feel like home.  I’ve picked out my favourite campervan accessories that make me feel happy in Mabel the Motorhome! The Big Accessories for your Campervan [...] The post 25+ Campervan Accessories...

Free Things to do in Seattle Washington

 I remember visiting Seattle many years ago, and I’d love to go back and get to know the city properly.  Seattle expert Pamela from The Directionally Challenged Traveler wrote this fabulous guest post with the best things to do in Seattle, so I know that when I visit I can enjoy the best of Seattle [...] The post Free Things to do in Seattle Washington...

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