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Visiting Westbank in Palestine

I personally feel that a visit to Palestine is absolutely integral when visiting Israel. Newspapers and TV only get you so far when attempting to get your head around such a catastrophic mess. If you haven't...
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Luxury Hotel Stay in Montevideo

While it's often really important to stick to a budget when travelling, there are times when it's nice to experience a bit of luxury. When we arrived in Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, I had no idea...
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Hostel Stay in Asuncion, Paraguay

Traveling in Paraguay is interesting in a number of ways and I am just perplexed to why people seem so dismissive about visiting the country. While the little nation nestled in between Argentina and Brazil...
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Israel Passport Stamp Problem – An Update

The notorious Israel passport stamp problem has been lingering around for a good few years, adding stress to the traveller who wants to visit Israel - along with many of the countries who have boycotted the...
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Walking Tour In Porto Alegre

It often seems as if many people simply dismiss the idea of a guided and organised walking tour when traveling. These types of tours can often feel mundane and, dare I say, pedestrian? However, I've come to...
Bike tour in Florianopolis

Bike Tour in Florianòpolis

There are few better ways to see a city than from atop a bicycle, and this is definitely true for the beautiful Brazilian city of Florianòpolis. With its gorgeous coastal location and array of spectacular...
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Rock’n Hostel, Porto Alegre

It isn't often that I find a hostel that ticks all of my hard to please boxes, but I certainly found one in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Perfectly located in the city centre, the Rock'n Hostel is one of those...
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Where To Stay in Florianopolis

Although I have been to many beautiful places here in Brazil; I feel the urge to first speak of Florianopolis. I had the pleasure of visiting 'The Isle of Magic' during off-peak season, which meant I felt as...
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Boat Tour in Florianopolis, Brazil

Brazil is such an outrageously massive country, in terms of volume. Which provides a smorgasbord of activities to choose from across this incredibly welcoming and friendly nation. I arrived here as cliché as...
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Travelling in Tonga and Taking a Seven Minute Flight

Here are a few photos from my time last year travelling in Tonga. Including a questionable domestic 'airport' when we took a seven minute flight to a remote island. We initially thought it was the world's...
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Hiking in the Solomon Islands

Confession time - I went hiking in the Solomon Islands with my mate - guided by three jungle boys who were brothers. The hike was one of the hardest hikes that I have ever done in my life and the waterfall at...