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Camino Walk: Hunt for the Yellow Arrow

Camino Walk: Hunt for the Yellow Arrow

Our guest author Maggi undertook the famous Camino Walk – from Portuguese O Porto to Spanish Santiago de Compostela. In this experience report, she ponders why it was a lifechanging experience, shares her Camino highlights and downs, and gives tips to future Camino trekkers.

How I Worked on a Coca Farm in Peru

How I Worked on a Coca Farm in Peru

It was not the ruins of Machu Picchu, nor the mysterious pictures of the Nasca Desert that drove me to Peru. It was rather the green fields of coca and the mixed aura of danger and adventure Peru projected.

By Bus from Mendoza to Chile

By Bus from Mendoza to Chile

In such vast countries as Argentina and Chile, being on the road takes time. Fortunately, Argentinian town Mendoza and Chilean Santiago, Valparaiso and Viña are located quite close to each other - just separated by the breathtaking Andes. Travelling by bus from Mendoza to Chile is a memorable experience. In this post, we will tell you what to expect, if you plan to cross the Andes from Mendoza to Chile by bus.

Patagonia Off the Beaten Path

Patagonia Off the Beaten Path

If you have been to Torres del Paine, Patagonia’s most famous national park, you know how crowded this place might get: mountains of multicolored backpacks, fully booked campings, dozens of trekkers who watch the sunrise at Mirador. However, there are some stunning places in Patagonia off the beaten path along the Chilean Carretera Austral. They are no less beautiful than Torres del Paine and way less crowded.

The Perfect Southeast Asia Travel Itinerary

The Perfect Southeast Asia Travel Itinerary

Southeast Asia travel itinerary, Part 2: Laos, Northern Thailand, and Vietnam. We go off the beaten path!
We united all our favourite places in Southeast Asia into an itinerary that is based on easy and fast connections between its points of interest. Following our footsteps, you will see world wonders, visit a party capital hidden in the jungle, listen to the teenage monks chanting in the ancient temples of Asia´s most beautiful town, watch the gibbons, go up the Mekong and get inspired by the tribal fashion!

The Perfect Southeast Asia Itinerary

The Perfect Southeast Asia Itinerary

Southeast Asia Itinerary. Part 1: The Beach Paradise of Thailand and Cambodia + Angkor Wat and Mekong Delta

We united all our favourite places in Southeast Asia into an itinerary that is based on easy and fast connections between its points of interest. Following our footsteps, you will see world wonders, virgin beaches, the rainforest and animal sanctuaries, find spectacular treehouse bungalows, the best places for delicious vegetarian food and a lot of useful tips.

Is Santorini Expensive?

Is Santorini Expensive?

Santorini is said to be the most beautiful place on this planet. Is it expensive? It is said to be one of the most expensive holiday destinations. However, following in our footsteps, you can have a fantastic holiday without breaking the bank. Here are some great tips for you to travel Santorini on a shoestring:

Travelling by Mexican Overnight Buses

Travelling by Mexican Overnight Buses

Is travelling by Mexican overnight buses safe? Is it comfortable? These and many other questions will be answered in this post and we will suggest a sample itinerary through Southern Mexico.

7 (Still) Affordable Destinations in Europe. Hurry Up!

7 (Still) Affordable Destinations in Europe. Hurry Up!

There were times when you could travel to cities like Prague, Dubrovnik or Tallinn on a shoestring - now, 20 years later, those days have gone by. Still, there are some amazing affordable destinations in Europe that you can visit today.

Hierve el Agua - One of the Most Instagram Worthy Places in Mexico

Hierve el Agua - One of the Most Instagram Worthy Places in Mexico

Hierve el Agua is definitely one of the top locations to see in Oaxaca and may even be one of the reasons to visit the south of Mexico - even if only to make another picture of the water pools ending abruptly into the sky. In this post, you will find out what the place is like, how to take the best pictures of Hierve el Agua and how you may get there on a budget.

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Miss Palenque on a Trip in Mexico: Pyramids, Jungle, Magic Mushrooms, Waterfalls and a Great Vibe!

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Miss Palenque on a Trip in Mexico: Pyramids, Jungle, Magic Mushrooms, Waterfalls and a Great Vibe!

Planning our trip to the south of Mexico we didn't plan to stop in Palenque for long. It was just for the pyramids that we included Palenque into our travel itinerary and we had no idea what else it is good for. However, Palenque turned out to be a real highlight of this trip and we stayed there way longer than expected. There is so much to see and to do here - plan at least 3 days!

The Coast of Oaxaca: Puerto Angel / Zipolite / Mazunte - or Maybe Something Else?

The Coast of Oaxaca: Puerto Angel / Zipolite / Mazunte - or Maybe Something Else?

The beaches of Oaxaca are said to be something remarkable. On this trip to Mexico, they were on our bucket list. Puerto Escondido, Mazunte, Zipolite, Puerto Angel, Chacahua... But what town should we choose - what are the Oaxaca beaches like? That was the question we posed ourselves. If this is a question you are currently pondering about, I hope this post will help you better visualize the coast of Oaxaca.