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Rotorua: Why Visit the Smelliest Town in New Zealand

Kia Ora! You may have heard that Rotorua is a smelly town but don't let this put you off. I remember getting off the coach journey and thinking 'Duncan was that you!!' but no the eggy smell is only due to the geothermal pools that give off sulphur. Click image above to visit my Travel… Continue reading Rotorua: Why Visit the Smelliest Town in New Zealand

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8 Things to Do in Auckland

We flew into Auckland from Los Angeles, in mid-September (2018) and instantly noticed the fresh air of what seemed like home. Our flight times worked out that we were able to have a good nights sleep with minimal chance of jet lag. All we had to manage was staying awake from 6am (which was 10am… Continue reading 8 Things to Do in Auckland

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4 months travelling in South America: Our Route

Many people have asked 'Why South America?' and 'Why start there?'. We knew that it wasn't the norm to start a Round the World trip in Rio de Janeiro but we did and we loved it! Throwing ourselves in the deep end was the Misters idea, we don't know Spanish, no-one else we know has… Continue reading 4 months travelling in South America: Our Route

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Need to Know: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

The pinnacle of our South America travels lead up to the New Wonder of the World - Machu Picchu. A 4 day trek, following in the footsteps of Inca Kings, was a great way to say goodbye to Peru. The Inca Trail is known as the most popular route because the 4 days of trekking… Continue reading Need to Know: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

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Uyuni Salt Flats: What to Expect

You may think that your not really a tour kind of person. We definitely thought that too! However, for some activities the only and best way to do them is through an organised tour. The Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat Tour is an opportunity to spend 3 days in the desert with like-minded people experiencing… Continue reading Uyuni Salt Flats: What to Expect

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Highway to Hell: Death Road, Bolivia

Looking for an adrenaline thrilled experience while in Bolivia, then look no further, Death Road may be for you! Now, I have never been fearful of heights, I have skydived for charity and love a good rollercoaster but this pushed me well out of my comfort zone! Reflecting on the experience, I think the fact… Continue reading Highway to Hell: Death Road, Bolivia

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Crossing the Border to Chile

From reading blogs about the Chile Border we were rather nervous about this journey. Our initial worries were about their strict policies which in all honesty make sense. Chile is very isolated from the rest of South America due to the Andes therefore, they are less prone to diseases from elsewhere. They want to keep… Continue reading Crossing the Border to Chile

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Glow on the Road: 5 Minute 5 Products

Before we set off on our Round the World adventure, many people would ask me 'Well... what makeup are you taking?' At the time I had a makeup case the size of my rucksack and knew I had to condense things drastically! Not only did I know I couldn't carry many personal care products, I… Continue reading Glow on the Road: 5 Minute 5 Products

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San Pedro de Atacama: Discovering the Driest Desert in the World

San Pedro de Atacama has transformed with the increasing number of tourists in the past years. It was first inhabited by Atacamenos who were renowned for their impressive basket work and pottery. San Pedro is known for its desert landscape, dry climate and below freezing evenings. You are likely to experience mild altitude sickness such… Continue reading San Pedro de Atacama: Discovering the Driest Desert in the World