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Jordan Pass – Yay or Nay? (Is the Jordan pass really worth it?)

Jordan Pass – Yay or Nay? (Is the Jordan pass really worth it?)

I’ve recently returned from an epic trip around both Israel and Jordan which involved stunning national parks, floating in the Dead Sea, visiting Jerusalem on Jerusalem Day (What an experience! – see my blog about it here)  and just an all-around awesome experience in general. Whilst I was in Israel, a local suggested that I should purchase a Jordan pass, as it would make my trip to Jordan cheaper and a lot easier. Well, it turns out that this guy…

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Bukit Lawang – A gem in North Sumatra 

Bukit Lawang – A gem in North Sumatra 

When you hear about backpacking around Indonesia, you usually hear stories of Bali and it’s crazy nightlife, the beauty of the Gilli Islands or the outstanding Borobudur temple complex, right?  All of these sights are stunning, but you barely ever hear anything about Sumatra. It’s the biggest island in Indonesia, and like the rest of Indonesia it’s full of amazing things to see and do! However, that’s not the best part, it’s nowhere near as heavily travelled as most other…

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The perfect day in Singapore…

The perfect day in Singapore…

So I’ve recently moved on from my second visit to Singapore, and honestly the city just gets better and better each time I visit. When I first arrived in Singapore a couple of years ago I was blown away by the sheer amount of things going on around Marina Bay. I eventually discovered, after being completely oblivious, that the country was practicing for its 50th National Day. Luckily enough for me I got to experience firework displays, cannon shows, displays…

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How budgeting can make your backpacking trip a lot more exciting! 

How budgeting can make your backpacking trip a lot more exciting! 

 When you think of a backpacker it’s not very often you think of their lifestyle as glamourous or high-end, but in reality it’s becoming more common to see backpackers opting for luxury over cost. Obviously this is fine if that’s the style of trip you enjoy, however if you’re like me and you prefer to save money whilst travelling by picking low cost over luxury, then it’s likely that you’ve been exposed to the hidden benefits of getting down…

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