How should I set a budget for my trip?

How should I set a budget for my trip?

It’s all very well getting super-organised about your saving but how much money will you actually need for your career break or sabbatical? Now I’m…

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30 reasons why 2012 was such an amazing year

30 reasons why 2012 was such an amazing year

There are countless reasons why 2012 was such a great year for me. Here’s 30 of them:     You can find out more about…

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It Could Only Happen To Me - Getting thrown off a horse on my first riding trip in Bolivia

It Could Only Happen To Me – Getting thrown off a horse on my first riding trip in Bolivia

When I signed up for a horse riding trip in Tupiza I’d had a romantic vision of being carried leisurely through countryside which wouldn’t look…

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It Could Only Happen To Me - Getting caught up in a rock fight in Bolivia

It Could Only Happen To Me – Getting caught up in a rock fight in Bolivia

When you’re travelling long-term it’s inevitable that you’re going to have a few bumps and scrapes, along the way. Plans don’t always run smoothly, things…

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#28 Write yourself a postcard from every country you visit on your trip (suggestion from Ruth)

#28 Write yourself a postcard from every country you visit on your trip (suggestion from Ruth)

I love this suggestion from my friend Ruth. When you’re on the road for a long time you have the tendency to forget about the…

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Moving on from South America...

Moving on from South America…

So the South American part of my adventure has come to an end. On one hand it feels like a lifetime ago that I was…

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Ride 'em Cowgirl

Ride ’em Cowgirl

When I signed up for a horse riding trip in Tupiza I’d had a romantic vision of being carried leisurely through countryside which wouldn’t look out of…

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A Rocky Journey to Sucre

A Rocky Journey to Sucre

The 12-hour journey from La Paz to Sucre in Bolivia was already turning out to be pretty uncomfortable. At the bus station we had done…

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#4 30b430 - Be wowed by Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni – the world’s largest salt flat

#4 30b430 – Be wowed by Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni – the world’s largest salt flat

That`s #4 ticked off. When you travel a lot there are certain sights you get used to: beautiful beaches, ancient ruins and unspoilt countryside become…

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Taking On The Cholitas

Taking On The Cholitas

The ticket says it all… There are many ways to while away a Sunday afternoon in La Paz, Bolivia. You could visit one of its…

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