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7 Things to See and Do in Kotor

Visiting Kotor: 7 reasons this coastal city in Montenegro totally charmed my socks off

Kotor was one of the major reasons I decided to visit Montenegro in the first place. Just looking at photos of the city’s historic fortress towering above the deepest natural fjord-like bay in the Mediterranean Sea was enough to encourage me to book a flight there. Kotor is somewhere that successfully manages to pull out all the […]

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A 10-day Turkey Itinerary

A 10-day Turkey Itinerary: Istanbul, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia

I’ve written previously on this blog about a few of my favourite sights, sounds, and flavours of Istanbul, about the bizarre landscapes and ancient ruins of Pamukkale, and about my three-day exploration of Cappadocia’s strange and surreal valleys. However what I haven’t shared with you are the logistics and costs of completing an independently organised adventure […]

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A Two-day Hike to the Maragua Crater, Bolivia

Wherever you are in Bolivia, you’re never far from incredible natural wonders and awe-inspiring landscapes.  And just 46 kilometres from the country’s charming capital city is one of Bolivia’s most visually striking natural formations – the Ombligo de Chuquisaca (Chuquisaca’s Belly Button).  Otherwise known as Maragua Crater. After months of travelling I’d decided to plant […]

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Mirror Pond - Bend, Oregon

Where to Stay to Enjoy the Best of Central and Western Oregon

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Boutique Hotel Stays in the U.S

If someone had told me that I could visit a single U.S state and see everything from rugged coastal landscapes and thick evergreen forests, to barren, fossil-strewn deserts, volcanoes and glaciers, I probably wouldn’t have believed them. But Oregon, located in the Pacific Northwest of America, has it all. Portland Oregon’s largest metropolis, Portland is one of […]

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