Work Exchange: The Best Way To Visit Peru

How I lived, traveled, and worked in Peru for one month, and had the most incredible time. (As originally published on Worldpackers.)   After studying abroad in Europe for a year and traveling all around the continent, I was dying to explore another part of the world. Since I had graduated university and had no …

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Woman Power in Bulungula

Today I learned about the incredible power of women in a rural South African village called Nqileni. I'm currently volunteering at the community-run tourist guesthouse called Bulungula Lodge,  which I'll write an entire article about later on. Today I'm writing about one of the activities on offer for tourists: a "Women Power" themed tour in …

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Budget Travel Guide to Cape Town, South Africa

How to visit Cape Town on a budget, while traveling in South Africa. In just one short week, Cape Town catapulted itself to the top of my favorite cities list. It has gorgeous beaches, amazing hikes, delicious food, interesting animals, friendly people, and it's overall very affordable. I even managed to fit in wine tastings …

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Budget Travel Guide to Essaouira, Morocco

The best things to do in Essaouira, Morocco, on a budget. Previously known as "Mogador", and currently known as the "Windy City of Morocco", Essaouira is the perfect escape from the heat and chaos of Marrakech. It has a rich history dating back to the Middle Ages, and has withstood attempts at colonization from Portugal, …

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The Best Sahara Desert Tour (Marrakech to Merzouga)

How I had the most amazing and affordable experience in the Sahara Desert. Though it’s possible to visit the Sahara desert without a tour, either by hitchhiking or renting a car, my research had proven that an organized tour is simply much easier and more efficient for exploring this remote area of Morocco. The Tour …

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