How To Visit The Drakensberg On A Budget

The best way to explore the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa while traveling on a budget. Ask any South African what areas of their country they recommend to travelers, and they will almost always mention the Drakensberg. Located in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa, the Drakensberg Mountains boast some of the most breathtaking views …

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8 Ways To Get In Touch with Nature At Dreamsea Surf Camp Costa Rica

(Originally published on the Dreamsea Blog ) Within Tamarindo's dense green jungle lies Dreamsea Surf Camp, a little oasis of civilization surrounded by wildlife. Staying at Dreamsea means you are constantly immersed in nature, and it is truly a privilege to experience the wonders of the natural world every minute of every day. While the opportunity …

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Exploring Scotland

People need to appreciate Scotland more. Europe is so packed with different cultures and geographies that more popular destinations tend to overshadow some amazing parts of the continent. Though Edinburgh is a relatively well-known city, London and Dublin often steal the spotlight when people consider traveling to the British Isles. Also, while the Alps are …

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Searching For Grass in a World of Concrete

London is famous for many things: rich history, lively pubs, popular landmarks, thriving theater scene, unfriendly people dressed in black that commute for hours every day to enjoy a long day of overwork, bland food, and miserable weather, to name a few. But stereotypes and news headlines often overshadow one of London's greatest features: its …

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Conquering England’s Lake District

This weekend I hiked in the Lake District. In other words, I murdered my muscles, froze my body, endangered my life a few times, tested my limits, and gained an overwhelming sense of accomplishment. I will recap this adventure in narrative form, so read on for the story of 20 study abroad students and two …

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