Michael Hodgson

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Top 10 Things to Do in La Paz Mexico

Less known than Cabo San Luca, this little gem sits on the Peninsula of Baja California Sur. Featuring a desert climate, La Paz offers a dry, warm …

South America

Best tips for catching the bus to the Cu Chi Tunnels - Ho Chi Minh City

Updated February 2018<p>The <b>Cu Chi tunnels</b> are a must if you are travelling to <b>Ho Chi Minh City</b>, Vietnam. Whilst the amount of time spent on site isn’t …

Vietnam

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I did a EURO TRIP covering 6 Cities in 4 Countries for 2 Weeks all under 260 GBP / 370 USD !

As a lot of you who follow my updates on Instagram, might be knowing, that I recently did a 2-week Euro Trip covering 6 cities in 4 countries from …

European Travel

3 days in Boston - What to see and do

Boston is certainly one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities in the United States. It is a “small” city, with culture and history. Its short …

Pisa Italy: Best Things to Do, See and Eat

Pisa Italy is famous for its iconic Leaning Tower in the Square of Miracles. The city is full of cobblestone pedestrian only shopping with shutter …

Italy

Shangri La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Welcome to the Shangri-La , an oasis of peace and contentment. No, this is not the mythical Shangri-La from the novel, “Lost Horizon” by British …

Asia Travel

Best Bali Travel Guide: 12 Things to Know Before Visit

Bali is the land of beaches and the island of gods. It has a rich diversity and a very magnificent aura that leaves you stunned. It has been our …

Our Best Food and Travel Experiences in 2017

<i>2017 was a busy year for the 2foodtrippers. We traveled to three continents, 13 countries and too many cities to count. Check out the food and travel</i> …

City guide: Helsinki, Finland (winter edition)

Many people immediately associate the Finnish winter with Lapland, sledges and the <i>Northern Lights</i>. While these are some of the most alluring parts of …

18 North American Outdoor Adventures for the Traveler in 2018

Wild bear viewing in Lake Clark National Park Alaska<p>Lina & David of Divergent Travelers<p>Situated in one of the more remote parts of Alaska is Lake …

What to do in Berlin: The ultimate city guide

Berlin is one of our favorite cities in the world. It is cosmopolitan, worldly, quirky, exotic, bohemian, evolving, vibrant and so very, very alive — …

Short Guide for a first-time visit in Berlin with 20 things to do and more

Share with your friends:<p><b>Berlin is the cool capital city of Germany and we can’t recommend it enough. It’s a raw, vibrant city where there’s always</b> …

You Need to Take These 8 Trips in 2018 — and Here's Why

Get out the map.<p>It's just about time to start planning next year's travel. Whether you want to check seeing the Big 5 off your bucket list, party in …

Planning for stress-free international family travel

Follow Me<p>Traveler at HI Travel Tales<p>Born to British parents in Canada, Michael Hodgson had been schlepped back and forth across the pond since he was …

El Impenetrable National Park – bright future from a dark past

The hacienda, built in 1907 and now just inside <b>El Impenetrable National Park</b> in Argentina, is but a shadow of its former self. At once haunting and …

El Caminito del Rey

We have just been on a visit to El Caminito del Rey (The King's little pathway) which was originally build between 1901 and 1905 to enable workers to …

1 trick that may protect you from bedbugs when traveling

Bedbugs are attracted to clothes that have been worn, and might be climbing into suitcases that have dirty laundry in them, researchers reported Thursday.<p>So people may be unwittingly helping to spread them by carrying around luggage full of dirty clothes, the team at Britain’s Sheffield University …

This is the most popular city in the world to visit

Our suggestion: Bangkok, Thailand. Why? As per a new report by Mastercard, the Thai capital is the most popular city in the world for international travelers — for the second consecutive year.<p>The report projects that Bangkok will welcome nearly 20.2 million international overnight visitors this …

Bangkok

A day in the life bike touring in Europe

While no bike tour company is exactly alike — and no two tours will likely ever be identical — there is common ground when bike touring. This “day in …