Julie Beckers

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Top things to do in Hanmer Springs - New Zealand Solo Trip

When people say that New Zealand is the world in one country, they are not lying. My drive through the Canterbury Region of New Zealand from …

New Zealand

The Ultimate 2 Days In Paris Itinerary

Are you looking for the ultimate 2 days in Paris itinerary? Want to visit the most Paris has to offer in two days? Do not allow a limited amount of …

France

Preparing for your first solo travel experience - Solo Female Travel

Travelling solo for the first time is often both a daunting thing and a choice made for many reasons.<p>The most common reason for deciding to venture …

Solo Travel

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A trip to New Zealand’s North Island wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the caves in Waitomo.<p>Discovered by local Maori people over 400 years …

North Island

The Best Cheap Eats in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

One of the qualities that makes Mexico so loveable is that it’s so easy to eat delicious food for very little money. Although, when visiting a resort …

Mexico

3 Day Itinerary for Jujuy, Argentina: Purmamarca, Tilcara & Humahuaca

<i>This post contains affiliate links, which helps me keep my site up and running. For more information, click here.</i><p>Table of Contents<p>3 days in Jujuy, …

South America

20 UNESCO World Heritage sites to inspire your travels

With so many amazing places to experience, deciding your next travel destination can be overwhelming. UNESCO World Heritage sites give you a taste of …

European Travel

10 French Words and Phrases for Travellers

You’ll often hear people speak about how rude French people can be. I have never found this to be the case. In my experience the French are a …

InterContinental Bucharest a hotel review

As a long term IHG Rewards Club member I have stayed in many hotels of the IHG group and Intercontinental being one of my favourite brands. So I was …

Travel over 50, 60 70 and beyond

Never too old to travel – not dead yet<p>You are never too old to travel it doesn’t matter what anyone tells you if you have the will and they way you …

This is How to Use Airbnb and Save Money

(Last Updated On: May 10, 2018)<p>A Comprehensive Guide for New Users with $45 Airbnb Discount Code<p>We love Airbnb. This lodging platform’s model has …

Three Days in Tawang: in Search of the Age Old White Horse in Bum La

An Essential Tawang Travelogue, a Blog Written as I felt!<p>By the time we reached Tawang, the ancient hill town had succumbed to a moonless night’s …

Our Odyssey update – highlights of Week 1

<b>The Odyssey continues – highlights from Week 1</b><p><b>What do strawberries, gin, croquet and history have in common? Read on…..</b><p>So we’ve been here in the …

Heading To India? Here's Why Your First Stop Should Be Kerala!

Why Kerala Is The Perfect Introduction To Your First Time In India…<p>Oftentimes when you think of India images may flash through your head of the Taj …

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Sitting in the morning sun, sipping a cafe creme and delighting in the taste of freshly made croissants, I reluctantly said goodbye to Paris for the …

10 Tips to make travel more affordable

I am often asked the question how do people afford to travel? It may seem that people spend a whole lot of money on their adventures. You would …

Venturing out into the world for the very first time as a solo female traveler can be a daunting thing.<p>Although we have the desire to travel the …

Kochi Marriott Hotel: Sleeping Five Star Luxury In India

Checking into the Kochi Marriott Hotel in Kerala, India<p>Sometimes when you just arrive at an hotel you know that it is going to be the perfect stay. …

How to survive your first hostel stay

Staying in hostels can be a really great way to travel. It’s a great way to meet new friends, save some money and see some very unique things. For a …

Personal Hygiene