Emma Wynne | Not So Budget Backpacker Travel Blog

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10 Travel Apps You Can't Live Without

Traveling a country where you can’t speak the language? Google Translate is an absolute god send and one of the best free travel apps. Google …

9 Awesome Things To Do In Medellin

With a violent past and hopeful future Medellin is one of those cities you kinda fall in love with straight away. The streets are bright, colourful …

South America

19 Fun Facts About Norway

Norway is well known for being one of the world’s richest and happiest countries, but did you know that Norway also has Europe’s highest …

European Travel

Hike Kanarra Creek Canyon Trail – Kanarraville, Utah

I had seen multiple photos of one place on this hike. It was a beautiful waterfall with a ladder among the high walls of the canyon. But it was in …

Hiking

5 Best Irish Whiskey spots in Dublin

Why not celebrate <b>St Patrick’s Day</b> with an Irish whiskey and if you’re in Dublin check out these five <b>best Irish whiskey</b> spots on the Dublin whiskey …

What’s most important thing you like about Calgary Stampede

Calgary Stampede<p>Calgary Stampede is a huge celebration for us Calgarians. Today (by the time this post goes live) is the last day of the …

How I Use Airline Alliances and Partners to Earn and Redeem for Free Flights

Most people interested in learning more about award travel naturally start with how to earn miles and points. Of course, this makes perfect sense. …

Photos of traditional tribal culture in Longwa, Nagaland

<i>Sometimes, weird situations lead to awesome pictures… like these photos of traditional tribal culture in Longwa, Nagaland in Northeast India.</i><p>I …

1 Reason to love Koh Phi Phi

I must admit that in my job it is easy to develop a little chip on your shoulder. The number of times people make googly eyes when I tell them what I …

One poetic trip to FRANCE!

It’s that season again when people think about traveling, planning their holidays, going somewhere to relax and forget about their daily routines …

Hiking The Great Wall of China

It was only a few months ago that I was standing on The Great Wall of China, looking out at the most beautiful landscape I have ever seen, and …

Hiking

9 Visually Stunning Places You Must Visit in the Margaret River Region in Western Australia

Sydney and Melbourne are arguably the most popular destinations in Australia for international visitors, but did you know that Western Australia is …

5 Days of Summer: The Downsides to Living in the United Kingdom

Shares 476<p><i>We all scream for ice cream and even just a tiny bit of sun in Brighton.</i><p>The United Kingdom is a fantastic country, in so many ways. It’s …

Dreaming of Scandinavia?

Is Scandinavia on your travel wish list and you don’t know where to start? I thought I would share our 11 day Scandinavia itinerary taking in three …

Things to do in Resorts World Genting

Shares 229<p>Resorts World Genting is one of the top holiday destination for people from Malaysia and Singapore. Thanks to its pleasant year round …

Can you do the Great Ocean Road in One day?

Could we do a Great Ocean Road Day tour in our car starting from Geelong and finishing in Geelong. Most articles you read are people taking 2-3 days …

Australia

CLIFT Hotel San Francisco - The Oldest Boutique Hotel

<b>Clift Hotel</b> is not only the best accommodation in San Francisco, but also the oldest boutique hotel in San Francisco. The century old hotel was the …

Boutique Hotels

23 Things You Should See and Do in Tbilisi

1Walk Down the Rustaveli Avenue<p>The center of the city, Rustaveli Avenue houses Parliament building, national museums, National Opera Theater, cinema …

Tupelo Elvis Festival - How to Enjoy a Tribute to the King?

I remember when my grandpa would tell me stories about meeting Elvis in Germany. I remember growing up in a small town and listening to his music or …

4 Lesser-Visited European Capitals You Should Travel to

When it comes to traveling in Europe, there are so many great cities to take your pick from that it can be hard to know where to start.<p>As a result, …

Tips for Taking Awesome GoPro Photos

It’s no secret I’m in love with my Sony CSC camera, but I find myself reaching for my GoPro Hero4 more and more often. There are so many features …

11 Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting The Galapagos

1. It’s not as expensive as everyone says<p>While a return trip to the Galapagos Islands does cost about $300+ USD. If you travel the Galapagos land …

20 Must-Visit Attractions in Granada

11 things to know about MEXICO before you visit

<b>You shouldn’t drink the water.</b> I imagine everyone is familiar with this rule. In San Luis Potosí, Mexico the majority of locals don’t even drink the …

Striking London Mural by Graffiti Artist Mr Cenz

London based graffiti artist Mr Cenz makes a welcome return to the streets of East London with a striking new mural. As with many London street and …

Streetwear

10 Mexico Hotels With Incredible Swim-Up Suites

Mexico’s top resorts are typically not without beautiful pools, but there’s something to be said about the hotels that allow you to swim right up to …

Los Cabos

The Nicaraguan Islands You’ll Never Want to Leave

Courtesy of Isleta El Espino<p>On the verge of development, Las Isletas de Granada, Lake Nicaragua’s tranquil archipelago, has a …

Everything You Need To Know Before Sandboarding Peru

Huacachina Peru is a gorgeous town located around an oasis in the middle of the desert surrounded by incredible sand dunes. One of the top things to …

Everything You Need To Know Before Visiting The Amazon

We arrived in Lago Agrio quite early in the morning. Around 6:30and and were dropped outside the Cafe De Mario, a basic roadside restaurant. As the …