El Salvador Wild East: Three Days of Adventure and Discovery
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by Dave Brett
1M ago
Welcome to the captivating landscapes of El Salvador, a country brimming with natural wonders and rich cultural heritage. As you embark on your journey through this pocket-sized paradise, prepare to be enchanted by its wild beauty and warm hospitality. This is my first trip to El Salvador, located in Central America. I will be exploring the Wild East and some of the country’s islands along the coast. Day 1: Exploring Las Flores Beach and Beyond We set out on our adventure to the wild east of El Salvador. Our first stop? The legendary Las Flores Beach, also known as “Surf City”, is one of the ..read more
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Discover Kemi: Arctic Adventure in Sea Lapland, Finland
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by Dave Brett
2M ago
It’s time for an Arctic Adventure in the Sea Lapland area of Finland. On this trip, I will board an icebreaker from the port of Kemi and visit the friendliest border town between Tornio and Haparanda. Start your journey to Kemi by departing from Helsinki railway station aboard the night sleeper train. We’re joined by fellow adventurers who share tales of excitement and wonder. With the promise of icebreaking moments and Arctic landscapes ahead, we eagerly await our arrival in the Sea Lapland area of Finland. Taking a sleeper train into the Arctic Wilderness The easiest way to reach Kemi is by ..read more
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A Journey to Muonio, Finland on a Winter Lapland Adventure
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by Dave Brett
2M ago
Nestled within the pristine wilderness of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, Muonio beckons with its untouched landscapes and the promise of an authentic Lapland Winter experience. This village, renowned for having the cleanest air in the world, boasts over 20 fells, 200 lakes, and a remarkable eight seasons, inviting us to embrace a slower pace of life amidst nature’s wonders. Muonio, Finland, is the perfect destination for your winter adventure in Lapland. It offers a host of unique activities, such as husky safaris and northern light spotting. All aboard the Kolari Night sleeper Train from ..read more
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Best itinerary for solo adventure tourism in Australia
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by Dave Brett
2M ago
Despite its massive size and price tag, Australia remains a bucket list destination for backpackers, solo travelers, and adventure seekers. Embarking on a solo adventure across Australia is not just a journey across land, but a voyage into the heart of what it means to explore, discover, and connect. The generous Australia tourist visa, effective public transport, and excellent coffee shape the trifecta for what every solo traveler needs. Let’s dive deeper into crafting an ideal itinerary for a solo trip down under, that balances the thrill of adventure with moments of self-discovery and conne ..read more
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How to Travel Around Finland on a Backpackers Budget
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by Dave Brett
2M ago
Finland holds a special place in my heart as it was the first country I embarked on a solo backpacking adventure back in 2005. That initial journey sparked my deep interest in both the country itself and the world of travel. So much so, that I moved to Vaasa, Finland for a year during my Erasmus exchange program. After years of traveling, I came back to the country and moved here. I’ve called the country home for roughly 12 years. I love Finland. It’s a wonderful place full of incredibly nice people and breathtaking nature. However, Finland can be an expensive country to visit. There’s no doub ..read more
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Jyväskylä region: Exploring Finlands UNESCO Treasures
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by Dave Brett
2M ago
Want to experience a unique adventure in Finland? In the picturesque landscapes of Jyväskylä region, tradition meets modernity. Join me as I embark on a tour to Jyväskylä, that includes not just sightseeing but gives you a glimpse into the essence of Finnish life and its UNESCO-listed treasures. Here is my guide to visiting Jyväskylä: Start your journey to Jyväskylä at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Your journey begins at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, where the easiest way to reach Jyväskylä with Finnair on a regonal domestic connection flight making your whole transfer super easy. Alternatively, you can ..read more
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Chasing the Arctic Vibes: A Frozen Adventure in Oulu, Finland
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by Dave Brett
2M ago
Welcome to the captivating city of Oulu, located in the northern part of Finland, where the frosty charm meets innovative entrepreneurship. Oulu is not your typical travel destination, but it’s a well-kept secret in Northern Finland that offers a unique blend of Arctic beauty, cultural experiences, Northern city life and thrilling events. Get ready for an unforgettable journey as we explore the frozen wonders of Oulu and witness the resilience of startups in the chilling Polar Bear Pitching Competition! First day in Oulu and the Polar Bear Pitching Adventure As you step off the plane at the w ..read more
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Explore Louisiana on a Deep South Road Trip, USA
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by Dave Brett
3M ago
Louisiana is a must-visit state on any road trip around the Deep South and is not to be missed. Packed full of history and culture, New Orleans is one of the oldest states making it one of the most culturally rich cities in the US. Louisiana has loads to offer visitors. I’ve always wanted to visit New Orleans, home to jazz music and Bourbon Street. Discover Lafayette, home to the Cajun Country. Explore the Swamplands of the Atchafalaya Basin and visit Avery Island, home to the world-famous Tabasco Factory. Within this blog post, I will share with you some of the highlights from my visit to the ..read more
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Visit Tennessee on a Deep South Road Trip, USA
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by Dave Brett
4M ago
The best way for me to introduce you to the state of Tennessee is to dive straight into it and say it’s a whole lot of fun. So, bring your dancing shoes and get ready for the blues. Explore the blues bars of Memphis down Beale Street and discover the home of Elvis Presley in Graceland. Get lost among the endless honky-tonk bars of Broadway, Nashville, as musicians chase their dream of becoming a country music star. Discover the numerous hiking trails around the Great Smoky Mountains. And be sure to arrive in Tennessee both hungry and thirsty, as the state offers some of the best BBQ pits aroun ..read more
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Discover Mississippi on a Deep South Road Trip, USA
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by Dave Brett
4M ago
I didn’t know what to first expect when I arrived in Mississippi, a whole new state in the Deep South that I was excited to explore. What surprised me first was the warm hospitality, incredible music, delicious food and the unique culture that all took centre stage on my trip, and this is what makes Mississippi a special destination. From Coastal Mississippi, driving up the Natchez Trace Parkway to Tupelo, or canoeing down the river Delta, the vast state has so much to offer and is a perfect destination for a road trip. Mississippi left me wanting to come back for more. It’s a unique place, an ..read more
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