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Spending a Week in Marrakech, Morocco

By | March 20th, 2018|Budget Travel, Food, Solo Travel, Travel Stories, Travel Tips, World Travel|

The Moroccan city of Marrakech can be perfectly described with just one word – exotic – and it is the ideal location in which to dip your toe into African waters. It has long been regarded as a gateway into the continent, and a wonderful jump-off point for exploring deeper in this much-misunderstood region of the world.

Embarking on the most scenic train journey across Sri Lanka

By | March 14th, 2018|Budget Travel, India, South-East Asia, Travel Stories, Travel Tips|

With an extensive network covering the majority of the island, wonderfully cheap fares and English language timetables, train travel in Sri Lanka is a breeze. While it’s possible to cover the vast majority of the country by train, there is one route that stands out for its absolutely stunning scenery. So much so, in fact, that the journey from Colombo to Badulla via the backpacker hub of Ella is now a highlight of many people’s time in Sri Lanka!