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#1/61
Rating:
4.8
(5 comments)
Destination: North Island
Escape the crowds on New Zealand's North Island and head east to discover rugged coastal scenery, deserted beaches, spectacular lakes and authentic Maori culture... read more »
#2/61
Rating:
5
(7 comments)
With its quirky charm, its inspirational captain and its captivating story, the Falla shows the Great Barrier Reef as it deserves to be seen.... read more »
#3/61
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: Lautoka
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year, Nightlife
A holiday in Fiji tastes sweeter during Lautoka's annual Sugar Festival. Find out what else to do in Fiji's second city, where the locals sway to a Bollywood beat... read more »
#4/61
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Katoomba, Sydney, Manly
Just because you're visiting Sydney as a backpacker doesn't mean you can't do romantic dates - try these three ideas for amorous outings that won't break the bank... read more »
#5/61
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Vivacious and vain, breezy and blithe, posing around its shimmering harbour. Sydney is a sun-kissed show-off with a whimsical grin... read more »
#6/61
Rating:
4.666665
(8 comments)
Venture deep into the jungle, where monkeys clamber over ruined temples, and prepare to unleash your inner Mowgli on a magical adventure into the heart of the Mayan empire... read more »
#7/61
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Taking a trip into the tropical rainforest of Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia's premier national park, is a chance to get back to basics and immerse yourself in all things wild and wonderful... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Bangkok, Chiang Mai
Trip type: Gap Year
Looking for somewhere to stay in Thailand without blowing all your baht? Check out these backpacker gems in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Chang and Koh Phangan... read more »
#9/61
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Valparaiso
It's described as the Jewel of the Pacific, but you will need strong shoes, a head for heights and help from an unusual means of transport – the 'ascensores' – to get up Valparaíso's 42 hills... read more »
#10/61
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Beijing
Avoid the stressful haggling of Yashow and the tourist crowds of the Silk Market in Beijing. Instead, follow my advice on where to shop, eat, stay and find a real bargain in the Chinese capital... read more »
#11/61
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Bangkok
Lumpini Park is Bangkok's oldest, largest, and most loved public park. Get there at 5am and watch, or join in, as the daily workout for health conscious residents begins... read more »
#12/61
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Venture to Australia’s Top End between April and October, and you can enjoy Darwin at its sunny, lively best, with everything from jumping crocodiles to didgeridoo drum 'n' bass... read more »
#13/61
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: New Zealand
Trip type: Adventure, Gap Year
With a fantastic network of budget accommodation, you're spoilt for choice for places to stay in New Zealand. From city centre hostels to remote beach houses, here are ten of the best bargains... read more »
#14/61
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Bangkok
Beyond the thronging streets of Bangkok lies an island where cars are forbidden and the skyline is no higher than a palm tree. Ko Kred is the perfect remedy when the bustling city becomes too much... read more »
#15/61
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: New Delhi
In New Delhi, India, even the culture shock of stepping from the airport can be unbearable if you have never been to Asia. This guide will help budget travellers get to grips with the Indian capital... read more »
#16/61
Rating:
4.333335
(4 comments)
Destination: Tasmania
Australia's smallest state, Tasmania draws me back time after time to climb extinct volcanos, walk on deserted white beaches, visit waterfalls in pandanus groves and explore historic Hobart... read more »
#17/61
Rating:
4.333335
(3 comments)
Destination: Kisumu, Nairobi, Mombasa
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Gap Year
Overland travel in Africa need not involve dusty trails or tightly packed buses. Kenya has maintained its rail network meticulously for 40 years and it acts as a living museum piece today... read more »
#18/61
Rating:
4.333335
(7 comments)
Destination: Perth
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year
Hidden away from the outside world. Reachable only by crossing oceans, vast deserts or endless skies, Perth is a paradise far, far away... read more »
#19/61
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
A rich blend of cultures and influences have played their part in making Seville the magnificent city it is today, with charming old quarters, beautiful gardens and stunning historical attractions... read more »
#20/61
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Uyuni, Colchani
It's not just the high altitude that will take your breath away at Salar de Uyuni, in Bolivia. The world's largest salt flats make for a truly unearthly road trip ... read more »
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