5 Fantastic Bucketlist Destinations that Live up to the Hype

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A bucketlist, a travel wish list, or just places you have always dreamed of going- whatever you want to call it, you often wonder if having dreamt of visiting for years if it really is going to live up to its reputation.  Are some of these iconic, bucketlist destinations really worth all the hype? Well this list of five we have visited in the past couple of years definitely do deliver.  Despite the crowds, the cost and sometimes the travel … Read More

Do You Know What Makes Lake Titicaca so Special?

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Lake Titicaca & Titilaka Lodge Lake Titicaca is regarded as a sacred site to Peruvians. Legend has it, the first humans, Inca’s, mysteriously emerged from the lake and went on to create the Inca Empire. For today’s visitor, it is an opportunity to explore several indigenous cultures that continue today much as they have for hundreds of years. It is a chance to step back in time to a much simpler way of life. When researching Lake Titicaca it is … Read More

Cruising Spectacular Halong Bay in Luxury: Paradise Found?

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Halong Bay is one of those iconic places. You see lots of photos and it makes lots of “must do”, “must see” travel lists. But does it live up to the hype? Is it worth going to? Well we set off to find out. It is not an easy place to get to as it is not close to a major city. Hanoi is closest and it is a 3-4 hour drive from there. So getting there requires a bit … Read More

Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard the Via Australis

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Cruising Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard Via Australis What better way to finish our Patagonian adventure than with a cruise around the tip of South America. Leaving from Ushuaia cruising through the Beagle Channel, around Cape Horn, exploring some remote glaciers and stopping to see the penguins along the way. The cruise is 5 days, 4 nights, terminating in Punta Arenas. We are traveling with Cruceros Australis on the Via Australis. This is the grand finale to our South America … Read More

Cappadocia: Excellent Food and Turkish Wine

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Cappadocia: Excellent Food and Turkish Wine We found the style of food in Cappadocia to be a little different to the rest of Turkey. As we were staying in Goreme we ate dinners in town. We found the dining to be somewhat unique and while we don’t really review restaurants, the dining here is worthy of mention in terms of experiencing the unique culture and food of Cappadocia, it is also an excellent place to talk about Turkish wine as … Read More

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