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Why You Should Hike Volcan de Acatenango – Antigua, Guatemala

Destination Addict - The mighty Volcan de Acatenango, Antigua, Guatemala

Volcan de Acatenango was definitely the highlight of our Guatemala trip. Hiking up to a dormant volcano that is still peacefully puffing away to watch the sunrise, with views for miles was just completely magical. We came away from this hike feeling amazed, accomplished & exhausted but loved every second of it. Here’s more about […]

Facing Fears – Zip Trekking in Whistler

Zip Trekking in Whistler - Flying like an eagle on Ziptrek Ecotours Eagle Tour, British Columbia, Canada

Ever since I can remember I have had a fear of heights with bridges always being the most difficult for me, I’m not really too sure why but I have just never had complete trust in them. I grew up in Bristol in the UK, which is famous for its suspension bridge, as a child […]

Our Top 5 Inspiring TED Talks About Travel

You may have come across inspiring TED talks about travel before now, either by watching yourself or hearing people talk about the captivating, motivating and inspiring videos on subjects from education, to science, to creativity, all delivered by some of the most influential people in their fields. We are massive lovers of TED Talks and […]

Lake Atitlan Hiking – The Indian Nose After Sunrise

Indian Nose hike, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

It all started with a drunken conversation amongst 8 of us in a hostel bar overlooking the magical Lake Atitlan, we’re not sure if it was the happy hour beers or the beautiful scenery that had gone to our heads but we agreed that we would all wake up the next morning, at the crack […]

50 Reasons To Visit Cuba – In Pictures

50 Reasons to Visit Cuba - In Pictures

Cuba, the land where time has stood still! Travel with us through our pictures so we can show you why we feel you should visit Cuba and discover this beautiful island nation. Note from the author: This article has been written by me from my travel experience. I may recommend & provide links to products & […]

Cost Guide – What We Spent Backpacking In Cuba

Backpacking In Cuba - What We Spent - Cost Guide

Cuba is certainly not the least expensive country we have travelled to, whilst some things there cost next to nothing, others are a little overpriced for what you get & can add up. That being said it is still a budget travel destination & with some careful planning you can certainly manage backpacking in Cuba […]

Maps.Me – Why It’s Our Favourite Travel App

Destination Addict - Hiking the High Note Trail in Whistler, BC, Canada

If you’ve read our previous posts you may have gathered by now that we bang on a bit about a little app called MAPS.ME! MAPS.ME this & MAPS.ME that! We use it a lot, we think it’s awesome & we just wanted to let you all know why!…… Note from the author: This article has been […]

Travel Life – Backpacking As A Couple

Backpacking as a couple - Travel Life - Destination Addict

Backpacking as a couple is for us is epic, but at times tough too! We have discovered that It’s all about finding your flow, together. We’ve been travelling together for 8 months in total & have had some of the most amazing experiences but it’s not always smiles & good vibes – it’s also compromise, […]

Solo Cycle Tour In Cuba – By A Couple Of Complete Amateurs!

Destination Addict - Solo Cycle Tour In Cuba - By A Couple Of Complete Amateurs!a

When my boyfriend Adam & I claim we are a couple of amateur cyclists, we’re really not kidding! We were completely unprepared for our cycle tour in Cuba but WE DID IT! We pushed through the kilometres (almost 400 of them) & the pain (mainly of the saddle sore variety) from Havana all the way […]

Cuba Budget Travel – My Top 5 Tips

Destination Addict - Cuba Budget Travel - My Top 5 Tips

Cuba budget travel are words that do not necessarily go together but with a bit of careful planning they certainly could do! My boyfriend Adam & I have just spent 7 weeks there. We studied Spanish in Havana & saw most of the city for the first 4 weeks as well as visiting Vińales  then […]

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