Unlike the neighboring islands of Nusa Lembongan and Bali, the spectacularly beautiful Nusa Penida Island is a tricky place to travel to independently without doing a little planning in advance.
For a start, there is little public transport available; even taxis are hard to come by. Lots of tourists rent motorbikes when they get to Nusa Penida, because it’s truly the easiest way to get around.
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Arriving to Denpasar
Getting in and out of Bali has become a breeze after recent airport renovations. If you arrive late at night, there will without a doubt be a number of taxis to choose from and bargain with if you want to negotiate a price to your destination. There are metered taxis, but for the most part the driver will have a set price and may or may not lower the price if you want to bargain and start with a lower number.
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Arriving in Thailand
Arriving to the Chiang Mai International Airport is a breeze. It’s a fairly small airport that had a very limited number of taxis and airport shuttles available outside upon arrival.
The first vehicle that pulled around the corner was a tuk tuk. The late afternoon sun was beating hard, but we opted for the 200 THB (Thai Baht) tuk tuk to take us the 10-minute journey to our Airbnb. What better way to be welcomed to Thailand than a ride in a tuk tuk?
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Here you’ll find a detailed itinerary on what to see in Auckland in just two days; where to stay, what to see, and how to tour the city on a budget!
Auckland is considered to be one of the world’s most liveable cities, with over 180 different ethnic groups adding up to one big, bustling, cosmopolitan and vibrant place. With its good climate, beautiful natural environment, beaches, and parks, it’s no wonder it’s such a populated city!
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Have you dreamt of seeing New Zealand but don’t know how? This blog is a comprehensive guide on how to see the entire country in just two weeks, how much it will cost, where to go, and what to expect on your journey through the north and south islands.
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Although being a small mountain town, Cusco has a lot to offer for a wide range of interests and taste buds. I’ve compiled a guide of a handful of highly rated, affordable, and delicious restaurants, bars, and activities to check out while in town.
You can easily accomplish the list of activities if you only have a few days in the city. Transporation is easy to find to get around, or you can rent a car from the airport; although not necessarily recommended. The streets are very windy and narrow, and it could be dangerous driving yourself.
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As I began to plan my trip to Machu Picchu, I quickly realized that getting there was not going to be a walk in the park. But let’s face it, anything worth seeing is not going to be easy to get to, especially a world wonder like Machu Picchu.
There are travel agencies that will book the entire trip for you, but I’ve taken a great deal of pleasure in DIY travel. It doesn’t take too much time once you know how much time you have and have decided what you want to see.
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Let me just start off by saying that when I arrived to Lima, I had no idea that the city is in fact internationally known for its food. There are chefs from all over the world who have opened restaurants in Lima, introducing their cuisine and adding to it a twist of Peruvian fusion.
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Lima is one of those interesting cities that one wishes to stay forever. The weather is good, the food is awesome, the people are friendly, and it has a ton of fun activities to engage in. Not to mention, it’s next to the ocean! You can never go wrong visiting a city on the sea.
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Have you ever lusted over photos of people traveling around the world? Have you noticed the huge boom of people (not just millennials) transitioning their jobs and lifestyles to lead a more remote life? It may seem impossible to do, but it’s not as intimidating as you may think.
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