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How To Visit the Galapagos Independently

A common myth is that the only way to see the Galapagos islands is to take an expensive cruise. But you absolutely can ...

Favela Tour: Cultural Experience or Human Zoo?

The idea of taking a "slum tour" has never sat right with me. On the one hand, it's a way to see a new side to a ...

Independent Travel Tips: South Africa

You don't need expensive safaris or guided tours to have an incredible time in South Africa. It's the perfect country ...

Independent Travel Tips: China

China is one of the tougher countries for independent travel, but with a bit of effort (and some travel tips!), it's ...

The Avatar Mountains of Zhangjiejia, China: Photos and Travel Tips

As soon as I stepped through the entrance to Zhangjiejia, I could see why the landscape is constantly compared to ...

The Surreal Land of Jiuzhaigou: Photos and Travel Tips

Jiuzhaigou defies imagination. Snow covered mountains, autumnal coloured woodland, and lakes of the bluest water on ...