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International homestay in San Pedro, Guatemala: A solo travel idea.

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Should I do an International homestay? For two weeks while I was in Guatemala I stayed with a family in order to learn Spanish, crack on with some work, explore the area I was staying in and chill. This is my experience of an international homestay and why you should consider it too. "Home is where your story begins."  While many dream...

Learning Spanish in Guatemala, my time in San Pedro.

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I spent two weeks learning Spanish in Guatemala, taking one-on-one Spanish classes in a little village sitting next to a beautiful lake. Here is my experience of learning Spanish in Guatemala and tips for you too! Throughout school I hated languages. To put it into perspective, I wasn’t a bad pupil in my younger years, but in year 8...

Can’t save money? Neither can these lot.

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Trying to save money, it sometimes feels so boring and I hated thinking people saw me as tight-fisted. You don’t want to miss out on the fun, you want to have the best in life and you want to keep up with others. Particularly in big cities you see people throwing money around like no-ones business, it’s hard to...

Female solo travelling: June 2017 Monthly recap, USA, Mexico and Belize.

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The USA, Mexico & Belize!  My first month or so of female solo travelling has been incredible, having visited three countries, seen one of the seven wonders of the world and eating my weight in tacos.Newsletter: June 2017 San Diego, USA The US was great. I spent ten days or so with my family out there and it was exactly what I...

Top five things to do in Puerto Escondido, Mexico.

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Puerto Escondido is on the South West Pacific coastline in the Oaxaca region of Mexico. A sleepy beach town that is made up of backpackers, retirees and locals. As with a majority of popular beach towns for all there tourism there are areas of the 45,000 person town that are impoverished. You will see half developing areas that seem to...

Top tips to save money and stay healthy when you’re travelling.

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There is nothing to stay you can’t still travel and have food thats delicious, budget friendly and healthy when you're travelling. I know a dollar for a soup in Vietnam for example its hard to validate eating in. But for the majority of countries you can save money by eating in. For the occasions you want to eat in...

A city break in Bucharest, Romania.

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I’m going to be honest now the idea of a city break in Bucharest Romania, gave me no real excitement prior to the research of what would appeal to me about Bucharest, but oh my god was I wrong. This city is exactly what I would look for in a city break; not too touristy, a balance of historical...