Author: Stephen Bugno

Discovering Bolivia – Why We Spent Over a Month Exploring this Incredible Country 

The following is a guest post from Will & Melissa, a British couple who blog at ‘All Of The Gear No Idea’. Follow their journey through South America on Instagram. Things to do in Bolivia All too often Bolivia is considered as a second choice country, somewhere you may only go if you have a desire to travel the whole of South America and unlimited time to do so. This is a shame as Bolivia is a country full of unique culture, stunning landscapes and unforgettable experiences all for a fraction of the price of its neighboring countries. From...

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Top 5 Reasons to Always Travel With Insurance

Top 5 Reasons to Always Travel With Insurance You spend your hard-earned money on a chance to get away from your everyday routine. But it’s not all about the money. Sometimes you have looked forward to a special trip for years and want everything to go smoothly. Life doesn’t always happen that way, so it’s your best bet to make sure that your long-awaited vacation is protected. Travel insurance is available for domestic and international travel, and it’s easy to find the type of coverage that you need. Depending on the scale and location of your upcoming trip, you may have spent thousands of dollars on your travel already. Basic travel insurance can be bought for an affordable price. And, although it is an extra expense that you might not be thrilled to pay, it is worth not taking the risk. Just knowing that you can get on your way without added worry is worth the extra cost. Most policies are able to be customized to meet your needs. Your level of coverage could vary from basic Cancellation Insurance to a policy that includes Medical or Travel Disruption coverage. Keep all of the needs of your family members in mind when you talk to your insurance company. Always divulge any current medical issues so that you can be assured of getting the appropriate amount of coverage. A broker can...

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What to See and Do in Myanmar

What to See and Do in Myanmar What to See and do in Myanmar? You’ve landed in the right place.  After my second trip to Myanmar, I’ve seen some of the best that the country has to offer. Even though I love Malaysia and Thailand, I’d probably consider Myanmar the best overall travel experience in southeast Asia. Here’s what to See and Do in Myanmar: Walk around Yangon Although it’s the obvious starting point for a trip to Myanmar, most travelers don’t linger here. For me, it’s one of the most interesting cities in southeast Asia. It doesn’t have a lot of traditional...

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The Benefits of a Homestay while Traveling

The Benefits of a Homestay while Traveling The following is a guest post from Street & Documentary Photographer, Sebastian Jacobitz, who blogs at Streetbounty. There are many different accommodation options during your travels. From classic hotels to modern alternatives like Couchsurfing or Airbnb. While hotels try to offer some sort of quality standard, they are also often the most expensive choice. To save some money and gather great experiences, I decided to live with a local family for five weeks in the Indonesian jungle. Choosing a “homestay” was the best decision I made for that trip and the memories will forever be...

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Fly Around Turkey and Discover Its Hidden Destinations

Fly Around Turkey and Discover Its Hidden Destinations Image from pixabay.com   Turkey is a vast and interesting country with so many destinations still undiscovered by mainstream tourism. You might be aware of the Arabian delights of Istanbul or the beautiful sandy beaches of Bodrum but there is so much more to see. Here you find out more about 5 of these hidden destinations in Turkey that most travelers are yet to discover. Consider your next flight ticket booking to be a destination in Turkey and discover the hidden gems of this country.   Cappadocia the land of the fairy homes and wild horses. This area is like something from another world. You won’t find anywhere else like this in the world and it is surely a once in a lifetime visit. A popular thing to do for visitors here is to take a hot air balloon ride and explore the area from above. From the ground, you’ll find Bronze Age homes carved into valley walls by ancient cave dwellers which were later used as refuges by early Christians. There are also outstanding carved rock face churches to see. Cappadocia is becoming increasingly popular with tourists, so visit the area whilst it is still in the shadows.   Antakya the food lover’s heaven in the south-east The city is known for its delicious cuisine and it is one that...

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