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BLISS OUT IN BELIZE

When you think of Central America, Belize is probably not what immediately comes to mind. After all, it isn’t as popular as, say, Mexico and Costa Rica. Well, I, for one, am glad it isn’t! On the map, Belize doesn’t look too impressive, but looks have never been more deceiving –  enveloping rainforests teeming with all manner of wildlife and  jungle vegetation...

WhatifwecouldchangetheworldTravelRebel

CAN TOURISM EVER BE TERRIBLE?

Can Tourism Ever Be Terrible? Casting the critical limelight on holiday tourism is a relatively recent phenomenon.Until just a few years ago, tourism was always hailed – by individuals and nations alike – as a fruitful activity that spurred economic activity, increased cultural appreciation and goodwill among different countries, and generally made the lives of...

Top Ethical travel destinations

Top 10 ethical destinations of 2018

Best Destinations I truly believe that sustainable and ethical travel is the future. Travel is exciting, inspiring and even life changing, but it should also have a positive impact on communities, the environment and the economies of the visited destinations. Here’s a fact: around ten percent of the world’s population depends on travel-related jobs for their...

Laos Backpacking

LAOS: A BACKPACKER’S PARADISE

Backpacker’s Paradise When I was just 21, I went backpacking in Asia for the very first time — and it was fantastic. After a few enriching weeks in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, my eyes were wider and my life seemed fuller. The last leg of my tour was Laos. Laos is a lesser known destination in Southeast Asia, but as you already know, I’m totally a fan...

iceland Golden Circle Roadmap

THE XXL GOLDEN CIRCLE ITINERARY

The breathtaking scenery of Iceland keeps pulling me back. Just returned from my trip and yet I catch myself searching for the cheapest flight back to this spectacular destination with Icelandair. It’s only a three-hour flight from Brussels to Reykjavik, but there are many inexpensive US/Canada connections to Iceland as well. (Here’s a cool insider tip: Return...

THE TOP 11 MUST-SEE PLACES IN SOUTH ICELAND

1.  Gljúfrabúi Every country has its hidden pearls and Gljúfrabúi is one of the finest hidden pearls in all of Iceland. Better known as Gljúfrabúifoss, this is a 40-meter high waterfall on the south coast, not too far from the famous Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Despite the fact that Gljúfrabúi is not as popular as its friend nearby, it is by no means less impressive...

Blue Lagoon Iceland

ICELAND ON A BUDGET

Iceland Budget We just got back from our road trip through Iceland – and it was, by far, one of the most incredible places for nature I have ever seen! As the country has been promoted so often on social media over the last few years, I expected it to be more touristy. However, even in the most touristy places, such as Geysir, Gullfoss and Seljalandsfoss, the number...