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How To Get From Negombo to Sigiriya By Public Bus.

August 20, 2019
Sigiriya Rock from Pidurangala Rock

Sigiriya Rock is Sri Lanka’s most popular icon and one of the most popular places to visit in Sri Lanka and I knew I wanted to start my Sri Lanka Backpacking trip here, however a quick google search on ‘how to get from Negombo to Sigiriya’ will tell you that were are no buses or trains direct from Negombo to Sigiriya, in fact you need…

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How To Apply for an Indian Tourist Visa – THE NEW WAY TO GET A ONE YEAR VISA!

August 13, 2019
how to apply for an indian visa online

If you’re wondering – ‘is it hard to get a visa for India?’ or ‘how do I apply for an Indian visa online?’, I’m happy to tell you that just a few years ago, it was pretty hard and time-consuming to get a tourist visa for India, but India has upped their game in the last few years and now it’s easy to get a…

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10 Things To Do in London When it Rains – Perfect for Tourists to London!

August 9, 2019
London Bus Restaurant Tour | things to do when it rains in London

Like every city, London is a hard city to see when it rains, and unfortunately, Britain gets a lot of wet weather and we often have many rainy days in London. When it rains in London it can seem like all of your plans have been ruined, especially if you planned to visit London’s Parks or to do a walk around one of London’s many…

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A River Thames Walking Guide From Tower Bridge to the London Eye!

August 7, 2019
View of London Eye and River Thames

Tower Bridge, Millennium Bridge, St Pauls Cathedral, Free London Viewpoints, Street Performers and the London Eye are just a few London icon’s you’ll find along the River Thames and what’s great is that all of these London attractions are within walking distance along a lovely part of the River Thames when you walk from Tower Bridge to Westminster. On a sunny blue sky day, I…

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The BEST Places to Travel to in Asia in July & August!

August 4, 2019
Gilli Islands with blue sky in july and august

July and August bring the Summer holidays for people in the Northern Hemisphere and whether you’re looking to go on a family holiday during the Summer holidays, you’re studying and only have the Summer off, or you want to get away from the heat and crowds in popular European holiday destinations, you may want to spend the Summer in Asia. However July and August generally…

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A Guide to the Perfect Day in Covent Garden, London.

July 29, 2019
Covent Garden London Guide

Covent Garden is located in the heart of Central London and it’s a beating heart all day and all year round! Covent Garden is one of those iconic areas of London that you need to visit, especially if you’re visiting London for the first time! Covent Garden is a great place to go shopping in London and it’s filled with restaurants, pubs and bars. It’s…

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A 3 Week Itinerary for Travelling Around Ecuador!

July 28, 2019
Banos Ecuador | Ecuador Itinerary

I spent 3 weeks in Ecuador and I really loved it! In fact, I would go as far as saying it was my favourite country that I visited in South America, and in my top 5 favourite countries ever! Like many countries in South America, Ecuador is very diverse with lots of landscapes but because of its small size, well at least compared to many…

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A 2 Month India Itinerary Visiting North & South India!

July 25, 2019
2 month India itinerary map

2 months in India or 60 days in India is how long you used to be able to travel and backpack India for whilst on the India Tourist E-Visa which you applied for online. As of 2019 most tourists wanting to visit India can now get a 1 year visa online straight away (there’s not even an option for 60 days anymore) instead of sending…

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8 Ways To Get Over The Travel Blues AND Make Sure You Leave Again!

July 23, 2019
tips to settle in at home after travelling

The ‘travel blues’, the ‘holiday blues’ and the ‘backpacker blues’ are the feeling you feel when you get home from a trip or holiday and feel a little down and depressed. We can feel this whether we’ve been on a weekend city break or a 6-month South East Asia adventure. However coming home after a long trip, whether that’s a backpacking trip or a year living…

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I’m Ellie Quinn!

I’m a travel addict who has been travelling on and off since 2010. In the Summer of 2018 I quit my office job in London, left my flat and I now travel and blog full time! Yes, I’m living that dream!

I created this blog to share my best travel tips with you to help you travel better, save money and visit some hidden gems! Be sure to follow me on Instagram and you can read more about me here!





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