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Free and Budget Things To Do in Seoul That You Cannot Miss!

May 31, 2019
view of seoul from namsan hill

You may be pleasantly surprised to hear just how many free things there are to do in Seoul and although not everything is free, there are some awesome budget things to do in Seoul too!  I spent 3 days exploring Seoul – the Capital City of South Korea on my 10 Day Backpacking trip of South Korea and I really enjoyed my time in the…

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10 Day Itinerary for South Korea – Busan, Jeju Island and Seoul!

May 29, 2019
10 day south korea itinerary

How much of South Korea can you see in 10 days? Well, quite a bit if you follow this itinerary which is how I spent my 10 days in South Korea! I went from the South of South Korea in Busan, to Jeju Island- one of the new 7 Natural Wonders of the World before heading to the Capital City of Seoul. I felt like…

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How To See Jeju Island in South Korea Without Hiring a Car!

May 27, 2019
juju island mount hallasan

Can you see Jeju Island without hiring a car? This was my thought after spontaneously booking a flight from Busan to Jeju before ending my 10 Day South Korea trip in Seoul. The reason I thought this is as I typed into Google after booking the flights ‘how to spend 2 days on Jeju Island?’ lots of road trip itineraries and car hire blog posts…

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Visiting Gamcheon Culture Village in Busan – All You Need To Know To Go!

May 25, 2019
Gamcheon Culture Village in Busan

Gamcheon Culture Village in Busan is the place you have probably seen online with all the colourful buildings on the side of a hill and it’s a must-visit place when visiting Busan. In fact, it’s now Busan most popular tourist attraction, but don’t let that put you off. Depending on where you’re staying in Busan, Gamcheon Culture Village is a bit far out however it…

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10 Things I’d Do on a Return Trip to NYC in my 30’s!

May 23, 2019

New York City is amazing at any age and I’ve heard it only get’s better the more you visit! This Summer marks 9 years since I flew to the USA to work at a Summer Camp for 3 months and then spend a month travelling around the US. Of course New York was high on my list to visit and a group of us from…

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The Ultimate Backpacking China Experience with The Dragon Trip!

May 21, 2019
the dragon trip backpacking china tour

Considering how big China is it really isn’t a popular destination to visit, and especially not to backpack around. Not like the likes of South East Asia, India, or even Japan which is becoming more and more popular for backpackers to visit despite the cost. I’ve met a lot of travellers, I follow a lot of travellers online and there are only one or two…

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How to Visit Leshan Giant Buddha from Chengdu by Public Bus!

May 19, 2019
Leshan Giant Buddha

I knew there was a Giant Buddha carved into the rock face in China somewhere and I knew I wanted to visit it but I didn’t know where it was! It turns out that the Giant Buddha is located in the City of Leshan which is just 140KM and a few hours from the big city of Chengdu, also known as the City that is…

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Camping on The Great Wall of China – What it’s Like & How You Can Do it!

May 17, 2019
camping on the great wall of china

‘I know this is horrible now but soon we’ll look back and think about how amazing it was!’ Visiting The Great Wall of China is on everyone’s bucket list right? Especially as it’s one of the seven Wonders of the World. But did you know that you can Camp out on the Great Wall of China? And not only that but Camp on a disused…

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Applying For a China Visa in Hong Kong Before My Tour Around China!

April 29, 2019
China visa application in Hong Kong

If you want to visit China you have to apply for a Tourist or Business Visa for China and this is one of the pretty intense visa applications that are out there. In an ideal world you would apply for a China Visa in your home Country before heading on your trip to China, however what if you’re like me, travelling on a long trip…

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I’m Ellie Quinn!

I’m a total travel addict who has been travelling on and off since 2010 and has visited over 55 Countries. (Yes I’m a Country Counter!)

I love travelling, visiting new places and meeting new people but what I also love is sharing my experiences to help you travel better which is why I pour so much love into this travel blog.

I hope to inspire you to visit new places, make you realise you don’t need to spend that much money to travel and give you helpful tips on how to get to places and what to do there!

In the Summer of 2018, I quit my office job in London, left my flat and I now travel and blog full time so if this is your dream too, follow along because I post lots of content around how I did it. And it really is amazing!

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