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Why Budget Airline Flights Aren’t Always The Bargain They Seem.

The budget airline model on the whole has been great for travel and has opened up the world to millions of backpackers and gap year travellers, but it isn’t always a good thing. There is a dark side to those low, low prices, and those flights for £10 across Europe are not always the bargain they may seem to be on the surface. So should travellers still fly budget airlines? Or is there a better option?

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Bemused Backpacker Is Proud To Announce Our Partnership With Global Spirit.

Bemused Backpacker is proud to announce our new partnership with Global Spirit, the animals in tourism specialists!

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Ethiopian Coffee Culture – An Invitation To The Famous Coffee Ceremony.

Coffee is as integral to Ethiopian society as tea is in England, and the intricate coffee ceremony is a mark of friendship and respect that is performed all over Ethiopia. So important is the coffee ceremony that it has almost become obligatory to be offered it everywhere as a visitor, and accepting it just as important.

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Breaking All The Travel Rules In India.

For many travellers India is often seen as a difficult place to travel through, and heading there on a gap year often comes with a strict set of rules to keep you safe and away from harm, but sometimes those expectations can become a self fulfilling prophecy and keep a traveller away from experiencing the real India, and sometimes to get to the heart of the country and the culture you have to break away from those rules.

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Indiana Mike And The Hapless Wandering For The Lost Ark.

A decade long quest across three countries on the trail of one of archaeology’s greatest treasures finally came to a conclusion in a small town in Ethiopia, where the search for the lost Ark of the Covenant led to an adventure of self discovery far greater than anything ever found by Indiana Jones himself. 

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Travel Is About More Than The Destination.

When you are travelling the world visiting awesome tropical islands and majestic mountain ranges, glittering megalopolis cities and mysterious jungles, take some time to appreciate the journey too, because the journey is what real travel is all about.

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Maya Bay in Thailand May Be Finally Closing To Tourists!

Maya Bay, ‘the beach’ on the Thai island of Koh Phi Phi Leh that was made famous in the 2000 movie starring Leonardo Di Caprio and has since seen a phenomenal surge in tourism as a result, is finally being closed off to tourists as of June 2018 because of environmental concerns.

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