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Here at TruHQ there's not much that we love more than travelling, but writing about our travels and passing our wisdom on to others does come a close second. Below is a selection of blogs written by our team to inspire, guide and help you in your future travels! Happy reading!

TruCrew - Jan 28, 2022
CAN I TRAVEL TO THE PHILIPPINES?   Here’s the latest on what we know… Updated June 9th, 2022
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TruCrew - Jan 20, 2022
CAN I TRAVEL TO JAPAN? Let's take a look at whether we can get into Japan right now... Last Updated June 9th, 2022
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TruCrew - Jan 11, 2022
THAILAND IS OPEN! Thailand, our second home, one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. WE'RE BACK BABY! If you’re pic…
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TruCrew - Nov 03, 2021
CAN I TRAVEL TO CROATIA? THE WAIT IS OVER! We've been dreaming of partying in Hvar, swimming in turquoise waters at Krka National…
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TruCrew - Oct 31, 2021
CAN I TRAVEL TO COSTA RICA? So this is what we know about getting into Costa Rica right now... Last Updated June 9th, 2022
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TruCrew - Oct 30, 2021
Can I travel to The Maldives?   Yep! Travel is currently allowed to The Maldives! Island hopping and sailing the aqua blue wa…
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TruCrew - Oct 29, 2021
CAN I TRAVEL TO MEXICO? Last Updated June 9th, 2022
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TruCrew - Oct 27, 2021
CAN I TRAVEL TO COLOMBIA? This is what we know about getting into Colombia right now: Last Updated June 9th, 2022
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TruCrew - Oct 16, 2021
WHEN CAN I TRAVEL TO PERU? Have you been to Peru? NO..? WELL WHY NOT? Peru is a magical place full of culture, adventure and some…
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TruCrew - Oct 12, 2021
WHERE CAN I TRAVEL RIGHT NOW? Updated March 24th, 2022 Travel is back on! We're back operating after a crazy summer in Europe and…
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TruCrew - Nov 18, 2020
CAN I TRAVEL TO CAMBODIA? We're back baby! The Cambodian government have said COME ON IN! We've been waiting ever so patientl…
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TruCrew - Oct 21, 2020
CAN I TRAVEL TO INDIA? Here's the latest on what we know... Updated June 9th, 2022
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TruCrew - Oct 14, 2020
CAN I TRAVEL TO VIETNAM?   Good morning, Vietnam! LET'S GO! VIETNAM IS OPEN FOR TRAVEL! Last Updated June 9th, 2022
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TruCrew - Oct 10, 2020
CAN I TRAVEL TO BORNEO?   We will not be running tours to borneo in 2024, however if you want to fill your boots with wild ad…
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TruCrew - Sep 23, 2020
CAN I TRAVEL TO INDONESIA?      
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Apart from the epic experiences & perfect profile pictures, there is so much more to travel than meets the eye. Here are some…
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Gemma - Oct 22, 2021
Time to plan that 2022 getaway!   2020 seems like a hazy distant memory, like when you shotgunned 3 beers straight then chas…
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15 REASONS WHY AROUND THE WORLD TRAVEL IS GOOD FOR YOU Wondering why you should go travelling? Or why it’s good for the mind, b…
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TruCrew - Mar 10, 2021
TIME TO EXPLORE THE WORLD - HOW TO CHOOSE A TRIP THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU Ok, so you're ready to book your next trip, your dream desti…
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TruCrew - Jul 23, 2019
We are excited to announce we have opened our first travel shop in Bali! This has been one of our dreams for a long time and it's…
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Dom Stevens - Jan 27, 2023
TOP 10 CULTURE SHOCKS FROM A TRUTRAVELS TOUR GUIDE Here is a list of ten culture shocks that you will experience when travelling f…
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HOW TO STAY FIT AND HEALTHY WHILST TRAVELLING! C’mon we all have those thoughts, we head on holiday and get a little loose. Noo…
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Checking out the street food is an absolute must when visiting Thailand. You’ll also want to visit many of the several incredibl…
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TruCrew - Aug 11, 2023
STUCK IN A RUT? WE CAN HELP!
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SRI LANKA BEST ACTIVITIES You’ve heard the news.. Sri Lanka has finally opened back up to tourism and we’re so happy about it…
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Grace - Apr 19, 2022
5 Islands you can't miss in Greece   Greece is at the top of everyone's summer bucket list and that's not surprising! Famous…
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TruCrew - Mar 04, 2022
Places You Can Visit If there was ever a sign you needed a holiday, it's the fact that you've landed on this page right here. You…
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Imagine you’re doing a visual meditation and the person tells you to think of your happy place, somewhere you’d consider parad…
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A lot of people think that traveling is out of the question for them because they cannot afford it. In some cases this may be true…
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An image of a pool with graphic text saying Why Taking A Break From Social Media Can Do You A World Of Good
IN THE WORDS OF KITKAT - TAKE A BREAK OK, so this may sound a little hypocritical as we post about taking a break from social medi…
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10 THINGS YOU CAN BUY FOR UNDER £2 IN THAILAND Thailand is a super cheap country in the heart of South-East Asia, especially when…
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Lily Shield Polyzoides - Sep 22, 2020
TRUTHOUGHTS- SHOULD I TAKE A GAP YEAR? PART 2! With all of the controversy right now around A Level results (and almost everythin…
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SHOULD I TAKE A GAP YEAR? Everyone knows my feelings about the past 18 months. At times I think the world is ending, next I’m g…
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Ok, so i know what you’re thinking. Was I crazy to run away to Greece during a pandemic? Short answer ABSOLUTELY NOT. Long answe…
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TruCrew - Jul 30, 2019
So here you are, your itching to get away but don't know where to start, you're asking yourself: ‘Which tour is the best? ‘Wha…
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TruCrew - May 30, 2018
Thailand, also known as the land of smiles is a popular backpacker destination for those looking to travel South East Asia. Filled…
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BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL THIS SUMMER PT.2 July is a fabulous month, filled with sun, blue skies and good times. The only way to make…
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BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL THIS SUMMER PT.1 Say goodbye to Spring and helllllooo to summer. That's right - summer is here, the days are…
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PLACES TO TRAVEL IN SPRING PT.1 So you are ready for a break and endless scrolling on Instagram has left you feeling overwhelmed …
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BEST PLACES TO VACATION IN WINTER PT.3   It’s February! We’re saying goodbye to those January blues, post-Christmas blues…
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THE BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN SPRING PT.2 We're dying to get away. The spring mornings are cold and crisp, the evenings are dark a…
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Eve - Aug 21, 2023
HOW TO SPEND LESS ON YOUR TRAVELS     Play Money, Money, Money by ABBA because we're talking cash! No-one wants to come…
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Eve - Aug 07, 2023
CAREER FEAR? GAP YEAR!     We know how it feels to finish Uni and think, what now? You spend so many late nights in the…
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ARE YOU READY TO SOLO TRAVEL? Are you dreaming of jumping on a flight and exploring new places, but don’t feel like you have any…
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HERE'S WHY EMBRACING SPONTANEITY IS THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO AN UNFORGETTABLE TRIP! When was the last time you were truly spontane…
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TruCrew - Mar 30, 2023
BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL TO THIS SUMMER PT. 3 August is the perfect month to escape to somewhere abroad. So many incredible destinati…
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PLACES YOU MUST VISIT ON YOUR NEXT VACATION Did somebody say SPRING BREAK?! You know the score… Summer is fast approaching, you…
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TRUTRAVELS TOP TRAVEL TIPS (PART 2) It’s not just about the life-changing experiences and the game-changing travel here at TruT…
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TRUTRAVELS TOP TRAVEL TIPS It’s not just about the life-changing experiences and the game-changing travel here at TruTravels! W…
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TruCrew - Feb 10, 2023
BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN SUMMER 2023! Did someone say summertime?! Yaaassss! The suns out, bottles of cider in every hand, tunes…
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BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN SPRING 2023 It's nearly summer, flowers are blooming and guess what? It's SPRING BREAK! I mean, before h…
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Jess - Jan 05, 2023
THE TOP 5 TRAVEL TRENDS YOU CAN'T MISS IN 2024! 2023 saw the proper return of travel and boy had we missed it! That feeling of exc…
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TruCrew - Dec 15, 2022
LOOKING FOR A LAST MINUTE GIFT? Ahhh Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year! BUT we do know that Christmas present buying…
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PHILIPPINES TRAVEL GUIDE Picture this, it’s December, winter is here and the days are getting darker by the minute but things ar…
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Jess - Sep 01, 2022
5 PLACES YOU MUST VISIT IN BALI Dreaming of crystal clear water, tropical bliss and having a jungle of a time? If that’s the ca…
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Niamh - Aug 23, 2022
HOW TO CREATE TRAVEL CONTENT So you love to travel. You love capturing moments of yourself and your friends, and you want to step…
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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY! Ladies, this one's for you! To celebrate this year's International Women’s Day, we thought what…
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Grace - Feb 25, 2022
Best Places To Travel In April April 2022 is looking like a pretty sexy month to go travelling, we've got not one but TWO bank hol…
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Gemma - Dec 27, 2021
HOW TO PLAN YOUR TRAVELS IN 2022! Are you ready to start planning your next travelling adventure? Isn't it crazy just 2 years ago…
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5 EASIEST COUNTRIES TO TRAVEL TO RIGHT NOW Now international travel is back on and we can plan our holidays, it’s time to treat…
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What It's Like to Travel Right Now - Travelling to Greece Edition Ok, so I'm home, holiday blues hitting hard, and the tan is slo…
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10 Reasons To Say Screw It & Travel The World Yep, I meant that, screw it, let's go travelling! If the pandemic has taught us…
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BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN THE FALL 2022 The sun is setting on summer, and if you find yourself feeling sad (maybe a lil’ sunburnt…
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SOLO TRAVEL CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE AND YOUR MINDSET What's the first thing you heard when you mentioned to your friend or family mem…
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50 TRAVEL INSTAGRAM CAPTIONS YOU HAVE TO USE What's a good Instagram post without a good caption? If you follow our Instagram, you…
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Best Places to Travel to for Winter Sun tropical beach blue Ocean Water
Craving sunshine & warm weather? Fancy escaping the brutal winter back home? Want to wake up and feel stress-free.. In paradis…
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TruCrew - Jun 16, 2021
OMG AS IF IT'S 2024! CHECK OUT THE TOP PLACES TO GO IN OCTOBER HERE!   BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN OCTOBER 2021 Autumn is well a…
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OMG! IT'S 2024 ALREADY! CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT OUR TOP PICKS FOR TRAVELLING IN NOVEMBER 2024!   BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN NOVE…
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10 REASONS FITVENTURES ARE THE NEW WAY TO TRAVEL Ok so when I say we’re onto something, no I really mean this is the epiphany of…
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TruCrew - Feb 09, 2021
BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN SEPTEMBER September, when summer’s coming to a close, and the autumn leaves will soon be gracing us wit…
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OMG AS IF IT'S 2024! CHECK OUT THE TOP PLACES TO GO IN AUGUST 2024 HERE!   BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN AUGUST 2021 YES AUGUST…
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TruCrew - Jan 14, 2021
OMG AS IF IT'S 2024! CHECK OUT THE TOP PLACES TO GO IN JULY 2024 HERE!   THE BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN JULY 2021 July, a month…
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TruCrew - Jan 08, 2021
THE BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN JUNE 2021! After the year we've all had, we are craving some positivity and a trip of a lifetime (or…
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TruCrew - Dec 17, 2020
OMG AS IF IT'S 2024! CHECK OUT THE TOP PLACES TO GO IN MAY 2024 HERE!   THE BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN MAY 2021 2020 has been a…
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GIVE THE GIFT OF TRAVEL It’s that time of year again, CHRISTMAS! After the year we’ve had we’re all ready for a good few da…
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5 TRAVEL SHOWS TO WATCH DURING LOCKDOWN 2.0 Yo people - it’s November, it’s getting dark here in the UK at 4 pm, and we’re c…
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TruCrew - Oct 26, 2020
OMG AS IF IT'S 2024! WANT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR NEXT JAN? CHECK OUT THIS BLOG FOR WHERE TO TRAVEL IN MARCH 2024!   BEST PLACES…
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When legendary member of the TruFam and travel blogger Katie Collins contacted us about writing a guest blog of her time on the Sr…
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OMG CAN YOU BELIEVE IT'S 2024 ALREADY!!! HERE ARE OUR TOP PICKS FOR FEBRUARY 2024!   Finally, we’ve all been paid post-Chri…
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TruCrew - May 08, 2020
OMG as if it's 2024! Want recommendations for next Jan? Check out this blog for where to travel in Jan 2025!
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In the spirit of not quitting our daydream, the mileage our TruCrew has racked up means we know a little sumthin' sumthin' about t…
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Have you ever started a book but couldn’t seem to finish it because of your busy schedule or all the distractions around you? If…
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We are not currently running tours to Borneo, but if you’re someone who loves exploring untouched places and truly mouth-waterin…
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TruCrew - Jan 07, 2020
6 INDIA TRAVEL TIPS India is one of the most wonderfully diverse countries in the world to visit, thanks to its unique culture, bu…
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TruCrew - Nov 19, 2019
YOUR COMPLETE TRAVEL GUIDE TO COLOMBIA. Here is your complete Colombia travel guide. In the last five years, there has been a cons…
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TruCrew - Sep 16, 2019
A big part at TruTravels is to encourage others to be eco-conscious, travel sustainably and to spread the love of travel! Whether…
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TruCrew - Aug 27, 2019
Have you been working your socks off this summer to earn some pennies to travel? We know that starting to plan your trip can be a…
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Our TruBabe Tina is no stranger to the backpacker life. In the past month alone, she has been to Thailand, Vietnam and Bali so she…
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Travel Books that give you wanderlust
The really is no better time to dive into a good book and use our imaginations to take ourselves off to someplace more exotic. Gra…
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Have you been dreaming of getting away, plotting your escape from the 9-5 and whisking yourself off to a desert island? You have a…
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A girl jumping into the clear blue ocean
Our TruBabe Heidi Tells us about what motivates her to travel the world. Here she reveals her top travel quotes which highlight th…
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SAY GOODBYE TO THE 9-5! Too many people these days are so wrapped up in focusing on their 'careers' that they forget what it is li…
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While traveling, you may end up in a country that requires you to do a lot of bargaining. Whether you are booking a tour, taking a…
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A women practicing yoga by a serene lake
You have been working hard for that bikini body- so why throw away all of your hard work once you hit the beach? I know that when…
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Always wanted to travel the world but you can’t find someone to go with you? Or maybe you’re a group of friends but all feel c…
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A guy on a train going through lush greenery looking at the view from the window
To kick off our travel hack series our very own Becki Bowen gives us the low down on how to get through those dreaded and oh so lo…
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TruCrew - Feb 14, 2017
THE DO'S AND DONT'S WHEN TRAVELLING ABROAD You've done it, you've booked the trip of a life time, now time to brush up on your eti…
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ADVICE FOR SOLO TRAVELLERS Solo travelling can be daunting especially if you are setting off on your first backpacking adventure a…
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