Dominica Travel Guides for Backpackers

Ten things to do for free in Bologna

When I decided to move out to go to college, Bologna was my obvious choice, is it the best University in the Country. Quite sadly, it is also one of the most underrated destinations when visiting Italy as a tourist. Known as La Dotta (the Erudite), La Grassa (the Fat) […]
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Best Places To Go Walking Around Tepoztlan, Mexico

If you think it’s hard to find exotic Mexican food like the one you watched on TV, let me tell you the place is just an hour from Mexico City. The mystic energy that came from the mountain that gives its name to the town, it’s vegetarian prehispanic cuisine, and […]
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Day Trip to Sigtuna – Sweden's Oldest Town

Considered the “capital of Scandinavia,” Stockholm teems with local cafes, museums, tours, and countless other activities. But for travelers whose stay lasts longer than a few weeks or for anyone who just wants to get out of the city for a day, Sigtuna is a great getaway. Sigtuna is one […]
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Baguio: What to see and do all-year round

In tropical countries like the Philippines, the temperature is normally warm whether it’s a wet or dry season. However, there is one city on a plateau in the northern Philippines that offers a cool respite to those seeking breathing space. Also called the Summer Capital of the Philippines, Baguio City […]
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Best Places to Visit in Baguio City: A One-Day Travel Guide

A PHP 455.00 and a four-hour bus ride up north will take you away from the hot and busy Metro to the City of Pines – Baguio City. My second home! This is where I had my degree in Biology, in the university that spells honor and excellence, my beloved […]
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Experience the Beauty and Paradise of the Dominican Republic!

If you are a lover of exploring the beauty of nature, then the Dominican Republic is one of the most adventurous countries in the Caribbean island that should be on top of your list. The country is on Hispaniola Island and it is the second largest Caribbean island, after Cuba. Santo […]
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Dubrovnik-Pearl of Adriatic

Owing its popularity to “Game of Thrones”, Dubrovnik aka King’s Landing is emerging as one of the hot destinations in the Adriatic.This Croatian city is a must to go destination if you are a fan of sea and forts. Dubrovnik situated in the extreme south of Croatia and Europe is […]
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Dominican Republic: The Perfect Holiday Destination

I found myself living in the Paradise. Yes, in the Dominican Republic, maybe you don’t know it as the Dominican Republic but I’m pretty sure you have heard about Punta Cana. Well, we are more than that. This part of the island with a little bit less than 11 million […]
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Playa Blanca beach in the Dominican Republic.

The Dominican Republic is the place where your paradise beach dreams will definitely come true, and yes, we are talking about Punta Cana, the destination you've always dreamed of for your vacations. I'm talking about the hot tropical weather, blue skies, turquoise waters and white sands. Punta Cana is located to the […]
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Santo Domingo: A Tale of Two Cities

Before I moved abroad to the wonderfully grey England skies, I lived 18 years in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Blue skies, warm people, and extremely warm weather. My childhood was sitting under the shade of the mango tree at my grandpa's house, while gleefully – of course, enjoying a mango. […]
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lviv, Ukraine

If you’re planning a trip to Eastern Europe, be sure to visit Lviv. Haven’t heard of Lviv before? Boy, you’re in for a ride! They call Lviv the Western Capital, the Cultural Center and the Heart of Ukraine. All year round, the city welcomes thousands of tourists from Poland, Germany, […]
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What to see and where to go in Lviv, Ukraine

Why to visit Lviv? If you ever happen to visit Lviv just for one day, I am sure you won't be able to forget it! People all over Ukraine call Lviv a cultural capital of the country and no one dares to doubt it. Every year Lviv hosts numerous cultural and […]
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Santo Domingo, the first city of the 'New World'

If you have ever been captivated by the beauty of The Americas, you have probably wondered about the moment in history in which such a culturally rich continent collided with the western world. Yes, we all know about Christopher Columbus' exploits, but do you know about The America's first continuously inhabited […]
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Tallinn: A Medieval Journey

Walking into medieval times Spend your time within the old town walls and go back to medieval times. When walking into Tallin, through it's old old town walls, you truly feel like you are walking straight into the Middle Ages. There are a lot of small streets and alleys that look […]
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One day trip to City of Pines: Baguio City

Are you searching for the cool place and want to escape to the hot weather that u experienced right now? well Baguio City awaits you Transportation Approximately 300kms from Manila to Baguio if you travel by bus or even lesser if you travel by car. it is depend to your […]
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Santo Domingo: traffic chaos and the Dominican passion

HISPAÑOLA AND SANTO DOMINGO Avenida Espana looking towards the city For all of you who are not completely sure what or where that is; Santo Domingo is in the capital of the second biggest island in the Caribbean, right after Cuba. The island is now officially called Hispañola, due to Peter Martyr […]
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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: PARADISE IN PUNTA CANA

At the beach   At the Cave           Street vendors In 2009, I was fortunate to combine work and play in the sun-swept resort of Iberostar PUNTA CANA  in the DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. As a professional tennis coach, I applied for a teaching gig through a site […]
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Sights of Sighisoara

Sighisoara, a tiny town situated smack bang in central Romania in the Transylvania region (yes, we’ll get to the vampires shortly) is well worth a look, as a short stop on your way through this delightful country in Eastern Europe. The old town, also called the “medieval citadel” has UNESCO […]
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How Dominical, Costa Rica Changed My Life Forever

Changed Forever by Dominical Back to the Daily grind Travel is necessary to the wellbeing of one’s state of mind amidst the demands of society in today’s day and age. Have you ever felt so completely lost in the habituality of your day to day that it seemed as if […]
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Dominica Island: Living like a local in Giraudel Village, the Flower Town.

I have always dreamed of finding the ultimate natural place to live in, a place where I could be surrounded by trees and flowers and where the sun shone all the time. It seemed just a dream, but in 2008 I met the person who is now my husband and […]
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ITALY: The Getaway in Rome

ITALY: Places you must visit when in Rome. The Colosseum The Roman Forum The Pantheon The Trevi Fountain The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore   Italy has always been my dream place, specially Rome. I constantly find myself wondering about ancient Roman times and about all the things that took place in […]
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La Romana, Casa de Campo Piece of Paradise

The Dominican Republic has a reputation for being a paradise on earth thanks to its incredible beaches, vibrant culture, and seafood! For me, DR truly lived to this expectation! I had an excellent chance to experience some of the finest things Dominican Republic has to offer and may I say one […]
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[27/4] 1. Maastricht Binnenstad, Guided by a Local

20160905 Monday Last Saturday I went to a fitness aerobics activity held by the Taipei Government. Before stepping out of the door, I picked the pair of sneakers that I was going to wear for the day. As I dropped my sneakers to the floor, sand fell out from the sneakers. Then I […]
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Exploring the Dominican Republic: Excursion to Saona island

Why Saona? Let's start at the very beginning. I have been living in the Dominican Republic for more than a year now (yes, I live where you vacation) and this is the second time that my mom visits me. I am originally from Budapest, Hungary, a beautiful European country. On […]
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Maastricht: Blending in with the students

Welcome To Maastricht Maastricht is one of the oldest cities in The Netherlands and home to many national and foreign students. Maastricht University and ZUYD University of Applied Sciences are the two biggest colleges in Maastricht and are located near the centre. As you may imagine, Maastricht has very much […]
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Bonaire: The B in the ABC of the Caribbean

Bonaire : The B-eautiful in the ABC islands of the Caribbean.   A little bit about Bonaire Island Having the time to enjoy this fantastic Caribbean jewel I understand why the Dutch wanted to make sure it was a part of their kingdom, it is absolutely paradisiacal. Bonaire for a […]
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