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5 facts you didn’t know about The Leaning Tower of Pisa

When people decide to visit Pisa, it’s no secret that they are after that iconic photo with the world famous leaning tower. Arguably one of the most recognisable structures in the world, the leaning tower of Pisa attracts visitors from all corners of the globe, while Pisa itself has landed on the map for being the gateway to beautiful Tuscany. Standing at an impressive 57 meters, engineers have long questioned how the structure has remained standing all this...

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Why it’s time to put Egypt on your bucket-list

Looking for an all year destination with culture, a warm welcome and the chance of a bargain? Look no further than Egypt, where history, hospitality, heat and the chance to haggle collide, offering you the adventure of a lifetime.

History

For over 7000 years Egypt has been a source of wonder and delight. With one of the oldest recorded written languages and home to two of the seven Wonders of the...

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Cycling to the Blue Lagoon

On the Budget Expedition Group Tour, the journey to Vang Vieng from Vientiane is nearly 4 hours long.  I am always up for a fun day out with the group once we arrive in Vang Vieng and I like having something to look forward to. I suggested an optional bike tour out to the famous Blue Lagoon.

The bike ride is nearly 14km there and then back to town.  I had with me an awesome team.  We had Ashley (Aus), Kristen (Aus), Jessica (Aus), Meg (Aus) and Charlotte (UK) with me on this...

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