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Know before you Go: Copenhagen

Copenhagen, the vibrant capital of Denmark, is a city where history meets modernity. Where centuries-old castles coexist with cutting-edge architecture, and where the cosy concept of “hygge” permeates every corner. I loved my journey to this enchanting city, and I want you to enjoy yours too. So in this guide, I have written down everything […]

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Tram Adventures in Lisbon

When looking at photos of Lisbon, it won’t take long to see a picture of their iconic trams. Having commuted by train for years to Central London, it’s pretty safe to say getting excited about public transport is a rarity for me. So when I say riding one of Lisbon’s iconic trams was non-negotiable, it […]

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Exploring Copenhagen with a Self-Guided Walking Tour

As a seasoned traveller, I’ve tried my fair share of walking tours but not without issue. Often I can’t always hear the guides, I miss important information; or I don’t have enough time to take the photos and videos I want before being frogmarched on to the next stop. So when Around Tours approached me […]

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Capturing Memories: Essential Photography Tips for Travelers

One of my favourite things about travelling is the opportunity to take photos. Photography is something that I didn’t realise how much I enjoyed until I started travelling. Starting off with a smartphone, I then started to choose my phone based on what had the best camera. With it being pocket-sized and always to hand […]

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Essential Travel Safety Advice: 7 Tips for your next Adventure

Travelling the world, you find it can be a scary place. For every beautiful beach there’s a crowd filled tourist trap. But there’s no reward without risk, and leaving your comfort zone can be intimidating. A little forward thinking can ensure you’re well prepared when things go wrong, or even better avoid trouble altogether. It […]

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Airport Tips for Stress Free Travel

We all love to travel, I mean that’s why we are here right? But we will both admit the worst part of any trip is the Airport. But fear not, fellow jet-setters! At Brad’s Backpack we have your back! And here is our guide for stress-free airport navigation that’ll have you breezing through terminals like […]

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Christmas 2023: Travel and Tech Gift Guide

Every year it can be confusing to know what to buy your friends and family for Christmas. And Christmas 2023 doesn’t look to be any different! But help is at hand! I have compiled a.list of my favourite bits of tech and travel gear from my reviews this year. We have items for every budget, […]

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Best of Reykjavik Day Two: Your 48-Hour Guide

Welcome back to the enchanting city of Reykjavik! After a busy first day exploring the vibrant streets and iconic landmarks, our second day promises to be just as magical. If you havent read about Day One yet, you can do that here! But with a day where I spend a morning soaring over Iceland, a […]

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Best of Reykjavik: Your 48-Hour Guide – Day One

Welcome to your 48 hour guide to Reykjavik! Having just finished my tour of the Golden Circle, it was time for me to explore Reykjavik. With so much on offer I wanted to make the most of my time here. We had arrived back in the city the night before. And with some good company, […]

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Solo Traveller Surcharge: the Extra Costs of Going Alone

Solo travel can be a liberating and transformative experience, offering unparalleled opportunities for self-discovery and adventure. However, there’s a side to solo travel that often goes unnoticed or unspoken: the solo traveller surcharge. Whether it’s higher accommodation costs, the challenges of dining alone, or the dreaded single supplement on tours, going solo can sometimes mean […]

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