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Meet The Creator

Hi there! I'm Danielle, a 20-something Chartered Tax Advisor who is forever dreaming of escaping the office (and my Essex hometown - hence the blog name!) and heading on my next adventure.

Maximising annual leave is one of my greatest skills, so you'll often find me enjoying a long weekend in Europe. Aside from that, I've recently taken a 3 month sabbatical to travel through South America and hope to head off on another long-term travel stint soon!

If you want to read about budget trips, off-the-beaten track destinations and solo female travel, you've come to the right place! Welcome aboard!

THE MOST UNDERRATED GREEK DESTINATIONS

25th August 2019

For full disclosure, I was gifted this experience by the lovely people at Jet2 as part of their #JetMe2TheGreek campaign. Surprisingly, I’ve never been to Greece. If you listen carefully,…

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A DAYTRIP FROM SANTIAGO TO VINA DEL MAR

20th July 2019

There are so many great day trips available from Santiago, so if you find yourself with time to spare, you’ll be spoilt for choice! From the rough and ready Valparaíso…

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IS SANTIAGO WORTH VISITING?

13th July 2019

When compared to Santiago’s nearby counterparts (the likes of Rio De Janerio, Buenos Aries, Cusco etc.), Santiago doesn’t get half the attention that it deserves. When researching my three month…

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A DAY TRIP FROM SANTIAGO TO VALPARAISO

30th June 2019

So why did I take a day trip from Santiago to Valparaíso? After I had exhausted everything there was to see and do in Santiago, I ended up with a…

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ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

2nd June 2019

The Atacama Desert is known for being the driest desert in the world (how on earth do they measure that?!) but more importantly, for you anyway, it’s a hot-spot for…

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IS EASTER ISLAND WORTH THE MONEY?

5th May 2019

Easter Island is one of the most remote islands in the entire world which obviously makes travelling to the island both pricey and time-consuming. Easter Island, therefore, remains a bucket…

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TOP THINGS TO DO IN SANTIAGO, CHILE

20th April 2019

I could wax-lyrical about Santiago. Before visiting, I had heard that the capital of Chile feels like a European city and therefore many deemed it not “interesting” enough to spend…

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PACKING FOR 3 MONTHS IN SOUTH AMERICA

24th February 2019

If there’s anything that the above two photos proves, it’s that South America is a diverse continent with various landscapes, climates, altitudes and terrains to conquer! Given the variety, packing…

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4-5 DAY EASTER ISLAND ITINERARY

17th February 2019

“Easter Island? What on earth did you do there?” is normally the reaction I get when I say how incredible Easter Island is. Given it’s remote location and the fact…

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VISITING EASTER ISLAND ON A BUDGET

1st September 2018

Easter Island is both very remote and very high on a large number of traveller’s bucket lists. The combination of these two factors means that a trip to this gorgeous…

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