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Home of the fabulous Temples of Angkor Wat. This often lawless land is a hit with travellers for its friendly people, laid back lifestyle and hedonistic culture.
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So much to see in this little African country. Check out the incredible wildlife which includes elephants, lions, zebra, crocodiles, hippos and more. Away from the wildlife chill out on the lazy banks of the giant Lake Malawi.
One time land of bandits and rebels where you were more likely to get kidnapped then have a great backpacking experience. Things have changed. Colombia is a friendly welcoming and incredibly diverse country with everything from Carribbean beaches to stunning mountain ranges.
Eastern Europe is on the up and nowhere is it more evident than Poland, a country with a newfound confidence. Picturesque cities get lively at nightfall as the vodka flows and Polish youths come out to party.
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Stunning lake at altitude in Guatemala surrounded by large mountains and volcanoes. The groovy little towns that encircle the lake boast a real backpacker vibe and rock bottom prices.
Vietnam has experienced vast changes over the past century and nowhere is this more evident than Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon). It is a great place to experience a modern and vibrant Asian city while also delving into the countries traumatic past.
Tallinn is the small but enchanting capital of the Baltic nation of Estonia. Wander through the medieval streets of the old town, take in the sights of the Soviet era and enjoy the cheap and lively nightlife.
A Northern Argentine outpost it may be but Salta is a surprisingly buzzing city. A stunning mountainous backdrop and plenty of interesting stuff to do in town makes this a popular stop for backpackers.
Leon is a brilliant if somewhat unlikely backpacking destination. A city with a violent past hasn't lost any of it's passion and although decades have past since the revolution, it is still visible everywhere in this left-leaning town.
Yogyakarta has much to wow even the most unimpressionable traveller. Vast ancient temples and ridiculously active volcanoes surround this friendly city which lies in the heart of Java, Indonesia’s most populous island....
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