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A Travel To The Past in Cidade Velha, Cape Verde

After doing a full day Santiago Island Tour plus a workshop, I had a second day well spent! I’m still in Santiago in Cape Verde, and this time, I explored the highlights of Cidade Velha, the country’s former capital.

This memorable day was fun and exciting, all thanks to Bu Country Tours and Maria – my guide and my photographer that day! Haha. Guys, she takes good pictures! Alright, without further ado, here’s how I spent my second day in Cidade Velha with Bu Country Tours.

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About Cidade Velha

Cidade Velha is a city in Santiago. It’s located on the southern part of the island. Since it is the former capital of Cape Verde, there are a lot of places that can be explored here which I will share with you below. 

Highlights of My Cidade Velha Tour

Cidade Velha – now declared a

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Kololi Beach Resort – One of the Best Beach Resorts in The Gambia

Ah! The Gambia! I’m still in Africa, and this time, I visited the Gambia and stayed in one of the best beach resorts in the country – Kololi Beach Resort!

If you’re a new follower/reader, I’m a world traveler that aims to travel the world by using my Philippines Passport. I’m now in West Africa and exploring the Gambia. I’m just a few countries left before I reach my goal. Hopefully, I’d be able to achieve this by next year.

Kololi Beach Resort One of the Best Beach Resort in The Gambia

I’m just so glad that Kololi Beach Resort is now a part of this journey and I couldn’t thank them enough for this. I stayed here with my friend, a world traveler as well, Daniel. Below are the details of how our stay went.

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Where is Kololi Beach Resort?

Kololi Beach Resort is in a very strategic location which is ideal for me as

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The 5 Best Hostels in Venice (Updated 2022)

Aerial view of Venice, Italy with boats floating down the canals.
Posted: 10/26/22 | October 26th, 2022

With its picturesque canals, iconic gondolas, and winding alleyways, Venice is an incredibly beautiful, magical, and evocative city popular with honeymooners, backpackers, and cruisers alike.

Unfortunately, its romantic beauty also makes it one of the most visited destinations in the world — and also makes it expensive. Everyone wants to spend time exploring the Renaissance palaces and historic town squares while eating endless amounts of gelato, pizza, and pasta.

The Floating City’s popularity can make it a bit difficult to visit on a budget, but luckily there are a growing number of affordable hostels for the backpacker and budget traveler. While they won’t make Venice a dirt-cheap destination, they can help keep your budget intact as you explore this iconic Italian destination.

In this post, I’ll share the best hostels in Venice to help make your trip easier. But before we dive in

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