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Why the East coast of Cozumel is way better than the west coast.

Tommo Fun

The Five Dollar Travellers discover why Cozumel is worth a visit… Hire a jeep and escape the tourist west coast to explore the unspoilt east coast, eat awesome sea food and visit Mayan ruins… KMs of untouched beaches!   The Island of Cozumel is just a short ferry ride off the mainland near Cancun. If you are visiting “Chichen Itza” one of the great wonders of the world, you are …

Antarctica - Princess Cruise

Icebergs, The Falkland Islands & Magellanic Penguins. My Antarctica Cruise Adventure!

Megsy Fun

There are not too many places these days that you can describe as untouched, pristine, not swarming with tourists. But I have visited a place where you cant even walk around and buy a postcard or a magnet, where ice covers everything as far as the eye can see and cute little penguins, who up until this moment I’d only seen in zoos, frolic and swim in their home waters. …

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Dubai, can we find anything cheap?

Tommo Fun

Here’s another short story from the archive in the pre-5DT travel days. Its christmas in Dubai! Ok, I know what you are thinking, Dubai is a massive newly constructed tourist resort and is far from the realms of your regular budget traveller? It has 5 star hotels, thats for sure, but there are budget options, and there are a lot of $free things to see and do. NYE opposite the Burg …

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Tommo catches the travel bug: a retrospective on my first long term travel experience

Tommo Fun

Why Travel? I didn’t know, I’d been on plenty of holidays with my parents as a kid… some lamer than others. I’d been on a few trips into europe independently, which may sound impressive if you are not from Europe I suppose. After finishing University I felt like the rat race was not the sort of lifestyle I would want to look back on in 40 years and feel proud of. …