Author archive: Katie Uniacke

Everything You Need to Know About Palenque
Spending nine months in Mexico and doing spots of travelling here and there, I often met travellers who had been to the Mayan ruins of Palenque, or ha...
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Beyond the Backpack: Choosing the Right Travel P...
So, you’re off on a big trip, and you’re starting to get excited. You’ve probably got your main backpack or suitcase sorted, but have you though...
Katie Uniacke
A Guide to Lanquin and Semuc Champey
Lanquin and the pools of Semuc Champey are, these days, very firmly on the classic gringo trail through Guatemala. Backpackers exploring this huge, tr...
Katie Uniacke
Surfer’s Paradise: Sayulita
If I had to choose my favourite spot in Mexico, it would be a close-run thing between Isla Holbox, off the Caribbean coast, and Sayulita, a multicolou...
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Isla Holbox: A Slice of Mexican Paradise
To the north of the Yucatan Peninsula, 2-3 hours from the hub of Cancun depending on how much you’re prepared to part with for the bus journey, lies...
Katie Uniacke
The ‘Craic’: A Weekend in Dublin
Dublin really is all it’s ‘craic’-ked up to be. See what I did there? In case you haven’t heard the term craic before, there’s no direct tra...
Katie Uniacke
The Great Irish Road Trip
When it comes to road tripping, you couldn’t ask for a better destination than Ireland.  The Emerald Isle is the perfect size to be seen from the c...
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Escape to the Country: English National Parks  ...
The British Isles are small and overpopulated, so you might imagine that the Great British Countryside, is a thing of the past. Although some parts of...
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Packing Hacks: Versatile Backpacking Items
On my various long-term trips over the years, I’ve learnt a few lessons the hard way and picked up a few ingenious tips from fellow travellers. The ...
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Overnight in the Island of the Sun
The Island of the Sun, or the Isla del Sol, in Spanish, is an other-worldly island, surrounded by the tranquil waters of Lake Titicaca. Lake Titicaca ...
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