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Charity De Souza

Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.
Posts by Charity De Souza
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10 Iconic Australian Road Trips – Top Experiences & Hotels

Road tripping is one of the best ways to see Australia’s scenic landscapes, from its stunning coast to otherworldly landscapes in the western outback. Whether you hire a campervan or 4WD, there’s an adventure to be had in the land Down Under. On the most iconic Australian road trips, you can enjoy the freedom of the open road while soaking up some of the world’s most incredible scenery.
Charity De Souza
Mountain biking in Sedona Arizona

10 Best Mountain Bike Trails in the U.S. for Exhilarating Adventures

The United States is full of dramatic scenery and unique landscapes, which means its perfect for embarking on adrenaline-filled mountain biking adventures. Some of the best mountain bike trails in the U.S. offer a memorable outdoor experience, whether you’re looking for challenging obstacles, a smooth ride with stunning views or steep climbs designed to test your strength.
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Grand Prismatic Spring

Top Hotels Near UNESCO Sites in the U.S. – A Comprehensive Guide

The United States is home to over 20 fascinating UNESCO World Heritage sites, all recognized for their cultural significance. If you plan to tick a few of these off your bucket list, you’ll need the help of our comprehensive guide that details how to visit them, when to go and the best hotels near UNESCO sites.
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The Perfect Tasmania Road Trip – Itinerary, Tips and Top Hotels

Tasmania is Australia’s beautiful southern island state home to majestic waterfalls, gorgeous beaches and glacial lakes. In addition to its picture-perfect natural wonders, The Apple Isle offers a wide variety of wildlife, small-town charm and gourmet food and wine scene. Due to its compact size, a Tasmania road trip means you won’t have to travel hundreds of kilometres per day to access its beautiful coastal and mountainous regions.
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Velvety desert

Ultimate Travel Bucket List – 14 Ideas to Inspire Your Wanderlust

Catching a sunrise at Angkor Wat, hiking Machu Picchu or visiting the ancient city of Petra – what’s on your travel bucket list? While bucket lists seem a bit cliche, there’s never been a better time to dream up new destinations to explore. The world is full of incredible destinations and life-changing experiences that are just begging to be explored.
Charity De Souza
Highway sign for Route 66 on asphalt of country road

The Ultimate Route 66 Road Trip: From Illinois to California

Affectionately known as “The Mother Road”, Route 66 offers the quintessential American road trip experience. Stretching from Chicago to the Santa Monica Pier, the legendary Route 66 road trip is arguably one of the most famous in the world, crossing eight states and three time zones. The trip will take you past some of the country’s most iconic roadside scenes, from neon signage and middle-of-nowhere truck stops to kitschy Americana.
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Road trip through the USA

Where to Road Trip From New York City – Top Experiences & Hotels

New York City offers the ideal base for scenic road trips, where you can swap the concrete jungle for charming coastal cities, mountain towns and picturesque wine regions. You can explore some of America’s most iconic cities on a road trip from New York City, from the postcard-perfect New England landscapes in Newport, Rhode Island to the 19th-century facades and cobblestone streets in Alexandria, Virginia.
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13 Eco-Friendly Resorts in Australia for a Guilt-free getaway

Have you ever heard of a “green getaway”? At Australia’s top eco-friendly resorts, you can experience the country’s incredible natural beauty without worrying about your environmental footprint. From island retreats to luxury glamping, these sustainable sanctuaries are as luxurious and relaxing as they are eco-friendly, with access to memorable outdoor adventures, locally-sourced cuisine and accommodation with pristine nature views.
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Old windmill in the village of Tienhoven, Netherlands.

10 Hidden Travel Gems in Europe You Don’t Want to Miss

Europe is packed with charming off-the-beaten-path destinations, offering ancient architecture for history lovers, diverse landscapes for outdoor enthusiasts and unique culinary options for foodies. Instead of visiting tourist-packed cities like London and Paris, head to these hidden travel gems in Europe where you can escape the crowds, from a quaint medieval town in Austria to an underrated island escape in Greece.
Charity De Souza