Travel Blog Weekly Roundup: September 24 2018

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My name is Patrick, I'm originally from Sydney (Australia) but grew up in England (my second home) - and I love exploring cities (and writing about it!)

I work online in marketing, which gives me the opportunity to travel around the world full time.

So while I am away, I keep this blog updated with full travel info. I tend to stay in a city for a few months at a time, to really get to know it - then I write guides on it.

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I'm always reading travel blogs or following bloggers on FB/Twitter, mostly to get new ideas about where to go next and to be aware of different destinations. Here are some of the interesting posts I've noticed in the last week or so.

How much does it cost to backpack Ethiopia?

If you are thinking of planning a trip to Ethiopia then you should read this. And if you're not, maybe this will inspire you to think about booking a trip there. It includes a good breakdown of the prices and costs of travelling in Ethiopia. Spoiler: 47 USD per day (per person)

Read more at How much does it cost to backpack Ethiopia?

Is it worth to visit Kharkiv, Ukraine?

Kami from Kami and The Rest of The World has a nice writeup about her visit to Kharkiv in Ukraine. Nice pics, check it out.

Read more at Is it worth to visit Kharkiv, Ukraine?

Top 20 Things to Do in Wakayama

Every heard of Wakayama? If you were like me and not heard of it, then read this from Travel on the Brain to learn more. It is about 3.5 hours away from Tokyo or 90 hours from Osaka by train. Check out the pics, it looks lovely.

Read more at Top 20 Things to Do in Wakayama

25 Best Waterfalls in Iceland

Amazing pics of 25 of the best waterfalls in Iceland. It seems to be one of the most beautiful looking countries in the world. Every photo I've ever seen of it looks amazing. Check out this post on the 25 best waterfalls in Iceland, brought to you by Laurence and Jessica Norah from Finding The Universe.

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Alfama: Visiting the most beautiful part of Lisbon

Joanna (from The Blond Travels) highlights a very picturesque area of Lisbon - Alfama. This will make you want to book a trip there....

Read more at Alfama: Visiting the most beautiful part of Lisbon

The Hariphunchai Kingdom – Before Thailand Was Thailand

Barbara from Hole in the Donut writes about the Hariphunchai Kingdom, 'before Thailand was Thailand', in this nice article about Thailand's history.

Read more at The Hariphunchai Kingdom – Before Thailand Was Thailand

Your Guide to Vienna’s Oktoberfest: The Wiener Wiesn’ Festival

Oktoberfest is in full swing, so check out this guide by Carly on how to survive Vienna’s version of it. It sounds like a nice alternative to Munich's event if you want less crowds...

Read more at Your Guide to Vienna’s Oktoberfest: The Wiener Wiesn’ Festival

Paris Hotels with Views of the Eiffel Tower

If you're going to Paris and want to splash out for a nice hotel with a view of the Eiffel tower then this is probably the guide for you. There are quite a few hotels listed here with a direct view of the tower.

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17 Unique Things To Do In Venice, Italy + What NOT To Do

I love Venice. I think everyone should visit at least once! The World Pursuit has a nice guide on what to do (and what NOT to do). It includes a very good tip of what not to do: "Don’t Visit in the High Season". Tourists flock to Venice all year round, but in summer time it is just too busy to enjoy.

Read more at 17 Unique Things To Do In Venice, Italy + What NOT To Do
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