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  • Our Essential Africa Itinerary

    So far our blog has explored Europe, Northern and Central America, the Middle East and even Australia. 3 months ago, we decided it was time to explore a continent that we knew surprisingly...

  • Hiking Tikal for Sunrise

    Fumbling through the darkness, my eyes searching the small pool of light radiating from the torch strapped to my bag, concentrating hard, I tried to keep up with our guide. It was 4:30am on...

  • Relaxing at The Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates

    As soon as we stepped foot into the cool, marbled grandeur of the lobby of The Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, it was evident that today would be a morning of five star pampering. We...

  • The Wondrous World of the Crystal Ice Caves in Iceland

    Iceland is an island of amazing natural phenomena such as volcanoes, lava fields, glaciers and earthquakes, but there is no better place to learn about man’s effect and relationship with...

Arenas Del Mar Review

The luxury property of Arenas Del Mar offers sweeping views over Manuel Antonio National Park against the equally picturesque backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. Since the resort is...

White Water Rafting on the Rio Balsa

“When would I get this opportunity again?” – Life is all about experiences, and white water rafting certainly is an experience. It always seemed scary and very...

The World in a Weekend Travel Podcast: Show notes for Episode 9!

Episode 9 of the world in a weekend podcast is now available on iTunes, stitcher, Tunein radio and a host of other podcast apps. Make sure you subscribe to The World in a Weekend...

The World in a Weekend Podcast Episodes 7 and 8

Episodes 7 and 8 of the world in a weekend podcast is now available on iTunes, stitcher, Tunein radio and a host of other podcast apps. Make sure you subscribe to The World in a...

Gravity Falls Canyoning with Desafio Adventures

It was going to be a day of daredevil adventure; climbing up and jumping off waterfalls, then hurtling down white water rapids like the wild, extreme daredevil travellers we are....

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    Hi, we are Rachel and Tim from The World in a Weekend. We treat every trip as a once in a lifetime experience, maximising our time by squeezing in as many places and activities as we can. Our passion is to discover secret wonders and try new things, and we are committed to report our honest findings to our loyal readers.

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