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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

Podcast Show notes: Episode 4, 5 and 6

Episodes 4, 5 and 6 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...

Four Seasons Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Review

It was dark. Our spirits were low. We have been travelling for almost 16 hours. In the eight hours after we landed in Costa Rica, we had queued for over an hour to get through...

#CaptivatingCostaRica and Discovering the Pura Vida!

From the pulse racing joy of white water rafting to witnessing the splendour of the sun rise over the jungle from an infinity pool above the clouds, Costa Rica is a diverse and...

Podcast shownotes Episode 3: Isreal (ly Good Fun) and Champagne weekends in France

The Episode 3 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...

Show Notes for Episode 2 of The World in a Weekend Travel Podcast

The Episode 2 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...

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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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