Central America | The Silver Nomads

Guanaja FAQs – Things you need to know before you go

“You are going where?” I frequently get asked this question, but my answer of, “Guanaja” led to blank faces all round. No-one had heard of Guanaja or even knew which country it is in. We had applied for a 10 week housesit on Guanaja, a small island off the Honduras coast in what is called the…

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Can you take a drone on your flight? - Airline Regulations

Can you Take Your Drone on a Plane? – Airline Regulations

With more people travelling with a drone, particularly travelling with a drone by plane, adhering to individual airline regulations can be crucial.  Questions I have been asked include: Can I take my drone on a plane? Can I take my DJI Mavic Pro/DJI Phantom 4 Pro/Lithium Batteries on a plane? Which airlines do you have…

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Ceara

Ceará, Brazil – FAQs

Brazil is a very big place, no really, it is seriously huge! I hadn’t quite realised just how big it was until I started looking for information on Ceará for my recent trip. Most people associate Brazil with Rio de Janeiro, the statue of Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain or Copacabana Beach, but Ceará is…

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The Bloggers Retreat

Bloggers’ Retreat with The Travel Hack and the Twins That Travel

As I drove down to Somerset earlier this year, I mentally went through the list of bloggers that I would be joining on the first-ever Bloggers’ Retreat. Bloggers I followed, I looked up to and wanted to emulate would be there, learning with me. And here was me, in my first six months of blogging,…

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Change Your Domain Name & Move Your WordPress Site

Sometimes you realise that the domain name you are using just doesn’t fit anymore. Maybe you have changed direction in your life or you feel that you have outgrown your name. In May 2018, I decided to change my domain name from The Barefoot Travellers to The Silver Nomad as it fitted more with me…

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Zimbabwe – 5 things I wish I had known before I went

I have to admit that I only went to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe for 2 days, after our Botswanan safari, but I quickly realised the amount of misinformation and general confusion that is bandied about. So I would like to try to put some of it straight. 1 – Money – Cash is KING Let’s…

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Top Twelve Tips for the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal – top 12 tips to make your visit awesome!

The Taj Mahal is on most people’s travel bucket list. The iconic testament to love, it was built in the 17th Century by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. The stunning intricately carved white marble monument rightly deserves its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. As…

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