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How to Save Money Before Traveling (It’s All About the Benjamin’s)

One of the biggest myths about backpacking, or traveling in general, is that it’s expensive, and you need to have a lot of money in order to do it. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Need an example? Look no further than the bearded 30-year-old man talking to you right now.. I watch my friends […]

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Highway To Heaven

This story brings you back to one of the best weeks of my life- the simpler days. Throughout this article, you will meet myself (George Game) and Tom Ward (my travelling buddy) as we raced through the spiralling roads Vietnam. Who is George Game? Occupation: Founder / CEO of GoKo Travels Early in 2014, with little money and […]

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Why not visit Nepal? All the tips, tricks and best bits.

Nepal, the Himalayan Kingdom. Home to the great Mount Everest and it fellow Himalayan brothers, Nepal hosts some the most challenging trekking in the world. Often described as “India’s cousin”, Nepal couldn’t be more different. Yes, on the service Nepal looks much the same, however, unlike India, Nepal is kind, forgiving and certainly less dramatic (apart […]

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Incredibly Cheap Backpacking Trips You Should Do In Summer 2019

As we slide into 2019, are you beginning to wonder where is best to start your new year adventures? Here at GoKo-travels we have your back will a list of top places to visit this year: 1) Nepal Oh, Nepal – the Himalayan Kingdom –  You really are a beauty! Home to the great Mount Everest […]

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A Road-Trip Through Vietnam: An Experts Perfect Itinerary

We recently released a short video of our epic journey through Vietnam on a motorbike. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pf1x28v3ucQ&t=5s But how did we do it? Now although driving through Vietnam seems quite a daunting task, this was my (and most other peoples) first time riding a motorbike – so do not fear, its not as scary as it […]

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Cusco, Peru

Dear Cusco, You have my heart. You are the exception to my “I hate cities” rule. I had been waiting for a long time to reach Cusco, and this would be my introduction to Peru as a whole. This area of the world has been calling my name for a long time, with many treks […]

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The (UNGUIDED) Guide On The Salkantary Trek: How To Trek To MACHU PICCHU – FO’ FREE!

The (Unguided) Guide on the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu: Ahhhh, Machu Picchu. One of the (new) 7 wonders of the world. An ancient, Incan civilization built in the 15th century, but only discovered by the modern world in 1911 (kind of). Approximately 200 homes and temples built entirely of stone, resting on the edge of a mountainside, […]

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PILPINTUWASI: SIX WEEKS AT AN ANIMAL RESCUE IN THE AMAZON JUNGLE

We slowly approached the wooden dock on the beach. “Bienvenidos a Padre Cocha” read the big white letters on the hill. 20 foot collectivo boats lined the shore. People got on and off, carrying groceries and cargo they had purchased in Iquitos. Others stood still, staring and laughing at me as I tried not to lose my balance […]

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A Personal Guide: Climbing Mount Everest Base Camp

Ahh, the great Mount Everest…where do we start. Standing at jaw-dropping 8,848 m (29,029 ft) high & nestling on the border between Nepal and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, Mount Everest is the tallest mountain on the planet, the highest point of the globe: The top of the world! Known to the locals as “Goddess Mother of the […]

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Major travel scams you NEED to avoid!

For shady scammers, we are walking ATM’s. As travellers, we all think we are way too smart to get ripped off but unfortunately it happens all too often. On my first trip to India it took all of 2 hours before my friend and I were caught up in the middle of a well-established scam […]

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