A World Over

A World Over

Detailed adventure travel destination guides, savvy budget travel advice and inspirational travel photography based on years of long-term backpacking experience.
Alan at the summit of Garnedd Ugain. Y Lliwedd is in the background on the far side of the Snowdon horseshoe.

Hello and welcome

I’m glad you’re here!

My name is Alan Palazon. I’m a passionate traveler with years of long-term backpacking experience.

I document my travels on A World Over through in-depth destination guides to help you plan your trips and travel photography to inspire your next adventure.

On my blog you’ll find detailed guides packed with expert budget travel advice for adventure travel destinations such as hikes, waterfalls, beaches and other locations that are less-visited.

Want to know more about me? Then head to the About page or read my story here.

 

Latest posts

Get the most recent content from my travels to inspire yours.

A Complete Travel Guide To Drake Bay Costa Rica

Idyllic beaches, a host of wildlife, plenty of outdoor activities and a small town with ample facilities; there’s not much more to want in Drake Bay Costa Rica. Read the article "A Complete Travel Guide To Drake Bay Costa Rica"
A row of tents stand in a desert in front of a mountain range.

Destinations

Looking for adventure travel guides to a specific destination? Here you’ll find all of my guides grouped by country.

Alan at Pen Y Pass in Snowdonia.

The blog

Discover all of my travel content for inspiration and guidance to plan your trip. Head to the blog page to search for something specific or browse  detailed destination guides or article packed with travel tips.

Alan standing on a rock overlooking Llyn Llydaw at the Snowdon horseshoe.

Hiking and walking guides

Find all of the guides to hiking and walking destinations on A World Over.

A picture of Alan Palazon, the author.

Waterfall guides

On the hunt for a waterfall? Find your next adventure here with all of my guides to waterfalls.

Essential Advice

Need-to-know travel tips for every adventure and budget traveler.

How Can I Learn a Language for Travel?

I share my advice for learning a language for travel based on my personal experience of learning to speak Spanish... Read article "How Can I Learn a Language for Travel?"

How to Afford Travel: Ultimate Guide to Funding Your Trip

Once you’re set on the idea of a world adventure, there comes the inevitable question of ‘how to afford travel?’. Find out in this ultimate guide of travel-budget stretching tips.  Read article "How to Afford Travel: Ultimate Guide to Funding Your Trip"

How to Prepare for Travel: The Ultimate Guide

South Wales has stunning beaches and if you're in this neck of the woods, you should check some of them out.  Read article "How to Prepare for Travel: The Ultimate Guide"