Sam with elephants, Chiang Mai


Hi! I’m Sam. The adventurer, photographer and blogger behind Checkoutsam.
I’ve already traveled to 60+ countries and I don’t expect to stop any time soon! Follow my adventures and stay up to date with all of my travel stories, pictures from abroad and helpful travel tips.

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If you are visiting this blog, you probably want to go travelling soon. There are so many destinations, sights and possibilities that sometimes you just don’t know where you should go and what you should see. Because everyone should get the chance to travel, I would like to help.
My name is Sam and I got caught by the travel bug a long time ago! Ever since I was little, I loved exploring places. It all started in Belgium (where I live!) and slowly I ventured out to the rest of the world.

On this website, you can find extensive and informative posts about countries, cities and places that are worth seeing. I’ll give valuable tips about accommodation, how you can save money abroad and tell you more about the places or sights that you should see. Can’t find what you are looking for, or would you just like to say hi? Feel free to leave a comment or send me a message.

Welcome and have a safe journey!

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Ultimate Guide for a Trip to Cancun With Kids

cancun with children

A vacation to Cancun with kids after a busy year is a great way to expose your kids to new vibrant cultures and new experience, you’ll be able to have fun adventures with the whole family and relax. Cancun is well known for its pristine beaches, fascinating activities, tours, and stunning resorts or all-inclusive hotels in Cancun by Iberostar, which …

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