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Lydia Bellwod-Howard Guide at Busabout

England, London

48 Reviews
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11 Tours
29 year old Londoner, with a mad passion for new people, places, cultures and the unknown. Having spent 3 years guiding non stop in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Croatia, Greece, Spain and France I am now living in my hometown London.

Languages I guide in

English

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Unforgettable Tour Memory

Too many to chose from, but standing amid the flowing sangria raining from the balconies of San Fermin Pampalona, Spain is right up there!

Best Travel Tip

Take your camera with you everywhere forget the wifi code and talk to people around you, especially the locals. Learn a little of the language, the locals will love you for it! Try everything; food, places, people and language it helps you to understand the culture and challenges you too!

Tours Lydia has led

The Angkor Wat temples are so incredible that Cambodia put them on their national flag. Stare into the eyes of serene stone f… Read more
Many ancient Greek philosophers were hedonists. They believed pleasure was the entire point of life. The ultimate goal. After… Read more
The people of Laos are more chilled than Bob Marley after a massive jam, friendlier than that drunk guy you met on a night ou… Read more
When it comes to comparing Thailand and Laos, it’s impossible to decide which destination is best. The locals are equally l… Read more
The south of Vietnam is a sensory overload of chilled-out destinations, thrilling activities, and fulfilling flavours. Lounge… Read more
Croatia is that Instagram account you love to hate. Every time you check out their profile, their slender blonde beaches are … Read more
Vietnam is the perfect travel dish. On this adventure, you fill your belly with the most nutritious experiences of Vietnam, s… Read more
Northern Vietnam is full of secrets and hidden lessons, and on this trip you’ll be discovering them all. You’ll become a … Read more
The most bling way to arrive on a beach, the yummiest location for a seafood feast, and the wildest place for outrageous pira… Read more
For those wanting an authentic and in-depth experience delving into the heart of southern Vietnam and Cambodia, this adventur… Read more

Lydia's Reviews from travellers

Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Excellent way to explore Croatia! Lydia was an amazing guide, super easy to talk too, she was able to answer any and all ques...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Amazing! I had the most incredible time with the most Incredible people and it wouldn’t have been the same without Lydia lead...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Great views, weather and great people, definitely a sail I would recommend! Thank you to our wonderful guide who made our ex...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Loved the friendliness of the crew!
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
We had the best week! Loved it all
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Lydia was an amazing guide who made everyone feel welcome and at ease. The whole trip was one of the best experiences I’ve ha...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Had a great time, Lydia is one in a million and just made the week even better
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
1st April 2018
Lydia was beyond amazing, always to positive and bubbly and gave the best information.
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Super nice guide, improved her group games. Good tour activities and the places for dinner and drinks always a good choice
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
24th December 2017
If I’ve ever met someone who exudes so much positivity, appreciation and zest for life it would definitely be Lydia. You’re l...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
24th December 2017
Lydia was a sensational tour guide, who knew lots of information about both Vietnam and Cambodia! She was an absolute ball of...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
14th December 2017
Amazing trip, heaps of fun, saw the best Cambodia had to offer!
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
We had an amazing tour with Lydia! She was friendly, funny, helpful and really knowledgable about every location we stopped o...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
This was my second trip with busabout and my first sailing trip! Exceeded many expectations. Lydia was very knowledgeable wit...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Lydia, you have been a gem! What an enthusiastic and motivated guide you have been. The sail through Croatia was fantastic, b...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Lydia is a gem, always happy, never even come close to feeling any negative vibes from her. She is very knowledgeable and hel...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
I didn't have any expectations at the start but had the most amazing week. The crew was amazing! Loved every minute of it
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Busabout: Dubrovnik to Split lead by Lydia Bellwood-Howard and Maja Crew. My sail Croatia trip experience with Busabout went...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Thanks Lydia for treating us to an amazing experience in Croatia! Lydia, was very helpful in helping me catch up to the boat ...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Exelent guide and hard worker. Wish to be on the tour again with Lydia.
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
The trip has been amazing! Small group but wouldn't have changed a thing. Awesome guide, the boat staff were hilarious and th...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Everything about this trip was amazing! Would deffinitley recommend it to everyone! The people deffinitley made this trip! Al...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Thai Island Flexi-Hopper West review
12th March 2017
I spent the best 9 days ever with Lydia and the group on the Thai Islands exploring every single corner and paradisiac beache...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Thai Island Flexi-Hopper West review
30th January 2017
The trip I took with Lydia as my guide was the Thailand Flexi Hopper West Island tour. This tour exceeded and met all my expe...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
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27th January 2017
Lydia was an absolute ball of fun on the Thai island hopper tour. Had an absolutely amazing holiday and wouldn't have been th...
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Thai Island Flexi-Hopper West review
25th January 2017
This trip was more than i expected it was amazing. Lydia the tour guide was so friendly professional and her knowledge of Tha...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Thai Island Flexi-Hopper West review
13th January 2017
Lydia is a great tour guide, she is always willing to help everybody, she is also super friendly and good fun! Also, she know...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Thai Island Flexi-Hopper West review
16th December 2016
Lydia is super organized, cheerful and professional. We really had a lot of fun. The trip wouldn't be the same without her. ...
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9 Stop Pass (2018 Season) (from Munich to Paris) review
1st December 2016
Was a really good way to meet people.I liked how all i had to do was make it to the bus stop other than that everything else ...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
27th November 2016
Lydia was the highlight of my Greece trip. She made my solo trip fun and comfortable.
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
In July 2016 me and two of my best friends embarked on an adventure of a lifetime! We travelled through Europe for two months...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
A great experience, our guide was a the perfect mixture between being informative and down to earth (not afraid to have a dri...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
We were with the greek island hopper tour. We didn't quite know what to expect, but we encountered a great group of people! T...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
14th October 2016
Lydia is awesome fun, very well informed about each and everything about the islands we visited. She is crazyyyy but in a sup...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Greece would have not be the Same for me if ot hadn't been for Lydia! Her local knowledge and her passion was just a small pa...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
13th October 2016
Had an incredible time! I would do it all again. Made some amazing friends and the guide was AMAZING! V.engaging, enthusiasti...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
12th October 2016
My experience with Lydia Bellwood-Howard was all positive, every morning she woke up full of beans and ready for the day, not...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Amazing guide, very organised, the ferries and buses were good and efficient, and all the recommended hostels were fantastic
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
My greek island tour was fantastic mqinly due to the excellent tour guide in lydia! She made everything fun and alwayd found ...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
12th October 2016
My sister and I travelled for two months around Europe. We did the island hopper tour with Lydia and she was fantastic. So i...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
12th October 2016
My tour guide, Lydia, provided with my with the best experience of my life. This summer I traveled in Europe for 3 months and...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
Our trip to to the Greek islands with Busabout was nothing short of amazing !
Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
12th October 2016
Honestly she's a nut job!! The best blasted nutter I've ever meet! Definitely the most informative, hilarious, professiona...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
I cannot explain enough how much I enjoyed the tour with lydia. Not only did I enjoy the places we went but lydia made every ...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
My Greek Island tour with Lydia was absolutely incredible, the beautiful islands combined with Lydia's knowledge and guidance...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
12th October 2016
I loved my busabout experience with Lydia! The Greek islands were beautiful and the experience was made so much better by bei...
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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 17 Days reviewer 1
The trip was fantastic! The accommodations were really nice and inexpensive. Lydia was very knowledgeable about the places we...
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