Tips

​Jericó’s city tour, Colombia

Jericó is one of the most picturesque villages, full of friendly locals, colourful architecture and a peaceful feel, only a few hours away from Medellin. There is so much to experience in Jericó and this tour is designed to fit in every aspect of this beautiful pueblo especially if you…
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​Does travelling make you young? 

I’ve been pondering this question for a while. Does travelling make you younger or older? Maybe it depends in what type of way. I’ve been travelling around the world for over two and a half years so I can discuss the affect travelling has had on me as well as…
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10 ways to make friends in a hostel

When you go travelling, especially as a solo traveller, you are likely to stay in hostels. I thought I would give you a guide about how to make friends. If, like me, you are travelling solo, you don’t want your days to feel lonely. I have stayed in plentiful hostels…
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How travelling changed me

Recently I read a blog called ‘How travel killed my ambition‘ by another travel blogger and it made me stop and think, how I have changed since travelling. You always read conflicting blogs, where some would say that travelling has completely changed them as a person and their perspective whereas…
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How I afford to travel long term

People are always asking me how I have been travelling for so long or travellers are shocked when I tell them how long I have been travelling. I will start with a bit of background about me. I was a qualified teacher in England before deciding to quit my job…
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Travelling on a budget: General tips about Transport

Most backpackers want to travel on a budget and make their money last as long as possible so they can do and see as much as they can. However, it is easy to spend more money than planned, go over budget and end up either cutting their trip short or…
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Teaching English as a Foreign language in Medellin, Colombia

My teaching experience in Colombia will be completely different to others who have also taught there. If you have ever wanted to teach abroad, Colombia is a great country to start with its relaxed culture, friendly people and beautiful cities. I initially wanted to teach in Colombia for 2 reasons:…
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Things to do in Jerico, Antioquia

Jerico is a beautiful town in the state of Antioquia, just south-west of Medellin. It’s actually my favourite pueblo in the whole of Colombia. I just don’t know how to describe it. It is a small village with incredible, colourful buildings along straight roads and surrounded by mountains. There is…
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I miss living in Asia: visiting The Philippines

Since being back in South-East Asia in The Philippines, I’ve realised there are a lot of things I miss about living in this part of the world: – The easy living, relaxed lifestyle – The cheapness of transport, food and accomodation. For example, a meal costs about 70 pesos (2…
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