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Buenos Aires, Argentina: theatre show, walking tour and a cemetery

Buenos Aires is the capital city located on the East coast of Argentina around the middle. The city is known for its Spanish/European architecture and rich culture.The city was establish in 1536 by the Spanish. It’s a huge, beautiful city, which weirdly doesn’t have a Latin American feel. I arrived…
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​Mendoza, Argentina: Wine, bikes and horses

Mendoza is a small city, North-West of Argentina and is famous for its vineyards and wine. Quite a few travellers stop here, mainly to do the wine and bike tour in the winery area. It seems like a great reason to spend a couple of days here. I was in…
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Weekends in Jerico, Antioquia

I have been to Jerico three times now and actually love the pueblo. The first time was completely by chance and just stayed here for a day. I had just met a guy, who needed to go here for work so asked if I would like to go with him….
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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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Minca, Colombia: motorbike burns and hiking

Minca is a small, tranquil town in the mountains about an hour away from Santa Marta, with lots of cafes, hikes and bird-watching spots. From the hostel in the centre of Santa Marta, we caught a taxi, costing us 60,000 pesos between four of us. When we told the taxi…
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Tayrona National Park, Colombia

Tayrona National Park is just north of Santa Marta on the coast with several picturesque beaches, forest, different trails and a native community amongst the mountains. After waking up in Santa Marta, packing a small bag and checking out, we caught a taxi (as there was four of us) to…
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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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Santa Marta, Colombia: beaches and scuba diving 

Santa Marta is a town east of Cartagena still along the beach. It took just under 5 hours from Cartagena in a mini van through Barranquilla. Once I arrived, it was late but I managed to find my hostel using map.me. My hostel wasn’t in the centre but to be honest,…
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La Boquilla beach, Cartagena

La Boquilla beach is situated about 5km east of the historical centre in Cartagena. It’s easy to get there, see Cartagena’s historical centre and transport, Colombia. It takes around 15 minutes but definitely worth the effort because in my opinion, it’s one of the best beaches in Cartegena. I was…
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Cartagena’s historical centre and transport, Colombia

Cartagena is a small city on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, with a beautiful historic centre and beaches. It was founded in the 16th century, where there are cobbled streets, the wall ruins and colonial buildings. It is a very popular tourist destination for both Colombians and foreigners. After a…
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