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Cabo de la Vela, Colombia: Where to Stay for an Authentic Experience

Having visited Palomino many times, I needed to see some more of Guajira state – so I planned a trip to Cabo de la Vela (the northern part of La Guajira) to see the real spirit of this magical region. To get to Cabo de la Vela, you can take a bus from Palomino or […]

New Zealand: The Bright Lights You’ll Never Forget

It’s not often that travellers make it a priority to find the most beautiful stars possible when deciding on a travel destination. Yet, if you don’t, you could be missing out on one of the most beautiful experiences imaginable. New Zealand is one travelling holiday, where stargazers will be absolutely blown away. It’s a small […]

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 7 Unique and Fun Things

Dubai isn’t big in terms of geography but tourists will never run out of fun things to do here.  Activities in this city range from the usual touristy ones (going to the beach, enjoying a desert safari, eating out, etc.) to more unique ones that you can only experience if you’re on holiday in Dubai. […]

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: 5 Spots You Won’t Want to Miss

Puerto Vallarta, the small resort town in Mexico is known for its beautiful seashore and is the ideal getaway spot for a quick holiday, no matter your budget (after all, there are plenty of ways to find good travel deals). Being a small town, you can cover the entire length and breadth of this picturesque […]

Utila, Honduras: The Perfect Escape Plan

To get to Utila, it takes me about seven hours. I get up early, throw on my backpack and head out to the street to catch a bus going to San Pedro Sula’s bus terminal. From there, I spend four hours on a hot bus to get to Ceiba, which drops me at a dock. […]

Alaska: 7 Tips for Viewing the Northern Lights

Watching the Northern Lights dance across the dark night sky is an amazing experience. It’s on most people’s Bucket List, as it well should be. My family and I were extremely fortunate to see the Aurora during our trip to Alaska last year and I’m here today to share with you some tips that will […]

Australia: Boots On! The Best Hiking Trails in the Country

Discovering the beauty of Australia on foot is a challenging experience, but if you want to try your hand as an adventurer, these challenges will be fulfilling. Several days in the wilderness with nothing, but your thoughts and the things you need to survive is a totally different experience from driving a car and sleeping […]

Palomino, Colombia: Where the River Meets the Sea

Traveling around South America? Looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination? La Guajira offers outstanding landscapes and unique culture. A Colombian state, or departamento, La Guajira is located on the northeastern side of this South American country. The Caribbean sea is to the north and the Cesar Department is to the south, it borders Venezuela to the east […]

Azerbaijan: A Solo Female Cross Country Adventure

“You’re going where exactly?” That was pretty much the standard response that I received when I told people that I was heading to Azerbaijan to travel cross-country from Baku to Georgia as part of my solo adventure along the old silk road trade route. Little is known about Azerbaijan globally and after helping people locate […]

Reykjavik, Iceland: Of Lagoons and Fishing Disputes

AA left the Reykjavik airport grumpy. Not a single shop in the arrival hall had allowed him to buy a banana without a valid departure ticket. Hungry and thus primed, AA was not impressed with his first glance of Reykjavik proper, empty in the early morning light. “What are we in North Korea? Is this a […]