Travel and the Current Global Political Climate

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At the risk of becoming one of those bloggers and droning on about the ‘B’ word I received a very interesting press release recently that got me thinking about the ever changing status of travel. The current political and economic climate naturally impacts travel, but how much? And do things outside of our control such […]

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Milan to Lake Garda by train

Peschiera del Garda- Lake Garda

Several years ago I found as a 19 year living on the edge of Lake Garda during the heart of the European Summer, it was a dream. Its shanks to this unique experience I found a love and appreciation for the Italian Lakes and because of this experience in Lake Garda I decided it was […]

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Central America Border Crossings – Tips and Advice

Central America border crossings

Having travelled south from Mexico to Panama, I have experienced all but one of the Central America border crossings and countries after deciding to skip Belize. From my starting point in Mexico through no-mans-land towards Guatemala to El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, I’ll take you through some tips and advice that should […]

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How to visit the Panama Canal

I was absolutely not leaving Panama without a quick pit-stop at The Panama Canal. It’s a must see attraction and engineering masterpiece unlike any other in Central America. If you’re planning on visiting Panama City or are  just passing through dedicate a few hours to see the Miraflores Locks of The Panama Canal. This is […]

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New Year’s Eve in Taganga, Colombia

Taganga Sunset

Taganga, Colombia is in the coastal region of Colombia’s Santa Marta which is situated just outside the popular and stunning Tayrona National Park. Many backpackers use the infamous Taganga as a starting or end point for visiting the pristine and tropical Caribbean beaches of Tayrona National Park. A popular destination all year round for tourism, […]

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