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Bedbugs And Travelling

Bedbugs are both the rite of passage and the scourge of any long-term traveller. Some say you haven’t truly travelled long-term until you’ve met these nasty little creatures at least once. I’ve personally suffered through several attacks, some major but most … Continue reading

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Nine Things I Learned While Travelling – Part 3

Back in Part 1 I discussed The Cost of Travelling, Is Travelling Dangerous? and It’s Not Always Paradise and in Part 2 I discussed Travelling Alone, Tourist vs Traveller and Travelling Speed Here are more things I learned while travelling… … Continue reading

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Nine Things I Learned While Travelling – Part 2

Back in Part 1 I discussed The Cost of Travelling, Is Travelling Dangerous? and It’s Not Always Paradise Here are some more things I learned from travelling… 4) Travelling Alone isn’t scary The idea of travelling can put people off because … Continue reading

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Nine Things I Learned While Travelling – Part 1

Travelling long-term has a way of teaching you about the world, society and yourself. After being on the road for sixteen months, here are nine things I learned… 1) Travelling Is Cheaper Than You Think I’ve been asked many times … Continue reading

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Travelling Aint No Holiday

I’ve been to a lot of amazing places and done many wondrous things in the past 14 months, but except for perhaps the first couple of weeks, it certainly hasn’t felt like a holiday. Some would imagine the life of … Continue reading

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Techtraveller – A New Breed of Traveller

Long-term travelling has changed over the past few years. It all began with the humble Backpacker, a traveller with a backpack who stays in budget hostels. They try to see the world as cheaply as possible by sleeping in mixed … Continue reading

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S.O.F.A – Geeking it up in Colombia

S.O.F.A (Salon del Ocio y la Fantasia) – loosely translated as ‘The Leisure and Fantasy Lounge’ – is a convention held in Bogotá, Colombia every year. It’s Colombia’s answer to Comicon and similar geekfests from around the world. As S.O.F.A … Continue reading

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Busing your way around South America

In February 2013, I flew into South America. Since then I’ve travelled the continent mainly by bus. It’s honestly the easiest and most cost effect means to travel if you have plenty of time up your sleeve. 9 months later … Continue reading

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Dormitory Etiquette

For most of the time I’ve been travelling I’ve stayed in hostels. And except for the odd time when I’ve been upgraded to a private room, I’ve spent most of my time sleeping in multi-bed dorms. For the most part, … Continue reading

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