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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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