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Medellin, Colombia: A backpacker’s paradise

Once regarded as the most dangerous city in Colombia, Medellin is now a backpacker’s paradise. A must-see part of Colombia, you’ll be hard-pushed to find someone who doesn’t love this great city. From fabulous views to partying in El Poblado,...

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Antigua, Guatemala: The ultimate to-do list

The beautiful city of Antigua, Guatemala sits cosy beneath fabulous mountains and on a clear day you can see the three volcanoes – Agua, Fuego and Acatenango – set against a blue sky. From strolling around the city to the...

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Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala: Top sights to see

Quetzaltenango, Guatemala – locally named Xela – is a beautiful city surrounded by fabulous mountains. If you’re looking for a vibrant nightlife or you simply want to chill out in hot springs for the day, Xela is the perfect place...

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico: Top things to see

San Cristobal de las Casas in the south of Mexico is a wonderful little city. Surrounded by forested hills, the colourful streets will leave you smitten. From strolling between the many churches to sampling the local “pox”, San Cristobal is...

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Oaxaca City, Mexico: Top things to do

Southeast of Mexico City you’ll find beautiful little Oaxaca City. It’s easy to get lost in the beauty of the streets where you’ll find breath-taking architecture and plenty of street art. From stunning panoramic views across the hills to the...

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Mexico City travel guide: Alternative sights to see

Mexico City – Ciudad de México – is alive with the sounds of street vendors and the smell of corn in the air. Reggaeton beats spill from clubs and the atmosphere is incredible. Everything in Mexico City is inexpensive meaning...

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US Highway 101: A beautiful ride

The United States’ fabulous Highway 101 (or Route 101) stretches along the majority of the west coast. From small towns to the countless bays, it’s a beautiful ride.  It is a great road to hitchhike and, due to a large...

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5 books to inspire your wanderlust

From the frantic meanderings of Jack Kerouac to a more philosophical appreciation of what it means to travel, each and every story has its own way of portraying the beauty of travel. If you’re debating heading out on the road,...

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Wonderful hitchhiking moments

Hitchhiking brings you into contact with a great many interesting and diverse people you would never have a chance to meet otherwise. Once you get over the initial anxiety of being on the road and putting your trust in strangers,...