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Independent Travel Tips: Mongolia

Be flexible with your travel plans. Shared jeeps and minivans don't run to a fixed schedule, instead, they leave when ...

Revisiting the Monastery

  Seven years ago, my partner Adam and I spent the summer teaching English to young monks in Sonada, near ...

Step Four: Insurance, Visas and Splitting Tasks

As much as I love the carefree notion of  simply grabbing my passport and some clean underwear and heading off ...

From Argentina to Brazil

After a few rainy days back in Buenos Aires, reacquainting myself with my favourite tango venues, it was time to bid ...

El Bolson and the End of a Mountainous Month

El Bolson was described by the guidebook as a "hippy paradise", with artisanal handicrafts, a peaceful mountain ...

The Blue View of Lago Gutierrez and Cascada Los Duendes

Eager to explore more of the gorgeous blue scenery of Bariloche, I decided to catch the  bus to Lago Gutierrez. As ...