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How To Visit the Galapagos Independently

A common myth is that the only way to see the Galapagos islands is to take an expensive cruise. But you absolutely can ...

Favela Tour: Cultural Experience or Human Zoo?

The idea of taking a "slum tour" has never sat right with me. On the one hand, it's a way to see a new side to a ...

BED BUGS!!

BED BUGS!! After years of avoiding the dreaded scurge of backpackers , I finally encountered these little buggers in ...

Independent Travel Tips: South Africa

You don't need expensive safaris or guided tours to have an incredible time in South Africa. It's the perfect country ...

Independent Travel Tips: Namibia

Namibia: a country of towering sand dunes, other wordly landscapes, and captivating wildlife. The massive distances ...

Etosha National Park- Tips and Pics

Etosha National Park, in northern Namibia, is simply one of the most incredible places on earth. While getting here ...