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What I Learned in Two Weeks of Zouk

After fumbling my way through my first zouk class, I was determined to keep trying. I had two weeks left in Rio, and I ...

Samba at Pedra do Sal

Rio is a city of iconic images- Christ the Redeemer, Copacabana beach, the Carnival parade. But one of the ...

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 ...

A Weekend in Luxembourg- Article for GoNomad

My article on Luxembourg has been published by GoNomad, an awesome travel website featuring stories on destinations ...

Trip Budget: Southern Africa

While not the cheapest region of Africa, the south had some pleasant surprises in store for our budget. The biggest ...