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  • Backpacking Latin America: the beginning

    It’s 11.02pm in Cancun where I’m currently sat cross-legged on the floor of the dimly lit departures hall. The light above me flickers intermittently, casting an unpleasant and unpredictable yellow glow across my laptop screen. I can see three other people scattered across the marble floor, their various items of mismatched luggage scattered haphazardly around…

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  • Kathmandu : A Middle Ground

    Kathmandu is something of a middle-ground. With the stark intensity of traversing Indian terrain crisp in our recollections, a refuge from the inescapable animation of our most recent holiday destination was appealing (read about it here). Whilst we had no desire to entirely leave behind the seductive draw of barely controlled chaos, the opportunity to…

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  • The Seven Wonders of My Travelling World: 1-3

    It is, perhaps, a dream of every travel enthusiast to visit the seven wonders of the world. Structures and locations that incite awe amidst natives and tourists alike wield an undeniable appeal. Like the stamping of a passport, adventurers are able to elicit a special kind of satisfaction from collecting photographs (or for the vainer…

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  • Idiots Abroad: The Travel Companion Series (Part 3)

    ‘That f*cking boy is from f*cking hell…’ I’m not typically one for blurbs. If we aren’t to judge a book by its cover, how can we in good conscience form an opinion from just a small collection of words? As such, I’ve typically applied a similar thinking to my blog posts. Whilst a hook has…

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