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A guide to Santiago

Santiago

I spent a month in Santiago in April 2017. This was something of a work break to try and recuperate some funds after the expensive trip around Patagonia.

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Hiking in Bariloche

After a 20 hour, overnight bus-ride from Buenos Aires, I arrived in Bariloche disheveled and in need of a shower. The journey itself, with Viabariloche, wasn't so bad. It included meals (Milanesas, coffee, rice, jelly, alfajores) and a comfy "cama" seat, but my legs felt like those of an ...

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Three months in Buenos Aires

I spent three months in Buenos Aires from November until early March, during the notoriously hot and humid summer. In this post, I’ll share some tips for both short-term visitors to the city and perhaps also expats coming to live here for a little longer. Buenos Aires is a ...

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Tonga: A one day itinerary for Tongatapu

Tongatapu is the principal island of the group of islands that compose The Kingdom of Tonga. It's the island that international visitors fly into and is small enough to see in just about a day with the help of a rental car. I'd probably recommend 2 days though ...

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Bula Fiji

"Bula" is the word meaning "Hello" every visitor to Fiji learns even if they try not to. From the moment you walk out of the plane in Nadi airport against the backdrop of strumming of guitars, to the "Bula Pass" on the Yasawa Flyer, to the friendly shouts to foreigners ...

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TheWorldOnASpoon

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do --- Mark Twain

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