Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 – The year of travel

I’d be lying if I said 2015 was just another year. I quit my job, sold everything I own, said goodbye to my friends and family and home of three and a half years and took off on an adventure … Continue reading

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Short stopover in Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

By taking an easy ferry from Buenos Aires, you can arrive in an entirely new country merely an hour later. Uruguay. Perfect if you’re the kind who likes to collect passport stamps for not much effort. Even more perfect if like … Continue reading

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Top 8 things to do in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Let me just begin by saying that this was meant to be a top 5 list of Buenos Aires. The fact that it blew out to 8 is a pretty good indicator of just how much I loved the place. … Continue reading

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My Christmas Present: the Argentine Experience

Merry Christmas from Brazil! I hope you had a most excellent day and enjoyed good food and company. Andrew and I enjoyed a day on the beach but my Christmas present was enjoyed a week earlier while we were still … Continue reading

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Tasting all the wine in Mendoza, Argentina

After bidding farewell to Chile we made our way by bus to Mendoza, Argentina. On the way our bus broke down (a South American experience I was surprised to have avoided up until that point) and we waited 3 hours … Continue reading

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Top 5 things to do in Santiago, Chile

Santiago is a really cool city, a bustling metropolis and a real mix of architecture, food and culture with an incredible history. It was one of those places where there just wasn’t enough time to explore every borough. I could … Continue reading

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Camper van road trip from San Pedro to Santiago, Chile

We weren’t sure how to tackle the rest of Chile after San Pedro, so when Andrew stumbled upon a Wicked Campers office and suggested a road trip it was both exciting and a relief. We finally had a (vague) plan! … Continue reading

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15 GIFs that accurately sum up life in hostels

Fact: we have stayed in 22 hostels on this trip. Some observations. When the free breakfast includes more than stale bread and jam: But breakfast finishes at 9am: When someone gets back from a night out and switches on the dorm … Continue reading

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3 things you must do in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Crossing into Chile from Bolivia was a lot like trying to get into Australia; it took a long time and god help you if you had a forgotten apple in your bag. Chile has a large agricultural region and is … Continue reading

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8 essential items for long term travel

The following 8 items have been absolute life savers over the last 7 months of nonstop travel. Obviously so have my camera and phone, but I feel like those are obvious items to take travelling. 1. A power board  We … Continue reading

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