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10 foods to try in Oaxaca, Mexico

Despite Oaxaca (‘Wa-hacka’) being kind of out of the way I knew there was no way we were going to skip the culinary capital of Mexico. See my last post for further clarification! So when we arrived I got busy researching … Continue reading

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The first tacos I ate in Mexico

We crossed over into Mexico from the Guatemalan border after two solid days of travelling on chicken buses and crowded collectivos (mini vans). In the nondescript town of Tapachula we followed two friendly men to the bus station to buy … Continue reading

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6 things that surprised me about El Salvador

I should preface this list by saying that I had zero expectations of El Salvador. We weren’t planning to go there, I hadn’t read about it at all and so the things that surprised me might not surprise a traveller who … 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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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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Eating for $5 a day in La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz is utter mayhem. Throngs of people darting along skinny pavements dodging noisy cars, market stalls, buses, pollution and dogs everywhere. Oh and food. There are street vendors every few steps selling everything from ice cream, jellies, juices, curious … Continue reading

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Exploring the San Pedro Market in Cusco

Good news! I’m back from the brink. If you missed my somewhat dramatic altitude sickness post from yesterday click here. I woke up this morning feeling much better, although I am still completely out of breath after walking up an … Continue reading

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Lima, Peru

Hola! We made it to Lima in the very early hours of Friday morning and after a very long immigration line and a very long taxi ride to our hostel, fell into bed. The next morning we set out to … Continue reading

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Florida

The end of the line! Can you believe it?! I’ve blogged all this time without getting lazy and giving up, 20 weeks it’s been! Ok enough with the self accolades, still need to get through this post… Jacksonville Our first … Continue reading

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