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Antigua, Guatemala: A photo diary.

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Antigua, Guatemala is a small city in the southern area of Guatemala. First established in around the 15th century it is surrounded by beautiful volcanoes and mountains, the city in its entirety is listed as an UNESCO site. Antigua, Guatemala sits in a earthquake prone area and in 1773 an earthquake occurred that almost completely destroyed the city. The...

Drugs in Mexico; bribery, travel and a lucky escape.

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Alot of travel writers don’t include the stories that would contain the words 'drugs in Mexico', its these stories that may give the perception travelling is scary due to the cultural differences, political differences or corruption. I loved Mexico, it was one of my favourite countries I've visited to date, the food, the ease of travelling the country, the...

Female solo travelling: June 2017 Monthly recap, USA, Mexico and Belize.

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The USA, Mexico & Belize!  My first month or so of female solo travelling has been incredible, having visited three countries, seen one of the seven wonders of the world and eating my weight in tacos.Newsletter: June 2017 San Diego, USA The US was great. I spent ten days or so with my family out there and it was exactly what I...

Top five things to do in Puerto Escondido, Mexico.

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Puerto Escondido is on the South West Pacific coastline in the Oaxaca region of Mexico. A sleepy beach town that is made up of backpackers, retirees and locals. As with a majority of popular beach towns for all there tourism there are areas of the 45,000 person town that are impoverished. You will see half developing areas that seem to...

Top ten things to eat and drink in Mexico

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Mexico is teeming with foods that I'd never seen or heard of before, let alone tried. Even the foods I did know- it all tastes better in Mexico. Colourful salsas, tortillas topped high with everything and anything you could think of. Fresh fruits and crickets (yes, crickets). For the ultimate list of things to eat and drink in Mexico, see...

A day at the Teotihuacan pyramids from Mexico City.

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The Teotihuacan pyramids with the the Pyramid of the Sun as its largest structure is said to be one of the largest and oldest of the Aztec creations, believed to have been constructed in 200BC. The Teotihuacan pyramids from Mexico City is a great day out of the city and a relatively simple one, but hopefully this will make it...

A restorative weekend in La Jolla, California.

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Generally the reason I keep healthy are because of my illnesses, it is a need rather than a preference. That said every once in a while I like to pretend I can spend my time in a similar manner to the Dalai Lama and be the better version of myself. La Jolla is a relaxed and open-minded suburb of San Diego,...