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Narcos: facts and fiction after a week of travelling in Medellin, Colombia.

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I don´t know about you but I loved the Narcos series. Once I arrived in the cities of Colombia, it became apparent very quickly that they did not share my enthusiasm. But I get it. This for them was a very recent past that the country has just shrugged off. Why did America decide now, to glorify what to...

Once in a lifetime! Volcano Boarding in León.

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If you do even the slightest bit of research about travelling in Nicaragua, within minutes volcano boarding comes up as one of the must do things while travelling in the country. Similarly to Sunday Funday in San Juan del Sur, while not the worlds cheapest activity it's an activity you literally get a t-shirt for and one that cannot...

Diving in Honduras, Utila.

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Why Diving in Honduras? Honduras is often missed by travellers due to its history of danger. But it's slowly breaking away from this perception. More tourists now come here as they travel through central america to get off the beaten track, making the most of the super cheap prices. Having now travelled here, there is a definite tourist trail. Particularly...

Things to do on Utila Island.

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 I think the majority of natives and people passing through Utila island are happy to admit 99% of the tourists coming to the small island is for the diving. It has some of the most breathtakingly beautiful dive spots on the whole planet, let alone Central America. Utila island is also well known for being a travelling party spot....

Day out at Los Churros, El Salvador.

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If you do decide to go to El Salvador on your travels through central america you will no doubt need to go to the capital, San Salvador.  While the city itself it struggling for many things to do, there are many day easy day trips. One of them is Los Churros which is really easy and great just outside...

International homestay in San Pedro, Guatemala: A solo travel idea.

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Should I do an International homestay? For two weeks while I was in Guatemala I stayed with a family in order to learn Spanish, crack on with some work, explore the area I was staying in and chill. This is my experience of an international homestay and why you should consider it too. "Home is where your story begins."  While many dream...

Learning Spanish in Guatemala, my time in San Pedro.

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I spent two weeks learning Spanish in Guatemala, taking one-on-one Spanish classes in a little village sitting next to a beautiful lake. Here is my experience of learning Spanish in Guatemala and tips for you too! Throughout school I hated languages. To put it into perspective, I wasn’t a bad pupil in my younger years, but in year 8...

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...