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Learning Spanish in the Hippie Haven of San Marcos La Laguna

Time flies when you’re losing track of time, and Lake Atitlán is the perfect place to get lost for a while. Since our last post, we’ve split our time between San Marcos La Laguna and San Pedro La Laguna—two nearby pueblos with distinctly individual vibes. 1,081 more words


Quito, Ecuador

2850 meters above sea level, Quito is the highest official capital city in the world. It is also the closest capital to the equator as the central square is located less than 25km away! 793 more words


A tribute to the Toastie: the toothsome and probably toxic fuel of the Thailand backpacker

I am going to describe a food item to you, and it’s going to sound disgusting.

This food is sort of like a sandwich – … 358 more words


Actually...I'll Take the Warm Hostel...

As I’ve said before on my blog, I am a bit of a planner.  When I make commitments, I like to keep them.  That being said…there are sometimes when you just have to abandon ship…Like when you end up staying in a hut with no heating when it’s -3ºC at night… 638 more words