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Sri Lanka

It took me almost three weeks to fully see the magnificent beauty of Sri Lanka. Why? I don’t know exactly. Maybe because Colombo is not the best city in the world to start your first solo travel trip. 2,694 more words


Three days in Qatar

With eleven days for winter break, Chris and I decided to seek warmer weather, and picked Qatar and Oman: a perfect winter destination. We took a 884 more words


Travel Tips: Arriving in a new city

What to do before and when you arrive to make your life easier.

These tips are based on my experiences solo traveling around cities in central and Western Europe as a budget backpacker. 975 more words


Funemployment & Social Media Falsehoods

If we’re friends on Facebook or you follow me on Instagram, you know that, after an incredible year living and studying in New Zealand — one of the most adventurous, beautiful countries on the planet — I did not settle right into the working life of most young adults. 2,281 more words


Volcan Tajumulco

Jumping off back of chicken bus #2 at 9:45 am, 3000m above sea level and it’s -really- hot. Probably because I’ve been traveling since 3:45 a.m with fleece pants and a thermal top on, but also because it’s already 30 degrees and I’ve been sandwiched against a rickety bus window and two other locals on a seat that’s meant for 1.5-2 people, max. 1,396 more words