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How to Apply for a Cuban Visa

I’ve often thought applying for a Cuban visa or a tourist card was a tricky affair but it’s actually not.

We were in the U.S. so we couldn’t apply for a visa because there weren’t any embassies in the country. 532 more words


The time we taught the Chinese the word 'w*nker'

When I was 19, I travelled to China to teach at a remote university.  To be honest there are hundreds of ‘what the f*ck’ tales from my six months in China … many of which I’m sure will make it onto this blog at some point, but I’ll start with one of my favourites. 818 more words

Sum 41 - Music Brings Back Memories

In 2003 when I was 19 I saved money, working two jobs during my gap year before university, and went to America for three months. After discovering RC Racing I realised that the coolest tracks were in America, and many of the best drivers too. 674 more words

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Skiathos: Greek gods' gift to Hades-like August travel

SKIATHOS, Greece — When I was very little, my mom read me stories to bed. They weren’t “Dr. Seuss” or “Winnie the Pooh” or anything so mundane. 2,703 more words

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"kutte fail ho gaye"

You pick up strange words and phrases as you travel from one place to the other. Asia, and India in specific has abundance of languages, dialects and words. 125 more words

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Smell of forest 

Exploring mystic mountains in the sojourn of gloomy clouds is what I like most. Lush green forest hugs the peaks with utmost affection. While passing through the forest, I sometimes mesmerized by the smell of those woods. 64 more words


IAMA Fever


I took something like a fifteen hour shuttle from Utila to Nicaragua. Sick from the previous days on the boat it was a hellish ride of fever and headache. 1,899 more words

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