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Travel South America

The Great South American Bus Adventure 

The idea of a bus journey in South America fills me with a mix of dread and fear. Last year I was promised a luxury ride from Sucre to La Paz complete with TV, bathroom, and heat. Instead, the lights were turned off outside…

July 3, 2016
Culture Travel

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

This post is a new departure on my blog. An article about travel memories, it represents a change from the information-based listicle or destination page. The idea came to me on a grey Swedish day as I skimmed through photos on my Facebook account. Many…

January 17, 2016
San Buenaventura street near Rurrenabaque
Travel South America

Off The Beaten Track In The Bolivian Amazon 

  ‘It’s going to be quiet’, the German girl remarks. I am sitting on a glorified canoe between Rurrenabaque, the tourist nerve center of the Bolivian Amazon, and its tiny sister, San Buenaventura. We are among a handful of tourists making the short journey…

January 13, 2016

European Low Cost Flying- Is It Really Worth It?

Luton Airport Picture the scene. It is Sunday evening and passengers are herded into the confined space of a waiting room.  They wait and wait. The room gets hotter and still the wait continues. People start to fan themselves with any available item they…

December 15, 2015
Travel Europe

Ten things you may love to hate about France

France may be one of the planet’s most visited countries. Its capital may be a symbol of love, romance and chic. But it can also be frustrating and tedious at times. Much as tourists may marvel at its beauty, they will also rant at its…

December 2, 2015
Unlatinoverde at Iguazu Falls, Argentina

The story of this blog…

These are the simple and humble beginnings of my blog. When these words were written in late April 2015, there were no pages nor other posts, so this was the first post ever. Since then we have covered destinations in Europe, South America, and…

April 29, 2015