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What to do in Oaxaca, Mexico

November 8th, 2015|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Markets/Food - so many that they almost deserve and entire dedicated post. The markets of Oaxaca are one of its biggest attractions and there are 3 right in the city

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Where to stay and what to do in Acapulco

October 18th, 2015|Categories: Central America, Mexico, Uncategorized|

We loved the neighbourhood we stayed in so much while in Acapulco I thought I'd share a post on it. We pretty much just drove to an area in the

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Colima, Mexico – An unexpectedly awesome find!

October 15th, 2015|Categories: Central America, Mexico, Uncategorized|

The only reason we ended up in Colima was because it was a good stop off point on the way to Volcan de Colima. However we were pleasantly surprised with

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La Boca & Ancon beach, Trinidad

September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Central America, Cuba, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Trinidad is an awesome city, all the brightly colored old buildings and cobbled streets along with friendly locals make it a charming place, but just a short drive away is

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Casa Herradura Tequila Tour, Amatitan

September 12th, 2015|Categories: Central America, Culture, Drink, Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Now I don't want to oversell this... but I'm going to. This is the best tour ever! We drove to Tequila in Mexico in search of a tequila distillery tour,

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Boca de Tomatlan

September 1st, 2015|Categories: Central America, Mexico, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

We drove straight through Puerto Vallarta, looking for something a bit more relaxed. We had read a little about Boca de Tomatlan and thought maybe there would be a place

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People Are Just People: A Traveller’s Observations

August 24th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

The world is everlasting Put dirtballs in your pocket,
 Put dirtballs in your pocket, And take off both your shoes. 
'Cause people are just people, People are just people,
 People

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Buying a car in Mexico City, it is possible and easier than you think!

August 23rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

We read up online a lot about buying and registering a car in Mexico as a tourist, and the outlook wasnt great from what we read online. It seemed that

Copan, Honduras

August 21st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

  Copan is located half a mile northwest of Honduras and is the most famous Maya site in the region. This charming little town is full of cobblestone streets and

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Temples, sunrise and sunset in Bagan, Myanmar

August 20th, 2015|Categories: Asia, Culture, Myanmar|

We hired a electric motorbike from town, after a little haggling I think we paid 12,000 for a full day and a half (wanting to do sunset and sunrise) although

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