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Hopes and fears for long-term travel: Miami, Nicaragua and Colombia

Hopes and fears for long-term travel: Miami, Nicaragua and Colombia

That’s what’s going through my mind at 3am this morning. I’m wide awake, random thoughts churning through my head. I only do this when I’m worried about something. Normally me and sleep are very happy bedtime buddies. Tomorrow I travel to Miami, the start of a two-month journey that will also see me take in […]

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career break aims and objectives - tips for learning a new language

Top 3 tips for language learning, without going to class

How do you go about learning a new language, when you have the kind of job that doesn’t allow you to get to night school every Tuesday at 6pm? That’s the question I asked myself when preparing for my first ever career break trip to South America. Here I share my top three tips for language […]

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Peru UNESCO sites, World Heritage Sites in Peru - Taquile on Lake Titicaca

Not Machu Picchu again!? Here’s three more Peru UNESCO sites you should visit

Peru has a whole lot more going for it than Machu Picchu. Here are three more Peru UNESCO sites you should visit: watch a knitting extravaganza, fly above an astronaut, and see a mummy frozen in time! 1. Textiles on the Island of Taquile, Lake Titicaca Lake Titicaca borders both Peru and Bolivia, high in […]

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