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Six things I remembered about road trip travel in the USA, and why some of them really bug me

Landing in Miami, the realisation hit me. It was nearly seven years since I’d last set foot on US soil. After many happy holidays in the western States, it was time to head East. I was curious, would a Florida road trip be the same as my previous US experiences? Remembering to drive on the […]

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How to visit The Everglades on a flashpacker budget

How to visit The Everglades on a flashpacker budget

Grassy expanses on a horizon to clear blue nothing, amphibious reptiles lying languidly in the heat of the mid-day sun, birds gliding lazily on a tree-to-tree mission, mangrove forests lapped by the shores of a turquoise blue ocean. All this and more can be found in The Everglades, Florida. This isn’t a cheap part of the world […]

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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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