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Solo Travel Can Also Suck At Times

For the most part solo travel is amazing. You get to do what you want, when you want, for as long as you want. But the downside is also that you are on your own. All decisions are yours to make. And for me as a more "mature" traveler I find it a bit harder … Continue reading Solo Travel Can Also Suck At Times

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Solo Backpacking Colombia for 8 Weeks

Backpacking and Hiking in Colombia In 4 days I leave for some solo backpacking and hiking in Colombia. My trip is for 8 weeks which I feel is a good amount of time to get immersed in a country. Being able to travel for an extended period of time is one of the reasons I … Continue reading Solo Backpacking Colombia for 8 Weeks

Solo Travel is Amazing. El Cuco in El Salvador

Over the past four and a half weeks I have been fortunate enough to have been bouncing around Nicaragua. See also- Nicaragua Solo Travel  Update I have learned so much. Both about this amazing country and the wonderful people here and about myself. I have met so many other backpackers from other countries and the love … Continue reading Solo Travel is Amazing. El Cuco in El Salvador

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. More Than Sunday Funday

San Juan del Sur on Nicaragua's southern Pacific coast is more than the sum of its parts. This once lazy beach surf town has grown to become a major tourist hub. Lots of college age kids come here for basically one reason: Sunday Funday. What is Sunday Funday? Sunday Funday is a debaucherous party that … Continue reading San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. More Than Sunday Funday

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Why We Travel. A Story About Florence, Italy

Back in 2009 I was teaching at local junior high school and I was renting an amazing little seaside cottage just outside of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. I was able to stay there for the winter months for next to nothing as it was actually a summer rental for tourists. That meant I had to … Continue reading Why We Travel. A Story About Florence, Italy