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How to manage your money when travelling in Latin America

December 2nd, 2018|Blog, Central America, Featured, South America, Travel Savvy|

"How could you be so complacent as to arrive with no money??? You've travelled the world... for years.... How could you possibly have let this happen???" That was all I could hear from the voice inside my head as I stood at the baggage carousel...

Overnight bus travel in South America – A Survival Guide

November 28th, 2018|Blog, Featured, South America, Survival Guides, Travel Savvy|

I love travelling by night bus in South America. There's a sentence you won't hear often. But I do, I LOVE IT. Most people will give an array of horrid cramped experiences. And they're telling you the truth, it's a tough experience. But a wonderful one. Why do I love night bus travel in South America?

A Tribute to my fallen Brother

June 2nd, 2016|Blog, Featured, Freedom, Journey 2012 - The Freedom Days, Off Topics|

My younger brother was determined to live his life to the fullest to his very last breath. Among many amazing things, Bryce was also a traveller. When life threw him a massive curve ball he strapped on his backpack and off he went. Intent on Living.

“I Have Seen Too Much Of This World… I Am Not A Good Slave”

November 2nd, 2012|Blog, Freedom, Off Topics|

I firmly believe that if you have your freedom, and you are lucky enough to have love, then happiness is yours. When I think about my travels over the past 7 years it all comes down to two things… my freedom and my passion. For [...]

My Disgusting Backpack – Step-by-step guide to Cleaning Your Backpack

October 22nd, 2012|Blog, Travel Preparation, Travel Savvy|

My backpack is important to me. As a perpetual nomad my backpack is my home, my friend, my one true constant from one adventure to the next. But most importantly... it's where I keep my stuff. My backpack has been through some tough shit... literally, [...]

Bocas to San Jose – a note on border crossings…

July 24th, 2012|Blog, Central America, Costa Rica, Featured, Journey 2012 - The Freedom Days, Panama, Travel Stories|

Border Crossings…. The intrigue, The mystery…. the unknown… Oh how I love border crossing days. Bryce, crossing borders You never really know how your day is going to pan out and how long it will take to get from A to B… or [...]

The Bocas Effect…

July 22nd, 2012|Blog, Central America, Featured, Freedom, Journey 2012 - The Freedom Days, Panama, Travel Stories|

The Bocas Effect:  “A Sudden feeling of euphoria secondary to the independent removal of societies noose by an individual.  Symptoms include: relaxation, laughter, smiling… at everyone, fun, befriending of random strangers, deep breathing, potential for superhuman powers, the absence of time, the absence of any feelings of guilt, [...]

Boquete – just when you think the journey can’t get any stranger…

July 19th, 2012|Blog, Central America, Featured, Journey 2012 - The Freedom Days, Panama, Travel Stories|

It's midnight, we finally release our collective grip on the surfboard cover and stumble out of the taxi. We could be described as 'wind swept' at best. The hostel receptionist at Mamallenas in Boquete looks out the window and laughs at us. I don’t blame [...]

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