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top travel scams and how to recognize them

If you are¬†afraid to visit a foreign country because of travel scams, afraid of shady deals and confused if it really is Buddha day today (hint: no it is not) this post might help you fight that fear. Or at least make you smile when you recognize you have almost …

Chichen Itza pyramid in Mexic

remember Mexico

Because I started doing some homework – processing old photos, selecting the good and discarding the chaff, and so on – I …

enjoying the sea and sun in Tulum, Mexico

are we there yet?

Well, I am now in Bucharest so this small wonderful trip ended. Managed to backup the whole photo catalog from the Asus …

picture of the pool at Nomadas hostel in Merida, Mexico

one hostel to rule them all

In a city with sweltering heat you need an oasis of quiet, some trees, and a way to cool down. So…take on …

Chichen Itza in black and white

the trip so far

I think I am around at the half of the trip (time does seem to fly…), so here are some quick thoughts …

the cool people on the road

One of the interesting parts of vacation – and staying at hostels, taking buses, eating at hole-in-the-wall places – is that you …

fiesta participants in Ciudad de Mexico

fiesta in Ciudad de Mexico

Sometimes people look at me somewhat strange when I tell them I have no particular plan when I start traveling. I have …

hablas Espanhol ?

New mid-year resolution: finally start to learn proper Spanish. It is clear that sooner or later I am going to come back …

up in the air

I’m writing this while passing the southern tip of Groenland. Im supposed to catch some sleep in order to accommodate to the …