Uruguay & Legal Weed – A Stoned Traveller’s Paradise?

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December 10th 2013. This was the date that the tiny South American nation of Uruguay broke new ground and became the first country in the world to (re) legalize marijuana. Jose Mujica, the leftist now […]

1 Year Travelling Latin America: Inspiration From The Road

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Exactly one year ago I arrived in Rio De Janeiro to begin my exploration of the Americas. One year on and I’m still travelling, writing this as I sit sipping my morning coffee from the […]

My Continental Cycle Trip: Making It Happen

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This is a guest post by friend and adventure cyclist Kieron Ramsay. Last year he quit his job and got on a bicycle, setting off on a life-changing journey that would see him camping his way […]

My Continental Cycle Trip: Why I Left Everything Behind For The Open Road

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This is a guest post by adventure cyclist and good friend Kieron Ramsay. Last year he quit his job, got on a bicycle and left the country, setting off on a journey that would see him […]

How Living Abroad Taught Me About The Country I Left

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When I left the UK in 2012 to go and live and work as an expat in Shanghai I obviously expected to learn a bit about China and its culture, but what I didn’t foresee from […]

Why You Really Should Learn Spanish If You’re Travelling Latin America

If you’re planning a trip to Mexico or Central or South America, the first piece of advice I would give you is: learn Spanish! Unlike travelling a region like South-East Asia where every country has […]

How To Learn Spanish Whilst Travelling in Latin America (For Free)

If you’re planning a trip to Latin or South America and don’t yet speak any Spanish, now is the time to learn. On a basic level it will make your day to day life much […]

Elusive Ayahuasca: 14 Cups in Bolivia pt.3

As we arrived to the temple that evening there was also a new face by the fire, a young Frenchman who would be beside me for the ceremony. He drank before me each round and quite clearly had trouble doing so, taking a good minute to finish the cup, raising his arm to cover his mouth as he gagged between every gulp.

How To Meditate When You’re Travelling

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When I started meditating in 2012, I kept it up as a daily habit pretty well with one major exception- when I was travelling. Though travel and meditation have been two key aspects of my […]