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Category Archives: Backpacking Destinations

7 Reasons to Visit Cali, Colombia

Cali, Colombia is known as the salsa capital of the world. People from all over...

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Roatan or Utila: Which Honduras Bay Island is Better?

Having a tough time choosing between which Honduran Bay Island to visit? Roatan and Utila...

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6 Incredible Things to Do in El Salvador

El Salvador is a country in Central America that many people skip over; but they...

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24 Best Tips for Visiting the Taj Mahal

If you're traveling to India and have a stop at the Taj Mahal on your...

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Salento, Colombia Travel Guide: A Town with Culture, Coffee and Charm

Salento, Colombia is in the heart of coffee region and is known for colorful doorways,...

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India is Not for Everyone

I have kind of a love-hate relationship with India. Here's why.

How to Travel the Galápagos Islands on a Budget

Everyone wants to know: "Is it expensive to travel to the Galapagos?" YES. No question...

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7 Amazing Budget Hostels in South America

During our three months traveling through South America, we stayed in many beds… thirty four,...

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Gettin’ Down & Dirty on the Farm: WOOFFing in Ecuador

The next leg of our journey included hiking into the Andes Mountains to a remote...

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Cuenca Ecuador

Set in the Andes mountains, Cuenca, Ecuador’s buildings have an old world charm, yet progressive...

Montañita Ecuador

Montañita is town on Ecuador’s coast known primarily for two things: 1) Decent surf &...

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Galapagos Islands Ecuador

Budget travel is hard in the Galapagos, but you can do it. Just don't run...

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One Action-Packed Week in Baños

Set in a picture-perfect landscape of lush mountains streaked with waterfalls just three and a...

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7 Fun Things to do in Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador's exciting capital city is full of stunning architecture and culture. We've rounded up the...

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Medellin Colombia

When we told friends and family that Colombia was among the countries we were planning...

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Tayrona National Park: Beach Camping in Colombia

I don't think there are many better combinations in life than a beach and a...

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Taganga: A Dirt Road Paradise

A day after landing in Colombia, we made a journey along the coast to the...