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Ultra-Marathon Trail Run Race Day Deconstructed

Ultra-marathon trail running. What is it like to...

Climbing Volcan Villarrica

Volcan Villarrica dominates the skyline when seen from...

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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Peggy’s Cove

Head down the Atlantic coast from Cape Breton towards Halifax....

Entrance to Argentina from the Chile Chico border.
Crossing Chile’s Borders With a Chilean Vehicle As a Foreigner

“ Sanity is not statistical.” - George Orwell, 1984.  ...

kandy lake sri lanka

A four hour taxi ride from Dalhousie, near Adam's Peak had us arriving in Kandy. Visions of a town made...

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa is an impressive sight. Arising from the surrounding plains as a single volcanic...

82 Queen Street BBQ Shrimp & Grits
7 unmissable dishes you need to eat in Charleston

If you love food, you need to plan a visit to Charleston South Carolina, and take some baggy clothes with...

kandy to ella train
Kandy to Ella Train Ride

The situation was. Peak travel season in Sri Lanka for tourists and locals alike. The famous Kandy to Ella train...

Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires

I walk down the corridor leading away from my room. The receptionist, Natasha is scurrying toward me in a distraught...

The effigy of Ganesh being led to the sea.
Ganesh festival, Mumbai

We awake early on the first day of our India travels and take a stroll out to the Gateway of...

hosteria de la patagonia
Hosteria de la Patagonia, Chile Chico

A popular exit and entry point between Chile and Argentina along the Carretera Austral is Chile Chico. It over 100km...

tomorrowland sri lanka
Tomorrowland, Ella

It was with some trepidation that Erin and I left the safety of our traditional homestay in the main traveller's hub...

hilltop village bakery oven
Hilltop Village Bakery

Hilltop Village Bakery is a community-minded bakery in this remote outpost of the Southern Highlands. A scenic run was had...

Glacier Camping Kershaw Peaks Antarctica
Camping on an Antarctic Glacier

Camping on an Antarctic glacier during a blizzard is perhaps not everyone's idea of a happy birthday. Yet this is what...

icefields parkway
Renting a Car in the USA – What Insurance Do I Need?

The USA is designed to be explored behind the wheel. The freedom to hit the highway on an epic road trip...

Casa del Mondo Lake Atitlan
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

We had enjoyed a very decent meal in Santa Cruz the night before. Prepared by our German host it was a...