Heaven and hell in Sucre, Bolivia

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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Sucre – probably one of Bolivia’s most charming towns, it is heavenly in many ways, but for us our stay turned out to be hell, as well. Find out why…

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Roswell, New Mexico: The town with an identity crisis

Posted on 21. Mar, 2014 by .

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Roswell, New Mexico, is one of the strangest little towns we’ve ever visited! Only famous for the UFO crash in 1947, the town seems to be in an identity crisis now.

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New Mexico’s White Desert: The bright and beautiful White Sands

Posted on 17. Mar, 2014 by .

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We visited one of the most fascinating landscapes in the southwestern U.S. – the vast white sand desert of Sand Dunes in New Mexico – and got almost lost in the dunes!

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Bolivia’s Cerro Rico – Risking my life inside the ‘mountain that eats men’

Posted on 02. Mar, 2014 by .

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Mine tours in the silver mines in Cerro Rico in Potosi are controversial: are they a human zoo or educational tourism? Dani joined a mine tour to find out.

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Llama trekking to the Rio Grande | New Mexico

Posted on 21. Feb, 2014 by .

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Trekking into the Rio Grande gorge with four llamas in tow was one of our favorite experiences in New Mexico. Read all about the hike and our awesome llamas:

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Soaking up the desert spirit in San Pedro De Atacama

Posted on 09. Feb, 2014 by .

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Read what makes San Pedro De Atacama, the tiny desert village that is our favorite place in all of Chile, so special – from delicious food to the look and feel of the Wild West.

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The otherworldly landscapes of Chile’s Atacama Desert

Posted on 04. Feb, 2014 by .

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There is no question why NASA does test runs for its Mars missions here – the landscapes are incredible. One glance through this photo essay and the Atacama Desert will surely land on your Must See list!

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How to upset an entire nation: Why Chileans Think We SUCK!

Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 by .

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We have angered an entire nation. Find out what we said, what we didn’t say, and how the Chileans reacted…

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Guest post: The power of being out as a gay traveler in South America

Posted on 07. Jan, 2014 by .

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In the latest installment of our LGBT travel series, Sam of IndefinitiveAdventure.com shares why he thinks being out as a gay traveler can make a big difference.

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How much does it cost to travel in Chile (and tips for traveling Chile on a shoestring)

Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by .

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We spent nearly four months in Chile and are sharing our travel expenses! Find out how much to expect for accommodation, food, transport and entertainment and how to save money on a visit to Chile!

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Our five favorite housesitting experiences (and the 2nd edition of the Break Free housesitting book!)

Posted on 14. Dec, 2013 by .

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Since we started housesitting in 2010, we have had once in a lifetime experiences we will never forget. Read on for our top 5 of all time and find out about the updated version of our book on housesitting.

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Polaroid of the week: Medieval Mdina, Malta

Posted on 20. Apr, 2014 by .

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This week’s Polaroid features Mdina, a historic walled hilltop town in Malta. A visit to the well-preserved city feels like a trip back to medieval times!

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UK Travel: Brighton For Foodies

Posted on 17. Apr, 2014 by .

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Brighton isn’t all fish and chips and candy floss, you know. There’s a great foodie scene here demanding something suitable for the more sophisticated palate too. If you venture beyond the classic tourist traps of the main seafront roads in Brighton you’ll find some real gems, much like in any town where tourism plays a […]

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The best countries to retire for same-sex couples

Posted on 16. Apr, 2014 by .

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There are a lot of good things going on these days. The landslide of states in the U.S. where same-sex marriage is legal is gaining momentum. The UK just saw its first domestic same-sex marriages performed. The IRS now taxes same-sex marrieds at the same rate as heterosexual couples. Okay, that last one is a […]

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Experience the wacky delights of America on a road trip

Posted on 14. Apr, 2014 by .

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Everyone who knows us knows how much we love a good ol’ road trip – especially in the U.S. So far, we have taken five long road trips through several parts of the U.S., and always planning the next one! We’re excited to share a fun infographic today, put together by TrekAmerica, a leading tour […]

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Where to stay in Sucre: Hostal CasArte Takubamba

Posted on 13. Apr, 2014 by .

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We highly recommend Hostal CasArte Takubamba in Sucre, Bolivia! A beautiful hostel with an artsy vibe, we found clean and bright rooms here, a sunny courtyard and good breakfast!

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Tanzania’s most exclusive tented camps

Posted on 04. Apr, 2014 by .

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Check out Tanzania’s most luxurious tented camps – the best way to experience Africa’s fascinating wildlife!

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