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Hair cut salon

Most expensive to cheap haircuts around the world

I love getting a hair cut when visiting new places. It allows me to engage in some light conversation with the barber. Talking to them gives you a glimpse of every day life in their city (from cost of living to local politics). There is no guarantee that you get a good hair cut as […]

parque-explora

Global round up of the best Science Centers

When I travel to big cities I try my best to visit a Science museum / center to see how Science is represented in different cities/countries/culture. Here is a list of my favorites.

Blue mountains, Australia

Best Hiking spots in the world with photos

We’ve traveled to 6 continents and picked the top places for your best hiking experience.

Train Train ride

Top train journeys one must take in their life time

Since I was a child, I was always fascinated with train journeys. Hearing the clickety-clackety sounds the train wheels make while passing the metal tracks made me sleep good for some weird reason. There is nothing like seeing the country side from inside the comfort of sitting in the train.

My favorite bike rides in the world

Bike riding is one of my favorite activities in my life. Wherever I travel I try to find opportunities to hike and bike. It is the best way to discover a new place. It provides a great opportunity to connect with nature and people.

How to renew your 90 day Colombian visa

When my 3 month / 90 day visa cutoff date was around the corner I was debating how to renew my visa so I can continue to stay for another 3 months in Colombia. I had two options – one is to go to the local migracion office and another is to leave the country […]

Capurgana to Aguacate hiking

How to explore Capurgana and Sapzurro in Caribbean coast

(Tambien en espanol) Picture this. Coconut trees, crystal clear water, warm weather, amazing dive sites, car free streets and cheap delicious sea food. Welcome to Capurgana and Sapzurro.

New Zealand Aerial view

How I explored South Island, NZ in 15 days

South Island, New Zealand is small and easy to travel both by car and bus. Here is a rough itinerary of how to plan exploring South Island in just two weeks time.

Green Banos

How to spend three days in Banos, adventure capital of Ecuador

(Tambien en espanol) There are only two places to see in Ecuador. One is Galapagos and another is Banos. If you don’t have time and money to go to Galapagos I recommend that you go to Banos for a few days.

Medellin – The right transformation!

“You went to Colombia?” “Isn’t it dangerous?” “Are you missing an organ now?” “Did you make any deals with a drug cartel?” – says almost everyone who heard that I am traveling to Colombia. I’ve come across many different people during my travels this year; interacted with both fellow travelers and locals alike. And I’ve […]