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Best Things To Do in Washington DC

Best Things To Do in Washington DC in 3 Days

My first trip to Washington DC was a bit of a write-off. Arriving in the Capital from New York in July, the first thing that hit me was the humidity. I consequently spent the first day shopping for clothes befitting a tropical island in the Pacific, my second day I hid out in a bar that was deliciously cool, had… Read more →

Wondering what are the best things to do in Washington DC? Plan your trip with this 3 day itinerary including hotel and food recommendations.... Read more →
where to eat in New Orleans

What & Where to Eat in New Orleans: An Itinerary

Want to know what and where to eat in New Orleans? From fancy lunches complete with 25¢ martinis (yep, you heard me right) to the best breakfast in New Orleans (hint: beignets) – brunches, lunches, dinners and cocktails, I spent a week expanding my waistline in the Big Easy to bring you this 7-day itinerary of what and where to eat in… Read more →

Want to know what and where to eat in New Orleans? From 25 cent martinis to the best gumbo, jambalaya, po' boys and brunch, here's a 7-day eating itinerary.... Read more →
How to Book Cheap Hotels (with Priceline Express Deals)

How to Book Cheap Hotels (with Priceline Express Deals)

As a full-time traveller, if there’s one thing I know, it’s how to find great travel deals. I’m have ninja skills when it comes finding cheap flights, I got over $300 worth of free taxi rides in the USA in one month this year and when I book hotels I’m regularly securing rates that are 30%-60% off the rack rate. In… Read more →

Want to know how to book cheap hotels with savings up to 50-60%. As a full-time traveller it's been years since I paid full price. Let me show you how.... Read more →
Best places to visit in Colombia

The Best Places to Visit in Colombia

After spending two months of (slow) travel in Colombia, here’s my list of the best places to visit in Colombia and what to see and do when you’re there. This article isn’t intended to be a detailed guide to the country, more of a taster of the things to do in Colombia during a first visit. Whether you have a week, a month… Read more →

After spending two months of travel in Colombia, here's my list of the best places to visit in Colombia and what to see and things to do in Colombia.... Read more →
Are you ready to get robbed? 12 Holiday Safety Tips

Are you ready to get robbed? 12 Holiday Safety Tips

There are plenty of articles online giving great holiday safety tips for how not to get robbed and what to do if the unfortunate happens and you part ways with your possession But what about preparing to get robbed? Being robbed is usually a quick act but piecing things back together – remembering exactly what was taken, cancelling bank cards… Read more →

If your bag got snatched, could you deal with it? From cancelling cards to data loss, here are 12 holiday safety tips so you're prepared if you get robbed.... Read more →
101 TIPS FOR CHEAP FLIGHTS

101 Tips for Cheap Flights

I’ve flow from the UK to Paris for €5 (total price), I just booked my flight home for Christmas (New York’s JFK to London Heathrow) for £75 and I’ve recently flown half-way across Colombia for under $50. How? A combination of experience, sheer will and a fair number of flight booking tips and tricks that I’ve picked up over years… Read more →

101 tips for cheap flights from someone who's booked flights as low as $7, leveraged currency for cheaper rates and knows how cookies inflate prices.... Read more →
Study Spanish in Colombia Medellin

Why Medellin is the Best Place to Learn Spanish in Colombia

Want to know why Medellin is the best place to learn Spanish in Colombia? Read on… As usual, I didn’t do much research abosiut Colombia before landing in the country, but I did know that I was in desperate need of some more Spanish classes. My first stop in Colombia was Cartagena and a quick search on Google images did a fine… Read more →

Not sure where to learn Spanish in Colombia? After three weeks in the city, here are my 10 reasons why Medellin is the best choice.... Read more →