February 2016


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The Best Tulum Cenotes

Tulum is quite possibly the most addictive place I have ever visited. From Mayan Ruins and white sand beaches to copious amounts of cheap, glorious Mexican food, there are plenty of reasons to stay, but the biggest draw for most travellers are the Tulum cenotes. These cenotes (pronounced: ‘se-no-tes’) are plenty in number; too many to […]

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Transport in Cuba: What You Need to Know

It doesn’t take long after touching down in Havana’s José Marti International Airport to figure out that transportation in Cuba is neither convenient nor economical for backpackers. There are no direct bus or train links from this Cuba airport – just taxis, which cost 25-30CUC for a ride into town (1CUC = $1). Ouch. Unfortunately, that’s […]

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