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The other top 10 countries to visit in 2019

So Lonely Planet has already decided which countries you should visit this following year. And their selection is great, it’s not that we don’t…


Alive in the desert: when nothing is everything

Colombia is a vast country that can boast of all sort of things. It’s a magical place, like his best author, Gabriel García Márquez, would suggest in his many…


How we should write about traveling

The last days I have been thinking a lot about what to write next. I have been going over my diaries and pictures and found quite some adventures that haven’t…


Cambodia is no country for old men

That Cambodia is no country for old men has a double take. The first is dark but necessary. Not even Anton Chigurh, the hired assassin imagined by Cormac…


Pack your reading partners

Travelling around the world is best accompanied with a reading partner. I’m talking about books, of course. And this is a backpacker’s dilemma. They don’t fit…


The power of spontaneity

The bus from Ho Chi Minh took around 6 hours, seems to have come straight out of the seventies and doesn’t have air conditioning. Once I got to the…