July 24, 2014
Visiting Cartagena On A Backpacker’s Budget premium
When I arrived in Colombia I was pretty nervous that I wouldn’t be able to live quite as frugally as I had in Southeast Asia.  My goal was to travel on $40 a day.  But I had major doubts that I would be able to float myself on a backpacker’s budget.  After spending a couple weeks in Bogotá […]
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July 18, 2014
Welcome To Cartagena: Colombia’s Caribbean Gem premium
I remember the exact moment I booked a ticket to Colombia.  After traveling through Southeast Asia for seven months – traversing the region from Laos to Indonesia – my boyfriend and I felt like we’d reached the end of the line.  Aaron and I were sitting in our bungalow on the tiny island of Gili […]
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June 6, 2014
Backpacking In Bogotá: Is Colombia’s Capital Worth A Visit? premium
After 15 hours of travel, two plane rides and one sleepless night, I finally arrived in Bogotá, Colombia.  I’d dreamt of visiting South America – and Colombia especially – for years.  But now that I’d finally arrived, something just didn’t feel right.  Usually when I first step foot in a new country, let alone a new […]
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June 6, 2014
Traveling On A Budget: 5 Free Things To Do In Bogotá premium
It’s no secret that I was a ball of nerves thinking about how expensive traveling in Colombia would be.  When I arrived in Bogotá, I’d been on the road for a whopping 10 months.  And seeing as my bank account was dipping to an uncomfortably low level, I was determined to live as frugally as […]
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