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Does Travelling Mean You’re Running Away?


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You’ve traversed through mountains and hacked your way through jungle. You’ve been to places other people will never know and seen things you can never fully explain. But what does it all mean? Were you just running away from something the whole time, escaping reality? In my case, I think, I did run. But I

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7 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer in Peru


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Travelling through Peru is one thing. You can see the sites and have adventures, but, if you want to immerse yourself into the rich Peruvian culture, learn about global issues, develop your own skills and have unforgettable experiences. Then, volunteering in Peru is what you’re looking for. There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer in

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What I Learned From Running 13 Hours Up A Volcano


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At the end of 2019, I ran up a 5800-meter volcano called ‘El Misti’ in Southern Peru. It took me a total of 13 hours. I trained for months, running long distances and training for high-altitude. I wrote about the whole story which you can read here. And you can watch the short film below.

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Why I Chose To Live in Arequipa, Peru


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Each decision you make creates a ripple in time, affecting everything around it. Some decisions are more important than others, but there are some decisions that change you forever. For me, it was deciding to live in Arequipa. I’ve always wanted to live abroad for an extended period of time and I’ve always loved the

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The Meaning of Adventurous in Everyday Life


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I don’t know about you, but, next to the meaning of ‘adventurous’ in the dictionary I imagine a picture of some badass guy with a machete, hiking through the jungle on a quest to find some undiscovered native tribe. But what really makes someone adventurous? What does adventurous really mean? I’ve been on plenty of

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Staying in Peru During COVID-19, What I’ve Learned


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You wake up, walk out to your living room and look out the window to get some fresh air and sunlight. You look over at the surrounding mountains and notice the intricate colours the morning sun makes on the tips of the snow-covered mountains. You open the window and take it all in for a

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3 Ways Travel Changes Your Perspective


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The globe is painted with lines and squares which form countries and continents. The people who live in these lines give themselves a name, organize themselves into a society, live according to various rules and customs and speak different languages. We call these countries and cultures. But what does that even mean? How can travel

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Reverse Culture Shock – Visiting Home After 1 Year of Travel


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Reflections on Reverse Culture Shock Home? What is home anymore? It was but a vacant dream not long ago. A distant, foreign land that I once knew. I walked through those halls and down those stairs and saw those people many times. But in my daydreams whilst sitting on buses and staring out windows. And