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6 Reasons Why the Amazon Rainforest is Fascinating


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I visited the Peruvian Amazon, in late 2019, for 4 short days. Those 4 days immersed in the jungle captured my childlike wonder and curiosity like nothing ever had before. Ever since that trip, I’ve been obsessed with the Amazon Rainforest and planning my next trip back (this time for much longer). Here are 6

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The Beauty of Bolivia’s Salt Flats


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Imagine a place with no horizon, where the heavens and the earth merge as one. Where the sunset melts into the ground and distant mountains are reflected like a mirror. Sounds like a dream right? What if I told you this place was real and that you could find it at Bolivia’s Salt Flats. What

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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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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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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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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

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Running to the Roof of Peru


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A few days before the trip I’m sitting here just 2 days before we begin our expedition in an effort to run up El Misti, a 5800-meter volcano in Southern Peru. Feelings of nervousness, excitement and fear are beginning to swirl around my body and mind. Soon we will be at the base camp of