Making your way to Russia – the Visa hassle

So you decided to go to Russia. Nazdrovjie, Cheers to that ! Even before entering the former Soviet Union, happily thinking about your first sips of wodka, you will need to get a visa. (Unless you are one of those lucky bastards being a citizen …

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Our travel time in Chile – Budget breakdown

A perfectly new asphalt road, lots of white,blue and red coloured flags, up end hostels with higher end prices: the moment we crossed the Bolivian border after our great adventure at Salar de Uyuni, we knew we had arrived in Chile. Chile was the second …

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Travel in Bolivia – our Budget Breakdown

While we were at lake Titicaca in Copacabana at the Bolivian side, we never thought we would make it to La Paz. Our bus was stuck for hours. That was our first contact with this special tiny country surrounded by big neighbours. Meet Bolivia. Bolivia …

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Perito Moreno Glacier Ice Trekking in El Calafate, Argentina

So after the trekking days in El Chalten, the next stop more south in Argentinian Patagonia is El Calafate: home to the National Park Los Glacieros, with world-known glacier Perito Moreno. A visit to the glacier was on our South America must visits list. It’s …

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Perito Moreno Glacier – Photo Journal

We made just too many pictures while visiting the Perito Moreno Glacier in El Calafate. We even did an Ice trek on the glacier! So we had to make a selection of them… The Perito Moreno glacier, encased in an ancient mountain range, stretches for …

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Hotels in Cambodia: recommendations in Siem Reap and Pnom Penh

I spent 7 days and 6 nights in Cambodia, where I had a really great time together with Ms.Rice. From our total budget for Cambodia, I spent $76 on hotels in Cambodia. Pretty nice for traveling with 2 persons. One night I slept on the night bus from …

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Travel in Cambodia: our budget breakdown

Cambodia, the third country I visited in South East Asia (after Laos and Vietnam) during the Big Trip. Besides Angkor Wat, I did not really know what to expect. Yet, besides the nature, cultural relics and peaceful way of life after such horrendous historical events, the true …

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How to get Peruvian Soles

Ain’t no travel without money. On our arrival in Peru, we had some money, yet not in the correct currency: some euros (large notes of 100 and 50) cash, and our bank cards (one Maestro, one MasterCard and one Revolut MasterCard). Belgian financial institutions don’t do …

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Funny action videos at Salt Flats Uyuni

  Our driver, Beimar, has been doing Uyuni Salt Flats tours for over 8 years. So, yes, he’s a bit of a pro when it comes to making the “perfect” picture or video at the salt flats. All he needed were his car radio, a …

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Our adventures in Bolivia

We’ve been traveling for almost 3.5 weeks now, and we just finished our second country: Bolivia. The “poorer nation” of South America has shown many faces during our one week trip. We had some mixed feelings after the visit, yet the finale was nevertheless outstanding. …

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