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The Best of Tucson, Arizona

I can see why settlers first setup camp here in Tucson. With mountains on all sides and the Sonoran Desert pumping dry heat across the valley, I wouldn’t want to keep going either. Tucson is the second largest city in Arizona behind Phoenix and has a population of more than 1 million people, which includes roughly 50,000 students and employees …

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Colombia Highlights

┬áDespite its chequered past, Colombia is currently much in vogue with backpackers and it’s easy to see why if you just scratch the surface. South American countries have always topped the list for travellers who need to make their budget stretch that little bit further, largely due to the fact that they offer cheap food and accommodation, beautiful scenery and …

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FOTO FRIDAY: Golden Gate Bridge

I went hiking through Golden Gate Park in San Francisco last week and made it down to the coastline to get a view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Later that day I checked off one of my major American goals by driving across the Golden Gate Bridge to spend the afternoon walking around beautiful Sausalito. Check out more Foto Fridays

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My Favorite Mexican Restaurants in Tucson

I had one major goal on my recent week long trip to Arizona. Test, examine and grade the best dishes at as many Mexican Restaurants in Tucson as possible within a 7-day period. Thanks to some great advice from locals, the Tucson Mexican Restaurants Challenge turned out to be a great success. I managed to hit 6 different traditional Mexican …

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FOTO FRIDAY: Bay to Breakers

This past weekend I had the opportunity to check out the historic 100th Bay to Breakers run in downtown San Francisco, California. Turns out, the run is just a small portion of the chaos that ensues during an entire day of celebration and┬ádebauchery. Much more on Bay to Breakers soon, but I just wanted to show you my favorite costume …