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Guide to Weird Cuba on a $10/Day Budget

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Cuba is special. It’s fascinating. The beaches are breathtaking, the architecture is astonishing, rumba is enchanting. And if you want to dig a little down beneath the surface, Cuba reveals so much more. But is it cheap? Before taking the trip to Cuba, I looked around the web for budget traveling tips in Cuba, about hitchhiking, wild-camping and stuff like that. But all the articles were talking about a budget of $20-$25 per day. Yeah… I’ll give you tips about how to travel in Cuba with $10 a day. I won’t…read more

9 Life Lessons I Learned After One Year of Traveling

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Yep, it’s been one year. One crazy year. I left Latin America. I’m back home in France. And I’m thinking about 9 things I didn’t know this time last year. 1. Long-term travel is not long-term vacation I spent the first 3 months of my trip arriving each week in a new town with my shiny backpack, smiling to everyone and taking pictures of old churches. Like a tourist. But I was no tourist. Hell no. I was a traveler. I hitchhiked, I tried to talk to people in their…read more

Hitchhiking in Mexico

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I’m not an experienced hitchhiker. Before this current trip, I’ve only hitchhiked once: from San Francisco to Mount Rushmore. It was because I had one week of holidays and nothing better to do, so I wanted to try hitchhiking. Plus hitching through half of the United States sounded fun, I too wanted to be a Sal Paradise or a Dean Moriarty, to be one of those “mad” ones, “the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the…read more

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