World Borders: How to Get From Guyana to Suriname (Ferry from Moleson Creek to South Drain)

Having recently written some chapters for the book on crossing world borders in South America, I thought I’d get a few more published on here. I’ve now visited Suriname three times and have already shared my advice on getting a Suriname Visa in Caracas and getting a Suriname Visa in Cayenne. You can also get Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Guyana to Suriname (Ferry from Moleson Creek to South Drain)[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Suriname to Guyana (Ferry from South Drain to Moleson Creek)

I finally completed my “hat-trick of the Guyanas” by visiting Guyana itself – the former British colony once known as British Guyana, now simply Guyana. I crossed to all the Guyanas overland and have previously shared my advice on getting from Brazil to French Guyana and from French Guyana to Suriname. Time to keep the Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Suriname to Guyana (Ferry from South Drain to Moleson Creek)[…]

Doing A Sugar Cane Trail in Suriname

“that sugar cane that tasted good. That’s who you are. That’s what you could.” – Michael Stipe, R.E.M. 2001 The former Dutch colony of Suriname is famous for its sugar cane plantations. These days though it’s a thing of the past. The glory days of sugar cane plantations may have gone here in Suriname, but Read more about Doing A Sugar Cane Trail in Suriname[…]

Staying at Fajalobi, Etienne’s Unique: Our Own Apartment in Paramaribo, Suriname

I love the accommodation diversity that travel brings. Especially recently while backpacking in northern Brazil and “The Guyanas”. Having spent nights in jeeps, airports, night buses, good hostels and bad hostels, we found pure luxury and relaxation at an apartment complex run by Etienne’s Unique (EU) Apartments in Paramaribo in Suriname. Having crossed the border Read more about Staying at Fajalobi, Etienne’s Unique: Our Own Apartment in Paramaribo, Suriname[…]

Staying in the Best Guesthouse in Suriname! Guesthouse Amice in Paramaribo!

It was a sentimental and delightful experience for me to return to Paramaribo in Suriname in June this year. I had first visited Suriname as a backpacker in January 2011, choosing the luxury and comfort of Guesthouse Amice instead of a dingy hammock or tent with mosquitos everywhere. I made a life changing choice. Guesthouse Amice Read more about Staying in the Best Guesthouse in Suriname! Guesthouse Amice in Paramaribo![…]

World Borders: How to Get From French Guyana to Suriname (St. Laurent du Maroni to Albina)

In my ongoing series of world borders, I aim to make things easier for you all to cross into new countries. Having arrived into French Guyana from Brazil on the east, it was time to leave the country on the far west. During our time in French Guyana we had managed to see St. Georges Read more about World Borders: How to Get From French Guyana to Suriname (St. Laurent du Maroni to Albina)[…]

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41 Different Places That I Have Watched World Cup 2014 So Far

The World Cup is just crazy. As a massive football fan, it’s taken me 34 years to finally make it to a World Cup and see the atmosphere for real in Brazil 2014 and it’s just incredible. However I have been on the move a lot and so far I have watched the World Cup Read more about 41 Different Places That I Have Watched World Cup 2014 So Far[…]

Backpacking in Suriname: Top 15 Sights in Paramaribo

In my quest to try and completely write a “top 5/top 9,10,15” etc. list from all of the places I’ve ever been, I’m lagging very far behind. So much so that it was well over 3 years ago that I visited Paramaribo in Suriname for the first time and I’ve yet to properly cover my Read more about Backpacking in Suriname: Top 15 Sights in Paramaribo[…]

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