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My Top 5 Capital Cities From Around The World!!!

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I thought recently about all the capital cities I’ve been to and how they don’t always live up to expectations. I’ve been to capital cities in about 55 of the 80 countries I’ve backpacked through and thought it was a …

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Top 5 Things to see and do in Asuncion, Paraguay

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I LOVE it when people ask me about South America and they say “did you go to Rio or Bariloche?” Because the answer is “no” and quite frankly, I still don’t really care that much about “on the beaten track …

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Friday’s Featured Food: Chipa in Paraguay

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What is Chipa? Actually don’t answer that, let’s start with a “What is Paraguay?” Well you’ll never really know unless you go there, so I went there. As I caught a local bus across the border from Brazil (Foz do …

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The Day I…Was A Stranger in Paraguay

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A bit of a change from the normal here on this post. This is an article I wrote for a travel magazine once which was never published and until now hasn’t seen the light of day. This was my introduction …

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Friday’s Featured Food: Paraguayan All You Can Eat Buffet!

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Paraguay offers you an alternative experience to the rest of South America as I seen it. Here in Asuncion, the country’s capital city, tourists are few and far between. Even staying at the city’s best hostel (by a country mile) …

Top 5 Scenic Bus Journeys

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As a traveller, long distance buses become a way of life and part of the travel routine. I personally love them – a great way to sit back, relax and let someone else drive you to your destination. Almost every …

World Borders: How to get from Argentina to Paraguay (Iguazu to Ciudad del Este via Brazil)

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In my series on World Borders, here’s how to get from Argentina to Paraguay (via Brazil), yes you will end up going from Puerto Iguazu to Foz do Iguacu and onwards into Ciudad del Este. This is a complete guide …

Asuncion to Luque to Santa Cruz De La Sierra (Leaving Paraguay for Bolivia): Wrong Bus, Late Flight and Freebies

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This is not my exact bus that I boarded to leave behind the city of Asuncion, as I had no time to take a photo of that. But this is what it looked like! It was a very quick process …

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