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How Tourists Cripple Local Economies

07 | 31 Life as a full-time traveler

It’s done with the best intentions, but can have the most catastrophic outcomes. Here’s how tourists cripple local economies, and how to avoid it happening.

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Muskoka, Ontario: A Lifetime of Memories in Cottage Country

07 | 17 Canada

Some pictures and stories of my visit to Muskoka Ontario and the lifetime of memories it holds for me. Included: a shot of me 12 years ago on a sportbike!

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Maras Salt Mines in Peru – Unlike any Other Mine You’ll See

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When a friend suggested I visit Maras salt mines in Peru, I cringed. But as I discovered, these are unlike any “mines” you could imagine.

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Inca Ruins of Moray: Agricultural Lab or Landing Pad? You Decide.

05 | 29 links

The Inca ruins of Moray could have been an ancient agricultural lab, a place for festivals, or an extra-terrestrial landing pad. What do you think?

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Kinsa Cocha: Stunning Pictures of High Andean Lakes

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Kinsa Cocha is tucked away high in the Peruvian Andes; we hiked a series of three lakes above 4,500 metres – here are the stunning pictures.

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The Professional Hobo Practices Spanish…With a Tattoo

05 | 01 links

Here in Peru I’m learning Spanish…slowly. So I decided to pick up the pace, with a tattoo.

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Integration (or Not) in Pisac

04 | 17 links

Unlike other small towns I’ve visited and lived in, there is a lack of integration between locals and foreigners. Read on to find out why this may be.

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A Digital Detox in the Peruvian Andes

03 | 31 Life as a full-time traveler

I just did a 5-day digital detox in the Peruvian Andes. Although there was no better setting for it, it wasn’t the easiest thing I’ve ever done.

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The Magic that Brought me to Peru

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Here’s a little tale of a magical – almost unbelievable – set of circumstances that brought me to magical Peru for three months.

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