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Reviewing Vivo Resorts Beachside Condos in Oaxaca

In the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca lies the beautiful coastal port of Puerto Escondido, the beaches are endless and relatively untouched and the sea is breathtaking. Puerto Escondido attracts many surfers and scuba divers to it’s shores and after seeing the beaches for myself, I can understand why. It feels like a movie scene. My friend and I stayed in the beautifully luxurious Vivo Resorts, they occupy … Continue reading Reviewing Vivo Resorts Beachside Condos in Oaxaca

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The Thin Line Between Adventure, Recklessness and Innocence

For anyone that travels to places that have different cultures to your own, there is often a time where you have the option to go somewhere a little bit dangerous. Whether it is a busy market where the you walk in fear for your wallet, a notoriously violent place where you walk in fear of being shot or even just an unsavoury area where you … Continue reading The Thin Line Between Adventure, Recklessness and Innocence

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Friday Night With Sweaty Men, Lucha Libre Wrestling!

What better way to spend a Friday night than to watch sweaty men in leotards throw themselves at each other and slapping one an other in the face. Yes guys, welcome to Lucha Libre, a toned down and far funnier WWE style of wrestling which is known all over Mexico and famous the World over for the iconic masks that are worn, also popularised in … Continue reading Friday Night With Sweaty Men, Lucha Libre Wrestling!

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The Human Cost of Freedom

The idea of travelling the World, meeting people of different nationalities, varying cultures and backgrounds that, as the middle class Englishman that I am, you could never imagine sounded attractive and enthralling and something I’d dreamed of since a child. As the years passed I always knew that in order to go after this dream there would be sacrifices to be made. Sacrifices which I may have not known … Continue reading The Human Cost of Freedom

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An aircraft, with 2 English passengers and 1 Belgian passenger crashed in the massif of Pilat, on June 7th, 2008

Journey of a Lifetime And My World Falls Apart Pt.2

Part 2 of my doomed journey to Mexico City and receiving some of the worst news imaginable… I spoke to my family about options of getting home as quickly as possible and was gladly prepared to pay through the nose in order to get back. I should add that I am far from ‘flush’ but would have given every penny I had to get home, … Continue reading Journey of a Lifetime And My World Falls Apart Pt.2

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Journey of a Lifetime and My World Falls Apart Pt.1

On the 23rd of June I made the biggest leap of my life and decided to move to Mexico City, the plan was to live there for around 6 months, work online, meet new people and grab life by the balls. I am currently studying French and Spanish at the Open University and the idea of speaking in Spanish on a daily basis proved too … Continue reading Journey of a Lifetime and My World Falls Apart Pt.1