In Cuba

The revolution made Cuba forever famous. As Che Guevara and Fidel Castro, or el comandante, as the people call him, followed in the footsteps of José Martí, the Carabbean island became at last independent in 1959. Years of political turbulence ensued, and today Cuba has moved far from its original socialism. Nevertheless, it continues to […]

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Buenos Aires

I like Buenos Aires. I found myself in the Argentinean capital due to a rather impulsive decision; after spending a month in Florida I was supposed to go back to Barcelona, but told myself it would be foolish to leave the western hemisphere without a pit stop in South America. After all, I was in […]

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Valparaíso

On the Chilean coast, an hour from the capital of Santiago, lays a little treasure, called Valparaíso. The size, however, does not reflect its historical importance. Thoughout the years it has served as South America’s biggest sea port, playing an essential role during the gold rush in California, in addition to being home to the […]

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Mussolini’s Rome

The eternal city, the cradle of European culture, the home of the pope – there are many reasons why Rome attracts millions of visitors each year. There is something magical about her, one becomes enchanted by the long history that is so present everywhere, it is impossible to leave this city without noticing the symbolism […]

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Burning Man

I was pretty lost when I went to Burning Man back in 2010. I had never even heard of the festival in Nevada until four days prior to arriving at the site. Somehow this big event had escaped my attention, but by chance I met up with some couchsurfers in San Francisco the weekend before, […]

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Travelling…

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