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Indie Traveller evolved over the years too become more of an advice blog than a storytelling blog, but that’s not to say there haven’t been some stories and photo essays that I’ve been very proud to share! Start by reading my 91 lessons learned from travelling for 2 years, then dip into some of the other highlights from the archives…

What my globe-trotting adventures have taught me about travel, the world and myself

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Out in the open sea, I got worryingly intimate with a group of hungry sharks…

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Exploring lava tube caves and climbing Portugal’s highest peak on this remote Azorean island.

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Goats on the road, horses on the beach, and snakes on the trails — this is South Africa’s wild side.

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On top of Central America’s tallest mountain I had truly a peak experience.

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Turns out Easter in the Philippines involves nailing a guy to a cross with real nails through actual hands… and that wasn’t even the crazy part

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A 5-day trek to forgotten ancient ruins, meeting the indigenous Kogi tribes along the way.

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Swimming in azure pools and through dark caves with just a candle for light… I still speak of this magnificent place in hushed tones.

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Keen to avoid smugglers and jaguars I sail around Panama’s Darien Gap, meeting islanders living off coconuts along the way.

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A trip report and guide to komodo dragons, Labuan Bajo and rural Flores.

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Plan your trip to Palawan with this guide to all its great beaches and islands.

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A visual guide to Fez, Chefchaouen, Essaouira, and the Sahara desert.

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