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During my most recent holiday, I got a chance to visit Panama on my way back home to Canada. After travelling in South America, I noticed that the best way back to Vancouver is to fly out of Costa Rica. And on the way to Costa Rica, I can spend a few days in…
After my Aeroplan booking got messed up when one of my flight segments was cancelled, I quickly went online to see what are my options when it comes to flying out of South America. As you know, travelling during the peak Christmas season is a bad idea in general. A lot of people don’t…
For the longest time, I’ve been thinking of a way for me to visit Uruguay as part of my next South America trip. The most logical way to visit Uruguay is to take the ferry from Buenos Aires to go to Colonia or Montevideo. Because of the pandemic, this plan is not as easy…
Travelling to Argentina again for the second time was never part of my original travel plan. When my plans to travel to Africa was in jeopardy because of the omicron COVID-19 variant was declared, I had to make some sudden last minute decisions. South America is my favourite continent and I haven’t been back…
In September 2021, there was worldwide news saying that capybaras have invaded a neighbourhood in Argentina. After watching the YouTube video on this phenomenon, the area that the Capybara decided to invade is the city of Nordelta and Tigre in Buenos Aires. Suffice to say, I was excited. I love seeing crazy shit like…
While sitting on the bus going from El Chalten to El Calafate, I casually decided to check my phone to see what time my flight would be two days from now. After a quick glance at my phone, I realized I made a grave mistake. My flight isn’t leaving in two days. It’s leaving…
I got a chance to go to Patagonia Argentina side to hike Monte Fitz Roy in mid-December 2021. At the time, it was during the pandemic and most tourists travelling to Patagonia Argentina side were domestic tourists. Still, I liked the idea of going to Patagonia outside the normal tourist rush. It meant better prices…
Travelling in Panama and Costa Rica is some of the most expensive trips I have ever taken in my life. Both Central American nations are not cheap to visit. US dollars are widely accepted in Costa Rica and Panama stopped using its own currency (with the exception of coins). This is the result of…
After being in lockdown for so long and not being able to travel, it’s good to visit an international destination again. The landscape of travel has changed. I would be lying if I didn’t say there is more hassle and expenses involved when travelling during the pandemic. In this article, I detailed all my…
To be honest with you, having Best Western Diamond Select status does not feel any different from having Platinum or Diamond status. I’ve personally held Platinum, Diamond, and Diamond Select status and experienced the exact same perks. Regardless, in this article, you will learn how the Best Western program works and how to get…