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Packing List Colombia – everything you’ll need for your trip

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Packing List Colombia – everything you’ll need for your trip Colombia is pure diversity and it won’t be a boring trip at all. No matter if you want to travel Colombia for a few weeks or even months, this packing list will help you pack the things you need on your trip. Don’t trust the weather forecast When my boyfriend visited me in Bogotá and a bit later my best…

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How much are 4 Days in Colombia’s Coffee Region

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How much are 4 Days in Colombia’s Coffee Region Colombia’s Coffee Region is a must for everyone that loves green landscapes. Don’t worry if you don’t like any coffee, there’s plenty to do here. The colourful facades of Salento and Filandia seem like a daydream. How much I spent in 4 days travelling the Coffee Zone aka Eje Cafetero or Zona Cafetera here in this post: My itinerary for 4…

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Colombia – How to get a SIM card with data

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Colombia – how to get a prepaid SIM card with data I’ve been living in Bogotá for almost three months now, but even if I’d only stayed a few weeks, I would’ve gotten a SIM card with data. It makes life a lot easier. I started with a SIM card from a different operator (etb), but after a short while it stopped working. Also the registration process was a little…

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Two Passports? All you need to know

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Two Passports – is that possible and why? Certain countries don’t get along that well and others require visas that need some time to get. So what can you do when your passport is at an embassy and you need to travel? —> Get a second passport! At least in Austria it’s possible to own two passports. Who’s eligible, why get one and what the differences are, that’s all covered…

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10 Smart Tips For Hiking in The Rain

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10 Smart Tips For Hiking in The Rain I know checking the weather is part of the routine when you’re planning a hike, but sometimes we just have to face the rain. For instance, areas that are close to large bodies of water have a higher chance of getting rain than sectors that don’t. There’s more to it than I can explain, but it’s all part of nature and science….

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Diagnosis: Credit Card hacked – or why I own 2 Credit Cards

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Diagnosis: Credit Card hacked – or why I own 2 Credit Cards It happened again! It frightens at first and then it’s just annoying. What am I talking about? My credit card got copied or hacked for the second time now. And I’m far from home and everything seems complicated when it really isn’t. Diagnosis: Credit Card hacked or cloned Back when I lived in Spain my credit card got…

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How much are 4 days on San Andrés including Diving?

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How much are 4 days on San Andrés including Diving? I love lists and breaking down costs – so that’s why I wrote down everything I spent during my 4-day-trip to San Andrés in Colombia. I’ve also gathered a lot of recommendations for you here as well. Itinerary for 4 days on San Andrés Day 0: arriving in San Andrés late night, after a flight from Bogotá (approx. 2 hours flight time)…