Claus Gurumeta

Travel addict with a mild obsession with international cuisine and craft beers. Although I am happiest exploring the streets of a vibrant city, I enjoy discovering quiet villages, hiking mountains, kayaking seas, and the odd day or two lazing on a beautiful beach.

Murals in Palermo neighbourhood, Buenos Aires

7 Things to Do in Buenos Aires

The lively capital of Argentina is one of South America’s most impressive cities, with its wide tree-lined avenues and colourful street art everywhere you look. The flavour of Buenos Aires extends pas...
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Wat Pho, Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Bangkok

How to Spend 48 Hours in Bangkok

 
Busy and chaotic at times, Bangkok has been in the top three most visited cities in the world for most of the last decade. With lavish temples, busy street markets and contrasts in every corner, you d...
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Road going into Vancouver

3 Epic Road Trips to Take from Vancouver

At first glance, Vancouver may not seem like a land of road trip holidays, but this Canadian gem has more incredible tarmac than you can shake a hockey stick at. Most importantly, the landscapes are p...
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Embarcadero (image: Claus Gurumeta)

A Second-Timers’ Guide to San Francisco

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San Francisco is a dynamic city – there are so many attractions here that you’ll never run out of things to do, no matter how often you visit. Your first visit will likely include a long list of ‘must...
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7 Reasons to Visit Guatemala

Some of my fondest memories of Central America are from my time in Guatemala, a country that quickly became one of my favourites and which offers everything that Central America is known for: breathta...
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How to Experience the Best of Costa Rica in 7 Days

As soon as we crossed the border from Panama, it was clear we had entered Costa Rica. Somehow, the vegetation seemed greener, despite both countries virtually sharing the same geography. Our bus rode ...
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A Traveller's Guide to Central America

Seemingly endless jungles full of unique wildlife. Peaceful stretches of coastline with beaches in all shades of white, yellow, brown and black. Towering volcanoes, many of them still active, always v...
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A First-Timer's Guide to Madrid

Since my first visit to Madrid, the Spanish capital has become one of my favourite European destinations: a city full of interesting museums, pretty plazas and parks, lively markets, and breathtaking ...
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10 Foods to Try in Taipei

With neighbours like Japan and Hong Kong, the small island-nation of Taiwan is often overlooked as a travel destination. Taiwan may not have the world status of these neighbouring countries, but trust...
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Discovering the Garden Route and Beyond

One of South Africa's most treasured gems is the beautiful Garden Route, a stretch of lush landscapes reaching along the south shore from Mossel Bay on the Western Cape to Storms River on the Eas...
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