Eight reasons why Colombia is one of my favorite countries

By Boris Kester / May 8, 2023 /

From the very first time I visited Colombia back in 2009, it has conquered a special place in my heart. I have been five times now (not counting work visits), and I am already looking forward to my next visit. The reasons I like it so much? It has an incredible variety of sights. The…

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Do you have to be a millionaire to travel?

By Boris Kester / April 24, 2023 /

A common misconception is that you need to be rich to be able to travel. Truth is, everyone can travel if they want to. The key questions are: how do you want to travel, and where? This is what determines how much your journey will cost. Yes, if you want to sleep in five-star hotels,…

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Traveling alone: the ultimate freedom

By Boris Kester / April 17, 2023 /

Often misunderstood, for me, traveling alone is one of the best ways to explore the planet. Sure, when I was 19 years old and did my first solo travel, I felt miserable for the first few hours. But within days, I started experiencing a freedom I had not tasted before. You are free to decide…

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What is a country?

By Boris Kester / April 10, 2023 /

What does it mean to claim you have visited all countries? What is a country, really? This is one of the questions I am frequently asked. It is a valid question that is not easily answered. Some countries are easy to establish. There is little discussion that Canada is a country, or Egypt. Many travelers…

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