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South America

Posted by Anja | October 8, 2010

There's nothing better than a stroll through its food markets to get to know a city's everyday rhythms. So on my one and only day in Quito, a definite highlight...

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Posted by Anja | September 28, 2010

I’ve been back from the Galapagos for a week now and still can’t shake off the thoughts of this pristine archipelago in the eastern Pacific. Friends have been asking me...

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Posted by Anja | May 11, 2010

Inspired by Banksy's brilliant film Exit Through the Gift Shop that I saw last week, I am devoting this post to political acts of art around the world. While some...

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Posted by Anja | May 3, 2010

As a travel writer, one of the questions I get asked all the time is: "What is your favorite country?" My typical answer is that I don't really have favorites...

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Posted by Anja | December 29, 2009

Today is a clear sunny day in New York but, as we say in Croatian, the sun has teeth. Translated, this means: it is freezing cold! I sit ensconced in...

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Posted by Anja | December 22, 2009

I arrived to Cartagena de Indias on my birthday. It was Sunday morning, exactly 17 days ago. At 8am, I checked into Casa Boutique Veranera, an adorable five-room hotel built...

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Posted by Anja | December 7, 2009

It's been an intense week in Colombia. I am writing this from Cartagena, a magical town on the country's Caribbean coast. On my Sunday afternoon stroll here, I felt like...

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Posted by Anja | December 3, 2009

Today is one of those days when I ache for languid time on the road, afternoons spent lounging on a sun-washed square. Those days when there is no rush to...

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