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Tye Rogerson

Seattle, Washington


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QProof of onward travel and spontaneity

Many countries require "proof of onward travel," which often means a plane or bus ticket purchased in advance proving you will leave the country on a specific date.  This makes it hard to be spontaneous, and it means purchasing a one-way flight can become a bit... See More

ARio de Janeiro: Best way to experience Rio Carnival 2015?

Make sure to celebrate Carnival in many different areas of Rio: down on Copacabana​ and Ipanema​ beach, up in Lapa​ and Santa Teresa​, etc. If you book a hostel ahead of time you might get lucky... See More

AColombia: How to budget for a month in Colombia

Colombia's way more affordable than Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. Depending on how nice you feel you need your hotels to be, budget $60/day plus airfare and you should be alright. Go to Tayrona National Natural Park​!  See More

AUnited States: Pacific West Coast (LA to Seattle) or Route 66 road trip in January?

Pacific Coast Highway is the most scenic, so if you think you'll enjoy the west coast cultures then definitely do this instead of 66.  See More

APeru: Where are the best beaches in Peru?

Mancora​ is the best beach in Peru, but that's not saying a whole lot. If you can make it to Ecuador, the beaches are much nicer, and Brazil and Colombia are even better. If you go to Mancora anyway, know that there are rocks and coral in many... See More

QSri Lanka: Best way to spend three weeks?

I'm visiting all six island nations in the Indian Ocean, and haven't given a huge amount of research time to Sri Lanka yet. How much time should I spend in the north compared to the national parks in the south and in Kandy?  See More

QMadagascar: How easy is it to catch a cargo ship along the coast?

There are several areas in the SW and NE where overland travel is near impossible, even in the dry season. Have you ever caught a boat/ship that took you around these rough patches, and if so how difficult was it to arrange?  See More

QSeychelles: Where can you hang up a hammock instead of book a resort?

I'll be in the Seychelles this July/August, and am thinking of couchsurfing and hammock camping. I realize doing anything else will be pretty pricey. What do you recommend?  See More

QComoros: Traveling solo: How easy is it to boat between islands?

Really any advice at all would be appreciated. This place is remote! I'll be there in August. :) See More

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