Arimo Travels

A 26-year-old Finnish man on a 2-year trip around the world. Travel tips, experiences and bad jokes.

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How My One Week in South Africa Turned into a Month

When I arrived in South Africa, I planned to stay here for a week. That was one month ago, and I’m still here.

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Visiting Makapan’s Caves in Mokopane, South Africa

Makapan Valley World Heritage Site (Makapansgat) is a archeological site in Limpopo, northern South Africa. Here’s how you can visit Makapan’s Caves from Mokopane.

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Visiting Penedo, the Little Finland of Brazil

Penedo is an amusing Brazilian village with a unique history. Penedo used to be a Finnish colony, and many influences from Finland are still visible in Penedo.

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7 Curious Things I Noticed in Colombia

Water in plastic bags, ducks who don’t pay their tickets… This is a list of curious observations I made about the Colombian culture.

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Mexico Travel Warning Map 2018 – Is Mexico Safe to Travel?

Is Mexico safe to travel? What are the safest places in Mexico? This Mexico travel warning map shows the current safety levels around Mexico in 2018.

(Updated in January 2018)

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A Short Guide to Overland Travel Through Mexico

Routes, prices, safety… This short guide gives you information about overland travel through Mexico on public transport.

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How I Spent Three Months Traveling Through Mexico

I spent three months traveling through Mexico on public transport. This travel blog post is a summary of my thoughts, insights and experiences from the overland journey.

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How Long Does It Take a Cargo Ship to Cross the Atlantic?

How long does it take a cargo ship to cross the Atlantic? This article lists common cargo ship routes and their durations for crossing the Atlantic ocean.

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Non-Material Gifts for Digital Nomads And Travelers (2017)

Looking for gifts for digital nomads and other travellers? Here are some suggestions for non-material gifts for full-time travellers.

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18 Months on the Road – How Have I Changed the Way I Travel?

How has the way I travel changed over time? Here are seven ways I’ve changed my traveling style after starting this 2-year trip around the world.

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