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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Choose My Next Destination – Voting Ends November 5th!

Where should I travel next? You decide!

  1. Central America (Guatemala to Panama)
  2. Africa (South Africa to Kenya)

Voting for my next destination ends on Sunday 5th of November. The option that gets more votes will be the next destination of my trip around the world.

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What Travel Teaches You about Life and Happiness

What travel teaches you about life and happiness? In May 2016, I quit my job and studies to start an indefinite round the world trip. I’ve been traveling for a while now, so I thought I’d write something about the effects this journey has had on my thinking.

Here are a 9 things solo travel has taught me about life.

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6 Things I Miss When I Travel (and 6 Things That Are Better Now)

Life on the road is quite different from the traditional week rhythm back home.  As I write this, I’ve been backpacking for almost six months in a row. Some things are much better now, but there are things that I miss from my former life.

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6 Best Places to See the Himalayas in Nepal

Which towns offer the best Himalayan views in Nepal? Here are six great options that I’ve ranked based on my multiple visits to the county.

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Rice & Blood for Lunch – Staying in Nepalese Villages

I had visited Nepal two times before, but I had never strayed too far from the touristy areas. This time, my local friends from Hotel at the End of the Universe invited me to stay in their villages.

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The Wrong Season to Visit United Arab Emirates

I was originally planning to fly from Iran straight to India, but there were no direct flights. Instead, I’d have to wait for countless of hours in an airport in Dubai or some other country of the Arabian peninsula. Heck, I thought. Instead of waiting at the airport, I might as well stay in United Arab Emirates for a few days.

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Sleepless in Istanbul

I had delayed my arrival in Turkey in the aftermath of the Atatürk Airport attack. Instead of staying in the city for three nights, I now had only one day to experience Istanbul. This is what I noticed during one long morning around the city.

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48 Hour Moldova Travel Experience

Moldova is the least visited country in Europe. Here’s what it’s like to travel in Moldova.

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Visiting Chernobyl and Pripyat

Visiting Chernobyl and Pripyat on a tour has become a popular and completely safe tourist activity in recent years. Here’s what it’s like to visit the sites of Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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Slovak Paradise & High Tatras – Trekking High And Low

My trip around the world took a step to more adventurous ground last weekend. I got out of the bigger cities and came to live in a simple farm in the countryside of Slovakia for five nights. During my stay, I had plenty of time to trek around the beautiful national parks of Slovakia.

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