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Unexpected findings to share.

Traveling is the passion of many. Discovering  places off schedule, taking the risk of small or big detours, not so much. I started traveling this sublime earth as a teenager, with a backpack and staying at youth hostels. Since then, I have circled the globe several times, but the constant element in my trips, it's the fact that I live the most memorable moments when I go off script, and plunge into The Small Detour. This site is to inspire you to take your own. 

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September 5, 2017

Jerusalem- This adventure in Israel involved the rental of a battered van and taking to off roads, stopping everywhere to taste the food in tiny holes in wall, until we took the small detour and reached Jordan. Crossing the Israel border by ca...

September 1, 2017

Santa Cruz- I traveled to Galápagos Islands alone. Before I met my husband, traveling solo to destinations such as this, was something I relished. I traveled around the world alone, with a suitcase, my travel guides and a positive disposition,...

August 29, 2017

Portugal- We arrived at Évora by car, one stop during a road trip around Portugal and the south of Spain. This city, and in fact Alentejo, the region, is too pretty for words. This gorgeous travel photos by my husband have absolutely no filter...

August 28, 2017

Alice Srings, Australia- While I was in Australia I learned a great word,  which is Yiribana. It means..."This way". Australia is such a vast country you will be tempted to see the "must sees", but take the time to go a little deeper and what...

August 28, 2017

San Juan- Sometimes the small detour that very few know about becomes a huge phenomenon worldwide. "Despacito", the international song sensation by puertorrican singers Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee has done that to this humble and pictures...

August 26, 2017

Orlando- Without a doubt, it's a real challenge to find a worthy small detour in Orlando, Florida, for obvious reasons: this is the theme park capital of the world (not a fan of those, even as a kid) and the ubiquitous Mickey Mouse shape is ev...

August 22, 2017

Chile- We were on assignment covering politics in Chile when, during our last day, we received an invitation from one of the gentlemen in charge of Chile's biggest vineyards, Concha y Toro. Of course, we dropped everything and ran there immedi...

August 19, 2017

Havana- Since there is a lot of (nostalgic) hype regarding  Cuba, even from formal traveling publications that should know better, here is a quick, real, down to earth guide to surviving it. First and crucial: do not attempt to go during the s...

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