Pleasantly surprised (Western El Salvador) July 24th 2010 (Day 841 on the road)When a country doesn't have its own currency but uses the US dollar, you suspect that something is not right here. When you then realise that the country holds the sad fourth place in the category "highest murder rate in the world", this feeling gets stronger. Then your guide book tells you that 95%!o(MISSING)f the forest in the country has been cut down, you start to get even ... read more
Living the Dream - Ben travelled around the world - April 2008 until March 2011
Update: I have published a book about my trip - you can find it on Amazon, iTunes or Kobo (and most other online book shops).
In April 2008, I quit my fast-paced corporate job, sold most of my belongings, and left on a world trip - and never looked back. Starting in Berlin (Germany) and heading east, m... full info