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Tyler Dillon

About Tyler Dillon

A true world wanderer, B&R Trip Designer Tyler Dillon amassed a wealth of knowledge in his decade spent traipsing the globe. As a columnist for The Slow Road, he provides travelling tips and advice while sharing insights, anecdotes and his passion for the road.

St. Patrick and County Mayo

Known as Naomh Pádraig in Gaelic, St. Patrick is the Patron Saint of Ireland, credited with bringing Christianity to the Emerald Isle. more…

St. Andrews: The Royal and Ancient Home of Golf

When I think about the places that gave birth to our most beloved sports, few resonate as strongly as St. Andrews—the birth place of golf. more…

The Masters: Spring’s Rite of Passage

I know people who are fans neither of the PGA nor golf in general, but absolutely love The Masters. While it’s certainly about golf, it’s also so much more. more…

Insider’s Guide:
Things To Do in Quito

If you would like to explore the city centre you will find it quite simple and very rewarding – it is relatively small, and easy to get around on foot. more…

In Pictures: Chile

What do you get when you combine new world wine with an old school, European feel? A quintessential B&R trip, as these Chile Biking pics reveal. more…

Top Golf Experiences
in the World

I don’t often find myself arguing with literary giants, but on at least one topic I can say unequivocally that Mark Twain was wrong. more…

5 Must-See Galapagos Animals

With a wildlife population that attracted no less an authority than Charles Darwin, Galapagos animals are among the world’s most exotic. more…

In Deep: Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu remains as much a mystery today as when Hiram Bingham rediscovered the site in 1911. more…

An Awakening Tiger

Since 2008 things have been on the go in Ireland at a slow, but undeniable pace and I have high hopes for the island. more…

Colombia: An Explorer’s Paradise (Part II)

As cheesy as it sounds, there is a magic in the air. And as much as I may hate to admit it, Colombia’s new motto, “Magical Realism,” actually fits the bill. more…

Colombia: An Explorer’s Paradise (Part I)

That’s the kind of place Colombia is—this mix of modern hubs like Bogota and tribes that have never seen concrete, mere miles away from each other. more…

Colombia: Undiscovered
and Emergent

I had heard Colombia described as “a dream state,” and what I found fit the bill. more…

Insider’s Guide: Dublin Restaurants

In the last of our three-part Insider’s Guide to Dublin, we recommend a few Dublin restaurants where you can grab a bite (and perhaps as importantly) a pint. more…

Insider’s Guide: Dublin Hotels

We recommend a few Dublin hotels where you can rest your head after a day spent exploring the capital of the Emerald Isle. more…

Insider’s Guide: Things
to Do in Dublin

Be warned: if you try to complete our list of things to do in Dublin in one day, you may need another vacation just to recover! more…

Reading for the Road: Books About Ireland

Building a list of books about Ireland that adequately encapsulates the isle is a tall task, but here are a few that capture the country’s special nature. more…

In Deep: Cuzco

In the days of the Inca, all roads led to Cusco. From here, the Inca ruled over an empire that stretched from modern-day Colombia to Northern Argentina. more…

The Morphing Multitudes of the Galapagos Islands

It is balanced, constant, yet constantly struggling at all times. This is what it means to be in the Galapagos, a place that admits of multitudes. more…

Empanada Recipe

Empanadas can be found across much of Latin America, but we tend to favour this recipe for beef empanadas from our friends in Argentina. more…

Ceviche: Mysterious Origins, Diverse Flavour

The mysterious origin of ceviche has been the source of heated debate and family blow-ups around the dinner table for years. more…


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