Hotel Review: Tsikeli in Kastraki, Greece

May 25, 2013 by

Arriving to the small city of Kalambaka by bus, we stepped down and paused at the sight of the towering stones. “We have to walk up those?” As intimidating as it looked, we carried on , dragging our backpacks toward the even tinier city...

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Bent Over in Bangkok – Part 1

May 25, 2013 by

It’s not always easy to travel - not even for “pros”.  There are some days / cities / countries that are simply hard – and that’s okay! To make you feel a bit better about any mishaps you have had on the road,...

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Soak up the Salvadoran sun! What to do and where to do it:

May 20, 2013 by

After spending a semester in El Salvador, learning about its tragic history, vibrant culture and hope-filled people, I feel compelled to share a few gems I picked up along the way.   Cheap fun in the capital city:   La Laguna...

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Top 10 things about Uganda

May 16, 2013 by

Ugandans are so notorious for their kindness that they say that if a Ugandan tries to rob you, he will apologize again and again as he takes your things. Uganda, fondly called ¨The Pearl of Africa,¨ is a great starting point for people who have...

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How My Kindle Made Me Cry… Twice

May 13, 2013 by

It’s not often I resort to tears while traveling, but last year in Thailand was an exception. I’d just arrived to the island of Koh Samui and was dying to break into the newest Haruki Murakami book, 1Q84. However, when I opened the cover...

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Do You Make One Of These Obnoxious Hostel Mistakes?

May 9, 2013 by

Brandy says : I had the pleasure of meeting Amy Sharaf in Madrid, Spain this year and was blown away by her wonderful tales and sense of humor. Amy is a hard core solo female traveler, who prefers the solitary challenges of travel to...

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It’s Time to Dump Your Sunblock. What???

May 2, 2013 by

The same thing that makes me an expert on getting robbed while traveling makes me the perfect person to tell you what not to do while spending your vacation soaking up sun. When I was a young girl on one of our family vacations,  I returned back to...

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All Inclusive Resorts – Would You Like a Fight With That?

Apr 16, 2013 by

“What’s a blog with information on how to travel for free doing writing up all inclusive resorts?” my friend questioned, her lip snarled and eyebrow reaching the “you’re-such-a-hypocrite” level of arch. Can  a...

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Strangely Personal: My Top 10 Secret Dreams

Apr 6, 2013 by

The term “Bucket List” never appealed to me. Instead of planning out a lot of things I’d like to do before I kick it – I’d rather live every day like it’s the one and only. Some of this stuff is downright crazy,...

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How to get free airfare

Apr 1, 2013 by

Brandy says: This awesome, funny and informative article is from Travis of Extra Pack of Peanuts where he shows you how to Fly Anywhere in the World For Less Than Two Tanks of Gas giving you all the insider information on what cards to...

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