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Taking a Caribbean Cruise? Here’s what you need to know

Southern Caribbean Cruise aboard Carnival Liberty In January 2016 we went on a Caribbean cruise with our boys and Nicole’s parents. This was our first cruise ship experience as a family, so we had many questions prior to setting sail. We went on a Caribbean cruise with friends almost 10 years ago, so we had a general idea of what… Keep Reading

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The Electric Plug and Socket Guide for South America

Going on a South American trip? Know the different electric plugs and sockets around the continent to better give you an idea what adapters to bring with you during your trip. Never forget to have a power voltage converter. Argentina – Plug Type I Bolivia – Plug Type C and A Brazil – Plug Type… Keep Reading

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16 Quirky Jobs Around the World You May Be Interested In

Every country has its own needs. Therefore, each has its own unique service to provide these needs which other cultures may find odd. Here are 16 unique jobs that you can find around the world. Panda hugger – China Photo Credit: osito_tai China’s Giant Panda Protection and Research Centre has been looking for people who’ll… Keep Reading

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Sailing Komodo National Park: Wallpaper

Sailing Komodo National Park, home to the Komodo dragon (the largest lizard living on earth) and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was one of my best trips in the last fifteen years. Actually, this was part of a longer journey during which I made a road trip across Bali and spent a few days to chill out… Keep Reading

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17 Photos of International Borders Around Asia

Traveling around the Southeast, the South, or East Asia is a backpacker’s dream, and whenever possible, the goal is to cover most of the areas with their feet on the ground. Taking every form of public transportation possible gives the traveler more sights to see and more adventures to create in an affordable price unlike… Keep Reading

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Moscato di Scanzo: Wonderful (and Precious) Meditation Wine

“It’s not a dessert wine. More correctly, Moscato di Scanzo is what we call a meditation wine”, the girl explained.  It took me a few seconds to refocus. I admit that I’m not a great wine connoisseur, and in my mind “moscato” was a synonym of sweet wine, mostly served with cakes and deserts, sometimes… Keep Reading

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9 Places You Should See in Port Barton, Palawan, Philippines

Palawan’s El Nido has been the most famous destination in the sword-like island. And with its popularity you can already expect how it turned out to be nowadays: crowded. If you’re the type of person who’s looking for a toned down version of El Nido, then look no further. The place you’re looking for is… Keep Reading

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Photo of the Week: Walking on Lake Louise

Walking on a frozen Lake Louise, Alberta One of the coolest (pun intended) things we did last year was visiting Banff and Lake Louise during the winter. It’s a four season destination but most of the tourist flow happens in the summer months, so it was a real treat to be in the Canadian Rockies… Keep Reading

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Photo of the Week: Marigot Bay in St. Lucia

Marigot Bay in St. Lucia, Caribbean Located on the western coast of the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay has been labeled as one of the best beaches in the Caribbean. The picturesque cove was once the site of many battles between the French and British navies, but today it’s home to luxurious resorts and extravagant… Keep Reading

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13 Things You Should NOT Do While in Japan

There are so many things to do around Japan. You can release the anime-lover in you, binge on Japanese food, see the historical sites, and do so much more. On the other hand though, there are things that you should consider thinking twice before doing and here are some of the things you should NOT… Keep Reading

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10 Beaches You Should Visit in Sri Lanka

The tiny island nation of Sri Lanka couldn’t be that remarkable when it comes to land size. But when the talk is about beaches, this country automatically hops in the list. It has the classic popular beaches and the developing ones, plus the beaches which are making a comeback – which can be good and… Keep Reading

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Bioluminescent Kayak Tour in Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Bioluminescent Kayak Tour, Puerto Rico There are plenty of things to do in Puerto Rico but there is one adventure that stands out from the rest – night kayaking to Laguna Grande to witness the amazing bioluminescent phenomenon. There are only a few places in the world that offer such an opportunity, so we made it a priority to include… Keep Reading

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The 14 Most (and Almost) Useless Passports Around the World

Thinking how unlucky you are because of the limited number of countries you can visit without a visa? Well, if you hold any of these passports in the list, we’ll understand. If not, you better kick yourself awake and be happy with what you have. Here are the useless passports around the world. Russian Empire… Keep Reading

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9 Misconceptions About Americans Explained

Non-Americans talking about how weird Americans are is nothing new. They can list down a lot of what they’ve observed based on how they see them, may it be in the good United States of America or outside their country. Their minds can get fixed too with this idea about Americans based on how the… Keep Reading

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The colourful streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

The colourful streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico One of the best surprises from our trip to the Caribbean was discovering Old San Juan, the oldest settlement in Puerto Rico and the historical colonial section of San Juan, it’s capital city. WOW – what an incredible place! We did a little research about Puerto Rico prior to visiting, but our… Keep Reading

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9 Reasons You Should Visit Lombardy

Italy might well be one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, but tourists choosing to visit Lombardy are not as many as this beautiful area deserves.  Truth is that as a region Lombardy is little known, and I’m pretty sure that the majority of people traveling to Milan or Lake Como have… Keep Reading

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5 Sand Dunes to See in Southeast Asia

Imagine a vast area of sand dunes, slowly eroding together with the sweeping wind, and transforming itself into a light show showing off different shades and colors operated by no other than the sun’s rays. You’ll first think that this kind of scenery only exists around the popular desert spots like those you’ll find in… Keep Reading

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Our 2016 travels begin with a trip to the Caribbean

Our 2016 travels begin with a trip to the Caribbean We’ve just returned home from a fun-filled family adventure to the Caribbean that took us to 7 countries in just under three weeks. While I had initially planned to write a few blog posts while on the trip, for some reason I couldn’t login to the website from Puerto… Keep Reading

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20 Hangover Remedies Around the World

Almost anywhere in the world you’ll find cultures having their own way of partying or socializing and it won’t be complete without their own alcoholic drink. After the celebrations, the consequences of binge-drinking can kick in – no matter what race or culture you’re from. So when the day starts, each would make meals or… Keep Reading

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