New Zealand North Island Itinerary

Te Raekaihau

New Zealand North Island Itinerary 7 daysThings to do in AucklandWhangareiBay of IslandsThe CoromandelTaurangaRotorua – Maori CultureNapierTaupoWellingtonNew Zealand Travel Itinerary New Zealand North Island Itinerary 7 days This New Zealand North Island Itinerary is one of my favourites.  I have

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Four year Blogaversary

Selaron Steps Rio

Four year blogaversary – wow, I never thought about how long I would keep my blog or where I would be at years down the road but I do know its been a crazy ride. Where to next? Last year

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Scotland Itinerary 7 days

Scotland Itinerary Scotland itinerary 7 days – Scotland is one of those places that is just magical. Bagpipes playing, men in kilts, Scotch, Castles, Outlander. It is my favorite country in Europe not only because I studied abroad there and

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Amazing graffiti street art in Valparaiso

Valparaiso graffiti street art Valparaiso is a small town with a big feel about two hours outside of Santiago, Chile.  Valparaiso graffiti street art is abundant and incredible.  I spent three days exploring Valparaiso.  Here are some of my favourite

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London Itinerary 3 days

3 days in London

London Itinerary 3 daysDay 1 – West LondonDay 2 – North London and Camden TownDay 3 – East London London Itinerary 3 days London is a favorite European city for many visitors, for so many reasons. Whether you’re traveling there

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Travel plans for 2018

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Travel Year in Review 2017

travel year in review

Travel year in review 2017 was the year of travel for me.  I visited 20 new countries this year and revisited 5 countries I previously lived in or spent a lot of time there – US, England, Scotland, Germany, and

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5 Great Hacks to Help Sleep on a Plane

Ways to deal with Jet Lag

5 Great Hacks to Help Sleep on a Plane People dread flights the most when travelling. Some people even fear it, while others just find it extremely uncomfortable.  Here are 5 Great Hacks to Help Sleep on a Plane. The New

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Places to go in Peru that aren’t Machu Picchu

Things to do in Peru

Places to go in Peru that aren’t Machu Picchu When most people arrive in Peru its usually in Lima and then they make their way to Cusco to go to Machu Picchu.  Well I spent two weeks in Peru and

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Best places to visit in Colombia

Best Places to visit in Colombia Oh Colombia you sure are a jewel in South America. Maybe an esmeralda? If you have seen the Romancing the Stone you will know what I am talking about. Colombia has so much to

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Hot Destinations for 2018

Hot Destinations

Hot Destinations for 2018 Wondering where to go in 2018?  Here is a list of the hot destinations to go to and the time of year to go as well.  I have been to all of these hot destinations except

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Christmas gift guide for travellers

Christmas gift guide for travellers

The holidays are here and I’ve put together a Christmas gift guide for travellers -a list of the top gifts for travellers this season. I have been blogging since 2014 but travelling abroad since 1994 (my first trip abroad was

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Air Canada Stopover in Toronto

Air Canada Stopover

When we booked our round the world tickets we knew we wanted to stop off somewhere between the States and London.  We decided on and Air Canada Stopover in Toronto because we had heard it was a cool city with

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Things to do in Bayfield and the Apostle Islands

apostle islands

This is my 200th post on my website and how fitting that it is from my home state of Wisconsin.  As a native to Wisconsin I had heard of the Apostle Islands but had never made it that far north

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The Untouched Beauty of Suriname country

Suriname country

Suriname country in South America I’m excited to share my experience with you from spending four days in Suriname country, the smallest country in South America.  Located just north of Brazil and above the equator, Suriname has a lot to

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