Category Archives: Europe

London Itinerary 3 days

3 days in London

London Itinerary 3 days London is a favorite European city for many visitors, for so many reasons. Whether you’re traveling there on a quick weekend break or you’re there for a few days before moving on to the next big

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Zanzibar diving


Moment 27/50 – Zanzibar, Tanzania Zanzibar is an island off the coast of Dar Es Salaam. There is so much to do on the island including diving. I hadn’t been diving for a few years now so I thought I

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Lord of the Flies – Simien Mountains Ethiopia

Moment 14/50 – Simien Mountains, Ethiopia On our way to the Simien Mountains  in Ethiopia we stopped on the side of the road to make lunch and before we knew it all these boys came out of the woods and

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I’m finally here – Egypt

  Moment 1 of 50 from Africa – finally making it to Egypt When I graduated from college I set a 5 year goal as everyone was told to do. I don’t remember all of them but two of them were

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Best day ever aka Walking with Lions (and cheetahs)

Travelgal Nicole

Walking with Lions and cheetahs BEST.  DAY.  EVER!!! Walking with lions and cheetahs is absolutely amazing! Before I get into that I have to start at the beginning.  We had heard about walking with lions at Mukuni Village and it

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Kaikoura New Zealand

Kaikoura New Zealand I knew I wanted to stop in Kaikoura to go whale watching.  Its the number one activity and I love whale watching.  Imagine my disappointment when it got cancelled in the morning and the afternoon session was

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit New Zealand

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited New Zealand from April 7-16 2014. On their last day in NZ I went to see them at Civic Square. It didn’t start out as the nicest day but there was a brief

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Kayaking Abel Tasman

Kayaking the Abel Tasman with Sea Kayak NZ The day began with a transfer from Nelson to Marahau. Paddling offshore we headed to Tonga Island and its New Zealand fur seal colony. From there we kayaked further North to experience

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Go Study Abroad

Go Study Abroad Many people say one of their biggest regrets is that they never studied abroad.  This was never top of my list my first three years of school but then I decided since I didn’t get to take

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My first trip aboard

first trip abroad

My first trip aboard was to France for my high school french class in 1994. This was only my second time on an airplane after my first trip in 1988 to visit my godmother in Memphis. I was sixteen, going

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