Category Archives: Travel

My FIVE Year Blogaversary

Five Year Blogaversary Its my five year blogaversary! You can read my 3 year recap here – Or check out year 4 recap I have been running Travelgal Nicole for five years now. My first blog post was published on

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Best Snorkel Gear for snorkeling

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Best Snorkel Mask and Best Snorkel Gear for snorkeling and diving How to choose the best snorkel gear for snorkeling? *Disclaimer: There may be some affiliate links on this page, which means when you click I get a small percentage

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11 Best Blogging Cameras

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11 Best Blogging Cameras that are reasonably priced for beginner, intermediate or advanced bloggers in 2019 – which one is best for you What is the best camera for blogging – I have been asked so many times what camera

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Best Binoculars for Safari

African Safari

What are the best binoculars for Safari? Choosing the best binoculars for safari is challenging.  There are so many different models out there and a range of prices.  Where do you even start? *Disclaimer: There may be some affiliate links

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Travel Monthly Recap: November 2018

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Travel Monthly Recap: November 2018 This Travel Monthly Recap November 2018 is the start of my overland trip through Africa.  November is my favourite time of year. It’s properly fall and its also my birthday month! I also started my

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Travel Monthly Recap: October 2018

This is the second in my series of Travel Monthly Recaps where I try to update you my readers in real time about where I have been, what I have been doing and how much my travels have cost for

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Travel Monthly Recap: September 2018

Travel Expenses West Africa Tours Recap This is the first in a series of Monthly Travel Recaps which will cover off where I have travelled that month, countries visited, kilometres travelled, and my travel expenses for West Africa. My goal

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Language Translating Device – Langogo

Language Translating Device – Langogo One of the biggest barriers that travelers face in this day and age is being able to communicate with the locals when they travel.  I’ve visited over 115 countries and I speak French but there

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Four year Blogaversary

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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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Travel plans for 2018

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Travel Year in Review 2017

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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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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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