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 things to do

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 Table of Contents Suriname country in South AmericaSuriname TourismHistoric Paramaribo – capital of SurinameThings to do in Suriname I’m excited to share my experience with you from spending four days in Suriname country, the smallest

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Is Lima Peru worth a stop?

Is Lima Peru worth a trip? The short answer is YES! I know a lot of people only stop in Lima because that’s where their international flight arrives and then it is onto Cusco. As I have said before there

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Peru Hop – The best way to see Peru

Everyone comes to Peru to see Machu Picchu but did you know that Peru has a lot more to offer?  Check out this post on places in Peru that are not Machu Picchu but definitely worth a visit. I was

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Paracas my favourite little city in Peru

Why Paracas Peru is my favourite little city Paracas Peru is the second biggest tourist attraction in Peru after Cusco and with good reason. It is a cute town a few hours outside of Lima and the main attraction here

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Huacachina – dune buggy and sand boarding in Peru

Huacachina is the cutest little oasis town in Peru. This small city has between 100-200 residents but its main attraction is the sand dunes surrounding the lake. We set out at 4pm to ride a dune buggy up and down

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Colca Canyon – a day trip from Arequipa Peru

When I arrived in Arequipa there was one things I wanted to do – visit the Colca Canyon and see Condors. Its an early start today the day with pickups between 3-3.30am and then a three hour drive to Chivay

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Three year blogaversary

Today marks three years of my Travelgal Nicole blog. Happy blogaversary! Table of Contents Today marks three years of my Travelgal Nicole blog. Happy blogaversary!HighlightsChallengesWhere to next May is my blogaversary and I started my blog in 2014 about a

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Machu Picchu – my 6th new wonder of the world

How to get to Machu Picchu Table of Contents How to get to Machu PicchuHow to get to Machu Picchu in a day – my itinerary from CuscoTaking the Vistadome Train with Peru RailVisiting Machu PicchuStaying at Tierra Viva San

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Top Things to do in Rio

Rio de Janeiro

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro I knew when I booked my flight to Rio that I wanted to have plenty of time to explore the city and get a good feel for it.  I was so jealous during

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Visiting Asuncion Paraguay

When most people plan a trip to South America they usually plan on visiting Colombia or Argentina or Brazil but as I was planning this trip it felt wrong to leave out Paraguay an often overlooked country.  I decided I

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Valparaiso a three day itinerary

Valparaiso

What to do and see in Valparaiso Table of Contents What to do and see in ValparaisoExploring Cerro BellavistaExploring Cerro Playa AnchaOld City World Heritage Site Most people go to Valparaiso on a day trip from Santiago or as a cruise

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