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6 of the Most Romantic Vacation Hideaways You’ll Ever Visit

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So, you and your sweetheart are planning a romantic vacation, but you absolutely hate large crowds of people. Where in the world do you…

Girl Standing by the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston Jamaica

The Bob Marley Museum: Kingston’s Ode to the King of Reggae

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Bob Marley; the legendary king of reggae music. Thanks to this iconic Jamaican reggae artist, my little island of Jamaica has been placed squarely…

What to Expect in the Breathtaking City of Havana Cuba

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Havana (Oh Na Na) Before you ask the inevitable question, “Do they play Camilla Cabello’s Havana 24/7 on the local radio stations?” My answer…

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Cuba Unveiled: 2 Weeks and 5 Destinations

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Cuba, a country shrouded in mystery; seemingly isolated from the globe. That’s at least how I viewed this Caribbean island. Despite growing up in…

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A First-Timer’s Experience in the Greek Islands: Mykonos, Greece

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Do you know how many Greek islands there are? 6,000 Yeah, that’s quite a lot! Luckily (or unluckily) for us, only 227 are habitable…

A Local’s Guide to Jamaica: Lime Cay Beach

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Can you really enjoy a beautiful Jamaican beach day in the middle of Kingston? Yes! Kingston, Jamaica’s capital city, is famous for its lively…

A Day In the Medieval Fairy-Tale Town of Colmar, France

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The Medieval Fairy-Tale Town of Colmar Exploring France’s medieval fairy-tale town of Colmar immediately transports you smack dab in the middle of Europe’s middle…

A Local’s Guide to Jamaica: Jakes Resort | Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth

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Free Printable Tip Sheet Below! There’s a reason Jakes Resort is in the town of Treasure Beach, for it’s certainly a local gem. It…

City View of Florence, Italy

Road Trip to Tuscany: Exploring the Old City of Florence (on a Budget)

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Road Trip to Tuscany, Italy Did you know that Florence is the capital city of the central region of Italy, Tuscany? Road Tripping to…

A Local’s Guide to Jamaica: Great Huts Resort | Boston Bay, Portland

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Great Huts Tips & Recommendations Great Huts Image Gallery Escape to Nature Great Huts Resort, located in the most beautiful parish in Jamaica, Portland,…

Boats on the River in Xochimilco Mexico

Mexican Memories: Mexico City, Mexico

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Mexcellent Mexican Memories! I hope you guys were able to manage your way through my Mexcellent Mexican alliteration! ? Alliteration and all aside (see what…

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A Local’s Guide to Jamaica: Serendipity Holistic Resort | Blue Mountains, St. Andrew

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UPDATE: Only bookings for the Serendipity Holistic Resort Spa are currently available Season of the Aquarian Jerry and I share almost identical birth dates,…

Masterpiece by Le Corbusier : Ronchamp, France

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Ronchamp? Where’s that?  You may find yourself wondering the very question. Well, Ronchamp, though not your average tourist destination, is a small sleepy town…

The Parthenon, Athens

Lounging with the Greek Gods: Athens, Greece

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  Greece? Yes Please! When I think of Athens Greece, a few notable facts come to mind: One of the birthplaces of modern civilization Homeland of…

Steeple in Reschensee, Südtirol

Motorbike Road Trip: Südtirol, Italy

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We’re on a Roll! Shortly after we had finished our two week trip to Greece, came our opportunity to travel to Südtirol Italy. Jerry’s father,…

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Exploring Stuttgart City: Stuttgart, Germany

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The Center of Modern History Germany had always held a key interest for me. With its tumultuous history, particularly through the era of the…

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Basler Fasnacht: The Most Popular Carnival in Switzerland

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Basel; one of the most famous cities in Switzerland. Bordered by France and Germany, this diverse Swiss city is famous for many reasons. It…

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Kiss on a bridge

6 of the Most Romantic Vacation Hideaways You’ll Ever Visit

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So, you and your sweetheart are planning a romantic vacation, but you absolutely hate large crowds of people. Where in the world do you…

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11 Tips for Europeans Travelling to Jamaica in the Christmas Season (with connecting flights through America)

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Let me start by saying what needs to be said: Flying through America at Christmas time is a nightmarish experience.  If you’re flying to…

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A First-Timer’s Experience in the Greek Islands: Mykonos, Greece

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Do you know how many Greek islands there are? 6,000 Yeah, that’s quite a lot! Luckily (or unluckily) for us, only 227 are habitable…

A Local’s Guide to Jamaica: Lime Cay Beach

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Can you really enjoy a beautiful Jamaican beach day in the middle of Kingston? Yes! Kingston, Jamaica’s capital city, is famous for its lively…

A Day In the Medieval Fairy-Tale Town of Colmar, France

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The Medieval Fairy-Tale Town of Colmar Exploring France’s medieval fairy-tale town of Colmar immediately transports you smack dab in the middle of Europe’s middle…

City View of Florence, Italy

Road Trip to Tuscany: Exploring the Old City of Florence (on a Budget)

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Road Trip to Tuscany, Italy Did you know that Florence is the capital city of the central region of Italy, Tuscany? Road Tripping to…

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Did You Know? 21 Interesting Facts About Switzerland

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21 Interesting Facts About Switzerland Before migrating to Switzerland, I admittedly did not know very much about this European country other than the obvious…

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14 Essential Travel Preparation Tips for Your Next Trip

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  With my trip to Istanbul (Turkey) drawing nearer, I’ve been getting even more excited (and a bit anxious). A lot goes into the planning…

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Schwägalp Evening Motorbike Ride

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  Beautiful Day for a Motorbike Ride It was an unusually sunny day in St. Gallen. The weather so far in St. Gallen had…