the malecon in havana Cuba
The malecon in Havana, Cuba

Volcano Boarding Nicaragua

volcano boarding nicaragua

The Cerro Negro volcano just outside of Leon, Nicaragua is the country’s youngest and most active volcano. It erupts, on average, once every 12 years. The last time it blew […]

I’m Going to Central America!

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Costa Rica has never been high on my list. I don’t know why. I’ve never met a traveler who didn’t like it there, and I’ve read nothing but great things. […]

7 Best Things to Do in Dubai on the Cheap


So you really think that Dubai is a posh delight only for the rich? Well, think again. Let’s take a glance at some of the best nuances of a Dubai […]

Travel Can Take You Places You Never Thought Possible

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Before I moved to Thailand four years ago, I couldn’t have told you specifically where it was on a map. I knew it was in Asia, but that’s about it. […]

How to Be Single and 30

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If you haven’t seen the new movie, “How to Be Single,” you should grab your girlfriends, sneak a bottle of wine in your purse, and go. Just go. Not only […]

Holiday Gift Guide for the Outdoor / Adventure Travel Addict

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Snow flurries are barely starting to fall outside my window, which can only mean one thing. The holidays are upon us. I love this time of year, though I know […]

I’m Tired of Traveling

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I’m tired of traveling. I never ever thought I’d hear myself say that. I certainly never dreamed I’d ever put it in writing and share it with all of you. […]

10 Most Popular Places in Thailand

Erawan Falls

People who’ve been to Thailand often refer to it as a magical place. There’s something about the combination of a relaxed culture, friendly people, beautiful landscapes and tropical weather that […]

Guest Post: 7 Manmade Wonders of Singapore


Gone are the days of pirates and Ancient World trade games; Singapore is a bustling sea metropolis with manmade treasures for miles—and they’re definitely worth a visit. Be you a […]

On Returning to Thailand

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Every time I look at a world map, I get a bit overwhelmed at the number of countries I still have yet to see. I know I’ve been fortunate to […]

The Most Beautiful Place in Cuba

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I was running out of money in Cuba much quicker than expected and, being American, I couldn’t access more. I knew that I shouldn’t try to cross the entire island […]

Stranded Roadside in Cuba: A Hitchhiking Adventure

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In my previous post, I wrote about all things cool in Havana, including the classic 1950s American cars that color every city road in hues of blue and green and […]

Havana, Cuba in Images

the malecon in havana Cuba

“Beautiful” and “dilapidated” are the words that come to mind when I describe Havana, the capital city of Cuba. The paint on the buildings is crumbling and exteriors are falling […]

Is it Legal to Go to Cuba?

Havana Cuba

I’ve never much liked being told no. Telling me not to do something almost always makes me want to do it more. And so it was with Cuba. Most of […]


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