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Review of an Introductory Flight Class. Should You Do it?

I will begin by saying that I AM a nervous flyer. It does surprise many people because I travel more often than many of my friends, or anyone I personally know. I could never explain why take-off, landing, or slightest turbulence made my breathing heavy and palms sweaty. But…

Top 7 Dream-like Hotels in Santorini

,OK, let’s begin with the fact that most all hotels in Santorini are fabulous, with white interior and gorgeous rooms, amazing views, and infinity pools. But some are among the most iconic and recognized hotels in the world. Having worked in the travel industry for many years, I have…

7 things you need to know before going to the Brazilian Amazon

Visiting the Brazilian Amazon was, without question, the highlight of our trip. It surprised us in many ways, struck us with awe and left us wanting more. There are a few things everyone needs to be prepared for, physically and mentally, to enjoy this beautiful land to the fullest. 1…

My Guide to Rio de Janeiro in 4 days

So happy I had a chance to visit Rio de Janeiro this year, even if it was only for 4 days. Knowing that I wouldn’t have enough time to explore far and wide, I made sure to do proper research to be able to soak in as much as…

Thailand’s 6 biggest tourist traps that everyone falls for

Or should I say Thailand’s tourist traps that I fell for? Well, read and learn from my mistakes. Things you should watch out for: Getting overcharged. Haggling in Thailand is expected and necessary. Anything you buy, that doesn’t have a price tag on it, is marked up…

Destination Insider: Guadeloupe Islands

     This time around I chose lovely Stephanie D. from The Guadeloupe Islands Tourism Board as my destination insider to this magical place. I was fortunate enough to have spent 8 days in this paradise, but wanted to pick locals’ brain on their favorite beaches and authentic restaurants. All places…

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A Perfect Day In Puerto Rico

What if you had only one day to get to know Puerto Rico? What would you do? With the help of my friends and partners at the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, I draw from local insight and my own experience to outline a perfect day in Puerto Rico. So what…

Puerto Rico

After having visited Puerto Rico several times, I have compiled an ultimate fun list of things everyone can and SHOULD do while visiting. You might not need more than 4-5 days to cover most of the grounds, but make sure you pack these cool things into your tight schedule…

Things that make the Guadeloupe Islands the best getaway

The Islands of scrumptious food, European flair, active lifestyle and gentle Caribbean sun          The Guadeloupe Islands offer the best of two worlds: the charm of French culture and the exotic appeal of the Caribbean. Guadeloupe is a French territory and until very recently, 90% of its tourism market was unwillingly…

Festivals in Thailand to build your trip around

As I can check off one of the festivals on my bucket list, I can’t help but feel that I have missed out on some great ones. Thais certainly know how to celebrate life and that’s another reason to go back!           1.  Songkran Festival or…

Coolest things in Costa Rica you have to check out

     As the hubby and I are planning our second trip to Costa Rica in early 2017, this time around I have been doing in-depth reasearch on off-the-beaten-path unique places. And here is a list (hopefully to check off all of them!) of places that inspires me…

CUSCO AND ITS CHARMING VIBE!

Road Trip Quest…

COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS AND THE TRUTHS BEHIND THEM

How much do we really know about a destination until we step foot on its soil, speak to its people and see it through their eyes? ♥ “Winters in Peru (July through August) are chilly and summers (December through February) are warm.” Wrong! Seasons don’t have much to do…