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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…

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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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…

Thailand

Why sailing is the best way to see Thailand  It is no secret that many of the visited Thai Islands are not hard to get to and from most tourists places. When it comes to seeing the more secluded uninhabited islands, sailing is the most fun, scenic and unique way…

Not-to-Miss Places in Arenal, Costa Rica

The Ultimate Guide to Costa Rica for a First-Timer Arenal,  La Fortuna &  Papagayo (25 FEB 2015 – 04 MAR 2015) Costa Rica is all about warm hospitality, gorgeous landscapes, and wildlife, and it is officially my favorite destination for a the active traveler. Being as adventurous as we are…