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Thursday October 2nd 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Bucket List’

Cuba: Part 3 – Through My Own Eyes

Cuba: Part 3 – Through My Own Eyes

This is the third and final installment of my traveling to Cuba series. Come with me as I share my personal experiences in the capital city of Havana including the original Tropicana, 1950s convertibles, fine cigars and some of the most beautiful people you’ll find anywhere.

Cuba: Part 2 – Get There By Any Means Necessary

Cuba: Part 2 – Get There By Any Means Necessary

Make no mistake about it, getting to Cuba is difficult for Americans. This article will help you get through the tedious licensing procedures, the unnecessarily complicated flight purchase process and securing a place to stay. After that, all you'll need is your carry-on bag, documentation, a wad of cash, a good attitude/open mind and Cuba will ...[Read More]

Cuba: Part 1 – History and Why You Need to Go

Cuba: Part 1 – History and Why You Need to Go

This is the first of my three part series on traveling to Cuba. Part One of the series focuses on the history of the embargo, how the embargo is portrayed in the US and my opinions on why every American should visit the island. Unlike in the movies, there aren’t any well defined ‘good’ or ‘bad’ guys – no one is innocent in this 50 ...[Read More]

All Good Things Must Come to an End

All Good Things Must Come to an End

It’s 8:30am Monday morning and I’m averaging around 3mph sitting in Atlanta’s awful rush-hour traffic.  I come up on an exit about 12 stops before where I need to go and I have a flashback.  Just 5 days ago, I was on a cliff in Panama and I immediately said to myself “Dude, it’s not

Bangkok, Thailand – Dangerously Hot

Bangkok, Thailand – Dangerously Hot

Bangkok is an amazing city; the weather, the food and the politics are all as hot as can be. Thai Kickboxing, the Grand Palace, Tiger Temple tour, the Thai Cooking Class and some of the best massages I've ever had in my life were the highlights of my visit.

A Day Trip to London

A Day Trip to London

Though extremely expensive, I had an excellent time visiting some of London's most popular attractions and look forward to spending more time getting to know the city beyond the tourist zones.

Australia – Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns

Australia – Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns

The big city lights of Sydney, Melbourne’s wine country and the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns made my first trip to Australia an exhilarating experience that left me wanting more. Destination at a Glance Date of Trip September 2009 Destination Good for Shopping, Watersports, Sightseeing Best Time to Go Year round – but Fall may

Rome – A Little Underwhelming

Rome – A Little Underwhelming

My overall impression of Rome is – underwhelmed. It’s like the movie everyone tells you was so great (like any Tarantino flick) and you watch it wondering what all of the fuss was about. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll always value my experiences as each one provides something new; but if I had it to do over again, I’d take a Tour of Italy ...[Read More]

Hong Kong – Exquisitely Expensive

Hong Kong – Exquisitely Expensive

Hong Kong a marvelous – if not very expensive city. The ease in which English visitors can communicate, the excellent public transit system and abundance of seafood makes Hong Kong a must see for those who get the opportunity.

My Bucket List

My Bucket List

A Travel Bucket List from Jay Travels. My list is over 20 destinations long and each Bucket List idea includes details on why I'd like to go. What is on your Bucket List?

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