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Monday April 21st 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Travel Reviews’

Iguazu Falls – A True Natural Wonder

Iguazu Falls – A True Natural Wonder

Iguazu Falls is one of those places where the phrase ‘pictures just don’t do it justice’ is 100% accurate. No offense to Rio’s Christ the Redeemer – but to me Iguazu Falls is the real New Wonder of the World in Brazil. Simply awe inspiring!!

Rio de Janeiro – Beautifully Dangerous

Rio de Janeiro – Beautifully Dangerous

Rio manages to pack a staggering amount of beauty into a relatively small area – whether Sugarloaf, Christ the Redeemer - even the Favelas from a distance. While it’s unfair to say that beauty is only skin deep, visitors must be aware of their surroundings to prevent becoming a victim of Rio's darker side.

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.

A Taste of Seattle

A Taste of Seattle

Seattle perfectly balances a community engaged in high-tech business (home to Starbucks, Microsoft and Amazon), outdoor life (hiking, Fishing) and sophisticated local vibes. Destination at a Glance Date of Trip November 2009 Destination Good for Sightseeing, Shopping, Dining and Outdoors Best Time to Go Summer – June-August Currency/Conv. ...[Read More]

Phuket, Thailand – Simply Beautiful

Phuket, Thailand – Simply Beautiful

Scuba diving some of the best walls in the world, sea kayaking into hidden caves and wandering around on Phuket’s many beaches are just some of the wonderful activities that await you in Phuket. Destination at a Glance Date of Trip May 2010 Destination Good for Watersports, Partying, Food Best Time to Go Always hot

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.

Stone Mountain Camping

Stone Mountain Camping

While it’s cool to be catered to at the Hilton, it's just as awesome to have the feeling of accomplishment by roughing it yourself. Camping just feels ‘real’ – whether lying under the stars or the smell of charred firewood in the morning.

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

The Grand Canyon and the Hoover Dam

The Grand Canyon and the Hoover Dam

The Grand Canyon is one of those rare destinations that actually live up to the hype. The almost unspoiled landscape is like nothing else in the United States – perhaps the world.

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