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Getting Through Customs Without a Hassle

You’ve been on a plane for hours and just want to get to your destination. The last thing you want to deal with is a search of your luggage at customs. Even if you’re not carrying any contraband or undeclared items, which none of us would ever do, you just [...]

It’s December! Where did the time go?

It’s December! Where did the time go?

I toyed with the idea of doing a year end recap with some of my favorite moments,  but then I thought, that’s boring, everyone does that! So instead, I am here to talk to you about my favourite ways to ‘take the edge off’. Yes, boys and girls, these are [...]

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A Chichen Itza Day Trip: Only 200 km and 1400 Years From Cancun

Located about 190 km north of the world famous resort town of Cancun on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico, Chichen Itza has become one of the most revered archaeological sites in the world. Considered one of the seven wonders of the Modern World, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site this [...]

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Belgium, Your Next Vacation Spot

While Belgium doesn’t get the recognition that some of its neighbors do (we’re looking at you, France) that doesn’t mean it doesn’t deserve to be seen for the fabulous spot that it is. Whether you’re seeking the culinary experience of a lifetime, want to learn more about some of history’s [...]

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9 Tips for Staying Safe While Trekking in Nepal

In October, a powerful, out-of-season, blizzard hit the Annapurna Region of Nepal, claiming the lives of more than 40 trekkers in the process. In the wake of that tragedy, the Ministry of Tourism for the Himalayan country has promised to review its regulations governing trekking in the region, and vowed [...]

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Emergency Medical Treatment in Foreign Lands

Hey, accidents happen: with me, more likely than not. Whether it’s a fall in the shower or an unexpected illness, if you need medical attention it can get to be a sticky situation in some countries. Stuff Happens Yes, stuff happens. I admit, I have slipped in the shower in [...]

Visiting Riga, the Heart of Latvia

Visiting Riga, the Heart of Latvia

They call it the Paris of the Baltics, and for good reason. This Latvian city is a cultural hotspot, full of incredible restaurants, galleries, shopping, and inspiring architecture. Check out our guide to visiting Riga and get ready to fall in love. It’s Still (Relatively) Undiscovered While tourists are wising [...]

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Europe’s Best Flea Markets

Live for the thrill of finding the ultimate bargain? Plan your travels around shopping? You won’t want to miss this guide to the world’s best flea markets. From massive French bazaars to year-round Belgian gems, here’s a comprehensive list of a treasure hunter’s dream come true. Munich’s Giant Flea Market, Munich, [...]

Funding Your Life with Your Camera

Funding Your Life with Your Camera

Whether I’m zip-lining, rappelling down a waterfall, or gliding in a boat next to enormous crocodiles, I’m working. The only thing differentiating me from a tourist is my exceptional video equipment, and the fact that I was paid to take the tour! As I film gorgeous islands, snorkeling trips, and [...]

Planning Out That Vacation Itinerary

Planning Out That Vacation Itinerary

You want to get up and go, see the sights and experience the local flavor; your companion wants to lie around the beach. Hopefully there’s time for both and here’s how you do it. It’s Time to Relax After dealing with today’s transportation hassles and delays, the first day is [...]