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(Updated in 2018) My favorite 11 Things to do Kathmandu, Nepal and beyond

(Updated in 2018) My favorite 11 Things to do Kathmandu, Nepal and beyond

My Favorite 8 Things to Do in Kathmandu, Nepal — Understand Kathmandu is the gateway to the magnificent Himalaya Mountains. There is almost no way to avoid Kathmandu before you head to Mount Everest or the Annapurna region. Since my last visit, a lot has happened in Kathmandu—the earthquake destroyed a huge amount of the […]

Posted on November 9, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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How to stay warm and cool in any climate the world throws at you – My minimalist clothing guide for travel

How to stay warm and cool in any climate the world throws at you – My minimalist clothing guide for travel

The Basics Readers keep asking me about my clothing and luggage choices, especially when going to more extreme climates. Over time, I realized a number of things about my luggage: Lots of luggage slowed me down (duh!) Many items in my luggage that I kept coming home with were unused, incl. many electronics, chargers, etc. Less […]

Posted on March 8, 2018 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The Canary Islands are located in the Atlantic, just 75 miles off the coast of Southern Morocco, north of the Cape Verde islands. The Canaries consists of seven islands – Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Both Tenerife and Gran Canaria have major urban centers (Santa Cruz and Las Palmas) […]

Posted on January 17, 2018 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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8 Things you never knew about Gorilla Tracking in Uganda – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

8 Things you never knew about Gorilla Tracking in Uganda – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

8 Things you never knew about Gorilla Tracking in Uganda – Names, names, names You can refer to your adventure as a Gorilla Safaris, Gorilla Trekking or Gorilla Tracking – but we know you want to see the mountain gorillas – one of humans closest relatives. 8 Things you never knew about Gorilla Tracking in […]

Posted on September 13, 2017 by in Mountain Gorillas, Safaris & Tours Africa, TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 12 Things to do Balikpapan, Indonesia

My Favorite 12 Things to do Balikpapan, Indonesia

My Favorite 12 Things to do Balikpapan, Indonesia – Understand Borneo’s Balikpapan is the Novosibirsk of Indonesia; it’s the biggest city in Indonesia’s version of Siberia – a frontier city inside a huge swath of land with precious few people but lots of natural resources. Indonesians refer to the huge island of Borneo as Kalimantan. […]

Posted on September 12, 2017 by in $20 off Getaround, Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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9 Things you always wanted to know about a Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

9 Things you always wanted to know about a Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

There are just 880 left… The world only has 880 mountain gorillas left – that’s a pretty small number! Rwanda is… Let’s get this out of the way first – Rwanda is a small, land-locked country ins Easter Africa, south of Uganda. Rwanda has been victim to one of the world saddest genocide but has […]

Posted on September 11, 2017 by in Safaris & Tours Africa, TOP Travel Destinations

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Novotel Balikpapan Review

Novotel Balikpapan Review

I selected the Novotel Balikpapan for this review for its good location, low rates and good reputation by other travelers. The Novotel Balikpapan is located right in the modern center of the city near the Plaza Balikapan and Oceans Resto. Check-in was confused and lengthy as in most hotels in Indonesia. The WiFi login page […]

Posted on September 6, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, TOP Travel Destinations

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My Georgian Railway Train Review Tbilisi to Batumi and Metro Georgia Bus Review Batumi to Tbilisi

My Georgian Railway Train Review Tbilisi to Batumi and Metro Georgia Bus Review Batumi to Tbilisi

Since both of our flights were to and from Tbilisi, I got the chance to review the train and bus services between Tbilisi and Batumi. My initial assumption was that the train service would be way inferior and the bus service would be much better but it did not work out that way… Georgian Railway Train […]

Posted on July 13, 2017 by in Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Ultimate Rewards, TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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Introducing Mighty Safaris – Connecting you with the best safari operators across Africa

Introducing Mighty Safaris – Connecting you with the best safari operators across Africa

Introducing Mighty Safaris We are proud to introduce our newest sister project, Mighty Safaris! Planning an adventure or safari tour in Africa? Submit a request for information and we will connect you to the best tour operators, who will quote you for your trip. You’ll get quotes from up to 5 trusted suppliers for your […]

Posted on July 10, 2017 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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Introducing Mighty Safaris – Connecting you with the best safari operators across Africa

Introducing Mighty Safaris – Connecting you with the best safari operators across Africa

Introducing Mighty Safaris We are proud to introduce our newest sister project, Mighty Safaris! Planning an adventure or safari tour in Africa? Submit a request for information and we will connect you to the best tour operators, who will quote you for your trip. You’ll get quotes from up to 5 trusted suppliers for your […]

Posted on July 3, 2017 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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