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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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Canaryfly Review Las Palmas (LPA) to Tenerife North (TFN) and Sala Galdos Lounge Las Palmas Review

Canaryfly Review Las Palmas (LPA) to Tenerife North (TFN) and Sala Galdos Lounge Las Palmas Review

Canaryfly does not get much press but is one of the regional airlines competing with Binter Canarias and Air Europa for flights between the Canary Islands. Canaryfly and Binter Canarias sell tickets between the islands at a dual-price system – the subsidized price for island residents and the regular price. Regular fares are about twice […]

Posted on January 14, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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My Favorite 14 Things to do Malawi – Blantyre, Lilongwe & Lake Malawi

My Favorite 14 Things to do Malawi – Blantyre, Lilongwe & Lake Malawi

My Favorite 14 Things to do Malawi – Understand Malawi can be best described as a gigantic organic farm where time has stood still for the last 200 years. Malawians are superbly talented farmers who have had no trouble foregoing a material life for a life living inside the huge farms that this country runs. The […]

Posted on January 31, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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My 25 Favorite Things to do Maui (Lahaina, Kihei, Wailea)

My 25 Favorite Things to do Maui (Lahaina, Kihei, Wailea)

My 25 Favorite Things to do Maui (Lahaina, Kihei) – Understand Maui is home to great beaches and one of the tallest craters on the Hawaiian islands. Maui has built a reputation for upscale tourism in Lahaina and Wailea, but also misses the modern city environment that Honolulu provides on the nearby island. Maui is more touristy, but […]

Posted on October 21, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Pearl Lounge – Kigali Airport Executive Lounge Review

Pearl Lounge – Kigali Airport Executive Lounge Review

Kigali (and Rwanda) takes building ‘islands of excellence’ seriously. Infrastructure is a top priority and the Kigali airport, while small, could serve passengers anywhere in the world. In fact many US airports are far worse at serving passengers than this snazzy little airport. The service also includes a lounge – the Pearl Lounge is Kigali […]

Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Lounge Reviews

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My favorite 16 Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

My favorite 16 Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

My favorite 16 Things to do in Kota Kinabalu – Understand Kota Kinabalu is Malaysia’s biggest city in Borneo. It only takes about 500,000 people to achieve this! Kota Kinabalu has been a major tourism hub for decades for Koreans and South Eastern Chinese mainlanders and the recent spike in visitors have jaded locals visibly. […]

Posted on September 10, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My top 15 Things to do in Kos

My top 15 Things to do in Kos

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Why you should visit the Princes’ Island Istanbul My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul Why you should make the trip to Ephesus Turkey Things to do in Izmir Things to do in Bodrum Kos is one of the 1,600 islands that Greece features. Kos is […]

Posted on August 6, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Aqua Blu Kos Review (Greek Islands)

Aqua Blu Kos Review (Greek Islands)

I had booked the Aqua Blu Kos hotel when it ran an amazing sale in early December 2014. The 5 star Boutique Hotel had rates as low as $30 for many dates. I paid a bit more but still paid much less than the $250 it charged when checking a few days before my arrival. […]

Posted on August 5, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews

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My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul

My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Why you should visit the Princes’ Islands Istanbul Istanbul is a huge city and home to 14 million people. It’s chock-full of sights and has grown more famous in the last 10 years, especially with European ‘city trippers’. A big part of the Old Town and the European […]

Posted on July 23, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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