Why You Should Buy Travel Insurance

I learned the hard way why buying travel insurance is so important. Learn what travel insurance is, what it covers, and why you should buy it for your next trip.

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5 Quick Tips for Saving Money Traveling

Learn 5 easy travel hacks to save money on your next vacation!

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10 Reasons to Visit Malaysia

Malaysia's distinct mix of Chinese, Indian, and Malay cultures and traditions, spectacular food and architecture, and varied natural landscape make it a must-visit destination. From religious festivals, city-wide street art projects, and world-class dive sites to tea plantations and “living museums, Malaysia offers something for just about everyone.

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Did I Visit a Human Zoo in Thailand?

The Karen tribe, which fled conflict and violence in Burma, now earns a living by being displayed in Thailand's human zoos, where tourists are invited to gawk and take pictures of them

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Logo Design Contest!

Are you a graphic designer that loves loves good food? The winning designer will receive a $50 AmEx gift card, be featured throughout my social media, and receive a prize pack of gourmet salt, chocolate, coffee, snacks, and spices from Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Jordan, and Egypt!

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NYC Graffiti Bike Tours

Discover New York City's street art and graffiti by bicycle.  Visit world-renowned pieces by famous street artists and impressive community murals that contextualize the life of the neighborhood.

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How to Pack for Cuba

Cuba is not your typical Caribbean island and though it's only 90 miles from Florida, it couldn't be further away in terms of modern day conveniences. Properly packing for a trip to Cuba requires more planning and thoughtfulness than your typical island escape.

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Prioritize Travel in 2018

Stop living vicariously through other people and learn how to prioritize travel this year, regardless of your job, income, zip code, or family composition.

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How to Be Vegan in Cuba

Finding vegan food in Cuba is a much steeper challenge than in most Latin American countries. Cuban food on the island is completely different from what is found in American Cuban restaurants but with these tips and some preparation, you can eat well during your stay.

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Nov. 2018 Day of the Dead Mexico trip

Day of the Dead is the perfect time to visit Mexico City. In addition to visiting pyramids, ancient Aztec ruins, biking through the city and taking an authentic Mexican cooking class, the Day of the Dead also brings huge parades, street festivals, and intimate ceremonies in cemeteries around the city.

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Holiday Travel Tips for Travelers Who Know it All

Let's face it, traveling during the holidays can be expensive, time-consuming, and frustrating. Here are a few tips that should make your holiday travel more pleasant.

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December 2018 trip to Cuba

Join me for an unforgettable small group trip to the island paradise seemingly stuck in the 50s. This cultural, people-to-people educational tour is activity-heavy, including lots of walking, hiking, and biking.

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Day of the Dead in Mexico City

During the Day of the Dead celebration, Mexico City offers an elaborate parade, thousands of alters and sculpture installations, a nocturnal costume bike ride, and nearby Mixquic holds one of the most extravagant celebrations in the country.

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Cave diving & snorkeling in Playa del Carmen

Some of the best diving in the world can be found around Cancun and Playa del Carmen, Mexico, including cavern dives, cave dives, underwater museums, and snorkeling with turtles.

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Lake Titicaca's knitting men & floating reed islands

Lake Titicaca is home to many islands, including Taquile, where the men do the knitting and tell their stories through fabric, and the floating reed islands of the Uros, who build their homes, beds, and boats of reeds!

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Puerto Maldonado: Peru's Amazonian paradise

Located in Southeastern Peru, Puerto Maldonado offers an Amazon jungle experience including monkeys eating out of your hands, caiman night watches, jungle hikes, and the world's largest macaw clay lick.

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Top 5 things to do in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is more than a stopover to adjust to altitude on the way to Machu Picchu, it's ancient Inca ruins and agriculture laboratory, salt mines, bustling food markets, and spectacular plazas, make it well worth a longer stay.

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