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Cruising: Pure Panama with UnCruise Adventure

This morning we head off to Panama City, via Miami and Hurricane Irma, for some city time followed by a week on the 65-passenger Safari Voyager cruising Panama. This expedition vessel will take us through the canal as well as to many of the smaller islands in the country. This trip is the first time […]

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Where Else to Go Podcast: Galapagos (Episode #8)

This week on the Where Else to Go podcast we’re off to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands with Cheryl and Lisa of What Boundaries Travel Media. The Galapagos Islands recently made the top of their favorite travel destination list after a recent trip to the islands. You might think that getting to the Galapagos Islands is too great […]

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Las Vegas Secret Agent Adventure

grand canyon

Race throughout Las Vegas just like a secret agent thanks to this one-of-a-kind new experience.  “Secret Agent 702” transforms mild-mannered Las Vegas visitors into sexy spies looking for the thrill of a lifetime by soaring through the skies via helicopter, taking to the road racing sports cars, and flying through the air at 3,800 feet […]

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Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls

Running of Bulls in Pamplona Spain

Each year, on July 6th, the San Fermin Festival kicks off in Pamplona, Spain.  It’s a festival filled with tradition, one of them a crazy, adventurous, daring, and downright dangerous tradition.  It’s the annual running of the bulls through the streets of the town.  The running of the bulls originally started as a practical means […]

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Namibia: Home to Wildlife & Extreme Sports

Etosha National Park in Namibia

When you’re thinking about places for an African safari, Namibia might not spring to the top of your mind, but after a little research you’ll realize that this coastal country offers a near perfect blend of wildlife eco-tourism and adventure.  Namibia is a major destination for visitors looking for a wildlife and eco-tourism experience, and […]

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Where to See Wildlife in Kenya

Elephant among the gnu in Kenya

When it comes to thinking about an African safari, Kenya usually figures prominently on the list.  There are plenty of day trips and sights to see in Kenya, although most safaris in Kenya center on one of the major areas, parks, or reserves. Amboseli National Park Formerly known as the Maasai Amboeli Game Reserve, this […]

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Coral Reefs and Ancient History: Exploring Egypt

Red Sea Beach

Today I have a guest post about a fascinating part of the world, Egypt.  It offers so many things to see, do, and experience, it’s hard to know where to start.  Amanda starts with diving in the Red Sea. —- When vacationing in Egypt there are countless wonders to capture the imagination. From the natural […]

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How Do You Define Adventure Travel?

Angkor Wat

Adventure.  It’s different things to different people.  And when it comes to adventure holidays, those definitions are all over the map – literally and figuratively.  Fortunately adventure travel has become broad enough to include everything from cultural interactivity to adrenaline pumping action in a way that lets travelers create an experience that they’ll never forget. […]

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Are You Ready for a Trekking Vacation?

Although my attempt to climb Mt Etna was not a huge success, I haven’t completely written off trekking holidays.  I thought that trekking was all about climbing steep mountains and glaciers in adverse conditions, but that’s not actually not the case at all.  Trekking comes in all sizes, shapes, and flavors, and is suitable for […]

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Climbing Mt. Etna: MJ vs. the Volcano

One of the things that I was excited to do in Sicily was climbing Mt. Etna.  At approximately 10,922 feet high, this largest active volcano in Europe was visible from the back deck of our villa.  Every morning I’d take a look at how beautiful it was, it’s very top visible in the earlier morning […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]