Stantastic Tour

Stantastic Tour

Planning and starting a Stanstastic Tour through the “stans”! The “stans” have been on my list for awhile now and I finally am about to undertake a tricky trip to Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and finally Pakistan. If all goes well I would have explore some of the great sights of seven new … Continue reading Stantastic Tour

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Experience: Pestana Tropico, Cape Verde

A review of Pestana Tropico in Cape Verde from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Great location with sea views. Large outdoor pool and lounging area. Comfortable spacious rooms with free wifi. Friendly outgoing service. Background Pestana Tropico is located in Cidada da Praia, the capital of Cape Verde. The hotel is considered one of … Continue reading Experience: Pestana Tropico, Cape Verde

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Experience: Hotel Halima, Nouakchott

A review of Hotel Halima in Nouakchott from the Wandering West Africa trip. Highlights Conveniently located near embassies and points of interest. Traditionally decorated rooms for a cultural experience. Great restaurant and room service. Friendly service and professional management. Background The hotel is located in the center of town just northwest of the Presidential Palace … Continue reading Experience: Hotel Halima, Nouakchott

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Experience: Coimbra Hotel and Spa, Guinea-Bissau

A review of the Coimbra Hotel and Spa in Guinea-Bissau from the Wandering West Africa trip. Highlights Popular restaurant for visitors and locals alike. Large garden space terrace with parrots. Central safe location. Great service by Portuguese management. Background Situated at the central point of Bissau-Guinea’s largest city, Bissau, Coimbra Hotel and Spa displays its … Continue reading Experience: Coimbra Hotel and Spa, Guinea-Bissau

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Experience: Kairaba Beach Hotel, The Gambia

A review of Kairaba Beach Hotel in Kololi, The Gambia from the adventure Wandering West Africa. Highlights Central location in tourist hotspot and on the beach Friendly staff Well kept pool and garden area Fun to interact with cheeky monkeys during breakfast Background Located on the coast of The Gambia in West Africa, with a … Continue reading Experience: Kairaba Beach Hotel, The Gambia

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Kiribati

Exploring the sights of Tarawa, Kiribati, country 173 on the Pacifying the Pacific adventure. Journey Coming from Samoa, I had a layover in Nadi before my flight to Tarawa, Kiribati. I found the country was also pronounced “keer-ə-bahss”. Previously a British territory, it gained independence in 1979 so most people speak English well. From the … Continue reading Kiribati

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World Travelers Everywhere!

Finding out that the world is smaller than I thought! Meeting world travelers during my last six months of travel. I use to think what I was doing was unique. I mean, visiting every country in the world isn’t an easy task and takes dedication and sacrifice. I figured there was a handful of people … Continue reading World Travelers Everywhere!

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Experience: Radisson Blu Dakar, Senegal

A review of the Radisson Blu Dakar in Dakar, Senegal the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Luxurious rooms and amenities. Great location on the coast and near sights. Friendly and accommodating service. Delectable restaurants and bars. Background The Radisson Blu Dakar has some of the most idyllic views along the peninsula. The hotel has won … Continue reading Experience: Radisson Blu Dakar, Senegal