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A week in Fiji on the trip, Pacifying the Pacific. Fiji’s reputation as a paradise resort destination precedes itself. I was excited to explore this new country and see for myself how exotic it was. Nadi Coming from Vanuatu, my Fiji Airways flight was an hour meaning I arrived in Nadi quite late in the … Continue reading Fiji

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Liwonde National Park, Malawi

Taking several safaris in the Liwonde National Park on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. Located on the east of the Shire River, the Liwonde National Park is famous for its diverse species of birds and animals such as antelope, elephants, crocodiles and a huge population of hippos. I had … Continue reading Liwonde National Park, Malawi

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The Greater Eastern

Planning and setting out on The Greater Eastern trip! With one country that I failed to visit on the Great Eastern Summer, I had to come back and check it off the list. Oh, Belarus. Country 104. The one country in Eastern Europe that I needed a visa for and even from the neighboring capitals, … Continue reading The Greater Eastern


Lake Manyara

A tour of Lake Manyara through pictures on the trip The Great Eastern Summer. The start of our three day safari trip with Nature Beauties brought us to Lake Manyara. Said to be the “loveliest … in Africa” by Ernest Hemingway, the park offers a wide variety of animals. Near the lake hundreds of species … Continue reading Lake Manyara

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Jaisalmer The Golden City

Four Countries in 2 Weeks: Turkey, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and India India Day 9 and 10 – Arriving in Jaisalmer and staying at the magnificent Suryagarh with a show and dinner in the garden on the first night. Visiting the main sites of Jaisalmer, including Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, and Lodurva jain temple, followed by a … Continue reading Jaisalmer The Golden City

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Capitals of Nicaragua, Managua and Leon

Coast of Riches: A Journey Through Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama Day 1: Arriving in country 47, Nicaragua and sightseeing in Managua and Leon before driving and spending the night in San Juan del Sur! Day’s Itinerary Our 5 am United departure to Managua with a transfer in Houston already guaranteed a tiring start to … Continue reading Capitals of Nicaragua, Managua and Leon

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What Large Pitons you have Saint Lucia!

Cruising for Saints in the Caribbean Day 8: Checking off Saint Lucia, country 44/196! Driving to see the Pitons by the Government House then stopping at the Sulphur Springs for a mud bath. Finally a quick stroll through downtown Castries before boarding our ship. With another day to explore a new island, we left the … Continue reading What Large Pitons you have Saint Lucia!

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Beijing to Anuradhapura, It Can Only Get Better from Here!

Paradise Found in the Indian Ocean: Day 1 Beijing to Anuradhapura with a flight to Colombo via Bangkok, experiencing one of the most annoying passengers I’ve ever encountered and then a long drive to Anuradhapura. Beijing to Bangkok My friend Christina and I grabbed the airport express train since cabs were so hard to find … Continue reading Beijing to Anuradhapura, It Can Only Get Better from Here!