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An Afternoon with Phuket Thai Cooking Academy

An Afternoon with Phuket Thai Cooking Academy On one of our days in Phuket on Kata beach, we decided to take a cooking class and learn how to make some of the delicious food we have been eating in Thailand.  The great thing about this particular cooking school is that...

The Grand Palace, Bangkok

A Guide to the Grand Palace in Bangkok The Grand Palace in Bangkok is an incredible sight to see, from the thousands of mosaic tiles, the incredible shimmer of the gold buildings and the beautiful attention to detail everywhere you look. This should be on everyone...

A year or so abroad, update #1

  We finally got ourselves organized enough (After moving, storing and packing) to book and plan out at least a few weeks of our trip during my last week of work.  We decided to fly to Bangkok first to check out Thailand and spend some time on the beach in...

Things to know before you go to Thailand

Things to Know Before you go to Thailand Thailand is a beautiful country with its bustling cities, serene beaches, wildlife, and history.  Thailand should be on anyone’s bucket list but there are some things you should know before you plan your trip.  These are things...

A first timers guide to Bangkok

A First Timers Guide to Bangkok So you are planning a trip to Bangkok, Thailand and trying to figure out what to do, where to stay and everything else.  This post will give you a good starting point and a guide for Bangkok. Be sure to check out my other posts on...

The Biggest “SCAM” of Bangkok

The biggest “scam” of Bangkok I consider myself to be a fairly savvy tourist but we fell victim to a scam our first few days in Bangkok.  Not a take all your money type scam but a scam none the less.  We had almost no idea it was happening until it was already...

A Guide to Corsica

Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea beside Italy and France.  While it is a part of France, Corsicans will tell you with great pride where they are actually from.  The main language spoken is French but many of the older generation speak a Corsican dialect....

Digital Dreams Festival

Digital Dreams is an electronic music festival held yearly in Toronto, Canada during the Canada day long weekend (First weekend of July).  It is a weekend I look forward to on a yearly basis.  The music is great, there are always activities during the...

Top 5 travel tips for Sao Miguel, Azores

   TOP 5 TIPS FOR SAO MIGUEL, AZORES   The Azores are islands off the coast of Portugal, Sao Miguel is the biggest of 7 islands.  The Azores are not a highly traveled location but 100% worth the trip (one of my favorites).  Below are some tips to help save you...

Top 10 things to do in San Miguel, Azores

The Azores are Portuguese islands which offer a wide array of adventure, and beauty.  If you are thinking about going this top 10 list will make for a great trip! Here is my top ten list of the best things to do while you are visiting San Migues, Azores.    1- Lagoa...

Tips for surviving Oktoberfest 

How to Oktoberfest like a Professional Oktoberfest is a fall festival held in Munich, Germany from mid-September to early October. It is generally known for its huge beer tents, lederhosen, dirndls and drunken debauchery.  It does, however, offer so much more.   Here...

Checking off my Bucket List: Skydiving by Myself

Checking off my Bucket List: Skydiving by Myself Skydiving has long been on my bucket list. Being a huge lover of extreme sports the second the opportunity presented itself I knew I was on board.  This is the story of how I went solo skydiving for the first time!...

Top 5 things to do in Toronto, Canada

Toronto is the most multicultural and largest city in Canada.  There is so much to do on land and water, as it sits on the edge of amazing Lake Ontario.  There is so much to do in Toronto but these are some my top things to do in Toronto, Ontario whether you are...

Travel Hacks Italy (Rome & The Vatican)

Travel Hacks Italy Edition (Rome & The Vatican) So you are planning a trip to Rome, Italy and also plan on visiting the Vatican.  These are the top 6 things you need to know before you go.  These tips will save you both time and money during your travels in Italy....

Biggest Mistakes I Made in South America

The biggest mistakes I made in South America and how to avoid them South America was an amazing trip for me. I went solo for part of it, and with a tour group for the rest.  I traveled throughout Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru. For the most part, I had an amazing...

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