What to Look For When Researching B & B’s

Let me start by saying that I design websites for bed and breakfast providers. I have been inside many establishments, photographed them from all angles, sampled the food, experienced the difficulty of finding them if they are off the beaten…

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5 Things To Do Before You Book A Hotel

No matter the reason for why you’re traveling, you always try your best to make sure that all facets of the trip are as stress-free as possible. Perhaps one of the leading causes of stress for most travelers is when…

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10 Must See Attractions In Turkey

Turkey straddles eastern Europe and western Asia. The country’s cultural connections are ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, and the Byzantine and Ottoman empires. The national capital is Ankara, but it is Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, that is the Mecca for…

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Surfing Nicaragua

The Central American country of Nicaragua, is home to some of the best surfing hot spots and the most amazing beaches on the planet. In fact, surfing is fast becoming one of the activities tourists visit this tropical paradise to…

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I Was Stung By A Scorpion

I finally had to endure one of the more unpleasant rights of passage anyone living in the tropics must face. I was stung by a scorpion this morning, twice. When you choose to live in the tropics, in my case…

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Chicken Buses

I take chicken buses whenever I can while in Central America. I do so because they’re reasonably safe, convenient and incredibly cheap. You’re probably wondering what, exactly, a chicken bus is… if they’re really full of chickens. Honestly, I’ve never seen a chicken…

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Visa Requirements For Canadian Citizens

I’m 60+ years old, so for 20+ years of my life I somehow managed to do research for my travels without the benefit of the Internet. To be honest, I really don’t know how I managed. I remember a lot…

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