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10 Cool, Quirky, Useful Things to know about Costa Rica

Costa Rica has been calling my name for a while now, but it took a work-related engagement to actually get me there. As such, instead of exploring its beaches and rainforests, I spent most of my time at the University of Peace attending the Gross Global Happiness Summit. Luckily, the packed itinerary included a walking …

A Winter Escape: Enjoying Cabin Life in Norway
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A Winter Escape: Enjoying Cabin Life in Norway

Snow covered mountains and woollen underwear are a far cry from white sand beaches and colorful bikinis, but somehow the former setting served as the most epic leg of my Euro-trip. Who would have guessed? After two days of rustic cabin living in the Norwegian countryside I felt relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to take up …

5 Affordable European Cities for Trinbagonian Travelers
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5 Affordable European Cities for T&T Travelers

For many Trinbagonians, European travel seems like an expensive undertaking. Yes, flights are more costly than those to North America. And, then there’s the intimidating exchange rate for currencies like the euro and the pound. Naturally, it seems more affordable to plan a trip to the United States or Canada. However, my recent travels have …

Things to do in Vienna
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8 Things to Do in Vienna (in 2 Days)

Vienna is a city with a history as rich as its architecture is opulent. A metropolis defined by towering steeples, sprawling palaces, and museums filled with a wealth of treasures… it certainly tops my list of European cities as it relates to the preservation and showcasing of art and culture. As with most other destinations, …

Beer Spa in Prague
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5 Reasons to Visit a Beer Spa in Prague

As an island girl, I’m partial to natural therapies – we’re talking waterfall massages and exfoliation by sand. However the idea of soaking in a tub of beer was too intriguing to pass up so when I crafted my itinerary for Prague, ‘BEER SPA’ was at the top of my Must-Do/No-Exceptions/Can’t-Miss List. And I am so …

Photos of Cesky Krumlov
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10 Fairytale Photos of Cesky Krumlov

A sprawling castle. Quaint little houses. A bell tower. Cobble stoned lanes. Acres of gardens. Panoramic views. And a beautiful river running through it all. The only thing missing from Cesky Krumlov is a magical Disney soundtrack running on loop. Honestly, you can’t get more “fairytale” than this charming city a 3-hour Flixbus bus ride …

Useful Things You Should Know About the Czech Republic
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10 Charming, Quirky, Useful Things You Should Know About the Czech Republic

Three days. That was all it took for me to fall in love with the Czech Republic. Three days of rows upon rows of charming old buildings; miles and miles of quaint cobbled stone streets; scene after scene of postcard perfect views; dish after dish of diverse and delicious food; and gallons upon gallons of …

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Island Girl’s Guide to the San Blas Islands

Do me a favor? Close your eyes and envision paradise. Chances are your imagination is painting a picture that closely resembles the San Blas Islands of Panama…White sand and blue water beaches…Clusters of towering coconut trees…Thatched roof huts… Hammocks…Peace…And quiet. These 365 tiny island dotting the Caribbean Sea are the epitome of isolation and as …

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10 Super Cool Things You MUST DO in Panama

Contemporary and historical. Trendy and vintage. Urban and rural. Beach and jungle. Panama is a country of contrasts that offers a little bit of something for everyone. As an island girl who appreciates a taste of city life, Panama was everything I always knew I needed in a destination but had yet to find. Remarkably, …