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Category Archive: Travel Tips

Travel Tips

May 23

Bali Cultural Differences = Attitude Adjustment Time

They say that the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. One of the first steps in our travel life occurred when we moved to Indonesia in 2010. Everything was different in Bali – not just the food and language – and all the cultural differences took some getting used to.

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May 16

One Weekend in Washington, DC: 6 things to do

Take a break and plan a weekend in Washington DC using this list of the top 6 things to see and do in America’s capital city.

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May 02

9 Helpful Tips for Visiting Washington, D.C. with Young Kids

Washington D.C. is a beautiful city, vibrant and full of life. Whether young or old, there are hundreds of activities to try. In June, my family took a long weekend getaway to our nation’s capital, seeking fun and education. Traveling with kids poses unique challenges and requires some consideration. Washington D.C. is typically overlooked as …

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Feb 28

Hawaii First Time: How to Completely Plan Your Trip

So, you’ve made the decision to book your first vacation to Hawaii! You’re probably wondering how or where to start your planning.

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Jan 12

Travel Skills: How to See a New City in One Day

Can you see a city in one day? We spent six weeks touring eight countries and, for the most part, we weren’t in the same place for more than a night or two. Crazy? Maybe, but we took advantage of an easy way to see a lot in a short time.

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Dec 09

Impressions of Curacao from a First-Time Visitor

Call us crazy, but whenever we visit a new place we always find ourselves asking, Could we live here? It’s fun, we think, to try to imagine life as a local, not a tourist, even if we might never actually do that. So, after a weekend in the country, here were our initial impressions of …

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Nov 25

What It’s Like to Stay at a Portuguese Pousada

Bare and basic. Bed with sheets, pillow and blanket, maybe a place to hang clothes. Bare light bulbs in the ceiling. You will usually be living out of suitcase on the floor. That’s how one unfortunate man begins his description of a Brazilian pousada.

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Nov 11

Why You Should Put Litomysl on Your Czech List

Litomysl is a small, quiet town with an almost untouched historical center that few people have heard of. What’s worse, even fewer visit it, even though it’s only a couple of hours away from Prague.

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Oct 21

17 Essentials to Prepare for Overseas Travel

As you prepare for travel abroad, you may begin to feel overwhelmed by all the things to remember. Worry not, we’re here to help. Here is a list of the essential things you’ll need to do before heading to the airport.

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May 03

Panama to Colombia: Crossing the Darien Gap

If you have been entertaining any fantasies of driving an epic road trip on the highway that runs between Alaska and the tip of South America, be prepared when you get to Panama. You can’t drive to Colombia from there.

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