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Three Reasons to Travel to Baracoa Cuba

Baracoa Cuba Basics Located off the beaten path in the Eastern most area of Cuba, Baracoa is not only beautiful, but also historically and culturally significant. It was at Baracoa’s beach where Christopher Columbus first landed in Cuba on November 27, 1492. Shortly thereafter, Baracoa became the first city and capital of Cuba in 1511,…
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Best of Ireland Adventure 2019

An Adventure Sparked by a Surprising DNA test Earlier this year, my entire family did our DNA tests. Before mailing my tube to the lab, I wrote down what I predicted my genetic makeup to be. All of my life, I was told that I was German and Norweigan with a little bit of French and…
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The Best Way to Adventure in America- On The Water!

Is there anything better than being out on the water? If you’re a fan of this kind of vacation then you’ll be no stranger to incredible cruises, but have you experimented with other kinds of boating trips? Here are some ideas from a peer travel writer, Rosalie Connor, that are a little different to an…
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Look Up from Ground Zero Hudson River Valley

Look Up from Hudson River Valley, New York Earlier this month, I revisited Hudson River Valley, New York, a region that holds a very special place in many hearts. It is a beautiful area, not far from New York City, that was carved out by glaciers, leaving a gorgeous outdoor adventure playground with rolling hills,…
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Best Travel Experiences of 2018 Because I Trusted My Gut

Whether a hole in the wall tapas bar in Ourense (Get your head out of the gutter, not topless!) or a gay beach in Havana Cuba, I look for unique, off-the-beaten-path experiences everywhere. I’m curious and adventurous. However, I’m also mindful of my surroundings. So it just goes to show that I did listen to…
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Some Great Destinations For Animal Encounters

Since a child, I have loved to watch animals. It's interesting to see how similar they to us in emotions and actions. In most of our hometowns, animal encounters are of a more domestic nature: dogs, cats, and goldfish. That's why I asked a peer travel writer, Keith Holmen, to share his favorite destinations for…
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Beaches in Havana Cuba – Top Travel Tips for Playas del Este

I get a lot of questions about Cuba, in particular, its capital, La Habana or as we write it in English, Havana. Havana is one of my favorite cities. First and foremost, I love La Habana because the Cuban people are so welcoming and genuine. However, I also enjoy La Habana because of its unique…
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Active Winter Getaways

  For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere the temperatures are dropping, fall colors turning, and wardrobes changing. With the seasons changing, it is time to think about your next getaway. As I'm one that likes to get away and remain very active (I hope you do too!), I asked my peer writer, traveler,…
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Five Minute Tour of Old Havana Cuba

Have you always wanted to travel to Old Havana, Cuba? NOW is the time to travel to Cuba to witness a special place where the past and the present coexist. Havana is one-of-a-kind. Do you want to walk through history? Join me for a five-minute spin around Old Havana Cuba. While walking through Old Havana's…
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