Category Archives: Destinations

An Adventure to Auckland New Zealand

Skyline of the City of Sails Imagine a multi-cultural, urban environment with a sunny climate that combines the best of nature: incredible hiking trails, pristine beaches, enchanting islands, and top-notch vineyards, all within a half-hour of the city center.  This one-of-a-kind city is Auckland. Rich in Polynesian culture and a reputation for incredible food and…
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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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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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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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Camino de Santiago Spain – The French Way Video Recap

Camino de Santiago Spain - The French Way Video You may have heard of the Camino de Santiago (St. James Way) in Spain whether it was from the famous author Paulo Coelho and his book, The Pilgrimage, or via the movie 'The Way' featuring Martin Sheen. Over the last six months, I have had the…
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A Gesture that Brought Tears to My Eyes in Havana Cuba

On a Cruise to Cuba It was a bit before midnight in Old Havana, our ship, the Carnival Paradise, had just left the terminal. Many of the guests, including myself, had decided to go to the upper decks to get their last glimpse of Havana. Meanwhile, hundreds of Habaneros where gathered on the famous Malecón,…
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Cruises to Cuba – Havana Cuba Cruise Travel Tips

Cruises to Cuba - Havana Cuba Cruise Travel Tips With nearly fifty trips to Cuba under my belt over several years, you have come to the right place for your Havana Cuba cruise travel tips. I started traveling to Cuba before Cuba was a hotspot. Sí sí seńores, before the Rolling Stones, Obama, and even…
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