Category Archives: Destinations

3 Hidden Gems in Russia

Where does someone begin with a country as large as Russia, especially if you want to see its hidden gems?  Because I prefer seeing the lesser-known, off-the-beaten-track places of a culture rather than ONLY the top-ranked on TripAdvisor, I've asked travel bloggers, Campbell and Alya of StingyNomads.com, to assist. They will highlight three hidden gems…
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Top 5 Things To Do in Egypt

I cannot tell a lie. I'm not an Egyptian expert. I have traveled to Africa, but have yet to make it to Egypt. That's why I called up a peer travel writer and photographer, Slavi Tudzhzarov, to give us his take on the Top 5 Things to Do in Egypt. Let's get ready to go to…
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3 Hidden Gems of Goa India

I don't think I have met a beach that I didn't like. From powdery white sandy beaches to the beaches peppered with icebergs from nearby glaciers, I love a good beach. When I heard that India had some beaches worth checking out, I reached out to Pujarini Mitra, a travel writer, blogger, and mom. She…
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3 Adventures You Must Experience in Bolivia

Although both my passport and I love exploring South America, we have yet to visit every country. I often times get sucked into one country with a longer trip and a deeper dive; thus, allowing for many friendships, but fewer countries. That's exactly why I reached out to peer traveler and writer, Sara Dobak, who…
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Top 7 Cities to Visit in Japan

I must admit many of my bucket list destinations are in Asia. Amongst my top destinations is none other than Japan. I know enough to be dangerous, but I'm no expert. That's why I asked for some help from a peer writer and travel lover, Amanda Kendle. Having lived in Japan, Amanda is just the…
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3 Hidden Gems in Germany

Although I have traveled to Germany and my name is Heidi, I'm not qualified to give you travel tips or off-the-beaten-path recommendations. However, I knew exactly the right woman for the job. My peer travel writer and photography, Varsha Kulkarni-Gawai, will share with us her top three hidden gems in Germany. Time to discovery Germany with…
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4 Adventures in Antartica

Having roamed to some pretty remote locations, including Alaska, Iceland, and even down to the Strait of Magellan, I have not made it to Antartica. As an adventure seeker that adores spotting wildlife in their natural habit, Antartica is very high on my list to see. However, as I wait to check off my seventh…
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5 Must Visit Places in Thailand

Got a bit of wanderlust?  I certainly do. In fact, my adventure list keeps getting longer and longer each day. High on that list is Thailand. To help you and I learn more about this fascinating destination, I reached out to travel writer and journalist, Natalie Deduck, to share with us her expertise on the…
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3 Things You Must Do in Austria

With a name like Heidi, everyone assumes that I'm German, Austrian, or Swiss. I'm going to break the truth to you. I'm a global citizen with a DNA like a mutt: some German, some Norweigan, some French, some British, and who knows what else. So I'm on a quest to experience those locations, but also…
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5 Must-Do Experiences in Vietnam

At the top of my bucket list of destinations is no other than Vietnam. In fact, I had a chance to go a few years ago, but a project got in the way (book #2 With New Eyes). Thus, I asked Jules, my peer wanderluster and owner of blog Part-Time Passport, to share with us her…
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