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Five Adventure Travel Musts in Puerto Rico

Whether you believe its name Puerto Rico (Rich Port) or its nickname La Isla del Encanto (the Enchanted Island), you are right. Puerto Rico certainly lives up to both names. Rich in culture and history, Puerto Rico surprises and delights with its rainforests, waterfalls, and beautiful beaches. Recently, I spent a jam-packed week in Puerto…
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How to Take Your First Tramping Adventure

Everyone has a different traveling style. Some like luxury. Other prefer the backpacking lifestyle. Some plan ahead. Others wing it. Well, I have done a little of it all. In fact, over the last few decades I have done a bit of it ALL. I've flown in private jets, hitchhiked, glamped in a van, cruised…
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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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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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Something Scary that Forces You to Look Up

Have you done something that scared you lately? I did. Recently, I traveled to Sedona, Arizona for a girl’s trip. Years previously, I had driven through Sedona and its Red Rock region on a marathon visit from Tucson to the Grand Canyon and Phoenix with hopes of spending more time there. On this Spring Break…
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5 Adventures to Have in Nicaragua

Although I have traveled many times to Costa Rica, I haven't managed to adventure across the border to Nicaragua. As I like to explore a country before it gets blown out with mass-tourism, Nicaragua has been climbing to the top of my tropical bucket list and very rápido (fast). Since I want to go and…
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Benefits of Adventure and Why You Need an Adventure List

Over my lifetime, I haven't met a person that didn't want to improve something about his/her life. In particular, most of us want to enhance our lives, whether that includes being healthier, wiser, and/or living a true Life 2.0, an updated version of yourself. This time of year, many make New Year's Resolutions. I have.…
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Take the Plunge and Look Up

Look Up Reminder Every month on the 27th, I write a reminder about the mantra Look Up. I do this in part because we all forget to Look Up. Yes, I, too, am a culprit of this. Look Up sounds easy with two simple components: 1) Be in the moment and 2) Find the upside.…
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Adventures in Iceland

Earlier this fall, I set off on an adventure to the Land of Fire and Ice. The reason for the two-week adventure to Iceland was two-fold: To get out of the norm, allowing myself to step back from routine and check-in with me - See benefits of adventure! To celebrate my eighth anniversary of my…
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Why Add Adventure to Your Life – Three Benefits of Adventure

Ready for an Unconventional Lifestyle Tip that Can Change Your Life? We all know there are proven benefits to taking vitamins, going to the gym, and eating right. However, I bet I'm the first to suggest adding ADVENTURE to your life. If you are looking to take your life to the next level or wanting…
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