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A place to share my musings of traveling the world

Recent Musings

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How to Express your Travel Writing

Travelling always evokes a sense of adventure – we enjoy it for the thrill of discovering the unknown. Meanwhile, travel writing lets us capture in words the essence of the moment we are experiencing. Social media, email and blogs have truly transformed the way we approach our journeys and there are more opportunities than ever to share our travel writings.  Whether you’re starting a personal travel blog to share with friends and family or looking to publish your work, travel writing has its own unique…

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Athens: An icon and 2018 destination

How to do Athens, Greece Right! When looking at advertisements enticing you to travel to Athens, Greece, you see two things: sunlit ruins and glistening beaches. You think to yourself, surely this level of paradise can’t be reached in one trip? That’s where you’re wrong. It absolutely can! Greece is a haven for relaxation, a dream for learning, and a royal feast for cuisine. Within a few hours via boat, you can make your way from mainland Athens to island paradises like Santorini, Crete, Rhodes,…

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My Top Tips for Traveling Around the UK

If you are planning your first trip across the pond to the United Kingdom here are some of my top tips to help you prepare.  Bring your Adapter The UK uses 240v voltage compared to the US which uses 120. If you are planning to bring your Laptop, Cell phone, Hairdryer or any other electrical equipment you will need to purchase an adapter plug. Try the Pubs Pub grub is a staple of the UK and should be tried for the cultural experience but it’s…

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4 Must See Sights in The Dominican Republic

Looking for an Island get away that is away from the crowds? It’s time to take a closer look at the Dominican Republic. The Dominican offers a taste of the authentic island lifestyle and friendly local people who enjoy nothing more than bachataing (dancing) the night away. Punta Cana Let’s talk about Punta Cana. If you have looked into a Holiday in the DR, chances are Punta Cana is on your radar. Tourists flock here and it’s no surprise, the beaches are Instagram worthy and…

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What To Do With 48 Hours in Amsterdam

Thousands of people flock to Amsterdam every year and it has become the increasingly popular as a weekend getaway destination. Everyone knows about the Red Light district but Amsterdam has so much more to offer. With beautiful architecture and hundreds of canal ways to inspire you it’s no wonder it keeps growing in popularity among tourists. So, if you are planning to spend a weekend in Amsterdam and aren’t quite sure what should be on your to-do list have no worries! Here are the top…

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3 Travel Trends You Can Expect to See in 2018

As we leave 2017 behind let’s take a moment to look at the exciting new trends that you can expect to see in the upcoming year.   TRAVEL SOLO! This year expect to see single travelers at an all-time high. Millennials are done waiting for a special someone to travel the world with and are taking the initiative to get out and experience the world solo. Vantage travel promotes their solo tours and reported an 11% increase in the number of solo bookings in 2017.…

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A batch of inspiration to start writing!

Becoming and inspired writer So this is my first post I guess! Wow! First of all I want to say welcome to my site, I hope you enjoy what you find here. Make sure to add the link and come back for future posts and updates. Writing isn’t for everyone… But for those of us who it IS for, we absolutely love it! I have always loved writing even from a young age as I was growing up. While all the other kids would go…