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My travel blogs are written from my experiences traveling around the world, and they contain all the stories, tips, and awkward situations that I have gotten myself in. I have traveled to roughly 80 countries now and have visited all 7 continents. Traveling around the world has taken me to the from desolate deserts of Africa all the way to the tropical climates of Asia and South America.

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Best Things To Do In Costa Rica: Tourist Attractions

Best Things To Do In Costa Rica: Tourist Attractions

The things to do in Costa Rica are fun, thrilling, and sometimes unexpected!  The country has become a haven for expatriates, retirees, and even those looking for an old fashioned vacation.  Many have settled in the popular Jaco Costa Rica and San Jose (the capital) as well.  The culture is very open to foreigners and […]

Icelandic Geysers-Tease

We waited and waited for Icelandic geyser to blow and it finally did.   It is the geyser hot springs on the Golden Circle Tour.  You will hear some Icelandic as the tour guide Gummi, says some words on the video (not a language I will be trying to learn anytime soon). Enjoy 🙂

THE MOST POPULAR THINGS TO DO & SEE IN ICELAND

THE MOST POPULAR THINGS TO DO & SEE IN ICELAND

The things to do in Iceland are mostly visited by Europeans instead of Americans & Australians.  Iceland is a phenomenon that occurs nowhere else in the world.  The island sits on top of the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates causing a massive amount of geological activity: volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and geysers all part of […]

How to get around using your cell phone on an Airplane

How to get around using your cell phone on an Airplane

You have heard the warning and the constant reinforcement from the captains and flight attendants “please turn off all electronic equipment during flight” and “any wireless device cannot be used at any point during the flight”.  I don’t think the overpaid CEO’s of these companies realize that you can actually turn off the wireless feature […]

EVERYONE SAW MY FRUIT OF THE LOOM AIRPORT AT THE AIRPORT

EVERYONE SAW MY FRUIT OF THE LOOM AIRPORT AT THE AIRPORT

Be careful trying to pinch too many pennies while travelling.  Everyone loves to save money and get great deals but there comes a time when we try to go overboard.  In this post, we talked about general ways to save money when travelling.  If you are checking baggage you may want to consider buying a […]

Icelandic Food: Fish and Chips

Icelandic Food: Fish and Chips

If you are even in Reykjavik dont let anyone tell you to eat a hotdog.  Go out and find an Icelandic classic: Fish and chips.  It comes highly recommended from the WanderingTrader.  Check out our Top 5 section for more Iceland sightseeing activities and dont forget to ask your tour guide for special events to find […]

Top 5 reasons for living overseas rather than vacationing

Everyone is very familiar it, that emotion that rises up as the time approaches.  You tally the days and scour the internet for advice along with detailed information to make it as enjoyable as possible.  Once it arrives it passes at a blink of an eye, prompting you to look forward to the next time […]

Video: Surfing in Iceland… Your kidding right?

This was actually quite fun during the Golden Circle Tour in Iceland! The geysers in Iceland are great to see but they don’t compare to anything like geysers available at Yosemite National Park in the United States.  I’m just glad we didn’t get a video of the brick sidewalk giving me a tattoo on my face […]

Icelandic Cuisine: Do you know what a PUFFIN is?

Icelandic Cuisine: Do you know what a PUFFIN is?

A Puffin is a sea bird that is a cross between a penguin and a duck; cute, colorful, and full of feathers.  If you are an environmentalist or a vegetarian please stop reading this blog post because I am going to talk about how delicious they are to eat!  Not only did I try puffin, […]