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  • 10 Free or Cheap Things to Do in Mumbai

    Most importantly, eat some amazing street food! This one is called a Dosa ($2), a thin crepe style bread stuffed with potatoes and spices, with different curries for dipping.  Walk the Colabia district, a waterfront neighborhood and checkout the Gates of India, the real place Christopher Columbus was trying to reach when he found the ...

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  • My Love/Hate Relationship with TripAdvisor

        I have long had a love/hate relationship with Tripadvisor. I visit her often, she’s very opinionated, and is always good for a laugh. Below are a few reasons why.   Love- I love that Tripadvisor has traveler photos. I always check out accommodations on their direct website (if they have one), but traveler ...

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  • What it is Really Like to Teach in Thailand & Tips for the Best Experience

      After studying abroad in Thailand for one amazing, unforgettable summer, I knew I had to find my way back. Like many travelers, I found myself not wanting to leave Thailand, there was still so much to see, do, and eat! So, I began looking, and eventually secured a job working for a University in ...

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  • A Guide to California Travel

      Overvew- Ranking as the third largest state in the US, California brings hundreds of thousands of travelers each year, whether they are in search for beaches, mountains, sports, cities, the country, fantastic food or shopping, California truly does have it all. There are three general regions, North, Central and South. The north is known ...

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  • 10 Free or Cheap Things to Do in Monterey, CA

                 #1 Check out the Beauty of Big Sur   Just a quick hour south of Monterey, where the Santa Lucia Mountains kiss the coast, you will find the Big Sur, home to some of the most stunning and unique views in California. Part of the famous Pacific Coast Highway ...

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  • 40 Photos That Will Make You Want to Go to India

    Cucumber Vendor at the Bangalore Central Market Spider Monkey at Jaipur Mountain Top Ruins Fatehpur Sikri, Outside Agra Crazy Mumbai Street Kids Living in tents on the beach of Mumbai “Trash” outside the Jain Temple, Mumbai Inspiring Smiles, Karnataka State India Dehli Airport Art Girls on the train, Bangalore Relaxing goat, Jaipur Dharavi Slums, Mumbai ...

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  • Travel Bucket List

      My Travel Bucket List   Travel for at least 1 year straight   Backpack the Phillipines   Volcano Board in Nicaragua   Visit Zanzibar   Go on a Holy Lands Trip   Get a job abroad   Go to Bocas Del Toro, Panama   Backpack Eastern Europe   Go on an Alaskan Cruise   ...

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  • Our House Boat Hotel, Kanchanaburi Thailand

      A couple hours outside Bangkok, Kanchanaburi’s Boutique Raft Resort floats on the famous River Kwai. The rooms embrace traditional Thai style decor with a modern twist. The river front rooms are on permanent floating structures with air conditioning and glass sliding doors that lead out to private river front decks. There was also a ...

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  • A Guide to Nicaraguan Food

    My love for travel and food go hand in hand, and since food is such a great tool for exploring a culture, here are some of my favorites from our trip in Nicaragua.  Vigoron- First a generous portion of boiled yucca (similar to mashed potatoes) is topped with crispy fried pork skins followed by a ...

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  • A Little Piece of Paradise: Finca Mystica, Ometepe Nicaragua

    Finca Mystica, is a wonderful guesthouse and 25 acre farm on the amazing Ometepe Island in Nicaragua. Although this establishment is a bit of a trek to get to, I have never been happier that I didn’t let a little bumpy jeep ride detour me. Finca Mystica was the best surprise of my trip, with ...

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