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Sea Lions, Iguanas, And Boobies, Oh My! How To Plan A Trip To The Galapagos Islands

There are affiliate links in here. As I rewrite this post it has been just over six years since I went to the Galapagos Islands.  SIX WHOLE YEARS.  Where has the time gone?  Well, I realized my old posts were of no help at all and I wanted to change that, so I'm updating this…

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My first glimpse at New Zealand: Tomahawk Beach In Dunedin

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Our very first stop in New Zealand that wasn't our hotel was Tomahawk Beach in Dunedin.  We got all checked in before heading to the beach for our first taste of New Zealand. …

How To Survive A Long Haul Flight

There are affiliate links in here. There might be some sarcasm in that title.  Just a little bit.  But who knows, maybe you really do love planes.  I know I don't.  I don't hate them, but I don't love them either.  There are things I like far less.  Those things are the dark, being alone…

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How To Experience New Zealand’s Fox Glacier Terminal Face Walk

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. **It sounds like at the time of writing (11/3/19) the road in is closed from a landslide and it is closed indefinitely.  I would ask around wherever you are before making the trip…

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45 Pictures The Have Me Dreaming Of A New Zealand Road Trip

While I was on my roll of going through old pictures, I went through my New Zealand ones and decided it's time to share some.  I'll be updating old posts with more helpful information and pictures, but some just don't have a place in a post, so they're here. These are from my two weeks…

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Blue Lakes And Tasman Glacier Walks On New Zealand’s South Island

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. One of my favorite things we did in New Zealand was the Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks.  I didn't know what it was called at the time, just that we were in…

My Favorite Things About Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

There were a lot of highlights of my Ecuador/Galapagos trip two years ago.  Two whole years ago.  That seems like too long, but I still know what I enjoyed the most.  Some things are just too good to explain in a few paragraphs though and deserve their own posts.  These are my favorite things in…

Today, we are going to have a typical Slovenian meal

There are affiliate links in here. This was something we heard almost every day, and it was followed by the same meal, or a general variation of it, every time.  I mentioned on my 10 things I learned in Slovenia list, number one actually, that I don't like pork and potatoes that much.  While I don't…

Aji, Figs, and Guinea Pigs: What To Eat In Ecuador

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them. Food is the best.  It’s exciting, delicious, and adventurous if you choose the right thing.  While I was in Ecuador, I got to try weird things, well weird for me.  This included llama, guinea pig, and cow skin soup.…