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VOTE! Help us win a WEDDING in MEXICO Giveaway!

VOTE HERE:   http://twincitieslive.com/article/stories/s3936610.shtml?cat=10814 ***TRY VOTING FROM YOUR PHONE/CELL SERVICE (I’VE BEEN HEARING PEOPLE HAVE ISSUES VOTING FROM WIFI NETWORKS)*** Hi travel/blog friends!  I’ve neglected the blog for ages and ages…failed to tell you all about my amazing adventures in the … Continue reading

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Top 5.2: Edinburgh, Scotland

Back in June, I visited my best friend in England and we popped up to Edinburgh, Scotland for a 4 day girls-getaway.  We lucked out with perfect, sunny weather our entire stay, which only added to making this city seem … Continue reading

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Cupcake Crawling in Chicago, USA

Meet Jason: Jason and I have been best homies since we were 14 years old.  Which means we’ve been friends since we were chubby, awkward kids and why it only made sense for us to go on a Cupcake Crawl … Continue reading

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Will Travel For Taffy

(attractive, clearly) You don’t have to travel for long in Ecuador before hearing about Banos.  Fellow travelers will ask if you’ve been there yet and proceed to rave about how fantastic it is.  Usually this sort of travel advice is … Continue reading

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In & Out of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a hot spot for tourism right now.  It has beaches and surfing, volcanoes, wildlife, you name it.  For years it has been high on my list to visit, which is why I surprised myself by deciding to … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Review

This past month I have been using lack of quality internet as my excuse for not documenting my travel experiences in a timely manner. The reality is more that whenever free time presents itself I merely wish to relax or … Continue reading

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A Few Views in Granada

While visiting Granada, Nicaragua the touristy thing to do was to hire a boat out to Las Islas just offshore.  The tiny islands contain houses of the rich and famous, as well as one just for monkeys. For around $2, one … Continue reading

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Cathedral of Leon

For around $2 visitors can climb to the roof of the Cathedral of Leon in Nicaragua.  This church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest in Central America.  The outside of the domes were interesting to photograph and … Continue reading

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Hiking Telica Volcano in Nicaragua

There were more adventures to chose from near Leon, Nicaragua than my budget or time would allow for.  With the Maribios volcanic chain stretching down the Pacific basin from the northwest to the southeast, Nicaragua has established a tourist niche that … Continue reading

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Honduras Review

A short 20 days spent in Honduras was well worth it.  This leg took me to six hostels in four destinations: Copan, Utila (Jewel Cay), D&D Brewery (Lago Yojoa) and Comayagua.  I experienced more firsts: I walked away from Honduras with my … Continue reading

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