I Was Chased By A Bull in Spain

The Short Story Of When I Was Chased By A Bull In Spain While In Charge Of 30 Campers So yes, I was chased by a wild bull in the middle of a rural mountainous region in Northern Spain and so were the 30 campers that I was in charge of at that same time. …

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Spain Itinerary: 10 Days in Barcelona & Madrid

Spain: An Ideal 10-Day Itinerary for Barcelona and Madrid Well, this has certainly been a longtime coming.  I mean one of the main reasons I started this blog was because a little Spain itinerary I wrote via FB message 5 years ago made the rounds throughout the years and I was shocked 4 years later…

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Spring in Europe: Kings Day, Feria, Patio Festival

Spring Itinerary:Kings Day (Amsterdam), Feria (Sevilla), Patio Festival (Cordoba) This itinerary for spring 2017 is probably the itinerary I am most excited about all year.  I think that if you can swing these dates which are April 25th – May 6th (you can obviously adjust accordingly), you will have the most fantastic trip in Europe before the…

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Spontaneous Summer: Europe Trip

Spontaneous Summer in Europe By now I have tried to give multiple tools via my posts relating to the technical aspect of spontaneous travel, so today I decided I would write more of a narrative…my exact thought process during one of my longest and most spontaneous summer vacations.  Whether you read “Spontaneous Summer: Europe Trip” as…

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Outdoor Activities in Kona & Kohala Hawaii

Outdoor Activities Along the Kona and Kohala Coastline of the Big Island of Hawaii The Big Island of Hawaii.  It’s beautiful and it truly is a place of healing from the stresses of life.  But the island life can be monotonous if you don’t plan for some excursions during your trip.  So many of these…

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Win A Free Cruise On AmaWaterways #CruiseSmile

OCTOBER IS OFFICIALLY PLAN A “WIN A FREE” CRUISE MONTH So by now you know that I have partnered with the Cruise Lines International Association to give away 4 free cruises for Plan A Cruise Month this October.  But maybe you didn’t know that not only do you have the opportunity to win a free…

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Plan A Cruise Month: Win A Cruise #CruiseSmile

Win One of Four Free Cruises During Plan A Cruise Month!! Five cruises and a whole lot of memories…Looking back at all the pictures from 2004 when I took my first family cruise to Alaska is making me quite nostalgic.  The thing about cruises is that they bring people together whether it be family or friends, large…

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Visiting Santa Ynez Valley: Two-Day Itinerary

What To Do On Your Getaway To Santa Ynez Valley If you are looking for a weekend getaway from Los Angeles, I highly recommend going to Santa Ynez Valley.  Comprised of five communities: Santa Ynez, Buellton, Los Olivos, Solvang, and Ballard, the variety of activities you can do during your stay in the Valley is…

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Don’t Sneak 9+ People Into a Hotel Room

Trying to Squeeze A Lot of People Into A Hotel Room for A Festival Like Carnival is No Bueno While this may seem intuitive to some, it definitely isn’t to me.  There were times going to Vegas in college where we would fit 20 plus people into one hotel room and sleep in sleeping bags…

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Winter Break in Europe: Festival Hopper’s Guide

A Two-Week Winter Break Itinerary Visiting Christmas Markets and Celebrating New Year’s in Europe If I had to choose a favorite season, it would be summer no doubt. But, there is something magical about winter if you choose to really embrace it and enjoy the cold and the holiday cheer for what it is. Consequently,…

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