Isla Holbox: The Best Caribbean Island Paradise

Holbox Island or Isla Holbox is a paradise island near Cancun. With stunning beaches and swimming with whale sharks, it’s perhaps the best Caribbean island to visit.

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Beach, Booze and Boobs: A Local’s View of Cancun, Mexico

Cancun is beautiful beach destination with nightlife, cuisine, attractions and history. Find out more about the sites of Cancun from a local’s perspective.

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2 Days in Newport Rhode Island

Newport has plenty of activities to keep you busy for 2 days. Check out all we did and saw during our visit to the smallest state in the US.

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Five Northern England Destinations

It’s time to pick destinations as we begin assembling plans to visit northern England. Here’s our five picks to work our way from the west coast to the east.

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The One Thing You Must Do When In Madrid

So what’s the one thing you must absolutely see when visiting Madrid? As new residents we dish the answer!

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Top 10 Items to Pack for a Round the World Trip

Find out what we carried in our backpacks while traveling around the world. With just 55L of space on our backs, getting the right items inside was critical.

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What to See On a Self Guided Walking Tour of Old Madrid

Discover what to see in Old Madrid on a self guided walking tour.We did the sightseeing guide from Lonely Planet Madrid to see historical places around the city.

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Our Picks For Spain’s Best Summer Festivals

May has finally arrived and summer is just behind it! We spent last summer touring Central America for six weeks and then ended it with a three month trek around Europe. We can’t believe we get to spend another summer here, especially since the last one just about wiped us out! But now that spring […]

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Meeting New People In A New City Offline And In Person

Meeting people in a new city can be difficult… if you let it. There are plenty of ways to make new friends so we explore ways to meet people without resorting to online social networks and relying on good old fashion face-to-face contact. This is the follow-up post to Part 1: meeting people through online social networks. There are great options for meeting people online, but let’s not forget about the old-fashioned face-to-face concept!

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Is A European Rail Pass Worth The Money?

Discover if the Eurail pass is right for you. We spent a summer traveling by train with a Europass and we share our thoughts on whether it’s worth the money.

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