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A couple’s vacation: How to choose the best getaway with your girlfriend

Taking a vacation with your girlfriend is a great way to spend quality time together, but how do you decide where to go? You usually can’t go wrong booking a beach vacation, but if you really want to impress her, take her to a city that suits her personality. Consider the following three destinations that appeal to specific personality traits: romantic, fun or adventurous. Romantic New Orleans, with its Eur ...

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Getting back into the SWING of Backpacking…..

After all this planning and booking for Peru, I realized I have to get back into the swing of my backpacking ways. It’s been actually a long time since I have just “wing it”. It’s crazy how time passes so quickly. My last backpacking adventure was Argentina and Chile. Scary thought, knowing that was over 2 years ago! Back in the day I always kept up with the one BIG backpacking trip per year. But with life ...

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New Orleans – Part II

After a well-rested night, the next morning was started with a filling breakfast at the hotel, at which included a range of different options for yummy New Orleans treats. With a coffee in one hand and my day bag in the other, we started the day off by sightseeing the French Quarter. As you maybe aware the French Quarter is pretty big and it’s based on a grid of a few main streets such as Bourbon, Royal, Ch ...

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New Orleans; Part 1

It all started out as a lazy Sunday morning and randomly browsing the Internet. At the time I wasn’t planning on any trip or anything around those lines, but for some reason it just found me. I came across a flight and a four-star hotel deal for three nights, breakfast included for $400 taxes all in. At first glance I was like, ummm ya that can’t be there has to be a catch to it. Yet, as I clicked on the de ...

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A Trip To New Orleans

For the past few months I have been doing a few weekend trips, but lately I have also been thinking about seeing New Orleans. Mind you, when I do take a few days off I usually go somewhere out of North America, but this time I thought about seeing a little of the south. I have never seen the real south, so I believe New Orleans is the perfect city to start with. There are a few things within the city that m ...

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