Tulum, An Unusual Coastal Town
Jun24

Tulum, An Unusual Coastal Town

The small coastal town of Tulum in Mexico’s Riviera Maya has a very slow rhythm, some absolutely stunning beaches, and is a short trip from Cancun.

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Visiting Albufeira in the Algarve
Apr23

Visiting Albufeira in the Algarve

The Algarve region of Portugal is well known. It’s easy to see why it’s so popular. Introducing one of its larger cities–Albufeira.

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California Dreamin’: Los Angeles’ Best Family Beaches
Apr17

California Dreamin’: Los Angeles’ Best Family Beaches

Los Angeles has a lot to offer visitors, but one of its prime attractions are its wonderful beaches. Here are some of the best ones to bring the family.

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Visiting Nha Trang in Vietnam
Jul25

Visiting Nha Trang in Vietnam

After a few weeks in Vietnam, and even longer away from the water’s edge, Tigger and me decided we needed a beach break. I hadn’t heard many people talk about Nha Trang (pronounced like nah-chang), but our friend in Dalat really enjoyed it. We were due in Saigon soon, and since it was possible to take the overnight train from Nha Trang to Saigon, it was settled. Our landlady made a phone reservation for us for the bus. They have a...

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When in Cozumel. . .

So at last our time in Cozumel has ended. For now. Today we take the ferry over to Playa del Carmen. While in the area we’ll visit Isla Mujeres and possibly Holbox Island. Most likely we’ll also check out Chichen Itza and Coba from here as well. I’ll work out the details later when I have a better grip on what we’re doing and when. Right now the big focus in Playa is getting our tickets to Cuba (since I...

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