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Wild & Weird Things to do in Alaska

Alaska is a state that has seriously captured my wandering soul. As a proud member of the “All 50 States” club, I easily recommend Alaska as the #1 place you have to see in the US.  Seriously, forget about LA and Vegas, Alaska is where...

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The Sourtoe Cocktail Experience in Dawson City

Start cleansing your palate, my trendy libation lovers. There’s a new drink in town. Introducing: the Sourtoe Cocktail! The cocktail du jour of the Yukon Territory. Sorry, a what?? What exactly is in that? Glad you asked. It’s NOT a regular cocktail. In fact, you can get your...

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Cave Exploring at Semuc Champey, Guatemala

So you’re thinking about spelunking the great caves at Semuc Champey. Excellent. You’ll find this dark, water-filled marvel just across the bridge from Eastern Guatemala’s famous turquoise pools. For a small entry fee, they’ll assign you a guide, give you a candle and take you to see the...

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Wild Iguana Hunting in Hopkins, Belize

  I roll over when I hear my friend enter the dorm room at the Funky Dodo. We are in Hopkins, Belize and I’m trying to nap. “Dude! You gotta see this video!” She shoves her camera in front of my face and hits Play. I...

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SCUBA Diving the Great Blue Hole in Belize

A Beautiful Morning Last Tuesday, I woke up at 6:00 a.m. on a beautiful island off the coast of Belize. Palm trees were blowing in the wind, and I was preparing to go SCUBA diving at the Great Blue Hole. Don’t know much about this giant,...

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Assateague Island: A Weird and Wild Place

Wild Assateague Island! There is an island on the East Coast of the United States that is hard to define. The island itself is a bit of a shape-shifter: a lighthouse that once stood proudly on the coastline guiding mariners, now stands, no-less-proudly, five miles...

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Liebster Award 2016

Oh, hey! My first blog nod! TravelExperia has nominated me for a Liebster Award… and as a super new blogger, I’ll take any kind of award I can get. 😀 Here are the questions they asked: Who or what inspired you to travel? When I...

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Wine Tasting in Ensenada

Another day, another dolla’! And by dolla’ I clearly mean “city.” Another day, another city to explore. In this case, it’s even a different country. Welcome to Ensenada, México! Home of delicious wine. I don’t know about you, but before a dear friend of mine...

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Slab City: the Last Free Place On Earth

About 150 miles northeast of San Diego, situated just east of the Salton Sea, lies Slab City. Slab City gets its name from the concrete slabs that remain, an afterthought of the World War II Marine barracks that once dotted the landscape. Since the first...