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Europe on $100 per Day

How to visit Europe for $100 a day

Can you still visit Europe for $100 a day in 2023? Probably not anymore, but with a little planning and creativity, you can get close. Of course, there are a few stipulations involved. First, you don’t have to be a backpacker to do see Europe on the cheap. Second, you do not have to live…

Best Stopover Cities

Best Stopover Cities in the World

You’re planning your next vacation and have a week off from reality to go see a new part of the world. You will most likely have the option to have a layover before getting to your final destination. Why not extend your layover in another fun new city and add two new stamps to your…

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Visiting Antalya is worth it.

Is Antalya Turkey Worth Visiting?

Antalya, located in the southwest region of Turkey, surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea is a glamorous resort city worth visiting at least once in your lifetime. Being the largest city on the Turquoise Coast, it is a city to die for with its stunning beaches, rich historical ruins, magnificent museums, breathtaking waterfalls, and vibrant culture….

Wat Arun Temple in Bangkok

Most Fascinating Things to do In Bangkok

Bangkok’s name alone is fascinating.  It’s the longest name of any city in the world.  Bangkok’s name is Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Phop Noppharat Ratchatnhani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasatham Amon Phop Piman Awatan Sahit Sakkathatiya Witsanukam Prasit.   Try saying that three times fast.   Or you can just call it Krungthep (City of Angels) like the locals….

Sharm El Sheikh Open Air Lounge and Market

Our trip to Sharm El Sheikh

We lived in the Moscow, and as I recall, we booked as part of a group tour, with charter air from Moscow Vnukovo. I think we might have spent a week, if that, but we enjoyed it immensely. We stayed at the Jolie Ville Golf & Resort back in 2006 which at the time was…

Machu Picchu Peru

11 Best Places to Visit in Peru

Peru is one of the best destinations for tourists in South America. The best thing about Peru is that it is not as expensive as some other countries on the continent. Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Lima, Cusco, etc., are some of Peru’s most attractive places to visit. All of these places are full of historical…

Top Places to Visit in Sri Lanka

Top 15 must-see places in Sri Lanka

Adventure awaits you on the paradise island of Sri Lanka. Pristine sun-kissed beaches, lush green tea plantations, wildlife, breathtaking waterfalls, historically rich temples and incredible ancient ruins are what’s in store for you in the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Discovery awaits you in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka is a beautiful and still unspoiled mix…

Top Places to Visit in Barcelona

Top 19 Places to Visit in Barcelona

Discover Barcelona’s beauty and excitement with our list of the top 19 must-visit places! Experience the best of this enchanting city, from iconic landmarks to hidden gems. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of cultural wonders, stunning architecture, and unforgettable experiences—welcome to Barcelona! This magical city on the northeastern coast of Spain has…