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Riga’s Bastejkalna Park & Canal Cruise | Discovering Latvia

Bastejkalns Park There is so much to love about Riga, and spending as much time as possible in this enchanting city is a must. I had visited Riga during the summertime in June, when the weather was at its best. The sun was shining, the temperature was quite warm, and everything was in bloom at… Continue reading Riga’s Bastejkalna Park & Canal Cruise | Discovering Latvia

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Karlovy Vary – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering the Czech Republic

Karlovy Vary Exploring West Bohemia in the Czech Republic brought me into the charming spa town of Karlovy Vary, and it was stunning. The town is nestled within a valley, which is built along the Tepla with beautiful art deco, art nouveau, and secessionist buildings. Karlovy Vary, also known as Karlsbad (German name), is most… Continue reading Karlovy Vary – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering the Czech Republic

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Rhine River Day Trip from Cologne | Discovering Germany

Cologne is an extraordinary city full of culture with a great museum scene, and a Gothic Cathedral that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the largest city along the Rhine, as well as being the fourth largest in Germany. Cologne on the Rhine River The city of Cologne has been a vital city… Continue reading Rhine River Day Trip from Cologne | Discovering Germany

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Philippine’s Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Exiting the Underground River I have been into numerous caverns and caves over my lifetime, so my curiosity about the Underground River in the Philippines got the best of me. One year, I decided that we should take a family trip to my parents homeland to ride canoe-like boats into a dark cave. We flew… Continue reading Philippine’s Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Prague’s Charles Bridge – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Czech Republic

Crossing Prague's Charles Bridge is one of the most popular things to do when visiting the city. I know it has been for me, and have done it many times over with my visits to Czech Republic's capital city. It is the most scenic and charming walking routes to the old town, as well as… Continue reading Prague’s Charles Bridge – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Czech Republic

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Historic Centre of Cesky Krumlov – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Czech Republic

If you make it to Prague then you need to make your way to Cesky Krumlov, which is about 2.45 hours by train. I found this South Bohemian town to be enchanting and charming. It was also less crowded than Prague, which is the main city that everyone travels to when visiting Czech Republic. There… Continue reading Historic Centre of Cesky Krumlov – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Czech Republic

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Glendalough Monastic Site | Exploring Ireland

Ireland has been one of my favorite countries to visit due to its lush green landscapes, and natural beauty that I have been back several times over. One of my favorite locations is Glendalough, meaning "two lakes", and is located on the east coast within County Wicklow. The landscapes are awe-inspiring with trails to take,… Continue reading Glendalough Monastic Site | Exploring Ireland

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Cebu’s Kasawan Falls | Exploring the Philippines

We had just parked the car after a lengthy drive from Cebu City, with my uncle at the wheel. We completed a road trip of over three hours, teetering on four, and all of us needed to stretch our tired bodies. My uncle owned a taxi cab in Cebu City, so he offered to take… Continue reading Cebu’s Kasawan Falls | Exploring the Philippines

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

My sun is in Capricorn (an earth sign), and my moon, rising and Jupiter are in Sagittarius. What does all of that mean? It pretty much means that the desire for me to travel, be free, and in nature, particularly the mountains is instinctual. Being surrounded by a mountain range is grounding for me. The… Continue reading Great Smoky Mountains National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Denali National Park & Preserve | Exploring Alaska

Denali is the national park that is on everyone's list! I know this because everyone has told me that they have either wanted to come here, or they have already been to Denali. I have been to many national parks throughout this country of ours, and Denali National Park was one of my favorites. It… Continue reading Denali National Park & Preserve | Exploring Alaska

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Canyonlands National Park | Exploring Utah

Canyonlands is a breathtaking national park in Utah that is located close to the town of Moab, and over two hours south of Arches National Park. There are numerous canyons, mesas, and buttes that contribute to this park's magnificent landscapes. Canyonlands is a terrific place for hikers, nature lovers, campers, and road trippers. It is… Continue reading Canyonlands National Park | Exploring Utah

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Glacier National Park | Exploring Montana

Exploring Glacier National Park was an incredible experience for myself during 2020- the year of the Covid-19 Pandemic, social distancing, American political unrest, and world travel bans. It all sounded so negative, and I always felt the need to rise above crazy times that will eventually pass. Even if we did not have the precarious… Continue reading Glacier National Park | Exploring Montana

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A Spectacular Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride over Luxor, Egypt | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

If you have ever seen hot air balloons fly by, it is a magical site. There is a sense of joy watching those brightly colored balloons float by, and a wonderment of knowing that there are people riding inside large baskets. If you have ever ridden a hot air balloon, then you understand that there… Continue reading A Spectacular Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride over Luxor, Egypt | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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The Temple of Kom Ombo & Crocodile Museum | Upper Egypt

The city of Kom Ombo, which sits along the Nile River is primarily an agricultural town, but it also draws in many tourist who are river cruising. The Temple of Kom Ombo, which is a short walking distance from the river sits on top of a small hill, and is the main attraction which draws… Continue reading The Temple of Kom Ombo & Crocodile Museum | Upper Egypt