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A small country, Costa Rica goes large on natural beauty and wonder. Arenal Volcano is among the most striking in the western world, and Costa Rica also serves as one of the most desirable surfing locations in the world. Visit the Necoya Peninsula, whose cream-colored shores and dense forests will sweep you away in beauty, or even Guanacaste, Costa Rica's "Gold Coast".


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Best Day Trips From London

By Justin & Tracy | June 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

After years of traveling, London remains our favorite city – largely because it feels like our “international port” when we travel, and the access London gives you to other day trips to locations you haven’t seen before. In fact, every time we’ve traveled to London, we’ve planned day trips from the city that help us explore more within only a few hours. London offers… Read More

Chicken Cordon Bleu

By Justin & Tracy | June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Chicken Cordon Bleu, contrary to common belief, is an American dish – and a relatively new one, at that. While the American Chicken Cordon Bleu first sprang up on menus in the 1960s in the United States, it is in fact heavily influenced by a type of dish in Europe called a roulade, which is essentially a food formed by rolling a type of meat… Read More

Review of Airfarewatchdog

By Justin & Tracy | June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments is one of the most creative and innovative budget travel sites we’ve found in a long time, and one we’ve added as a regular resource we use when comparing flights and hotels between websites. When it comes to the science of comparing flights, Airfarewatchdog makes you feel like a scientist who is studying an experiment with every tool, from every angle, with absolute… Read More

Best Waterproof Duffel Bags

By Justin & Tracy | June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you love traveling in the outdoors, mountaineering, kayaking, camping, or doing anything in the middle of Mother Nature, you really need a great, waterproof duffel bag. We camp a lot year-round when we’re home in South Florida, and having a waterproof duffel bag is something Tracy and I always take with us. No matter if we’re camping, biking, kayaking, or spending a weekend… Read More

Review of

By Justin & Tracy | June 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

I know a lot of travelers (including Tracy and I) that like to get the best bang for their buck by adding extra destinations to their trips. Making a stop can break up a long trip, provide a chance to see family or friends, or let you explore a place you’ve never been or really love. In fact, did you know that Tracy and… Read More

The Right Way to Make Vietnamese Beef Pho

By Justin & Tracy | June 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pho is a dish that has gone from something entirely known outside of the western world to somewhat of a fad within it. It’s trendy with good reason – it’s awesome. But, easy to make and replicate at home? Not so much. The true pho – a Vietnamese dish concentrating its protein on beef, tendons, and various “off” cuts, is delicate and hard to… Read More

Best Wheeled Duffel Bags

By Justin & Tracy | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Traveling is a lot more enjoyable when you have bags that make sense – bags that are easy to carry, easy to store, light, and durable. For us, one of the best solutions to all of this are wheeled duffel bags. The best wheeled duffel bags for travel are typically ones that store a lot, without being overly heavy and hard to lug around…. Read More

Yorkshire Pudding

By Justin & Tracy | June 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Yorkshire Pudding is older than the United States – by at least 40 years! When wheat flour became commonly used for making pastries, cakes, and pudding, cooks throughout England devised a means of making use of the fat that dropped into the dripping pan to cook a batter pudding while the meat continued to roast. The recipe, initially called “dripping pudding” as it was… Read More

Travel UP Review

By Justin & Tracy | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

TravelUp is a United Kingdom-based vacation planner that describes themselves as what might best be described as a white-glove service budget vacation website that is truly full service. In fact, on TravelUp’s website they describe themselves by the following: In addition to amazing flights and hotels, TravelUp also offer a wide range of products to ensure your trip is perfect from start to finish…. Read More

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar Day Trip And Tour

By Justin & Tracy | June 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the most interesting aspects of travel is the study and introspection of cultures, not only of today, but those of previous periods. The underlying periods, colonial and ancient in various parts of the world, not only set the stage for what regions and peoples are, but what they have been. One such place is the Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. Las Casas… Read More