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Hiking in Tucson – 5 Awesome Adventures

Hiking in Tucson – 5 Awesome Adventures by Mitch Stevens Hiking in Tucson is arguably some of the best hiking in the world. From lush Sonoran Desert vegetation to picturesque mountain ranges it’s easy to see what attracts hikers to this corner of the world. As you gaze upon towering saguaros and beautiful sky island mountain ranges in the distance, you will understand why hiking in Tucson should be on every adventurer’s travel bucket list. I’m Mitch Stevens, founder and lead guide...

4 Must See Spanish Beach Destinations

  Palm fringed, golden bays, the deepest of blue water – what could be better? The West Coast of Spain is the ideal destination for a blissful escape for a week or two. The beaches really do speak for themselves.   Adventure to Alicante Step off the plane in Alicante and you’ll soon be taken over by the buzz of the coastal Spanish town. The dynamic city on the Costa Blanca has the perfect blend of charming old castles and...

Moving to Mexico: Three Month Relocation Plan

Mexico is a fantastic country to visit: the beaches, the wildlife and, of course, the country’s unique culture and people. It’s not surprising that so many Canadians and Americans are making the decision to cross the border and set up a new life for themselves or to enjoy spending their hard-earned retirement pension. If you’ve decided to take the plunge, get ready for some intense planning activity. The first step is to get yourself a three month (at the very...

Animals and Travel

One of the best parts of traveling is coming in contact with animals. We forget sometimes that our part of the world has totally different animals than another part! Traveling allows us to break that barrier. If you’ve been following me for a couple of years, then you know that our family goes to the Zoo a lot. We like all Zoos. Big ones, small ones, up close ones, and boring ones. Our family especially loves the Zoos that allow...

Park Hoppers: Yes or No

Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando offer park hoppers that allow you to go from one park to another without any trouble. The price is higher but the reward is greater. So is it worth it to buy park hoppers? It depends on how long you will be visiting the parks. Disney World: **Prices listed are from the Disney World Ticket Website listed for Peak Season Adult in December 2016. Gotten on July 7, 2016. 1 Day Adult Admission to MAGIC...

The Temples of Egypt

When you think of Egypt, you think of Pyramids; however, the most striking ancient structures in Egypt are the temples. Our two-week tour of Egypt took us as far south as Abu Simbel, which sits eleven miles from the Sudan border, west to the Fayum Oasis and north to Memphis. It was a wonderful trip spent talking about the ancient world and archaeology. I must admit that I had mixed expectations. As a historian, I knew ancient Egypt had large,...

How to Travel Instead or in Spite of Work

Looking for a job that will allow you to travel the world? Me too! Luckily, I know of some great ways that will allow me to either put off the real world, travel as a career, or travel in my spare time. The first three items on the list are ways to put off the “real world” and spend lengthy amounts of time somewhere else around the globe. These three methods of travel are not set for longevity, but each will give...

What Happens to the Friends You Make Abroad

As you travel around the world, you meet all kinds of people. Some of these people are scum bags, others are God sent. A bunch of these people will become your friends, but only a few will become your forever friends. Some will be friends to your face while talking about you behind your back. Others will move into your life and never leave. It’s human nature to be social and make friends. Many people have that one friend from...

From the Diary: Scotland

June 20, 2012     5:00 pm     Stirling, Scotland I think everyone in my flat has gone to sleep. It’s rather comical that we all were able to go about three days without completely passing out. I slept from about 1:30 pm – 4. Great nap.  The past three days have actually been really nice weather. Temperatures were in the low 60s and the sun was out pretty much the whole time. I just hope the weather holds...

Little Grand Canyon

Everyone knows of the giant hole in the middle of north Arizona: the Grand Canyon. Few people know of the Little Grand Canyon located in Georgia! Last month, Boy Friend and I took a drive south of Columbus to Providence Canyon and explored for the day. Providence Canyon was created due to poor agricultural practices Georgia. Over time, the earth sank and the canyon grew! Today, the Little Grand Canyon is a Georgia State Park that boasts nine canyons and over...