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How to Vacation in Costa Rica on a Low Cost Budget

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Dec 18, 2012 / 0 comments

People view vacationing as an expensive extravaganza. Their idea of having fun is the amount of money you spend. What travelers overlook is that one can travel on a low cost budget and still have a marvelous time.

A Teen’s Top Ten Things to do in Montenegro

by Anders Bruihler / Dec 16, 2012 / 0 comments

During the three years I lived in Montenegro, I discovered great places and activities in this hidden Mediterranean country.  I’ve compiled the top ten things to do, from my teen perspective.  This list includes skiing in the mountains, climbing a castle on the coast, ascending to the top of a mountain, and zipping along a ropes course.  Most of these things I did several times, and all of them were very fun.  I hope you enjoy my top ten!

A German Christmas Market Experience

by William Wellman / Dec 14, 2012 / 0 comments

Germany is known by most people for a few culturally biased things. Beer, pretzels, cuckoo clocks, and those glorified knee-length overalls known as Lederhosen. And most importantly, the German Christmas Markets.


Road to Hana

by beccatran / Dec 13, 2012 / 0 comments

For adventurous people that enjoy the outdoors, you are going to love the Road to Hana, Hawaii.

7 Tips for Taking the Ferry between Dover and Calais

by Bert Maxwell /
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Dec 11, 2012 / 0 comments

Yes, you're taking the ferry from Dover to Calais (or back again), and although everyone seems to have done this, a few tips and answers wouldn't be remiss. After all, it's all part of the journey!


1. By Plane, Train, and Automobile?

Postcard from the Dallas Arboretum

by Penny Sadler /
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Dec 10, 2012 / 0 comments

Dallas is rapidly growing metropolitan area, adding 3,000 new residents per month. As a long time resident of Dallas, I’ve seen a lot of growth and change over the years.


Things you should know before traveling to Belize

by Marina K. Villatoro / Dec 09, 2012 / 0 comments

Belize is quickly becoming a major destination in Central America because of its unique mixture of Caribbean crystal clear blue waters, best diving and snorkeling on the second largest barrier reef in the world, Mayan ruins, caving and tropical jungles.

Exploring Nepal

by Anders Bruihler / Dec 07, 2012 / 0 comments

Nepal is an awesome country, and when I visited, I had an amazing time.  I made a video to share my experience. 


Maui's endless summer

by beccatran / Dec 06, 2012 / 0 comments

Maui is like an endless summer. Three weeks living in Hawaii should be fabulous. My living room view has a perfect view of the ocean so I can see all the para-surfers going along the water. All the locals here are very chilled out and relaxed like they don’t have a care in the world. I woke up early and looked out my window to see people at seven am already para-surfing.

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Teaching English in Thailand: A Rewarding Challenge

Teaching, in any sense of the profession, is not all apples and chocolate. It’s hard work. It doesn’t matter what subject or age you teach, or which country you teach in, it’s inevitable that your job will have negatives to go along with the positives.