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How To Spend A Layover In Paris France

How To Spend A Layover In Paris France

When I was traveling to Jordan, I was going to have an 8 hour layover in Paris and knew I needed to see the beautiful city. Not knowing exactly how to spend a layover in Paris France, with so many things to see, and so little time. I researched timing, taxi cabs, visa requirements, costs, easy of use of the train system.

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A Day Trip To Delft

A Day Trip To Delft

Delft Pottery is one of the signature souvenirs you see in shops throughout the Netherlands. Little do people know, there is a long and proud history of where this pottery originates. If you want to see master pottery makers, and where one of the greatest painters of 16th century lived – take a day trip to Delft.

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Things to Look For When Choosing Accommodation

Things to Look For When Choosing Accommodation

Choosing an accommodation for your travel has gotten more complicated over the years. Often leaving folks confused and worried they will make the wrong decision. Especially with reports of tourists being attacked, personal items stolen, and even the rare occasion of someone being killed. So I decided to put together a guide on things to look for when choosing accommodation for your travels. From beginning to end, this will be the ultimate guide on getting started with choosing your accommodation and staying safe when you do.

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Where To Take A Scenic Road Trip For Fall Colors In The USA

Where To Take A Scenic Road Trip For Fall Colors In The USA

Fall is one of my favorite times of year, a season of warm blankets, hot chocolate, Halloween and beautiful color. It might be hard to pick where to take a scenic road trip for fall colors in the USA. I have put together the top 15 places to see fall foliage in the United States for you to make it easy and a dreamy vacation. So grab your cup of hot cocoa, light the fire, and let us explore where your next adventure will be.

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What To Pack For Boston in Summer

What To Pack For Boston in Summer

There are hundreds of articles on ‘What To Pack for Boston’, but most of them focus on what to pack for winter not in summer. Boston can get hot and muggy, with all the water surrounding it – so it is important to plan accordingly. Here are my suggestions on what to pack for Boston in Summer, especially for those who don’t tolerate humidity very well like me.

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Saving Sea Turtles with STOP in Fort Lauderdale

Saving Sea Turtles with STOP in Fort Lauderdale

There are some things in life that worm their way into your heart, and start pulling heartstrings you didn’t even know existed. Sea Turtles, and especially baby sea turtles are one of these things for me. I didn’t really know much about the life cycle of turtles, what the biological reasons they were disappearing were – nor that a major issue was a threat to the nesting grounds. After visiting the Loggerhead Marine Life Center, and Gumbo Limbo, these educational facilities set the stage to saving baby sea turtles with the Sea Turtle Oversight Protection (STOP) in Fort Lauderdale Florida.

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Introduction to Wilderness Medicine

Introduction to Wilderness Medicine

You will never be able to expect the unexpected, but you can educate yourself to handle those times. Being a Physician Assistant, I decided to put together an Intro to Wilderness Medicine for you. Get prepared for the unexpected and you may just save a life, or even your own.

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Top 22 Diving Locations Around the World in 2019

Top 22 Diving Locations Around the World in 2019

Diving has become a huge passion of mine, and I am slowly working my way to becoming a Master Diver (keyword slowly). After knowing it is an activity that I will be doing for the rest of my life, I decided to get a little input from fellow divers and travel experts around the world who have contributed to this article on what we all feel are the Top Diving Locations Around the World.

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Tambo Colorado in Pisco Peru, The Best Preserved Inca Ruins in Peru

Tambo Colorado in Pisco Peru, The Best Preserved Inca Ruins in Peru

Tambo Colorado is not a well known Inca Ruin, yet it is one of the best preserved Inca ruin. To see it you must take a tour to the Paracas desert from Pisco. It is a perfect shore excursion full of ancient Incan history. Fascinating elements of the internal engineering in their homes, technology far advanced than I gave them credit for can still be seen. So come take a tour with me in some ruins that even the most seasoned traveler can enjoy.

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Things to Look For When Renting a Car While Traveling

Things to Look For When Renting a Car While Traveling

Driving in another country can be a scary thing when you are doing it for the first time, but when you are responsible for any damage that might happen while in that country…..makes it even scarier. My first time driving internationally was when I went to Scotland on my first Solo Trip. So here are a few things to look for when renting a car either at home or abroad.

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Best Destinations for Solo Travelers as of 2019

Best Destinations for Solo Travelers as of 2019

Won’t I get lonely? What happens if I get lost? I can’t afford it. These are all common questions and concerns Solo Travelers have for me since I started Culture Trekking. While I could explain and argue these and many more, the bottom line is that you need to first choose a destination that fits your concerns. So here are, what I consider to be, the Best Destinations for Solo Travelers.

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Swimming with Manatees in Crystal Rivers Florida

Swimming with Manatees in Crystal Rivers Florida

Knowing that Manatees are often killed by boats passing by, and they were slow and fat was about the extent of my knowledge about Manatees and their world. Luckily we were able to pair up with Birds Underwater for a sponsored tour and my knowledge about Manatees exponentially increased from one afternoon with them. So come take a virtual tour with me, Jen & Ed, and our other friend Katie from The Traveling Spud as we learn just how to ethically interact with Manatees.

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Pioneer History in Nauvoo Illinois

Pioneer History in Nauvoo Illinois

This quaint town in the middle of Illinois is one of the best replicas of life in the 1850’s. Located on the banks of the Mississippi river, this small town has homes fully restored with volunteers that re-enact the times of Pioneers. There are pioneer crafts, games, horse-drawn wagon rides, and live entertainment.

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How to Stay Safe While Solo Traveling

How to Stay Safe While Solo Traveling

While fear is increasingly being used as a tactic to sell things; it is important to be educated on what the risks are. Different people have different tolerance levels to risk, but there are several things I would recommend as standard precautions for both male and female solo travelers.

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Things to do in Elgin Scotland

Things to do in Elgin Scotland

In the heart of Whiskey country in Scotland lies a plethora of unique activities and sites for the history lovers, Scotland road trippers, and those who love to be inspired by the more natural surroundings. Here are a few things to do while in Elgin Scotland.

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Isle of Skye Activities & Tips To Avoid The Crowds

Isle of Skye Activities & Tips To Avoid The Crowds

The Isle of Skye is a feast of images for the eyes of those who yearn to wander green paths. Scotland is a land lush and wild, but the Isle of Skye is the hidden Emerald of the UK. This land is steeped in history, folklore, unspoiled beaches, rugged mountains ripe for conquering. Welcome to the Land of the Clans and Scottish pride and warrior spirits that will never die.

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Visit Ephesus & Learn the Stories Behind the Ruins

Visit Ephesus & Learn the Stories Behind the Ruins

A UNESCO Heritage Site, containing one of the seven wonders of the ancient world will leave you asking, “Where is Ephesus?” An incredibly well preserved City in Turkey that is still used for festivals today and contains a Christian Shrine to the Virgin Mary. With such contrasting cultural history, this is not a city to be missed.

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One Day in Mykonos Greece & What To Do

One Day in Mykonos Greece & What To Do

Greek Isle Paradise…..feeling fancy, free, and a little like Athena reincarnate. The cruise ship had poured her passengers out onto the docks of Mykonos, letting her contents explore the whitewashed streets of Mykonos. Hours or research on what to do in Mykonos lead me to this day. Bumming on the beach…..that is where I was headed. If you do nothing else in Mykonos, please experience their beaches, they are world renown for parties, relaxing, and pure bliss.

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