Living abroad is a dream many of us have. Luckily, I was able to achieve my goal of living in Paris, France for one year. Fresh croissants everyday, romantic views of the Eiffel Tower, affordable flight deals to other parts of Europe, beach vibes in the South of France…there are so many reasons why living in France would be an amazing experience.
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Uvita is a coastal town with beautiful beaches and must-see waterfalls! My trip there was one of my most memorable and I’ve created a full itinerary based on my trip. This will be a great reference for you as you book your trip!
For a full review of my trip and more details you can watch the review video on the DearWorldTraveler YouTube channel [here].
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Cambodia is famously known for it’s temples and for good reason! My experience there was very enjoyable and I created this itinerary based on my trip. If you’re thinking of visiting Cambodia this itinerary will be a great reference for you to book your trip!
For a full review of my trip and more details you can view the review videos on the DearWorldTraveler YouTube channel [here].
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Marrakech, Morocco is known for it’s vibrant colors and unique culture! I had an amazing time while there and created this itinerary based on my trip. You can use it as an easy reference when planning your trip to Marrakech!
For a full review of my trip and more details you can view the review video on the DearWorldTraveler YouTube channel [here].
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Having to unexpectedly change hotels during vacation is stressful. I learned all about it during a quick mother-daughter trip to Costa Rica.
We were ready for a trip filled with fun, adventure and relaxation. At the start of our trip we rented a car in San Jose and drove 3 hours to Uvita; a small town on the Pacific coast. We were on our way to check into a beautiful hideaway hotel, Oxygen Jungle Villas. It never crossed our minds that our 3-night stay would be shortened to 1-night.
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2016 was an amazing year of travel! I visited 12 cities that I could write an essay telling you all about it but where’s the fun in that? Sometimes it’s better to experience things for yourself to make your own memories. Here is my year end review of my top 2016 travel memories in pictures.
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Venice is known for its picturesque canals and gondolas. It’s also famously known for its one of a kind Venetian glass that is skillfully made on the island of Murano. While in Venice I took a boat to Murano to see the glass first hand at the Vetreria Ducale Glass Factory. Continue reading “Venetian Glass on the Island of Murano” →
We all need a quick recipe in our back pocket for last minute events that pop up. Bruschetta is a popular appetizer in Italy and it is extremely easy to prepare. Here’s a recipe that only takes 15 minutes to make and will serve approximately 10 people. Give it a try at your next party or potluck!
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Italy has a vast amount of beautiful and historic cities. It’s very possible to take a tour of the country and spend a day in a few cities along the way. If you happen to make your way to Florence with only a day to spare here are 6 sites that will fill your time. Continue reading “24 Hours (or less) in Florence” →
How do you plan a two week trip? Wait, let’s back up for a second. How do you even get two weeks off from work? For those of us in the U.S., vacation days are hard to come by which is why we should make the most of our days off. In writing this post I understand that getting two weeks off is a struggle in itself but once you get past that hurdle let the planning begin! Here are 5 quick tips to help with your planning process. Continue reading “5 Tips for Planning a 2 Week Trip to Italy” →