Archive for the ‘Hidden Gems’ Category

So You Call Yourself Bonito

For those of you who’ve ever taken a Spanish or Portuguese class, you already know that Bonito means “pretty” in both languages. What you may not know however is that it’s also the name of a small town in the southwestern state of Mato Grosso do Sul. When my travel …

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Sunset at Arpoador in Rio de Janeiro

Arpoador is a rocky peninsula located at the east end of Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro. It’s one of the best places in the city to experience the beautiful Brazilian sunset and it’s the perfect way to finish a day at the beach or shopping in Ipanema. The sun …

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A Mind Blowing Travel Moment

It was just after 11pm as our inebriated guide maneuvered his beat-up Jeep wrangler through the pitch-black dirt roads of Vieques Island.  From the back seat, I was tiptoeing that fine line between having faith and being responsible. Just a few hours prior, I was researching bio bay tours from …

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San Juan Nightlife Guide

The capital city of Puerto Rico is the gateway to all things adventurous on the island. From zip-lining through rainforests to surfing along endless coastlines, your daily activities are covered with just a rental car and a road map. The real question I have, however, is: “How are you going …

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Top Things To Do in Key Largo

I write this post from a hammock overlooking the Florida Bay. There’s a boat coming into the Harbor that looks like it’s seen better days. I wonder what life would be like if I lived on a boat? I could get a cool flag and a sexy deckhand and a …

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