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20 Things to Avoid in South Africa
19 Jan. 2018
20 Things to Avoid in South Africa
Pass on That South Africa is incredible.  It’s probably the prettiest country that I’ve ever visited, and that’s a pretty big statement.  Unfortunately there are some pretty big downsides to the country, many of which revolve around safety, especially in the larger cities.  For more on that, see my post “Is South Africa Safe...
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New Music added to Spotify Player
26 Dec. 2017
New Music added to Spotify Player
My-Tunes In case you didn’t notice, there is also music on my website.  Travel is great because you can so many different experiences in a new place, and music is one of those.  I enjoy many types of music with an array of different sounds from a variety of places around the world.  If you
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Great White Shark Cage Diving Photos from Australia
13 Oct. 2017
Great White Shark Cage Diving Photos from Australia
Points Saved Me Thousands The best thing about cage diving with great white sharks, was seeing great white sharks up close and personal.  Diving with sea lions on the way back from cage diving was also really cool.  But one of the most underrated parts of my trip was the fact that I paid for
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Emergency Room:  Cape Town South Africa
3 Oct. 2017
Emergency Room:  Cape Town South Africa
I recently visited South Africa for a month.  I had an amazing time and was able to see much of probably the prettiest country that I’ve ever visited.  I did a safari, great white shark cage diving, visited several townships (poor/slum areas), wineries, and much more.  It was a great trip, but I was also
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What to See, Do and Avoid When Visiting Fiji
2 Oct. 2017
What to See, Do and Avoid When Visiting Fiji
Fiji is on many people’s bucket lists of exotic locals to visit.  It’s a beautiful, but fairly impoverished country consisting of 332 islands.  In my recent trip to Fiji, I traveled from the main island (Viti Levu) to a smaller island nearby (Vanua Levu) to scuba dive the Namena Reserve.  The Namena Reserve and the Somosomo
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What to See and Do in and around Melbourne, Australia
22 Sep. 2017
What to See and Do in and around Melbourne, Australia
Utopia? Melbourne might be as close to Utopia as any city in the world that I’ve seen.  I miss Melbourne.  It’s definitely one of the best cities that I’ve visited in nearly 50 countries of travel and one of the world’s best cities.  What makes it so great?  Quality. Melbourne has a very high standard
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What to Know:  Cage Diving with Great White Sharks
12 Sep. 2017
What to Know: Cage Diving with Great White Sharks
The Real Jaws I’ve had a fascination with sharks and ocean life ever since I was young, and much of that intrigue is still there.  The first time that I saw a 14 male great white swim past the cage, slowly peering at me as it glided past, was a thrill and one that I
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Fiji Airways:  “We Have No Record Of You On This Flight”
17 Aug. 2017
Fiji Airways: “We Have No Record Of You On This Flight”
Oh No When you are ready to check in for your overseas flight, the last thing that you want a ticket agent to say is that you aren’t scheduled to be on that flight.  Unfortunately that’s exactly what happened to me on my recent trip to Fiji….4….separate….times.  Not only did this happen several times, but
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