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Honduras Vacation

Do you like to take the road less traveled? If so, make your next trip to Honduras. As James D. Gollin proclaims in his book, Adventures in Nature, “Honduras has more extensive rain forests and cloud forests than Costa Rica, Mayan ruins comparable to those of Guatemela, better beaches than Nicaragua, a more peaceful political climate than El Salvador, safer cities than those of Panama, and the greatest undeveloped wilderness area in all of Central America.” Honduras is the most mountainous…

Costa Rica Fishing

Before 1000 BC, Costa Rica was a trading route between the southern Andean empires, and the northern Mesoamerican empires. Archaeological excavations have revealed trade goods, pottery, and jade reflecting the presence of both cultures. Spaniards were the first known people to settle in Costa Rica. They were greeted by over twenty clans of various distinctions, most of whom maintained relationships with the people of Panama and Nicaragua, the bordering countries. Today, Costa Rica is, in general, a place where individuals…

Playa Del Carmen, the perfect Mexican Vacation on the Mayan Riviera

Playa del Carmen, Mexico, a city situated between the more famous places, Cancun and Cozumel and very easy to get to with a international airport in Cancun with direct transportion. Where Cancun is more an Americanize place, they have a hotel zone that you think you were in Miami or San Diego. Then Cozumel, the famous cruise ship port, this city always get an influx of hundreds and hundreds of tourist a day. Take a deep breath and get ready…

Visiting Palace of Versailles and Paris

The Palace of Versailles was something big for my wife to see on our Paris vacation and we had to go there. The challenge was getting there from the center of Paris, Guard du Nord Central Train Station, to the Palace. After doing some research with google maps, we saw that we could get to the palace from the yellow RER train line. See our map link below to get more details on the train line. The trains were a…

Things to Do in Washington DC

Exploring Washington DC our nation’s capital was a fascinating experience whether you love politics, religion, culture, history, arts, or science, there is something fun for everyone to do in Washington DC. On our short vacation we visited the Smithsonians, The Capital and National Archives, War Memorials, Thomas Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials. My husband and I decided to spend four days in Washington for a mini vacation and we were not disappointed. We stayed in Maryland, which is 30 minutes away…

An Exciting and Fun Filled Day in Roatan Island Honduras

My family and I went on a Carnival Cruise in December 2011. One of the cruise ship stops was the Roatan Island Honduras. Most people I spoke with on the cruise had never heard of Roatan Island. We all thought it would be a small island that was mostly all beaches, but we were all wrong as the Roatan Island has so much more to offer. My husband wanted to the Swim with Dolphins tour, so he did a separate excursion,…

Puerto Vallart Vacation – A True Mexican Experiencei

The United States of America has many spectacular natural and wondrous sites to visit. Sometimes people travel outside the United States without ever exploring what America has to offer. When I visited Las Vegas, my husband and I decided to visit one of the wonders of the world the illustrious Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, 18 miles wide and the Colorado River and its tributaries run through layers of its rock. Although the subject of debate…

Things to Do in London England – Walking Tour for 1 Day

My wife and I stayed near Angel Station Underground station in Northern London. We decided to take the double decker bus into the heart of London and take the Underground on the way back. We purchased the all day pass from the Underground station for 4 pounds, which is pretty good deal. You can ride the bus or train till 12 midnight as many times as you want. We took the double decker bus from Angel station to the London…

London Day 1! Traveling Diary Through Europe

  Traveling 8 hours on the plane from Miami to London is never easy. Especially traveling with novice travelers, like my wife, my mother-in-law, and brother-in-law, so coming to Europe was a big thing in all our lives. We decided to purchase pre-package 10 tour from Trafalger Tours, which is a combination of helping us plan our travel and with a lot of freedom to do what we want. We The part they helped us out with, was planning our…

The New El Salvador

Does the term ‘El Salvador’ make you uneasy? Some are overcome with a negative feeling when hearing the words, associating it with the civil war that occurred there in the 1980’s. Many are surprised to learn that today’s El Salvador is actually an alluring and rewarding place to visit. The country is in peace. The only chilling feature it touts is its volcanoes. Only three months ago, Santa Ana Volcano erupted after 100 years in dormancy, only forty miles from…