Category Archives: International

Saudi Arabia

Yes, you can travel to Saudi Arabia (most people) and yes it is safe. It was a delight to have an opportunity to visit a country that has changed enormously the past 2 decades and see it first hand. I … Continue reading

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Emirates Airline Review

I had an opportunity recently to fly Emirates Airlines recently in business class and I thought it would a perfect time to conduct a review for all my fellow travelers. The first surprise, and I am not sure many people … Continue reading

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Simple Tips Before International Travel

I thought I would jot down a few tips for both business and vacation travelers that are starting to explore and travel again since the COVID waves and infection rates seem to be calming down right now. Photo by Andrea … Continue reading

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Galapagos Sea Lions

The sea lions are the #1 inhabitant of the Galapagos and they are EVERYWHERE. I should have started with them, but I wanted to share the full experience and some of the greater videos that I captured which took much … Continue reading

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Modern Quito

At the beginning of our vacation, we stayed, explored and visited shops/restaurants in the older/historic part of Quito. At the end of our trip, we decided to spend a day in the newer and more modern Quito. I must say, … Continue reading

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Galapagos Bird Watching

Today, we took another long hike on Espanola that is flat, but very rocky! It is a long hike only because of (a) all the rocks and (b) there are lot of things to see. We hopped into the Zodiacs … Continue reading

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Galapagos Tortoise Sightings

Let’s start off this posting with the required answer that many people is asking: did I go running in the Galapagos? Of course I did! The unofficial Galapagos Beach 5K. The El Progreso area of San Cristobal is a very … Continue reading

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La Pinta Review

After a trip to the Galapagos, many people ask me for a review of the ship and if it was a good choice, The tour company made the choice, but many may decide on the tour based on the ship … Continue reading

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Finding Boobies

Today we went on a challenging hike first in the morning. A true hike and not just a beach walk along a trail. Our mission was to not only explore the beautiful scenery. But to explore and seek out the … Continue reading

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The Galapagos

Day 1 of exploring the Galapagos Our first day started with boarding a medium sized ship named La Pinta. I will do a ship review at the end of the trip. The waters are very blue and quite clear. We … Continue reading

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