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Vietnam or Bust

Vietnam is one of my favorite countries and can’t wait to go back, but in the meanwhile, enjoy these articles.



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Top 10 Posts from Around the World

A nice collection of all Top 10 posts I have written over 40+ countries.

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Top 10 Posts


From the Blog…

Top 10 Things to do in Reykjavik Iceland

Top 10 Things to do in Reykjavik Iceland

Reykjavik translates into smokey bay and is the largest and most cosmopolitan city in Iceland. With a population of under 130,000, this city feels more like a town than a major financial center of Europe....

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Gambling in Macau: Friend or Foe

  Gambling in Macau is the heart of Eastern gambling country. It’s about a one-hour ferry ride from Hong Kong and costs under $20.  Macau qualifies as another country for those stamp seeking folk and...

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Iceland’s Golden Circle

Iceland’s Golden Circle

For a rip roaring good time on your next trip to Iceland, put Iceland’s Golden Circle on your itinerary. It represents a compact 300 km area about 1 hours drive from Reykjavik and wallops a...

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Weird Iceland- Monster Trucks

Weird Iceland

Weird Iceland is as weird Iceland does. Being of Scandinavian roots, Iceland has a very laid back culture and spotting the unusual and bizarre is easier than you think. I found a couple examples of the ‘coolness’...

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Turquoise Coast of Turkey- Video

  The turquoise coast of Turkey or the moniker Turkish Riviera should be on anyone’s itinerary if they have time to spend in this amazing country. When they call it the the turquoise coast, they...

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