Vacations Gone Wrong in Dominican Republic

First I want to apologize for the lack of photos in this post. As you’ll soon read, I spent most of the trip sick and didn’t end up taking many. In May of 2014, I went to the Dominican Republic with my friend Jesse and her family. They have had timeshares for many years but had decided to…

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Oktoberfest (Wiesn) Like A Bavarian

Going to Oktoberfest in Munich where it all began, is one of the funnest things I’ve ever done while traveling. I’m fortunate enough that my friend Meike who I met in India, lives there and let us stay with her. She was able to give us insider tips on how to do Wiesn like a local, right…

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Making friends in Salema

If you ever have the chance to go to Portugal, I cannot recommend the town of Salema enough. I loved this place so much that I told my dad he had to move there when he retired. It’s perfect for him (as a person who doesn’t travel much) because they all speak English and there’s…

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Heat Exhaustion and a Camel Named Jimi Hendrix

One of my favorite travel adventures was a three day trek to the Erg Chebbi sand dunes of the Sahara desert in Morocco. It was rather touristy, but to be completely honest, I’m not sure I’d want to visit the Sahara any other way. Being alive is awesome. We were picked up in the Djemma…

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